Book Review: Hothouse Earth By Bill McGuire

Hothouse Earth

Hothouse Earth – An Inhabitant’s Guide by Bill McGuire is a thought-provoking and informative book that explores the potential consequences of climate change and global warming on our planet. Drawing on scientific research and historical evidence, McGuire argues that we are at a critical moment in human history where our actions can either lead to […]

Brick-Making Workshop Report – March 2023

brick making workshop

We are delighted to share this report from Kenya. The four day brick-making workshop was very successful and the mothers, as always, enjoyed learning something new. The instructor, Duncan Menza, who is from within the community and familiar with most of the mothers, was very understanding and patient. He said having all the mothers train […]

Imaginary Worlds Save The Real One: How Fiction Can Inspire Action On Climate Change

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Having your head stuck in a book about climate change seems useful when considering how to take action in saving the environment, but reading fiction? Just like any old fiction book? That may warrant some side-eye but (while I may just be desperately trying to bridge two things I care about together) there’s something there. […]

Menstruation Gets A Little Easier

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A small group from our UK team were finally able to perform a monitoring and evaluation visit to Kenya during December 2022. It was the first one since the COVID lockdowns bit us all. We always strive to pack a few items for our Kenyan colleagues and beneficiaries that are hard or near to impossible […]

Embrace Your Creative Side With Our New Course

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We are delighted to offer a variety of short courses on our Educational Learning Platform and thrilled to launch the newest one, Spiral Wind: A Creative Writing Course. This is a real treat, inviting you to dive into and enjoy some creative writing, for whatever reason, whether it be reflection, catharsis, developing ideas, a way […]

Need More Info on the Climate Crisis? Ask Bill, Clare or NOAA

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Our climate emergency: there’s more information out there than you can shake a stick at. When it comes to diving deeper into the data, it helps to know who you can trust and where to go for reliable information. Here are four great recommendations. Let’s kick the list off with Word Forest’s Special Scientific Advisor, […]

The Kenyan Team Attend An Excellent Training Course Run By A Rocha

Juliet, Erick, Charles and Esther on the A Rocha Training Course

My name is Juliet Anyanzwa and I take care of administration support for Eva Jefa, our Head of Operations and the Word Forest Team at our Permaculture Teaching Centre in Garashi, Kenya. I would like to share my report about some training about trees and the environment our team did recently.  Everything we’re able to […]