The 8th International Permaculture Convergence in Brazil in May 2007 was a resounding success, with permaculture practitioners and representatives from 42 countries attending to share their work and experience. Following is a brief report.
Three Main Questions …by Terry Leahy
- What are the environmental problems of agriculture today?
- What agricultural technologies are available to deal with these problems?
- What are the social causes of these problems and what are the social alternatives?
Story by Andrew Rettig—designed for medium maintenance, tight spots and above ground, this compost toilet uses the latest in low-budget compost toilet technology (ie worms and aeration!) to breakdown humanure within 3 months (1 year rest time is reccommended for complete pathogen destruction).
Transition Energy Descent is the process of living with less net energy. As a process it is ever changing, adapt-ing, responding and reflecting a new paradigm for human cultures and communities. …by Colin Endean
…a great addition to your permaculture recipe book
Australian Permaculture Convergence 8 Permaculture: Reclaiming Sustainability 8-15 April 2005 [button_link url=”http://permacultureaustralia.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/APC8-brochure-final.pdf” target=”_blank” style=”blue” title=”” class=”” id=”” onclick=””]View pdf program (265KB)[/button_link]