Blog – Page 2 – Eco Snippets

Regenerative Soil Renegades, Moving Away From Conventional Agriculture…

“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt. Finding a solution to combat climate change must include a change in our conventional agricultural system from one that depletes our soil to one that regenerates it. We must move away from our current soil-eroding, industrial farming practices, and, instead, return the animals […]

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Bamboo – The Tradition Of The Future In Architecture & Design…

Why do we not see more Bamboo Architecture and Bamboo Design? With a growth rate of up to a meter/day – the world record of living plants -and structural properties equal to that of steel and concrete, bamboo is a versatile design material and an interesting alternative in the contemporary material/sustainability discourse. Over 1,250 species […]

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Incredible Eco Friendly Off-Grid Earthship Home…

This off-the-grid home in Adelaide, Australia is something completely different! An Earthship is a radically sustainable and self-sufficient building which uses a combination of modern off-grid technology, super clever passive solar design techniques and a whole lot of recycled materials (including trash) all mixed with earth building techniques to create an incredible, high performance home. […]

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How I Make Soil Bacteria For My Veggie Garden…

I want to share my enthusiasm of watching how plants respond to human care and nurturing, and to convey that enthusiasm through my camera, and motivate people to get back to the garden to connect with nature and re-discover how amazingly enriching it actually IS. When I began the journey, a whole new world opened […]

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Earth Integrated Underground Dome House…

Paula and Bill Lishman spent many winters in a poorly-insulated A-frame cabin before realizing they needed to go underground to use the earth’s energy to stay warm, so they knocked the top off a hill, dropped in ferro-cement domes and covered it up again with dirt. Thanks to skylights cut into every dome and the […]

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