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Permaculture design course with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton, 7th-19th Jan 2008

Permaculture design course with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton, 7th-19th Jan 2008

Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton Combine forces to teach the PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE Monday 7th – Saturday 19th January 2008 • Melbourne University “This course has already changed a lot of the world – Come help us finish the job!” ~ Bill Mollison April 27, 2005 BILL MOLLISON, the legendary Permaculture teacher, promoter and designer – who, over 26 years of non-stop travelling, designing, teaching and writing, personally planted […]

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Permaculture Cairns takes off

Permaculture Cairns is a recently formed permaculture group, located in the wet tropics region of Far North Queensland, Australia. Cairns has a Tropical climate, with generally hot and humid summers and milder drier winters. The cyclone season is normally confined to between December and April and the average annual rainfall is 1992mm. Nowhere else on earth do two World Heritage listed sites sit side by side –With the education of […]

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IDEP emergency response to flash floods in Aceh & North Sumatra

Dear Friends of IDEP, Two years after the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the province, Aceh is struggling with a new disaster. Torrential rains over the past week have triggered flash floods and landslides which have forced around 300,000 to flee their homes on the island of Sumatra, with Aceh and North Sumatra provinces the worst hit. As of yesterday, reports showed that about 100,000 people were stranded by floods which […]

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More on the PRI: Vietnam

The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) – Australia and The Centre for Human Ecology Studies of Highlands (CHESH), Vietnam agree to set up a Memoradum of Understanding as follows… Responsibilities of The Permaculture Research Institute Provide qualified teachers to organise education, demonstration and research sites based on permaculture design principles Select, promote and support local permaculture teachers Organise and arrange in conjunction with CHESH the exchange and internship of Australian and […]

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Greetings from New Orleans

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”

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

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

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

“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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