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BBC gardening presenter Toby Buckland explains why a few minutes in nature can really help Some call it ecotherapy, others know it as the world's oldest medicine.  Whether it's stepping into landscape or cultivating a garden, returning to the real world is so instantly beneficial to human health. Toby, 49, lives with his wife Lisa, a writer, and their three children in Dawlish - just a ...

Anyway, Back to the topic. I just hope that it doesn't obstruct anyone's view.

majorp
majorp
20 Apr 2019

And forget about the damage it is doing-yeah okay!!!!!

burneside
burneside
20 Apr 2019

I think you are the one with the negative attitude, by wanting to ban anything that you personally disagree with.  I'm quite happy for plastic to be used appropriately.

majorp
majorp
20 Apr 2019

I have looked around my home and I am astonished at the ammount of plastic there is but I am not taking such a negative attitude as burneside. There will always be plenty around that takes such negative attitudes, and wait for others to do something about it. I wish I could go on some of those demonstrations, but my health will no longer allow it and who knows, my health might end it all before I ...

burneside
burneside
19 Apr 2019

Take a good look around your home, you'll find most things have plastic in them somewhere.  Feel free to live a 19th century lifestyle if you wish, just don't expect the rest of us to do so too.

majorp
majorp
19 Apr 2019

If they are made of plastic  ------YES!!!! The only bucket I had in my younger days were metal buckets. All plastic items should be banned and the sooner the better.

burneside
burneside
19 Apr 2019

Buckets are very useful things, should we ban them?

majorp
majorp
19 Apr 2019

@burnside over 90% over the plastic in the world's oceans originates from just 10 rivers in Africa. How do they know that, where did those that came up with that percentage and know what rivers it came from? It could be true but that does not detract from the fact we have many eminent people (minus David Attenborough) who will tell you that this country produces vast volumnes of plastic ...

burneside
burneside
19 Apr 2019

St. David of Attenborough has lead a very cushy life courtesy of the taxpayer funded BBC indulging in his hobby, he was in fact a member of the BBC hierachy for a number of years.  They do like to look after their own at the BBC By the way, over 90% over the plastic in the world's oceans originates from just 10 rivers, all of which are in Africa and Asia.  It isn't Europe that needs to put its ...

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