Sustainability

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By Konrad Sroka

Retrosuburbia

The downshifter’s guide to a resilient future. RetroSuburbia is part manual and part manifesto. The book shows how Australian suburbs can be transformed to become productive and resilient in an energy decent future. It focuses on what can be done by an individual at the household level (rather than community or government levels). RetroSuburbia is […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Permaculture Land Share – Property Rights Agreements & Environmental Stewardship

When it comes to where you live – is planet Earth nothing more than real estate?  As a permaculturalist, that is the question I’ve been considering over the past few years – as I search for the perfect land share agreement (which I intend to write myself).  To answer this question, I attended a course […]

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By Kaye McRae

Mangifera Indica (Mango)

Mango trees originated from Myanmar (Burma) and Eastern India, where average annual rainfalls across the regions vary from 1,174mm-11,777mm. By comparison, in Queensland, Bowen’s average rainfall is 892mm and Maryborough’s 1,138mm p.a. The mango species is mangifera indica from the anacardiaceae family. Pistachio, cashew and poison ivy (which isn’t actually ivy) also belong to the anacardiaceae […]

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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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By Laura Cornelius

Happen Films

I love watching the short films that Happen Films produce and I hope that some of you might also enjoy them. See all the films here: http://happenfilms.com/living-the-change

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