Category Archives: common rights

Freedom of the forest

The 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest provides an opportunity to campaign for more access to our land. Continue reading

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Defending land rights: finding solutions

At the Utrecht commons conference I put together a global practitioners’ lab on defending land rights. Continue reading

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Huge nitrate problems: we’re in deep shit

I visited Ede in the Netherlands to look at commons old and new. Continue reading

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Come on Archers, register your greens

It’s not too late for the Archers to register their greens. Continue reading

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What future for the forest?

I visited Ashdown Forest in East Sussex with the conservators to look at how the common is grazed. Continue reading

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On Plumstone Mountain

Thirty years ago I spoke at a site meeting of Dyfed County Councillors at Plumstone Rocks, to try to persuade them to remove unlawful fencing on the common Continue reading

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Alpine commoning

I learnt about commoning in the Alps on a walk from Blatten in Switzerland’s Valais region. Continue reading

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