Category: Sustainability Education

Sustainability Education

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…

An Act of Green

Get Schooled on Sustainability, Add an Act of Green (via sustainablog) Via SpringofSustainability.com, presented by The Shift Network and Sustainable World Coalition. By Peggy Duvette One billion is a big number. But it’s not unreachable. Earth Day Network is collecting…

Calculating Your Water Footprint

The Importance of Calculating Your Water Footprint (via sustainablog) If you consider yourself eco-minded, then you’re probably comfortable bandying about words like carbon footprint, solar panels and electric cars. “Water footprint” should be part of your green vocabulary as well.…

Young People Tire of Old Economic Models

ethicalmarkets.com – At the recent United Nations conference on “gross national happiness,” a scattering of young participants looked on with a clear sense of urgency as mainly graying dignitaries, economists, scholars and others pondered ways to gauge progress that go…

The Sustainability Sweet Spot

Alison Singer – Worldwatch Institute – What does a truly sustainable country look like?  How do you measure true sustainability in a country? One way has been to compare how well a country achieves human needs, and at what ecological…