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Open Source Permaculture – help to build the most comprehensive free resource for Permaculture education Uncategorized — By Irena Efremovska on 04/09/2012 17:37 Sophia Novack, the force behind Permaculture Media Blog and Permaculture Directory ‘What does your backyard look like right now?’ – asks Sophia Novack, a documentary film student passionate about creating a more sustainable world. It has the potential to become a thriving edible garden, but only if you’ve got the right resources.
Waking Up! an irrestible force for change globally 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 inspires young people to transform their lives and communities. It asks, "What will our legacy be?" and makes an articulate call to wake up and get involved in climate change, the environment, politics, society... indeed any area that draws you.
Living Mandala: Permaculture News
Everything we do has consequences... Ever wondered how much “nature” your lifestyle requires? You’re about to find out. The Ecological Footprint Quiz estimates the amount of land and ocean area required to sustain your consumption patterns and absorb your wastes on an annual basis. After answering 27 easy questions you’ll be able to compare your Ecological Footprint to others’ and learn how to reduce your impact on the Earth. Go!
Why Trees Matter 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/viaDeepistan 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. More Parklets Popping Up Around San Francisco
Permaculture means 'permanent culture,' (or 'permanent agriculture') and ...'is the conscious design and maintenance of cultivated ecosystems that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of a natural ecosystem.' (Bill Mollison)
Permaculture Lecture Series
Introduction To Permaculture Design | Dotsub
Jane Shevtsov - Google+ - This is a grey water recycling system at OWS.
How to build a better brick rocket stove for $10
© 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.
Lynx Rocket Stove Monotube Steam Boiler
500 showers heated from one small compost pile: a how to tutorial
How To Cook with the Sun - Solar Ovens [ELEVATE Ecology]
Bag It OFFICIAL TRAILER
in.gredients: "The first zero-waste, package-free grocery store in the US."
Living Paper-Free and Loving It: 15 Tips for Creating a Paperless Home “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.
Despite all the enthusiasm over making homemade laundry detergent recently…I continue to hear murmurings from those who just can’t bring themselves to grate soap and cook it on the stove. It apparently just isn’t going to happen. :-) I’m not naming any names…but my older sister would probably freely admit she didn’t decide to even attempt making her own laundry detergent UNTIL I told her about this “new” recipe I was testing out. (I know it seems like I’m always “picking on” her…but she called me a “brat” on her blog recently…so she pretty much deserves it. lol). "One Good Thing" by Jillee: No-Grate Homemade Laundry Soap
Great Stain Remover
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 fumes. UGH!