Environmental – Eco Snippets

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Food, Earth, Happiness, A Short Film On Natural Farming…

A majestic journey through Japan, Korea, and the United States that turns our perceptions of food (and life) upside down in a simple and poetic way. Solutions for our most pressing social and ecological issues come from unexpected places in a bite-sized film that New York Times bestselling author Alicia Bay Laurel calls “beautiful … […]

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Extremely Productive, Automated, Compact, Off-Grid Homestead…

Former Army tech Larry Johnson has spent his career improving computer and telephone systems so when he saw inefficiencies in how we grow our food, he decided to create a new system for farming your yard. His EZGro garden uses aquaponics, stacked towers, and custom pots to create a high-density vertical garden (HDVG) on as […]

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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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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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