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Forgotten Legacy

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Forgotten Legacy: fifty years after ‘Silent Spring’

This year (2012) is the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson’s seminal work ‘Silent Spring’, published first in the USA in 1962. This was the first book of its kind – an outspoken, powerfully argued and well researched condemnation of the reckless use of pesticides in modern agriculture, in urban and rural pest control and in and around the home. Read more....

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Keep the Ancient European Tribal Traditions Alive

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A project by Druidic Dawn community member Ellen Evert Hopman, can you help?

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Druid of Bradbourne - Kent

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An interesting article about the "Druid of Bradbourne" or Francis Crawshay from thisiskent.co.uk. To read more about this colourful character.....

Off site link..... Druid of Bradbourne

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Ancestral Bones & Reburial

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An interesting article by Maev Kennedy from the Mail & Guardian online relating to displaying ancestral Human Bones in Musems; to read more follow the offsite link......

Bone to pick with sensitive museums

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Traditional Japanese, ancient druids both keen to observe nature.

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Kevin Short the Daily Yomiuru Columist for the Daily Yomiuri Online, writes about the neo-Celticjaponic druids relationship with nature to read more of this perspective.....

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Druidry recognised as religion in Britain

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Article from the telegraph.co.uk, Martin Beckford, reporting on the Druid Network of gaining Charity status as well as making Druidry a recognised religion in the UK…….

"What do you make of ancient indigenous systems of wisdom?"

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The Ottawa Citizen.com asked various religious people for there opinions on the nature of “ What do you make of ancient indigenous systems of wisdom, such as aboriginal and Celtic shamans?” Various interesting answers are put forward .....

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Welsh ghosts of Nant Gwrtheyrn

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An article by Jan Morris from Gadling.com, 'Conversing with the Welsh ghosts of Nant Gwrthern. This valley is also reputed to be the area in which Vortigern 365,  sought refuge during the early Medieval Period. The exploits of Vortigan is recorded in several sources, by Bede in his Chronica Majora or De Tamporum Ratione 725 and by Geoffrey Of Monmouth in the Historic Regum Britanniae.

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Solstice Celebrations at Tara

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An article from the IrishTimes.com by Ronan McGreevy reports from Tara, on the celebrations held there a few days ago, read more……….

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'Onward Pagan soldiers...'

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Ian Drury article from the MailOnline concerning the serviceman in the UK who are practicing Druids and pagans, to read more....

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