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tculhane |
Friday, 10th February 2012
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This computer animation shows just how easy it is to build a biodigester to create flammable biogas from animal/food waste. Simple plastic tubing, two plastic barrels and some patience are all it takes to produce - according to its creators - around two hours of cooking gas per day...
 
Christopher Shein |
Friday, 10th February 2012
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Christopher Shein takes a look at the Permaculture class at Merritt College. See related article permaculture-education-californian-style 
 
Undercurrents |
Tuesday, 31st January 2012
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Simon Dale and Jasmine Saville have inspired worldwide media interest in their self-built homes. People like to call them Hobbit Houses but what is this interest really all about? It is about our desire to build our own shelters and live a more simple, connected life. It is about our quest for...
 
The ABN and The Gaia Foundation |
Sunday, 22nd January 2012
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Global agriculture has changed more in the past 50 years than in the previous 10,000. Nowhere is this conflict more poignant than in the story of seed. This is a film that all peoples of the world need to see. Here is the trailer for the film Seeds of Freedom, to be launched soon. The film...
 
Ben Law & Undercurrents |
Saturday, 21st January 2012
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First we show an Undercurrents bushcraft video about how to take the tasty sap from the birch tree skillfully. The A to Z of Bushcraft team cover how to drill and then leave the tree in good repair.Then we share Ben Law's birch sap wine recipe that he makes every year – as delicious as a good...
 
http://www.theoutdooradventure.net |
Sunday, 15th January 2012
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Dreaming of the weather getting warmer and venturing out into the Great Outdoors? Here's a simple film explaining how to make a portable high efficiency wood gasifier backpacking stove. It is small light and only needs a handful of twigs to boil a few cups of water. A great alternative for longer...
 
Household Hacker |
Tuesday, 10th January 2012
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Here is a video version of how to make the world's cheapest and easiest refrigerator from two terracotta pots. It uses minimal resources and runs completely without electricity. It's called a zeer pot, or the pot-in-pot and was rebirthed by Mohammed Bah Abba, who put the laws of thermodynamics...
 
Household Hacker |
Wednesday, 4th January 2012
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Enjoy DIY projects? Want to start on small-scale renewable energy projects and maybe progress to more lofty heights? Here's an ideal place to begin by harnessing your heavy pedaling and generate some juice for your cell/mobile phone. With this nifty bike device you can ride around all day and...
 
http://www.permies.com |
Wednesday, 28th December 2011
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Paul Wheaton from Permies.com takes a visit to Brian Kerkvliet's Inspiration Farm in Bellingham, Washington. There he finds Brian's little compost pile that provided 500 hot showers in the warmer months. Compost heat can, indeed, be captured to heat water in moments by running black pastic pipe...
 
Darren Doherty |
Saturday, 24th December 2011
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Ever wondered what pattern in permaculture design is really all about? Using nature's wisdom and understanding patterns is a powerful tool in permaculture design. RegenAg and permaculture specialist, Darren Doherty, explains how patterning work in nature and how we can harness this amazing resource...
 

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