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Ecovillage at Findhorn
Ecovillage at Findhorn (Scotland)
Since 1980 the Findhorn Foundation and Community has been involved in the development of the ecovillage as a natural continuation of its work with nature. The Findhorn Ecovillage Project received Best Practice designation from the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) in 1998.
English - Ecovillages, United Kingdom, United Kingdom: Ecology - At

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CAFF - Community Alliance with Family Farmers
CAFF - Community Alliance with Family Farmers
Sustainable agriculture. The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (California) is building a movement of rural and urban people to foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies and promotes social justice.
English - Organic Farming, Sustainable Development, United States - At

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)
Global confederation of people, ecovillage networks, ecocenters and communities, including Auroville (India), Christiania (Denmark), Crystal Waters (Australia), Findhorn (Scotland), The Farm (USA), and many more.
English - Communities, Ecovillages - At

Abdul Kareem
GoodNewsIndia: Abdul Kareem, a seed sent from heaven
Abdul Kareem regenerates a forest in Kerala (India). He has stood vigil for 25 years on 32 acres of a rocky hill to transform it into a living forest. Illustrated report from GoodNewsIndia.
English - Abdul Kareem, Forests, India, Organic Farming - At

Walden, or Life in the Woods
Henry David Thoreau: Walden, or Life in the Woods
Thoreau's 1845-47 experience of living well in nature. "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Online book, with annotated full text. At Thoreau Reader.
English - Culture and Thought, Online Books, Personal Growth, United States, United States: Ecology - At

The Man Who Planted Trees
Jean Giono: The Man Who Planted Trees
Full text of this beautiful story about a man who planted one hundred acorns each day before, through and after two world wars, and transformed a sorrowful place into one full of life and joy. Free reproduction of text allowed by the author, Jean Giono (see statement in French). Text also at Eco-Action, Salesians, Forest Floor, Arboretum, WorldChanging, IDPH [PDF], etc... There is a public domain translation by Peter Doyle.
Image: Printed edition with wood engravings by Michael McCurdy.
English - Ecology, Forests, France, Nature Conservation, Online Books, Organic Farming - At

Off-Grid - Freedom, mobility, environment
Self-sufficiency without mains water or power, for those who want to unplug, relax and feel at home anywhere on the planet. Including sections on homesteading, natural energy, water for life, etc.
English - Green Building, Renewable Energy, United Kingdom, United Kingdom: Ecology - At

Thomas J. Elpel's Web World Portal
Portal to the following interesting sites: Hollowtop Outdoor Primitive School, Society of Primitive Technology, Green University, Sustainable Living Skills, Granny's Country Store, 3Rivers Park, Hops Press, Wildflowers & Weeds.
English - At

A non-profit organization working to create an understanding of wind energy opportunities for rural economic benefit.
English - Wind Energy - At

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