How Soil Microbes Fight Climate Change

They’re our microscopic allies in making dirt a major resource for storing excess carbon

Among other evils, dust storms strip away essential soil microorganisms Credit: Photo by Roxy Lopez via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 3.0 and GFDL

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Thomas Hoblyn returns to RHS Chelsea with Garden for Lifeworks Global

The Lifeworks Global garden takes centre stage again in the Garden Forum’s coverage of RHS Chelsea 2016! Click here to read the full article.

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Sustainable Media Funding for Community Gardens

Defra, in partnership with the RHS, has awarded funding to eight community gardening groups in the second and final round of the Sustainable Horticulture in Partnership (SHiP) scheme.

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A total of £20,078 was awarded to help groups in England to …

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Newley discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles

A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.

The discovery, published Thursday in the journal Science, could lead to new methods to manage the …

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Let Them Eat Waste: The Microbes Helping To Clean Up Fukushima

Dealing with radioactive waste is a tall order, but the solution could lie with very small microorganisms.

Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine

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Dr Elaine Ingham, Founder of Soil Foodweb Inc and World Renowned Soil Microbiologist

Dr Elaine Ingham discusses ‘The Roots of Your Profits” at the Real Oxford Farming Conference… an incredible watch and highly educational!

Visit the Media Centre page or following the link here to watch the video in full.…

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Lifeworks Global’s RHS Chelsea Garden features in The Landscaper Magazine

The Landscaper Magazine’s recently released ‘The World of Science and Technology’ article talks about the concepts behind Lifeworks Global’s featured garden..

“…the Tamil Nadu Kitchen Garden Project by Tom Hoblyn will demonstrate how the simple act of supplying seeds, Grifaid

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Thomas Hoblyn: Insight Interview for Garden Design Journal

This month a selection of  horticultural students have interviewed Thomas Hoblyn on behalf of the Garden Design Journal.

In this featured article Thomas talks about Lifeworks Global’s up and coming Tamil Nadu Garden at RHS Chelsea 2016…

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Kigali 2016: Introductory Workshop for Sustainable Agriculture

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Lifeworks Global (LWG) is both delighted and excited to announce it is sponsoring the ‘Kigali 2016 Sustainable Agriculture Workshop’ from 18 – 21 July 2016.

The event will enable the realisation of the vision of sustainable farming by 2020

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University of Barcelona and Alter Entorn Microbial Paper Collaboration

The paper has provided very exciting results in the field of Microbial Technology.

Lifeworks Global is championing research in this area, and you can too by supporting usRead the full article here: Assessment of the Microbial Activity of

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RHS Chelsea is all a buzz about our Tamil Nadu inspired garden…

The Lifeworks Global Tamil Nadu inspired garden for RHS Chelsea is featured once more within the gardening community, this time in Garden Design Unlimited! Click on the image below to view the full article…

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Lifeworks Global’s Garden features in The Garden Design Journal

Read the full article here

“Inside the Great Pavilion
The show’s Floral Marquee and Great Pavilion used to be a simple showcase for plants, but in recent years many nurseries have raised their game and are now producing top-quality …

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Rwanda Vision 2020

Lifeworks Global have been working with NGO’s and individuals on the ground in Rwanda for the last couple of years and and last year were Invited by the Rwandan government to attend World Food Day (http://www.un-expo.org/en/un-days/world-food-day).  After making …

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Lifeworks Global match funds Grifaid Aquafilters in Rwanda

imagesLifeworks Global are proud to announce that after six months of research, visits and meetings with many bodies, we have agreed to match fund 235 Grifaid Aquafilters to go into more than 50 schools in Rwanda.

Our fantastic delivery and …

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Lifeworks Global team up with Thomas Hoblyn for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

THOMAS HOBLYN RETURNS TO RHS CHELSEA WITH TAMIL NADU-INSPIRED GARDEN FOR LIFEWORKS GLOBAL

Award winning landscape and garden designer Thomas Hoblyn will bring a Tamil Nadu-inspired kitchen garden to the Discovery Zone at RHS Chelsea for the not for profit …

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Be a part of the Lifeworks Global training program in Rwanda

Lifeworks Global’s microbial expert Carlos Castrillo from Alter Entorn www.alter-waste.com, visited Rwanda to offer two training programs over a six day period.  On average forty people per day attended, including some well established Rwandan co operatives, NGO’s and sustainable …

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Deforestation and Drought: Key article from The New York Times

The New York Times has released a key article on the current global issues with Drought and Deforestation.

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SCAD does it again by bagging ‘Abdul Kalam Seva Ratna Award – 2015’

Dear Supporters and Friends,

Loving greetings from SCAD.
Hope this finds you well.

We are delighted to inform you that Dr. S. Cletus Babu has won the first edition of the Abdul Kalam Seva Ratna Award in recognition of outstanding …

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The future of philanthropy: What are the key global issues and innovations that should be at the forefront of philanthropy in 2016?

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What is the role of sustainability within philanthropic ventures? What are the most efficient funding models that philanthropists should be looking to support?

NPD.Sig.Ver.ColorEvery day this week, Lifeworks Global will initiate a conversation on Twitter (@GlobaLifeworks) about a particular aspect of philanthropy, in the run up to National Philanthropy Day (NPD). We invite you to use the hashtags #philanthropy

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The UK has been lagging behind the US in terms of its level of philanthropic and charitable giving. Why is this and how can the UK step up as a key global contributor?

NPD.Sig.Ver.ColorE very day this week, Lifeworks Global will initiate a conversation on Twitter (@GlobaLifeworks) about a particular aspect of philanthropy, in the run up to National Philanthropy Day (NPD). We invite you to use the hashtags #philanthropy,

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What are the challenges for global philanthropy in 2016?

NPD.Sig.Ver.ColorEvery day this week, Lifeworks Global will initiate a conversation on Twitter (@GlobaLifeworks) about a particular aspect of philanthropy, in the run up to National Philanthropy Day (NPD). We invite you to use the hashtags #philanthropy, #NPDlove

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National Philanthropy Day – Sunday 15th November

Join Lifeworks Global in supporting this event as a platform for global discussion on philanthropy.

NPD.Sig.Ver.ColorNational Philanthropy Day (NPD) has been celebrated across the US and Canada since 1986 and is now gathering momentum as a global event. The day …

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Understanding microbial life

A Dynamic Intelligence at Work Part One. The Ecology of Microbes.…

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