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Island Press. Restoring Disturbed Landscapes. Frameline. Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling. Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life. By Deep Ecology Hub / deep-ecology-hub.com This article summarizes the ideas of Daniel Quinn, first written about in The Story of B, which was a sequel to Ishmael.

Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life

The longer, original essay can be read here, and comes highly recommended, especially if you find yourself disagreeing with the summary below. Most disagreements we've read about have turned out to be misunderstandings, so please check the original before coming to conclusions. The Great Forgetting refers to the wealth of knowledge that our culture lost when we adopted our new civilized lifestyle. The knowledge that allowed indigenous cultures to survive, the knowledge that we had once also been tribal and the understanding that we were but one mere culture of thousands. The Great Forgetting accounts for an enormous cultural collapse as once tribal people found themselves in a new and strange mass centralized society. Search results for "ecology" (showing 1-20 of 7099 books) American Society of Agronomy. Agriculture Library Index.

The Eatwild Store: All Items (alphabetical list) Plant Spirit Wisdom: Sin-eaters and Shamans; the Power of Nature in Celtic Healing for the Soul by Ross Heaven. The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature by Stephen Harrod Buhner. Natural Beekeeping Resources: best books - Milkwood - Courses + Skills for Real LifeMilkwood – Courses + Skills for Real Life. December 21, 2011 | Beekeeping, Natural Beekeeping, Resources | 3 Comments | Author: Kirsten Bradley.

Natural Beekeeping Resources: best books - Milkwood - Courses + Skills for Real LifeMilkwood – Courses + Skills for Real Life

Agroforestry for Sustainability: An Online Resource Collection: ForestryDegree.net. Agroforestry, the practice of integrating trees and woodland areas into agricultural land, offers significant ecological and economic benefits.

Agroforestry for Sustainability: An Online Resource Collection: ForestryDegree.net

This intersection of forestry and agriculture represents a great opportunity as the necessity for more efficient and ecologically friendly food production systems grows more urgent. It is a fascinating field and one to consider as you plan out your forestry degree. Trees planted among or alongside agricultural crops can provide such benefits as: Preventing soil erosionProtecting crops from wind damageEnsuring proper drainageSequestering carbonAllowing more diverse crops to be grown on the same parcel of land The ecological benefits alone are enough to justify implementing agroforestry on a larger scale.

The Overstory Book (2nd Edition) Cultivating Connections with Trees by Craig R.

The Overstory Book (2nd Edition)

Elevitch (editor) Whether in a small backyard or a larger farm or forest, trees are vital to the web of life. Protecting and planting trees can restore wildlife habitat, heal degraded land, conserve soil, protect watersheds, diversify farm or garden products, beautify landscapes, and enhance the economic and ecological viability of land use systems. Careful planning and sound information is needed to reach these goals. Sikh Dharma International. Lucky Peach. Book Store : Polyface. Joel's speaking and writing reflect dirt-under-the-fingernails experience punctuated with mischievous humor.

Book Store : Polyface

He passionately defends small farms, local food systems, and the right to opt out of the conventional food paradigm. Shop Page. All proceeds from the shop go towards the projects of the charity, Plants For A Future.

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The main aims of the charity are researching and providing information on ecologically sustainable horticulture, promoting a high diversity, holistic and permacultural approach namely 'woodland gardening'. We aim to use a minimal input of resources and energy, create a harmonious eco-system and cause the least possible damage to the environment whilst achieving high productivity.

Woodland Gardening: Designing a low-maintenance, sustainable edible woodland garden by Plants For A. Future. 10 Ways to Boost Tribal Language Programs. The traditional arts of building canoes and fishing traps, making rabbit fur blankets, and pine nut picking are celebrated in the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California’s Language Program.

10 Ways to Boost Tribal Language Programs

Through these activities, the tribe’s youngest children are not only learning their language, they are becoming cultural leaders in their communities. Community participation is the biggest challenge in revitalizing tribal languages, and a recent podcast highlighted the successful efforts of two tribal language programs, The Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California and the Puyallup of Washington State. Three speakers, Lisa Enos, Washoe, coordinator of the Washoe Language Program, and the Twulshooteed (Puyallup) instructors, Amber Sterud-Hayward and Brittany Corpuz, both Puyallup of Washington State, brought insights from their programs, and offered nine ways to encourage language learning and cultural revival, with minimum funding. Funding Funding for language programs can come from a variety of sources. Books. Time Dollars: The New Currency That Enables Americans to Turn Their Hidden Resource-Time-Into Personal Security & Community Renewal by Edgar S. Cahn.

Share International on the Reappearance of Maitreya the World Teacher. The Tao of Innovation: Nine Questions Every Innovator Must Answer by Teng-Kee Tan. Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth by Jessi Bloom. Start by marking “Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth” as Want to Read: Enlarge cover Error rating book.

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Refresh and try again. Rate this book. Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences 2nd Edition, Four-Volume set. Alpaca Books from Northwest Alpacas. This second edition continues the highly successful presentation of all concepts related to animal breeding.

Alpaca Books from Northwest Alpacas

Keeping math to a minimum, the book requires no prior experience in genetics or statistics. It is easy to read and understand, organized in a format that stresses application before explaining theory in order to ensure a better overall understanding of the material. This "application before theory" approach gives the reader a better perspective on the application of theoretical concepts, so that the concepts then take on more meaning. “The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” — Paul Cezanne. Feature Film 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' on the Home Stretch.

The much anticipated film project Neither Wolf Nor Dog is making its final approach to theaters, and to your home, but to actually get on the Big Screens around the country and not just on DVD, director Steven Lewis Simpson needs your help again.

Feature Film 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' on the Home Stretch

He successfully campaigned on Kickstarter last year to start making the film and now that they are close to the final edit, they move on to sound design, music, and grading (which gives the film its look, color and texture). And also critical is funding for a strong Film Festival campaign. Simpson said it was “miraculous” to get the amazing production value they have so far on screen for the “miniscule” amount of money they raised. This new campaign will accelerate the final production process as there will be more marketing and distribution issues to deal with later on. “When white people won it was a victory, when Natives won it was a massacre. The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America by Ai-jen Poo. Seed Libraries: And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People by Cindy Conner.

Maharishi University of Management. Is there any way of living that doesn’t require death to sustain it? Compassionate hunting may seem like an oxymoron to some, but after reading this excerpt from Miles Olson’s book, The Compassionate Hunter’s Guidebook: Hunting from the Heart, you might change your mind. In today’s blog, Miles poses the tough question, “Is there any way of living that doesn’t require death to sustain it?”.

The answer might surprise you. As our gift to you, at the end of this piece you will find a download to the chapter Using it All In the fall as I sit on the riverbank and watch this strange phenomenon— dozens of grown men in hip waders torturing fish for fun — I wonder to myself: What the hell is going on here? Fish are not characters in a video game — they are living beings that feel pain. How To Read The Landscape by Patrick Whitefield. According to an ICM poll, 77 percent of UK adults, or about 38 million people, say they walk for pleasure at least once a month. 11 New Business Books for a New Economy. Please share with Shareable! Click here to support our coverage of the real sharing economy.

Creating a fair and environmentally sustainable economy is no easy task, nor does it have a certain outcome. Mother Earth Living: Healthy Homes, Natural Health, Green Living. Or Custom Search 16 Tips for Creating a Healthy, Happy Home. We Don't Know: Reflections on the New Story Summit. Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule (Complete Book Online) Permaculture. The Future of Business and Beyond. An Interview Compilation (PVP081) Podcast: Play in new window | Download. Tonight on Face-to-Face: A Native American lady warrior discusses a lifestyle of activism. The Lesbian Herstory Archives Celebrates 40 Years! From October through December 2014, the celebration of a herstoric collective. Five Leading Colleges in Online Sustainable Agriculture Education. October 14, 2014 | Jenny Smiechowski Green Mountain CollegePhoto courtesy of Green Mountain College.

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