Think Globally, Act Locally: Links
Lawrence F. London, Jr. - Venaura Farm - Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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Title: Think Globally, Act Locally: Links
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- Community Aid Abroad Homepage
- Permaculture International Homepage.
- Don't Panic Eat Organic : Learn a lot from Sal
Schettino and his friends.
Australian Permaculture : Comprehensively describes the W.A.
permaculture organisational set-up as well as some very useful
info and links.
- Carmela's Home Page : Personal experiences of
the Permaculture devotee.
- Pete's Pond Page : How Pete created his pond,
in fine detail.
- Edward's Home Page : Try this for a West
- Mulch-based Agriculture Group : 'Sustainable
agriculture with a sense of humus.' Tropical focus but useful to
- The Net Vet - Birds Home Page : Large range of
- Not Just Cows : A guide to Internet/Bitnet
resources in Agriculture and related sciences - extensive.
- Sustainable Building Sourcebook : From Austin,
Texas, this has design tips for buildings all over our planet -
just remember which hemisphere you're in!
- Gateway to the Sunsite archives : Organic
Gardening, Landscaping, and Urban/Rural Permaculture Resources.
- Australian National Botanical Gardens : Large
Biodiversity and Botanical resource.
Farmer : Urban Agriculture notes from cities all over the
- Farmer's Market Online : An interesting
concept. Would it work in Oz?
- Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
: AFSIC has several publications on organic production, tillage,
and sustainable agriculture.
- Landcare South Australia : What's New, News,
Community Projects, Conferences and other Landcare information.
- The Tagasaste Page
- The Exmouth Permaculture Group : Exmouth
Permaculture Group was formed in 1991 by a small group of
individuals interested in tackling environmental issues in a
positive, local way.
- Aquatic Ecology at the Earth Centre : The
principle aim of Aquatic Ecology at The Earth Centre (Aetec) is to
research, develop and demonstrate issues relating to
sustainability in freshwater aquatic ecology and related food
- Donald Firsching's Chicken Page : A
comprehensive page about Donald's favourite piece of farming
- The Coop : This page is dedicated to poultry
people and their birds from around the world. Everyone is welcome,
be they standard poultry breeders and exhibitors, back-yard flock
keepers, or commercial poultry folks.
- The Planet Keepers Home Page : Projects, ideas
and people on the 'net who are working for the health and
well-being of life on Earth. Especially check out "Things you can
Homesteading Pages : Homestead.org spreads info on such topics
as homesteading, self-sufficiency, sustainable agriculture,
organic gradening, alternative construction, home & family
living crafts, natural medicine... and much more.
for Bioregional Studies : IBS was founded to demonstrate the
recent, ecologically oriented, scientific, social and
technological achievements that are relevant to achieving the goal
of an ecological society.
- City of Arcata Wetland Wastewater Treatment
Plant : A world class sustainable solution to a worldwide
- North American Shetland Sheepbreeders
Association : Characteristics of Shetland Sheep, Colours &
Markings, Genetic Conservation, The Magic and Myths about Shetland
Wool, Breeders Listings.
- Dwayne's Permaculture Page : Not updated
Home Page : Comprehensive page indexing most, if not all,
sites on the net.
- Arcosanti : Arcosanti
is an experimental city in the high desert of Arizona. When
complete it will house 7000 people, demonstrating ways to improve
urban conditions and lessen our destructive impact on the earth.
: Auroville welcomes people from all parts of the world to live
together and explore cultural, educational, scientific, spiritual,
and other pursuits in accordance with the Auroville Charter.
- Crystal Waters
Permaculture Village : A developing Eco-Village located
approximately 100km North of Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia,
designed according to the Ethics & Principles of Permaculture:
Care for People, Care for Earth and Dispersal of Surplus.
- Eco-Village Information
Service : Contains information about the Gaia Trust, The
Eco-Village Network, Green Businesses and Green Resources.
- The Findhorn
Foundation : The Findhorn Foundation, a charitable trust, is
part of an international spiritual community of about 350 people
living, studying and working together in the Northeast of
- A Modest
Proposal to Save the World : "In the end," says the Grand
Inquisitor in Dostoevsky's parable, "in the end they will lay
their freedom at our feet and say to us, 'Make us your slaves, but
- Humboldt Nation
: The Humboldt Sustainable community Project is the fruition of a
shared belief that the best hope for the emergence of a more
sustainable and just world future lies in transformation at the
Association (Britain) : The Association exists to promote and
support the spread of Permaculture in Britain.
Frequently Asked Questions : by Steve Diver
Institute of Northern California : Focuses on providing
educational opportunities in the form of workshops, courses and
internships to enable people to develop the skills necessary to
live more sustainably on the planet.
Publications - PERMACULTURE Magazine (UK)
Sustainable Farmstead : Lawrence London's comprehensive page.
- The Cyborganic
Gardens : Wander through the Gardens and carve your name on a
tree. Nothing to do with Permaculture but a great use of the
- Friends of the
Trees Society : Aiding people around the world to plant trees
and heal the planet since 1978.
- The Burrow :
Vermiculture - More than a list of various topics regarding Red
Worms, and the techniques involved in convincing the little
beggers to eat up all your organic waste.
- EcoNet :
EcoNet builds coalitions and partnerships with individuals,
activist organizations and non-profit organizations to develop
their use of the electronic communications medium.
NatureConnect : Discover how our excessive separation from
nature warps our thinking, stresses our sentient inner nature and
causes our most challenging problems. Project NatureConnect
dedicates itself to reversing this dehumanizing process.
- Rainforest Action
Network : Non-violent direct action is the centerpiece of
RAN's organizing stategy. These actions spread the word to
hundreds of thousands of people, and put rainforest destroyers in
an uncomfortable limelight.
Resources (U.K.) : Information about the theory and practice
of LETSystems and other unconventional money systems can be found
here. There are also pointers to other materials that assist the
development of sustainable lifestyles, production, consumption and
: The Community Foresters Institute is a research and
demonstration arm of the Great Lakes Bioregional Land Conservancy,
a non-profit, tax-exempt conservancy with programs for stewardship
of natural resources and land conservation for a sustainable
- Earth Village Network
: Co-creating ecologically sustainable village communities with
attached biodiversity sanctuaries, linking these in a supportive
- American Bamboo
Society : This page is designed to introduce you to the ABS
and provide "pointers" to additional information about bamboo.
Organic : Our aim is to provide practical support for the
organic grower by providing places to: exchange ideas, post
questions & answers, find news and information and publish
details about goods and services.
- Maple Lawn Farm :
This is the home site for a number of FAQs on rural topics that
have grown out of a long association with the Usenet newsgroup
misc.rural. Includes Lambing, Haying, Pasture and Predator FAQs.
: One of the largest free online libraries for social change. It's
a big pool of helpful information, most of it in text form ready
to take away for your own research/education/arguments.
South Africa : This South Africa is home to twenty-four
thousand plant species. That's almost 10 per cent of all flowering
plants in the world.
: Youth Environment Network of South Australia.
Ledlie Bookseller, Inc. : Books by Mail - Conservation
Biology, Quantitative Ecology, Natural History
: 6th International Permaculture Convergence proceedings available
and Now : A manifesto for change.
Lawn Farm : Maple Lawn Farm is a working sheep farm in
Stonington, Connecticut, dating back to 1735. They currently raise
Cotswold and Black Cotswold sheep on grass and clover pastures.
This is the home site for rural FAQs for small producers and hobby
Weed? : This site is designed as an educative resource to
enable the identification of common weeds that are posing a threat
to the Tamar Valley in Northern Tasmania (and much else of rural
Australia) and to suggest ways of dealing with them.
For A Future - The Database : This is a database that actually
lists, and allows you to search by, the uses for a plant - whether
it's edible, medicinal or used for something else you probably
never suspected - like cleanser, wax, or baby diapers.
For A Future - Main Page : Plants for a Future is a project
based in Cornwall which seeks to gather together and disseminate
information on the many useful properties of plants, partularly
those plants which are less common in todays society.
Net Permaculture Page : Vries, June and Hugh Gravestein have
between them over fifty years experience in Permaculture. This
page taps into that experience.
People : The mission of bamboo people is to add bamboo to
American culture and agriculture. As bamboo consutants and
educators, they assist in site planning, installation,
maintenance, harvesting, and marketing of this marvelous plant.
Permaculture Visions : Leaders in Permaculture training by
Agricultural Perspectives : This page attempts to outline some
of the varied and numerous developments in agriculture found on
the web and elsewhere. They are subdivided into nine categories
and will get you into the thick mud of it quickly.
Environmental Engineering : Cohort Environmental Engineering
is committed to providing technical and ecological methods of
managing the most critical resource of the 20th century - WATER.
Review the booklet "Intelligent Irrigation".
Prelgauskas - Architect : The architectural practice of Emilis
Prelgauskas is based at Monarto, South Australia and emphasises
lifestyle and technologies offering self sufficiency and low
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