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TEDTalks |
Saturday, 19th January 2013
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Two respective leaders in their field present the nuclear debate to a TED Talk audience. Can environmentalist Mark Jacobson convince a largely pro-nuclear audience that renewable energy is the smart answer to our future energy supplies and needs? Or will Steward Brand have turned the remaining 25%...
 
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation |
Friday, 11th January 2013
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This short animated video by the Ellen MacArthur Trust looks at the demise of our linear economic system. Presently, our economies depend heavily on fossil energies to create vast volumes of material products with shortened lifespans. A clear distinction is made between the linear decline of this...
 
Beaver State Permaculture |
Friday, 4th January 2013
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Don Tipping takes you on a tour of Seven Seeds Farm in the Siskiyou Mountains of Southern Oregon, USA. The ingenious water systems is designed to 'feed' the landscape, while reducing erosion and landslide. The system attempts to hold as much water towards the top, which supplies water further...
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Monday, 24th December 2012
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David Holmgren talks about Austria's rebel farmer, Sepp Holzer and Japan's Masanobu Fukuoka.  Sepp is responsible for creating a high altitude farm that breaks away from all the traditional rules of agriculture. Holmgren explains the importance of the information exchange that takes place when...
 
Milkwood |
Monday, 17th December 2012
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In this video, Joel Salatin gives tips to new farmers undertaking farming projects. He explains why debt must be avoided and how to begin raising a small income to provide a self sufficient cash flow. His permaculture approach is clear as he recommends slow observation, creating (social) benficial...
 
Impermanence |
Saturday, 8th December 2012
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Visit Sepp Holzer's amazing, biodiverse farm 1500 metres (almost 5000 feet) on an Austrian mountain. Most neighbouring farmers mainly 'farm' monocultural spruce plantations, Sepp is able to produce an incredible range of crops through the creation of microclimates and his unique water management...
 
http://www.impermanencefilm.org |
Saturday, 1st December 2012
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Visit a French permaculture farm and find out how it survives economically as well as how it is farmed ecologically. Understand the chicken forage design system. Visit the oldest established agroforestry site in France. Plus learn about Jean Pain's wood chip composts that baffle scientists even...
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Monday, 26th November 2012
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Since recently posting Can We Make our Cities Sustainable with Permaculture? we have had plenty of interest in more urban forms of permaculture. This is no surprise as most of us now reside in built-up city spaces where the cost of living is high and our food security increasingly precarious....
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Monday, 19th November 2012
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Rafter Ferguson, a doctoral student from the University of Illinois is the man in charge of an exciting new project that seeks to map out, catalogue and test out the viability of the use of permaculture methods in mainstream agriculture. He claims that there is currently no comprehensive scientific...
 
Permaculture Magazine |
Friday, 9th November 2012
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A weekend treat for you! Here is superb recipe that turns the traditional unhealthy muffin into a delicious wheat-free, sugar-free alternative. This and other recipes on Hayley's website have been specifically designed to help those on the road to recovery from M.E./C.F.S./P.V.S.D./I.B.S./...
 

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