green
11, December 2013

Do What You Can

  "Think you don't recycle enough? You're not alone. However, people's ability to overcome self-doubt plays a critical role in how successfully they act in support of environmental issues, according to a new study co-authored by management and [ read more ... ]

transportation
01, December 2013

Why Public Wins…

An awesome Gif illustrating just how much road congestion is caused by single commuters who use separate cars for transportation.  Shared [ read more ... ]

07, February 2013

- Mahatma Gandhi

"We cannot have ecological movement designed to prevent violence against nature, unless the principle of non-violence becomes central to the ethics of human culture." - Mahatma [ read more ... ]

living-library-kim
05, February 2013

The Living Library

Along In Our Nature's journey, we've been probing those we meet for reading suggestions.  The following five books are  Kimberly of Mama Roja's literary foundation for sustainable living. 1. One Straw Revolution, Masanobu Fukuoka.  2. The Humanure [ read more ... ]

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30, November 2012

- Aldo Leopold

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a commodity to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." - Aldo [ read more ... ]

living-library-malu
15, November 2012

The Living Library

Along In Our Nature’s journey, we have been probing those we meet for reading suggestions.  The following books are  Malu of Fazenda Santo Antonio da Agua Limpa's literary inspirations for living in turn with la grande naturaleza. 1. Silent Spring by [ read more ... ]

11, November 2012

- Peter Tompkins & Christopher Bird

"No creature, not even swine, befouls its nest with such abandon as does Homo sapiens, poisoning his habitat with fiendish concocted chemicals and their deadly toxic waste… That the earth is ailing — almost beyond repair — was clear enough as early as 1912 to [ read more ... ]

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28, October 2012

[ an-thro-pos-o-phy ]

Anthroposophy: A formal educational, therapeutic and creative system established by Rudolph Steiner, seeking to use mainly natural means to optimize physical and mental health and well [ read more ... ]

Straw Bale House San Rafael Argentina
15, October 2012

Straw-bale House, San Rafael, Argentina.

  This house is the realization of a dream for expatriate couple, Lucy and Matt, whom designed and constructed the ecologically responsible home with the assistance of sustainable architect Horacio Marquez. The two bedroom home was constructed over a [ read more ... ]

natureshrinks
09, October 2012

- Vandana Shiva

“Nature shrinks as capital grows. The growth of the market cannot solve the very crisis it

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05, October 2012

[ bio-dy-nam-ic ]

Biodynamic Agriculture:  A holistic, organic method of agriculture based on the spiritual, scientific teachings of Rudolf Steiner.  It acknowledges the interconnectedness of people, plants, soil and animals as one living entity.  The aim is for the farm to be [ read more ... ]

pgsscheme
01, October 2012

Creative Organic Certification

The organic certification process has come under much criticism in recent years, due to the relatively high administration and certifying agency costs and numerous bureaucratic barriers to entry.  For small farms like Fazenda Santo Antonio da Agua Limpa, [ read more ... ]

quote_id
24, September 2012

- Donald Hess

“Nurture the land, return what you take.” In line with the above philosophy, all of the Hess Family vineyards are [ read more ... ]

Green_City
10, September 2012

- Jaime Lerner

“Unchecked progress is leading to environmental devastation. If this destructive growth in cities does not correspond to global human aspirations wouldn’t it be wise to somehow reduce its pace?” from the preface to The Barefoot [ read more ... ]