Eden Project

Living Without Water - Volunteering in Nicaragua with Raleigh International

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Rebecca Tracy

At first it sounds impossible, but it's not. People do it all over the world for days and even weeks on end. I remember vividly the second week living with my host family in Nicaragua. We had a big orange carton called a "pichinga" which we filled up with water from the well at the bottom of our garden and purified with a chlorine tablet. Occasionally we would have running water from a tap to be purified.

Getting to Know Your Neighbours Is Good for Your Health: Five Ways to Make the First Move

Sir Tim Smit KBE | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sir Tim Smit KBE

I'm always interested in how people connect with one another. So it worries me that, in some UK villages, towns and cities, getting to know our neighbours seems to have fallen out of fashion. It should, in fact, be a priority.

What to Do in Cornwall When It's Raining

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.

Eden Project In Cornwall To Axe Dozens Of Jobs

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

Dozens of jobs are under threat at one of the UK's most popular tourist attractions after it announced it had to make cuts worth £2 million. Staff...

Cameron Full Of Sheep

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron's sketch of sheep with the words 'THINKING OF EWE' written underneath may seem a rather basic offering from the leader of Great Britain ...

Eden Project Withdraws Poisonous Bracelets

PA | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

A major tourist attraction has withdrawn the sale of bracelets decorated with a potentially lethal tropical seed from its visitor shop, it has been di...

Pupils Go Green

PA | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of pupils will take part in the UK's biggest school trip this week to learn about green issues. Around 7,000 youngsters are due to visit ...

Scientist Traps Himself In Chamber To Show 'Power Of Plants'

PA | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

A celebrity scientist has sealed himself in an airtight foliage-filled chamber in a harrowing test designed to show the power of plants. ...