What is the difference between a problem and a predicament? How do the economy, energy and the environment fit together? What are some of the implications for the modern world? Chris Martenson produced an excellent 3 hour video explaining it. ”Who has 3 hours to watch it?” I hear you say. Well, fear not because he has made a 45 minute condensed version which is very helpful and understandable. It comes in 6 parts. You can also visit his website: www.chrismartenson.com for lots more.
Practical Permaculture in Britain documentary by Malcolm Baldwin
Practical Permaculture in Britain – Part 2
Bullock Brothers Homestead – A 25 Year Permaculture Project
A tour with Joe, Doug and Sam Bullock on their Orcas Island homestead, site of a yearly Permaculture design course. Using nature as their model, they create edges and wildlife habitat, move water through the landscape, promote diversity, and raise an astonishing variety of plants from sub-arctic to tropical
City Repair – Permaculture for Urban Spaces
What happens when citizens apply permaculture principles to a city grid? They create friendly places within the grid that invite people to come together. Mark Lakeman, co-founder of Portland, Oregon’s City Repair Project describes these “creative intervention” projects as placemaking at its best.
People learn to work together, build trust and have fun. The results, from painted intersections to cob benches and other organic structures, invite people “to inhabit the planet on our own terms” rather than the imposed grid-locked culture of the city.