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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

What is Permaculture & How Can it Meet Our Needs?

A collaborative brainstorm which produced two mind map graphics. On 1st June, 2019 I was invited to Introduce Permaculture at the Coolum Women’s Shed – Garden Group start-up.  I wasn’t sure how much the group knew or what I should share with them.  So, I used a knowledge harvesting technique I learnt from Robin Clayfield […]

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By Konrad Sroka

Integrated Health & Wellbeing – Talk by Ian Trew at Polkadot Festival 2019

Just last weekend in Noosa, the Polkadot Festival was on for 2 days. We’ve been there…

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Loving Nature, Natural Building & All Things Permaculture!

The “Health And Awareness Tree” (HAAT) was created By Hannah Bruzova.  In her words… My mission and intention is to provide a forum for us to share and inspire one another with information about health and well being.  Also inspirational quotes and images that are uplifting for the soul. I love the ability we have […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Why We Need to Focus on Earth, Not Mars!

  Recently, I was invited to comment on future missions to Mars.  As a result, this article was produced… COSMIC SKEPTICS? In response to Margaret Harris’s editorial in the Physics World Focus on Astronomy and Space (December 2016), in which she describes herself as a “space sceptic” when it comes to putting people on Mars […]

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By Konrad Sroka

Next 12-Day Residential PDC Course November 2018

The residential 12-day PDC course at Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia.

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By Konrad Sroka

Next Residential PDC Course – Aug 2018 – by Noosa Forest Retreat

Thought about doing a residential PDC course this year? The next 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate course: 17-28 August 2018. The PDC course is run at the Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia.   PDC teachers: Ian Trew and Christina Laurikainen Exciting guest presenters on specialty topics like fungi, urban permaculture and […]

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By Konrad Sroka

The Permaculture Magazine Prize 2018

TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND SHARE THIS POST!   Win £10,000 For Your Permaculture Project! The Permaculture Magazine Prize launches in 2018, with £20,000 funds to be awarded to projects showing best practice permaculture in ecological, social and cultural design. First price will win the main award of £10,000 Four runners up of £2,500 The prize […]

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By Konrad Sroka

A new airport terminal with a forest and the world’s largest indoor waterfall

Singapore Changi Airport did it again – a new airport terminal that combines sustainability and technology. The new terminal has its own forest with more than 2,500 trees and 100,000 shrubs (!). And not enough, they also build the world’s largest indoor waterfall. Classic Changi.   Check out this quick video from twitter, with the […]

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By Konrad Sroka

China has built the world’s largest air purifier

Cleaning 10 million cubic metres a day. Since it came online a few months ago, the tower has led to cleaner air within four square miles of its installation and it has produced 353 million cubic airs of cleaner air, SCMP reports. Because it’s powered by solar energy, the air purifier also doesn’t indirectly contribute […]

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