"The Peace of Wild Things
When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on
Das neue Dorf – Ralf Otterpohl – Bewusstseinssymposium Davos 2019
Prof. Ralf Otterpohl leitet ein Institut an der Technischen Universität Hamburg in Deutschland, wo er zu Wasser, Humus- aufbau und ländlicher Entwicklung forscht und lehrt. Daraus sind die lebendige Zukunftsvision «Das Neue Dorf – Vielfalt leben, lokal produzieren, mit Natur und Nachbarn kooperieren»
"Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow." - Unknown
"The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer
Rundown apartments reborn as food-forest coliving Agritopia
In 2007, Ole and Maitri Ersson bought the rundown Cabana apartment complex in the city and immediately began to de-pave parking spaces to make space for what today is a huge permaculture coliving space and urban food forest.
Today, the Kailash Ecovillage has
"The film filled me up with great joy and inspiration...I knew it was going to uplift and give a new perspective to my soul, but I didn't know how deeply it would do those things! I'm going to watch the film today... for the 8th time." – Rafayah Uzzyah, Philadelphia,
"Aber wenn man zehn Dinge verstehen will, versteht man in Wirklichkeit nicht einmal eines. Wenn du hundert Blumen kennst, "kennst" du nicht eine einzige."
"But intending to understand ten things, you actually do not understand even one. If you know a hundred flowers you do not “know” a single one.
"Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education." - Alice Waters
"Food and medicine are not two different things: the are the front and back of one body." - Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
"When it is understood
The Times are Urgent, Let Us Slow Down
Author, speaker, lecturer, renegade academic, ethnopsychotherapeutic researcher and proud diaper-changer, Bayo Akomolafe (Ph.D.), is globally recognized for his poetic, unconventional and counter-intuitive take on global crisis, civic action and social change. He is Executive Director and Initiating / Co-ordinating Curator for the
The Dark Side of Chocolate is a 2010 documentary film about the exploitation and slavetrading of African children to harvest chocolate still occurring nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
While we enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate, the reality is strikingly different for African children.
"Science is a principle and a process of seeking truth. Truth cannot be purchased, and thus, truth cannot be altered by money."
"Professorship is not a career, but rather a life's pursuit. The people with whom I work daily exemplify and remind me of this promise."
Endocrine disruption, environmental justice,
"The earth, the air, the land, and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children. So we have to handover to them at least as it was handed over to us." – Gandhi
"Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand
"Die Erde könnte tatsächlich die Heimat aller Menschen sein. Eigentlich aber ist die Heimat eines Menschen der Ort, an dem alle seine Daseinsebenen auf einen Punkt zusammenlaufen und ihn mit dem Kosmos verbinden. ‹Heimat› solltest du den Ort nennen, an dem du dir einen Raum der Liebe geschaffen hast, den
The People vs. Agent Orange is an 2020 American-French television documentary film, directed and produced by Alan Adelson and Kate Taverna. It follows the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam and the United States.
Nearly 60 years following the use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War—the deadliest use
This in-depth documentary explores Allan Savory and how he has used Holistic Management to completely transform his land in Zimbabwe.
Holistic Management was made popular in Savory's 2013 Ted Talk, How to Fight Desertification and Reverse Climate Change.
This documentary was produced by Trevor Langham and his crew at Fig
Vom Apfelhof zur Permakultur: Hof des Wandels
Lisa, Jakob, Hanspeter und Martina haben ihren typisch südtirolerischen Apfelhof in einen Heilkräuter- und Permakultur-Hof nach dem Market-Garden-Prinzip verwandelt. Aber der Wandel hört nicht auf. Es ist ein Hof des Wandels.
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In June 2016 a group of beekeepers, farmers, community organizers, environmental groups, and concerned citizens banded together to host the “Keep the Hives Alive Tour” to raise awareness about the plight of pollinators and how toxic pesticides contribute to their decline.
Collectively, our mission is to educate the public of
Living Soil: A Documentary. Now available with subtitles in more than 20 languages. Enable closed captions by clicking the 'CC' icon, then click the gear icon to select the subtitle language you want.
Our soils support 95 percent of all food production, and by 2060, our soils will be asked
"You can solve all the world's problems in a garden."
"If you're not having fun you have the design wrong"
"Nature demands a gift for everything that it gives, so what we have to keep doing, is returning back to the soil, then we're continuously giving the gifts to nature,
Interview on Permaculture, Energy Descent & Future Scenarios
David Holmgren is the co-originator, with Bill Mollison, of permacuture. This is the full interview we shot with him for our film "A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity". We can only ever fit in a few minutes' worth of the amazing interviews
Rapunzel Events: Lucia Hiemer "Durch den Garten mit Permakultur"
„Kooperation statt Konkurrenz“, das ist die Grundlage der Permakultur, wie Lucia Hiemer, Gärtnerin und Holzbildhauerin im Oberallgäu, sie betreibt. Wie das geht, Systeme ökologisch verträglich zu gestalten, erklärte sie anschaulich in ihrem Vortrag am 27. Januar 2018 bei Rapunzel Naturkost.