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Greetings from New Orleans

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I’m beginning this en route to work, in the traffic jam that now characterises New Orleans morning traffic flows between 7-9am, seems that half the daily population is currently living outside the city limits and commuting by pickup…. The city is a busy hive of worker bees, or a disrupted ant colony, with a lot of energy going into the process of reconstructing what was, at least in more prosperous […]

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Geoff Lawton keynotes at “Local Solutions to the Energy Dilemma”

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Local Solutions to the Energy Dilemma International Experts to Present Local Responses at New York City Conference – April 27 – 29 2006, New York City, NY Over 30 leading experts in energy, agriculture, economics, engineering, geology, politics, transportation and sustainability will gather during the final week of April to address the local impact of what is viewed to be an impending crisis in world affairs. As the world’s demand […]

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Andrew Jones’ Resume

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Name: Andrew JONES Date of Birth: 28 February 1966 Nationality: AUSTRALIAN Postal Address: 320 7th Ave, #102 Brooklyn, NY 11215 USA Cell: +1.917.403.2157 Fax: +1.718.398.5795 E-Mail personal: [email protected] E-mail: business: [email protected] Directorships & Affiliations Managing Partner, FullCircle LLC 423 Sterling Place Brooklyn, NY 11238 USA www.fullcirclellc.com Board Member, Permaculture Research Institute Key Attributes • 10 years International experience in: emergency response, post conflict development and rehabilitation work • Proven cross […]

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Permaculture Research Institute news from the front

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The last six months of 2005 were very busy for The Permaculture Research Institute, with activities in diverse locations around the world. Nadia and Geoff Lawton flew to Jordan early in August 2005 for six weeks of work on permaculture projects in the Dead Sea Valley. The demonstration farm and the numerous village home gardens involved in PRI’s on-ground funding scheme were looking strong and secure especially considering the mid-summer […]

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Isabell Shipard’s new book is out

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“How can I grow and use sprouts as living food?” Isabell Shipard’s new book. Sprouts provide quality nutrients and, by weight, are the richest source of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants of all fresh food; in fact, they have a much greater nutrient content than the original seed. Sprouts are fast growing and very econonical. Sprouts help to alkalise the body, clear acid, toxic wastes and enable the body to heal […]

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Geoff Lawton’s Resume

Geoff Lawton’s Resume

Permaculture Teacher, Consultant and Designer. Geoff Lawton, 2013 All photographs © PRI Received Diploma of Permaculture Design in 1995 in: Education, Design, Implementation, System Establishment, Administration and Community Development, from The Permaculture Institute of Australia.

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July 2005 newsletter

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Greetings and welcome to The Permaculture Research Institute Newsletter for June 2005. Griffith University in Brisbane was the venue for the final Permaculture Design Certificate course taught by the permaculture research institute in November 2004. This was the first course for us to be taught in an Australian University and was co-taught by Geoff and Danial Lawton. Students attended from most states of Australia with a few coming in from […]

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July 2003 newsletter

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–== Live from Al Joffah, Jordan in The Dead Sea Valley! ==– Welcome to first Permaculture Research Institute newsletter coming to you live from one of the front lines of permaculture activism Al Joffah in The Dead Sea Valley in Jordan, the lowest place on earth (400m below sea level)! In fact, just a few kilometres from the border of the Palestinian-occupied territory of the West Bank — one of […]

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