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Open Source Permaculture – help to build the most comprehensive free resource for Permaculture educationUncategorized — By Irena Efremovska on 04/09/2012 17:37
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.
TREES are on the front lines of our changing climate. And when the oldest trees in the world suddenly start dying, it’s time to pay attention. North America’s ancient alpine bristlecone forests are falling victim to a voracious beetle and an Asian fungus.
Payton Chung's flickr page /via Deepistan National Parklet When I last wrote about parklets in July of 2011, there were fourteen parklets in San Francisco. The city now claims 31 parklets and counting, with 39 in various stages of review.
© Liz To Rocket stoves burn hot and clean, using very little wood or other combustibles. Vancouver industrial designer Liz To has designed a new version for Tibet, where they use dung as fuel.
Paul Wheaton from Permies.com takes a visit to Brian Kerkvliet's Inspiration Farm in Bellingham, Washington .
In a SHTF situation, clean drinking water is a must. Why spend hundreds on a filter when you can make a quality one at home for a fraction of the price? If things were to go south and clean drinking water became unavailable, your Brita filter is not going to cut it.
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” [I] detest useless waste. It literally makes me crazy to think of spending money on something — usually out of convenience – knowing that the end result will be the trash.
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I've been on a quest to rid our home of toxic chemicals for both health and environmental reasons. Did you know? According to the Environmental Protection Agency , indoor air can be 10 times to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. One of the culprits is common household cleaners emitting toxic fum es. UGH!