Emma Bowen - Milkwood |
Friday, 13th February 2015

If you’ve been hanging out in many of Australia’s cities this last week or two, you may have noticed a lot of rain about.

Falling off roofs, gushing down gutters and along stormwater drains, those droplets that sound so glorious on a tin roof are often a lost resource in cities, washing...

Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 5th February 2015

The launch of The Unselfish Spirit – human evolution in a time of global crisis by Mick Collins took me to the city of Norwich last summer.

Ansel Oommen |
Friday, 23rd January 2015

In the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, a certain tree has long graced the region with its miraculous fruit. Hanging from its wiry branches are clusters of ribbed pods, each a foot in length. These pods, or drumsticks, have attracted the attention of mankind for millennia...

Christopher Nesbitt |
Friday, 23rd January 2015

My partner, Celini Logan, and I manage a small NGO called Maya Mountain Research Farm in the hills of southern Belize. The farm is located 2 kilometers off road, up river from San Pedro Columbia, the largest Queq'chi Maya community in Belize, set amongst the ruins of a classic period Maya site...

Joan Bailey |
Monday, 19th January 2015

For Courtney White, the power of positive thinking is no cliché.

Positive thinking, he believes, is the best foundation for finding solutions to a number of issues, such as climate change, habitat restoration, water quality, and hunger. Discovering this though, has been a journey full of...

© Nick van Zupthen
Nick van Zutphen |
Wednesday, 14th January 2015

As you probably know, permaculture is often associated with a forest garden, natural fishpond or a social system, but could you design a website using those same principles?

Vision vs a goal

Marina O'Connell, Andy Goldring and Hannah Thorogood at 16 ORFC
Phil Moore |
Thursday, 8th January 2015

If ideas where food then the 2015 Oxford Real Farming (ORFC) conference was a veritable cornucopia of nourishment.

Alan Heeks |
Friday, 2nd January 2015

Since earliest times, people have created stories to make sense of their world. In 1978, Thomas Berry1 coined the term, ‘The New Story’. He saw the urgent need to reconnect with the interdependence of all life and the planet, and he believed the root of this reconnection must be story...