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Get on yer bike at Eden’s electric bike show

April 10, 2013
Author: Hannah

Come and have a free ride on an electric bike at the Eden Project later this month. We’re giving visitors the opportunity to test-drive one of these new breeds of vehicle around the Eden Project site at our electric bike show, which runs from Saturday 20 April until Wednesday 24 April 2013. Based in hilly [...]

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Seven foods to help fight those January blues

January 28, 2013
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If you’re finding the long, dark January days a bit of a struggle, why not throw a few superfoods into your diet to get that boost you need? We’ve rounded up seven energy-boosting, detoxifying, tasty foods to feed your body and mind this winter. 1. Green leafy vegetables Packed with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fibre, [...]

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The benefits of tea

January 17, 2012
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We love our tea in Britain. It’s our escape, a comfort, it’s stimulation and inspiration. Tea wraps its warm arms around you and carries on hugging you long after you take your last sip. William Gladstone once said, ‘If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; [...]

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Cornish community allotment creates traditional African keyhole garden

May 24, 2011
Author: Hannah

Families just down the road from Eden, in the village of Penwithick, have created a special garden based on a traditional African design (right). During an open day at the Penwithick Community Allotment, residents pitched in to create the communal garden, in which a raised circular bed is built around a central compost pit. The idea [...]

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Don’t get caught out on the beach: sign up for sewage warnings

May 20, 2011
Author: Hannah

As part of our Freaky Nature with Poo! season, we introduce you to the weird and wonderful world of plants – and tell you everything there is to know about poo. Visitors to our Freaky Nature with Poo! exhibit at the end of the month will get to take part in our flush game, where [...]

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Why do whales do pink poos? Do people really drink poo coffee?

May 18, 2011
Author: Hannah

Why do we all poo? What’s in it? Where does it end up? How have toilets changed over time? We’ve scoured the planet to find out everything you ever wanted to know about poo – and perhaps a few things you never even thought to ask. Here are five taster facts below, but check out the [...]

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Eden explores the weird world of poo

May 12, 2011
Author: Hannah

As a conversation starter poo tends to make most of us embarrassed, some of us disgusted, and a few of us giggle. But isn’t poo fascinating? We think so, which is why we’re bringing this little-understood subject firmly into the limelight at Eden during May half-term. Visit us between 28 May and 5 June and [...]

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Walking group clocks up 25,000 miles at the Eden Project

November 15, 2010
Author: Hannah

People with breathing difficulties who take part in weekly health walks at Eden are celebrating having collectively travelled ‘around the world’. Through their short walks over the last five years the group has covered the circumference of the earth. That’s quite a feat considering the walkers have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a condition that [...]

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