Tag Archives: commons

Ian’s day

On 10 June friends and colleagues of the late Ian Mercer gathered on Dartmoor to celebrate his life. Continue reading

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The world of commons conferences

The international commons conference organised in Cheltenham in 2008 was my first experience of the international commons scene. 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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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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An airport in three nations

I am in Switzerland for the European conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons Continue reading

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Campaigning for commons: anti-GMO protest

By chance when I was visiting the Strathcona farmers’ market yesterday in Edmonton, Canada, I found myself in the midst of a campaign.  This was a march against genetically-modified (GM) crops, Monsanto and the failure to label GM crops so people are … Continue reading

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