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Bill Mollison, co-originator of permaculture, dies

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This might be the coolest photo of a farm you'll ever see

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American meat will never be welcome in the UK

The environment minister stated that post-Brexit trade deals will not allow chlorine-washed chicken or hormone-treated beef.

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