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Think Like a Permaculturist
Curating about permaculture and sustainable agriculture practices from all over the world since 2012
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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!

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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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Look for their inspiring diy toolset...

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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.
Via J McIntire-Strasburg
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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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You are your microbes - Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin

You are your microbes - Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
From the microbes in our stomachs to the ones on our teeth, we are homes to millions of unique and diverse communities which help our bodies function.
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undergroundgreenhouse.pdf


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As seen on http://www.growtest.org/underground-greenhouse-manual.

 

"By digging into the ground, [...] the temperature called the "termal constant" is tapped"

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Permaculture Tools - Library

Permaculture Tools - Library | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

"... The purpose of this wiki is providing easy access to information on Sustainability and Ecology, also known as Permaculture. Many of the documents I am posting are not Permaculture specific, so as always, use multiple sources to ensure the information you are sourcing is updated and accurate...."

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Hugelkultured Swale with Linear Food Forest

Hugelkultured Swale with Linear Food Forest | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

The idea of planting linear-food forests all along the downhill side of a hugelkultured swale explained in an educational video.

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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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Bill Mollison - Permaculture Design

This interview is done by Frank Aragona, on the Agroinnovations Podcast. Bruce Charles 'Bill' Mollison is a researcher, author, scientist, teacher and natura...
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Make Sure You're Getting All Your Essential Vitamins from Food with This Reference Guide

Make Sure You're Getting All Your Essential Vitamins from Food with This Reference Guide | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it
The essential vitamins your body needs can all be found in readily-available foods. This handy chart shows you which foods are rich in each vitamin, so you can plan your meals accordingly.
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Practical Plants

Practical Plants | Think Like a Permaculturist | Scoop.it

Practical Plants is a collaboratively edited encyclopedia and database of information on plants cultivated with a practicalintention. Over 7400 plant articles covering edible, medicinal and material uses, propagation and cultivation information,plant associations and polycultures, and everything else you need to know to grow and benefit from practical plants.

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