By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 15:35 GMT, 10 September 2011 Deep in the rainforests of the Indian state of Meghalaya, bridges are not built, they’re grown. Ancient vines and roots of trees stretch horizontally across rivers and streams, creating a solid latticework structure strong enough to be used as a bridge. Meghalaya villagers create 'living' bridges by training roots across a river
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Permaculture is a branch of ecological design , ecological engineering , and environmental design which develops sustainable architecture and self-maintained horticultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] The core tenets of permaculture are: [ 3 ] [ 4 ] Take care of the earth : Provision for all life systems to continue and multiply. This is the first principle, because without a healthy earth, humans cannot flourish. Take care of the people : Provision for people to access those resources necessary for their existence.
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