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Marie-Louise |
Thursday, 28th August 2014

In recent years permaculture has steadily gained in popularity and the reasons people from all walks of life have been drawn to it are manifold: climate change, food security, the economic situation, social unrest, our children and...

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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Mick Collins' book explains why what we do shapes and refines our consciousness and provides a rationale and encouragement for positive activism.

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Rhys & Ute Kelly |
Thursday, 21st August 2014

In many ways, the idea of building resilience - the capacity to survive and thrive in the face of change and/or adversity - is integral to permaculture and related movements for change (such as Transition Towns).

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Ben Law |
Friday, 15th August 2014

It seems a long time ago that the winter rains receded, but with the added mild temperatures this winter, it was not good for timber extraction. However a dry summer opens up plenty of opportunity and allows access to areas that were too wet to reach in the winter...

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Guy Dauncey |
Thursday, 14th August 2014

Last week I started to explore the possibility that British Columbia could become a 100% renewable energy region, as 140 regions in Germany are planning to become.

This week, we look at transportation. Is it possible that we could get where we want to be...

Left - intensive agricultural, right - regenerative
Paul Alfrey |
Tuesday, 12th August 2014

I am currently working on a regenerative landscape design for a site in Todorovo, Bulgaria. The plan is to establish an agroforestry system known as alley cropping wherein rows of mixed species edible trees and shrubs are planted at intervals with spaces for herbs...

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Phil Moore |
Sunday, 10th August 2014

Teaching new skills with age old materials, Nicaragua Pueblo Project is the latest venture from earth builder Liz Johndrow.

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Patrick Whitefield |
Friday, 8th August 2014

Almost all fruit trees are grafted onto a rootstock. This means that the tree is actually two genetically distinct individuals, united by the skilful hand of the grafter.