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The Must Have Glamping Accessory of the Season

Now and then you just need to “get away from it all” and escape the close confines of the city to the great outdoors. Maybe you want to do the whole Grizzly Adams routine and live off the land. Maybe you’re more the glamping type – glamorous camping with all the comforts of home...

Curious Cook: Facing up to climate change

There is a little book on climate change that everyone should read. It is only 60-odd pages, written by a young Swedish lady called Greta Thunberg and in it, she questions why our societies are ignoring the warnings from a growing majority of scientists. There are many scientific warnings about how we humans as a...

Human Writes: The guardians of Malaysian forests need your support

Imagine if strangers trespass and wreck your land, ruining your livelihood, then seize it with impunity. This is a habitual reality for native communities in Malaysia. In Sungai Buri, an area in Sarawak’s Baram River basin, this occurred in mid-2013. Villagers found, to their horror, workers felling their communal forests and wrecking family farms. In...

Apple Pie Tacos Campfire Recipe

Sweet baby snakes this is a good one! The crispy taco shells combined with the sweet filling will make your toes curl.Ingredients 6 small taco shells oil for frying ½ cup cinnamon sugar 2 tbsp butter 4 apples (peeled, cored, and chopped) ½ cup granulated sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon pinch salt Method Make the cinnamon shells: Cover the bottom of your camping pan...

There’s a Finnish company that wants to replace plastic completely

Waste not, want not. This seems like a fitting adage for much of the waste problems plaguing the world now.In Finland, though, there are start-ups and enterprises that actually want the world’s waste as they seek opportunities to make money from garbage.The Nordic country’s government has embraced the circular economy where the lifespan of...