Ploughing On Regardless

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Almost all other issues are superficial by comparison to soil loss. So why don’t we talk about it? Imagine a wonderful world, a planet on which there was no threat of climate breakdown, no loss of freshwater, no antibiotic resistance, no obesity crisis, no terrorism, no war. Surely, then, we would be out of major… Read more »

Importance of Context

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I have seen on Ted, about Allan Savory, then the photos Before/After about holistic management, that make me feel better. By miraculous chance, I discovered those articles on PRI written by Dan Palmer about holistic management. Therefore I started to work on those articles. I studied, summarized, in a mind map way, all the questions… Read more »

ARCAH’ s Therapeutic Permacultural Yard

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Imagine a place that people can go to get through their problems and prepare their selves to restart a new life. Imagine that these process includes learning a permacultural way of understanding the reality. That’s what ARCAH’s project is working to reach in a therapeutic community (CT) SP- Brazil. View of our permacultural yard in… Read more »

World Water Day

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A video specifically for World Water Day, 2012, from Michael To bring awareness to World Water Day, we are sharing two very interesting videos created and shared by Michael from Vsauce on youtube.

Playing with Cow Poo: Bio Digester Routines Part 1

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In Part One,Tom Kendall from PRI Sunshine Coast, shows you the daily process of feeding the bio digester to make biogas. Biogas is mixture of different gases produced by the breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen. In this he shows the routines in the morning with the cows and how to ensure… Read more »

A New Permaculture for Pemba Island – Will you help us build it?

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Pemban woman planting ‘mtondoo’ (Callophylum innophlum) for bank stabilization (Photo Zach Melanson, 2014) The problem . . . Tanzania’s Zanzibar islands were once a bastion of the global spice trade, an exchange that drove the world’s economy from the Middle Ages into modern times. The region, and mainly the island of Pemba, remain famous for… Read more »