Category: SUSTAINABILITY

Free Online Video Permaculture Course – 40 Hours

Introduction to Permaculture – 40 hours of Free video lectures (via http://www.occupymonsanto360.org) Permaculture means ‘permanent culture,’ (or ‘permanent agriculture’) and …’is the conscious design and maintenance of cultivated ecosystems that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of a natural ecosystem.’ (Bill…

Startling GMO Update

GMO Alert: Startling New Research (via WV Outpost) Time for a little GMO update and heckling of our nemesis, Monsanto and friends. New research demonstrates what most of us have suspected for years: GMOs and the poisons used on them…

The Importance of Bees

GUEST POST: Declining Bee Populations Present a Catch-22 Situation (via http://greenbuildingelements.com) Though many of us have an instinctual fear of them, bees have been playing a vital role in human civilization since ancient times. Even today bees are an absolutely crucial part…

Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique

An Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique Could Help Save the Rain Forest (via Planetsave)     [Updated post] A team of archeologists investigating a savanna region bordering the Amazon Rain Forest has found more conclusive evidence that a low-impact farming technique…

Vertical Farming

Vertical, Hydroponic Farming the Future of Farming? (via Clean Technica)  This interesting piece below is on a topic we don’t cover much here on CleanTechnica — farming (in particular, vertical and hydroponic farming) — but it seems like a good…

Affordable Biofuel

Food Waste Could Create Hydrogen Fuel (via Gas 2.0) The world of the 21st century faces some incredibly daunting challenges that, unless dealt with soon, may eventually reach the point of no return. Overpopulation, water shortages, and climate change is…