Editor’s Note: This is Part II of a series. Read Part I here. A former beautiful, bustling and touristy coastal town in Chile clings to an uncertain future after being engulfed by the 2010 tsunami. A Dichato fishing boat scene, in waning evening light, exudes a serenity that belies the realities of the almost complete… Read more »
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Last week Permaculture consultant Nick Huggins spoke to Anne Delaney from the ABC Riverina Breakfast radio program in Wagga Wagga, NSW. Listen here: Nick Huggins Talks to ABC Radio About Riverina’s Water Blues A backgrounder: Two Permaculture consultants, currently drought proofing a property in Livingstone, are calling for an end to the Australian Government’s water… Read more »
This is just a courtesy note to mention that the 10% ‘early bird’ discount (of AU$175) for the September 2010 Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton Permaculture Design Certificate course will expire in three weeks from now (May 19). If you’re planning to go to this exciting event, now’s the time to book. For full details… Read more »
Hopefully most of you love to hang around on this site, rather than those huge, cliquey social networking sites, but, for the benefit of Facebook fiends and Twitter twerps (did I just say that?), you can now also befriend PRI Australia, and get all the latest updates too, via, you guessed it, Facebook and Twitter.
The February 27 Chile earthquake moved cities, destroyed buildings and cost lives, but, for one small community, it also shifted priorities…. What’s left of a small house in the El Manzano village, Bio Bio region, Chile All photos © copyright Craig Mackintosh Señora Nadia makes the best of the situation I awoke suddenly this morning… Read more »
Profuse apologies to all over the last few days, as our website has had a bit of an impromptu break. We all need a bit of down time, but it seems someone felt the same about our website. We were the target of a concerted effort over the course of over a week to destroy… Read more »
This article was written by Paul Yeboah, Permaculture Network President and Ghana Manager of Edge5 and Agnes Ameyaa the secretary of Permaculture Network – Ghana. In the year 2004, Kristo Buase Monastery invited Greg Knibbs from Australia to teach at the monastery in the Techiman District in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. It is… Read more »
Beekeepers opening their hives for spring 2010 are finding losses of up to 50% Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts Spring has sprung in Europe, and yesterday I saw my first bee of the new decade zig by. I admire these unselfish little workers – conscientiously going about their daily duties, wholly unaware of… Read more »
A couple of weeks ago ABC Rural’s ‘Bush Telegraph’ radio show featured an interview with Dr. Christine Jones about how to deal with the major problem of dryland salinity. Her ‘radical’ thoughts on it prompted a heated response from Mick Fleming, a former principal research scientist with CSIRO Land and Water, who was ‘gobsmacked’ with… Read more »
Permaculture is popping up everywhere nowadays – this time as Canadian actress Ellen Page talks to Ellen Degeneres. Check it out.
Welcome to round four of our Weekly Linkfest, where we share the good, the bad, the ugly and the just plain interesting from what we’ve seen this week. I would greatly appreciate readers getting involved in this weekly linkfest. Please email editor (at) permaculturenews.org with links (and ideally a summary sentence outlining the key point… Read more »
National Permaculture Day is a day to promote and celebrate Permaculture. It’s a day whereby our collective effort is consolidated, providing maximum focus on Permaculture across Australia. The day will bring many benefits. It will: