Monday, 26th March 2012
CrypticCRICKET demonstrates a homemade stainless steel Hobo Stove cook kit. His hobo stove is made from a stainless steel stock pot that he purchased at a local thrift shop, along with most of the other items that make up his hobo stove cook kit, proving that outdoor cooking doesn't have to cost...
Richard Heinberg |
Friday, 23rd March 2012
Richard Heinberg, whose latest book describes The End of Growth, isn't looking for when the recession will end and we'll get back to 'normal'. He believes our decades-long era of growth was based on aberrant set of conditions, namely cheap oil, but also cheap minerals, cheap food and so on...and...
David Butler |
Monday, 19th March 2012
David Pagan Butler builds his own natural swimming pools – pools full of plants and animals that keep the water healthy without using chemicals – at a fraction of the cost of a contractor's fee. He uses recycled materials wherever possible and aerates the pool with a small photovoltaic cell and a...
Generation Waking Up |
Thursday, 15th March 2012
An inspiring call to the new generation to wake up and get active - Generation Waking Up is a global campaign to ignite a generation of young people to bring forth a thriving, just, sustainable world. This video is part of the Generation Waking Up Experience – called 'WakeUp' for short – that...
New Economics Foundation |
Friday, 9th March 2012
"Money that you don't have, to spend on things you don't need, to create impressions that won't last on people you don't care about..." Tim Jackson, Professor of Sustainable Devlopment, Surrey University In the UK and USA particularly we work long hours yet we are getting poorer, not only...
Geoff Lawton |
Saturday, 3rd March 2012
Geoff Lawton discovers a 300 year old food forest that has been tended for 28 generations by the same family. Incredibly it is in the suburbs of a Vietnamese city and only 2 acres in size yet it provides all the food and medicines for an entire family all year round. It is so well established that...
Friday, 10th February 2012
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
Christopher Shein takes a look at the Permaculture class at Merritt College. See related article permaculture-education-californian-style
Tuesday, 31st January 2012
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
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...