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Peace One Day Ltd |
Tuesday, 10th April 2012
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It started with one man's crazy idea and few people believed it was possible. Over the last 10 years, Peace Day has been proved as an opportunity for life-saving activities and action by individuals worldwide. Armies have stopped fighting, and a day of children's health care has been allowed in...
 
Jean Giono |
Thursday, 5th April 2012
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The Man Who Planted Trees tells the story of a solitary shepherd who patiently plants and nurtures a forest of thousands of trees, single-handedly transforming his arid surroundings into a thriving oasis. Undeterred by two World Wars, and without any thought of personal reward, the shepherd...
 
Savoury Institute |
Tuesday, 3rd April 2012
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The grasslands, rangelands and savannas of the world lock up carbon. Overgraze them and we create desertification and release carbon. By grazing animals in a holistic, planned way: Mimicking nature and replicating how herds of wild animals graze, moving on in tight formation once the pasture is...
 
www.permies.com |
Friday, 30th March 2012
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Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a wonder plant. It is a dynamic accumulator, drawing minerals out of the soil and into the roots and leaves, a compost accelerator, a fine ingredient in liquid manure (comfrey tea), beneficial insect attractor, mulch, weed suppressant (we use it as a border around...
 
CrypticCRICKET |
Monday, 26th March 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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
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"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
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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...
 

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