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Dryland Permaculture Strategies

http://www.permacultureplanet.com Bill Mollison Father of Permaculture Shares his Wisdom on Dryland Systems, to find out more about Bill and his work please ...
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Food Forest with Chickens: Zero to 10 Years Tour!

Watch the Full Video for FREE http://www.geofflawton.net/crisis/?10004 Clip from the new "Surviving Collapse - Designing your way to Abundance" is a story on...
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Recycling Animal and Human Dung is the Key to Sustainable Farming

Recycling Animal and Human Dung is the Key to Sustainable Farming | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
For 4,000 years, human excrements and urine were considered extremely valuable trade products in China, Korea and Japan.
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Leguminous Nitrogen-Fixing Trees

Leguminous Nitrogen-Fixing Trees | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

"....beneficial partnerships are the way of nature. In particular, some microbes (Frankia and Rhizobium) form associations with certain plants allowing them to fix atmospheric nitrogen into a form that plants can use. These symbiotic partners can help us to rehabilitate damaged landscapes, preparing the soil for a succession of more long-term plants...."

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Agroforestry Presentation Archive @ John S.Latsis Public Benefit Foundation Summer School

Agroforestry Presentation Archive @ John S.Latsis Public Benefit Foundation Summer School | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

The Summer School was organised by the Technological Educational Institute of Lamia and took place July 4-15, at Pallas Athena building, in Kefalari, Athens. Co-organisers were the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Universities of Florence, Italy, and Extremadura, Spain. It was attended by 34 postgraduate students, PhD students and young scientists, who attended the lectures of 27 lecturers on agroforestry. Apart from the lectures, the program included also a two-day field trip to Ileia Prefecture.

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Quality research Presentations about Agroforestry in the Mediterranean.

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Introduction to Sustainability with Jonathan Tomkin

The course Introduction to Sustainability by Jonathan Tomkin from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be offered free of charge to everyone on th...
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Online Course : www.coursera.org/course/sustain

Free Course Book : www.earth.illinois.edu/sustain/sustainability_text.html

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Project Look Sharp: Free Lesson Plans for Teaching Sustainability from Ithaca College

Project Look Sharp: Free Lesson Plans for Teaching Sustainability from Ithaca College | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
Project Look Sharp provides lesson plans, materials, training and support to help teachers integrate media literacy into their classroom curricula.

 

The Media Constructions of Sustainability: Food, Water, and Agriculture. explores how sustainability has been presented in the media with a particular focus on issues related to food, water and agriculture. Each of the 19 lessons integrates media literacy and critical thinking into lessons about different aspect of sustainability.


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WHO | Guidelines for the safe use of wastwater, excreta and greywater in agriculture.

WHO | Guidelines for the safe use of wastwater, excreta and greywater in agriculture. | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
Volume 4 of the Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater provides information on the assessment and management of risks associated with microbial hazards. It explains requirements to promote the safe use of excreta and greywater in agriculture, including minimum procedures and specific health-based targets, and how those requirements are intended to be used. This volume also describes the approaches used in deriving the guidelines, including health-based targets, and includes a substantive revision of approaches to ensuring microbial safety.
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Social Permaculture: Principles in Action

Social Permaculture: Principles in Action | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
How do you practice ‘fair share’ living in an economic system that is based on accumulation and inequality? How do you change laws to make permaculture systems legal? How do you learn to collaborate?
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Geoff Lawton on Permaculture for the Urban Environment (Podcast)

Geoff Lawton on Permaculture for the Urban Environment (Podcast) | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

Geoff Lawton, Director of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, gives a positive talk on permaculture for the urban environment in an interview by the Los Angeles-based Institute of Urban Ecology.

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The Funnest Guy of All!

The Funnest Guy of All! | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

umassdining.com writes... "If you have any interest in gardening or farming, there is another player in addition to the plants and soil that you should know about: mycorrhizal fungi. This type of f...

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Permaculture - A Quiet Revolution (2008)

Permaculture - A Quiet Revolution (2008) | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
As corporate media fails to provide accurate news of the world's dire environmental predicament, the Earth sends a clear message in the form of record-breaking natural disasters, famine and...
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Jardin des Fraternités Ouvrières. Visite de la RTBF

Subtitles (es, en) : http://www.opensubtitles.org/fr/search/sublanguageid-all/idmovie-127607 Click on [CC] to see the subtitles ! Cliquer sur [CC] pour voir ...
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Permaculture Keyline Water Systems: Don Tipping @ Seven Seeds Farm

Permaculture seed wizard Don Tipping takes us on a 10 minute animated tour of the epic Seven Seeds Farm in the Siskiyou Mountains of Southern Oregon, USA. Th...
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This short video tour provides a great example of permaculture design and implementation.  It is fitting that a permaculture farm in the Beaver State would try to imitate what beavers have traditionally done for water system management.  Great diversification, great water management means many benefits.

 

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Humanure Handbook - Free Download

Humanure Handbook - Free Download | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

"...With chapters like ‘Crap Happens’, ‘Deep Shit’ and ‘A Day in the Life of a Turd’, this is sure to be an interesting book, albeit possibly not one to read over lunch?

With this wonderful substance piling up in all the wrong places (after all, we’re running out of clean water, and yet we’re crapping in it…), this taboo topic deserves a lot more attention than it gets. The book is now into its 3rd Edition...."

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Stories from our Food Gardens (free e-Book)

Stories from our Food Gardens (free e-Book) | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

"...an e-publication made possible by the Saville Foundation here in South Africa, written by Melveen Jackson. Their partnership is an example of what is possible when certain individuals are backed by opportunity and funds. To me it emphasizes the well-talked-of potential that permaculture has to flow out of our backyards and influence mainstream development. South Africa (and in this particular case, the province of KwaZulu-Natal), without doubt provides a great canvas on which to show these dynamics at work, so we get excited to see it happening in reality..."

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Wood Burning Stoves 2.0 - the DVD(s) @ Kickstarter.com

Four DVDs will be created: "Fire Science", "Sneaky Heat", "Boom Squish" and "Hot Rocket" - showing the most sustainable way to heat
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Rocket mass heater Documentary project that needs your support.

This project will be funded until Tuesday Mar 19, 8:18pm EDT.

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Getting Results on the Land with Holistic Management

Learn how Holistic Management can help improve land health (RT @ethanappleseed: Holistic Management land #restoration: Incredible images, #permaculture & #biomimicry folks take note!

Via Grid Wide News, Flora Moon, SustainOurEarth
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Backyard farmers by necessity: self-sufficient & debt-free

When Myrna and Earl Fincher married 53 years ago they started farming their yard "out of necessity". Today, the Finchers make a living selling their organic ...
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Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) - Transforming waste into resources

Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) - Transforming waste into resources | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

Uutilizing compost toilets to deal with the perennial problem of waste management in Haiti.

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hugelkultur - the ultimate raised garden beds

http://richsoil.com/hugelkultur/ http://permies.com Hugelkultur is raised garden beds that reduce or eliminate the need for irrigation and fertilizer. This v...
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Ecovillages and Permaculture: a reference model for sustainable consumption?

This is a documentary about ecovillages and permaculture seen from a sustainable consumption perspective. The intention is to show an example of lifestyles t...
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5 on the Farm: CHEAP Raised Bed Garden

How to make raised beds out of free wood pallets.
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Films For Action Presents: The Top 100 Documentaries Inspiring the Shift to a Sustainable Paradigm

Films For Action Presents: The Top 100 Documentaries Inspiring the Shift to a Sustainable Paradigm | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
Film offers us a powerful tool to shift awareness and inspire action. By hosting community film screenings and sharing them online, they offer a method to break our dependence on the mainstream...
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