Helen Iles, Undercurrents |
Thursday, 23rd August 2012
What’s your dream? An island in the Caribbean? A yacht in the Mediterranean? Or is it a beautiful, green piece of land in Wales on which you can self-build a low impact natural home and grow delicious organic veggies? Three years ago, nine families came to West Wales to do exactly that. They came...
Solar Century |
Saturday, 18th August 2012
A short video showing how straightforward it is to install a roof with Solarcentury's solar photovoltaic roof tile product - C21e. The video shows roof preparation, tile installation and electrical connections, plus inverter installation and connection. Now compare it with this short film 'How to...
The Wildlife Garden Project |
Monday, 2nd July 2012
The Wildlife Garden Project shows you how to help hedgehogs in your garden. Hedgehogs are in decline in the UK, but this video shows you a few simple things you can do to help our prickly friends like allowing them to enter your garden by leaving small gaps in your fences, feeding tips, plus how to...
Sandor Katz |
Wednesday, 27th June 2012
Learn how easy it is to make your own sauerkraut, kimchi, and other vegetables at home from Sandor Ellix Katz aka Sandorkraut, author of Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods. Easy, healthy and delicious living foods. Video directed and edited by Matthew Feliss.
Tony Lovell |
Thursday, 21st June 2012
Tony Lovell explain how managed grassland can be used to lock up vast quantities of carbon and explains that a 1% change in soil organic matter across just one quarter of the World's land area could sequester 300 billion tonnes of physical CO2. Worth watching.
Ray Archuleta |
Monday, 18th June 2012
Ever wondered why rivers and streams are blocked by soil runoff and why plumes of brown water so large that they can be seen from space pour from big rivers into the sea? Ray Archuleta shows the difference between two soils, both from the same area but with very different soil structure. The one...
Emission Impossible |
Monday, 11th June 2012
Come and meet Polly Higgins, Maddy Harland and Francesca De Gasparis and hear them speak about different ways in which we can restore the Earth. Franscesca talks about Wangari Maathai and the continuing work of the Green Belt Movement in Kenya; Maddy Harland describes the work of her publishing...
Samsø Energy Academiy |
Sunday, 3rd June 2012
The Danish Island of Samsø is world famous for being a CO2-neutral community. Søren Hermansen - The director of The Energy Academy - showed us the alternative energy sources on offer to the islanders. Take this example as a microcosm of possibility and scale it up to national and then international...
Tony Wrench |
Wednesday, 30th May 2012
Tony Wrench has pioneered low impact roundhouse building with reciprocal frame roofs and cordwood walls. The windows and doors and other fittings are usually 'repurposed'. Here is a short film showing how Tony and friends built a roundhouse den at a course in May 2008. Tony is the author of...
Thursday, 24th May 2012
Maddy Harland asks permaculture teacher and author, Looby Macnamara, about her vision for a better world and how we can practically make it happen. Looby explains that we have the tools to do this, and that it is indeed within our reach. Looby explains how her book and courses offer both the...