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How you can help feed the world

August 17, 2013
Author: Hannah

When you cast your eye around the huge variety of crops growing in our Biomes and outdoor gardens, or talk a walk up the aisles of your own supermarket, it’s hard to imagine that one eighth of the world’s population goes to bed hungry. And with the world population set to hit nine billion by [...]

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1,000 garden gnomes descend on Eden for art installation

November 25, 2012
Author: Hannah

So why has a sea of 1,000 white gnomes appeared in the middle of the Eden Project? They call themselves the Keepers of the Ice, and they’ve come here to help show visitors how climate change is affecting Arctic ice. Laid out in the form of a map of the Arctic region, some of them [...]

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We’ve won an award for one of our renewable energy projects

July 4, 2012
Author: admin

We’re really proud that our Solarfair solar power staff share scheme has scooped an award in the Flagship Project category of the British Renewable Energy Awards, an annual awards ceremony hosted by the Renewable Energy Association. The scheme, which we’ve developed in partnership with not-for-profit energy supplier Ebico, gives Eden staff the chance to invest [...]

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The Island President film screening premiere at Eden 30 March

March 22, 2012
Author: Hannah

Join us for the UK premiere of The Island President film screening here at Eden. The new film focuses on recently ousted Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who has become one of the leading international voices for urgent action on climate change. The deposed president is famous for his efforts to fight climate change, but his [...]

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New Eden-backed carbon management course for Cornish businesses

October 14, 2011
Author: Hannah

Businesses in Cornwall are set to benefit from new training to help them reduce their carbon footprints and increase their bottom lines. We’ve joined forces with Cornwall College and the Environmental Skills Network to create the new course called Carbon Management in the Workplace. The one-day programme, which leads to a nationally recognised qualification, gives [...]

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New video on Eden’s uplifting social and environmental projects

August 25, 2011
Author: Hannah

You’d be right in thinking that the Eden Project is a memorable day out in Cornwall. But did you know that Eden is also a charity and social enterprise that’s involved in all sorts of social and environmental projects? We’ve put together a new video to showcase some of these transformational programmes, from inspirational workshops [...]

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Free carbon-focused business event at Eden

August 17, 2011
Author: Hannah

On 11 October 2011 we’re hosting a half-day event for Cornish companies to find out about the low-carbon business opportunities in the county and to understand what national carbon reduction policies mean for local firms. With cabinet ministers having agreed a legally binding ‘green deal committing the UK to two decades of drastic cuts in [...]

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New online tool shows carbon footprint of everything

August 5, 2011
Author: Hannah

Well ok, not everything, but our new Show me the carbon tool does tell you a lot about a whole load of products and processes in our everyday lives – from the carbon emissions produced by a bowl of vegetables or a takeaway burger to a holiday in Barbados or a trip to Glasgow. Did [...]

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New exhibit explores carbon footprint – in Braille too

August 5, 2011
Author: Hannah

When you’re next at Eden, pop down to our education centre the Core, where we’ve fitted a whole carbon exhibit into a tiny Smart Car. The boot and roofrack are jam-packed with everyday items, from mobile phones to strawberries to a pair of shoes, each with their own carbon ‘price tag’. Visitors can explore the [...]

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Climate change debate at Eden 30 June

June 29, 2011
Author: Hannah

Don’t forget our Future Features climate change debate, taking place in the Mediterranean Biome on Thursday. Come along at 12 noon to help shape the debate in a live panel discussion. Chaired by journalist and co-founder of Instigate Debate, Mark Donne, your questions will be answered by a panel that includes oceanographer Simon Boxall, campaigner [...]

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