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Some exciting news to kick off this week’s weekend links: thanks to all of your help Moral Fibres was voted Best Eco Blog in the Prime Location blog awards!  Thank you all so so much for all of your votes, and shares, and for putting up with me going on and on about it! Let it be said that Moral Fibres has the best readers on the whole internet!

This week saw the updated IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report being published, making for grim reading.  I didn’t bother reading the comments – these things often make me angry.

There was some encouraging news this week though: Ecover made a bold and extremely positive environmental move to cut their palm oil usage by switching to algae instead of palm oil.

Listening to this right now on iPlayer as I write this post – The Great Global Warming Goldrush (only available until 9:32pm on Monday 7th April), about the entrepreneurs who believe there is serious money to be made from climate change.

Were you caught out by any April Fool’s jokes?  Treehugger’s story was, for want of another phrase, a bike banana hammock.

One family’s inventive solution to living without toilet paper.  I can’t imagine doing this, but would you forgo toilet paper?!

Loving this ethical top from Nancy Dee (ps: I notice you get 20% off your first order if you sign up to their mailing list!)

50% off in the Oxfam* Spring Sale – pick up some amazing secondhand and vintage bargains!

From the Moral Fibres archive – what seeds to sow in April, and search engine alternatives to Google.

Finally, don’t forget to enter the £100 ethical fashion giveaway and to take part in my 2-minute reader survey!

Have a lovely weekend, see you all next week!

ps: experimenting with posting weekend links on a Friday.  What do you prefer – Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

PS: catch up on last week’s post here.

Amazing image of the night sky from I Love Greenland.

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