by Prof. Dr. Willem Van Cotthem (Ghent University, Belgium) With the purpose of creating a new dock in the vicinity of Antwerp (Belgium), a large area was covered with sandy bottom sediments of the river Schelde, excavated by dredging. As these newly formed sandy soils are mostly nutrient deficient, it is extremely difficult to cover … Continue reading TerraCottem for erosion control of sandy soils all over the world – DESERTIFICATION
By alecmathewson We are starting to see more innovative ways to use nature’s energy to power our modern lives and I am not referring to wind, water, or the sun. For more on this topic watch the videos below. Bioo is a company making a stylish pla…. Source: PLANTS = ELECTRICITY – ART.MAKE.SCIENCE.
Cortes Island: A Living Laboratory When I first travelled to Cortes Island, off the coast of British Columbia, in 2012, Oliver Kellhammer was one of the first people I met. Kellhammer is a landscape artist and permaculture instructor. He splits his time between New York City, where he teaches at the New School, and working … Continue reading Prehistoric Trees Could ‘Future-Proof’ Forests Against Climate Change | Motherboard
By FREEDOMFARMTV Principles value the edge and build system that mimic nature are on display. If you ever feel stuck in your design just have a look at nature. Nature shows us how edges work, and how the plants are stacked onto ea… Source: Permaculture Principles in Action. | freedomfarmtv
From foodgovernance This blogpost was written by Miguel Ruiz Marchini, MSc student in Organic Agriculture at Wageningen University and #CFS43 Social Reporter. The original blog post can be found here. — Urbanization has been a growing and tangible trend in our societies since the industrial revolution. With climate change and increasing migration patterns, the risks and … Continue reading Making headway towards urban food security – Food Governance