Advertisement

Maddy Harland

Maddy Harland

CO-FOUNDER AND EDITOR

Maddy Harland is the co-founder and editor of Permaculture magazine and author of Fertile Edges - Regenerating the land, culture and hope.

My main interests are beekeeping, forest gardening, being on the land, wild places.

Permaculture for me is more than an ecological design system, for me it is a way of seeing and understanding the world as a whole and responding to it. It is a way of life.

recent content by Maddy Harland

Maddy Harland |
Tuesday, 26th November 2019

Albert Bates has focussed on climate change, biochar and permaculture solutions for years. Here he joins with scientist Kathleen Draper to present the latest, most innovative thinking and experimentation on removing carbon from the atmosphere.

First of all they set the scene: The science behind why there is currently a 93% chance that the planet will be more than 40ºC warmer than it is now by 2100, a scenario that predicts survival for very few humans, let alone other species.

 
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 10th October 2019

There is no doubt we are live in challenging times. There is a 93% chance that the planet will be more than 4ºC warmer than today by 2100. June was the hottest recorded month ever. The hottest single day was so intense that temperatures were as much as 10ºC higher than normal across France, Germany, northern Spain and Italy.

 
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 8th August 2019

In his extraordinary book, The Spell of the Sensuous, about First Nation cultures and their active relationships with animals, plants and natural phenomena (mountains, rivers, winds, and weather), David Abrams explores how human beings have severed their ancient reciprocity with the natural world and how we can recover a sustaining relation with the breathing, animate Earth.

 
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 9th May 2019

Where is our home and how do we travellers in space and time find our way back to it? That is Mark Boyle’s lifetime quest and this is the latest episode in his journeying.

 
Maddy Harland |
Wednesday, 10th April 2019

In facing the problems of the world head on and seeking solutions, we are frequently told that we need to develop a new narrative. This can seem quite abstract and even a tall order as so much needs to be changed and so quickly if we are to slow down the great challenges of our time like climate chaos and the Sixth Mass Extinction. It may seem like a mouse standing in front of a careering juggernaut, yet we know that how we think influences the world that we create. When we think and act collectively we can have the power to change everything.

 

Pages

Advertisement