by Toby Hemenway, Pattern Literacy, Resilience.org: http://www.resilience.org/resource-detail/2124479-redesigning-civilization-with-permaculture
Modern agriculture, industry and finance all extract more than
they give back, and the Earth is starting to show the strain.
How did we
get in this mess and what can we do to help our culture get back on
The ecological design approach known as permaculture offers
powerful tools for the design of regenerative, fair ways to provide
food, energy, livelihood, and other needs while letting humans share the
planet with the rest of nature.
This presentation will give you insight
into why our culture has become fundamentally unsustainable, and offers
ecologically based solutions that can help create a just and