Dr. Emilio Moran is has spent his life trying to save the Amazon rain forest, and what he has to say will shatter your preconceptions

Hard science versus soft science, public ownership versus private ownership, people versus nature, Dr. Emilio Moran at Michigan State breaks each of these paradigms open in an attempt to save the Amazon River Basin from a similar fate as Brazil’s pacific forests.

Many of Dr. Moran’s works can be downloaded to PDF on his website, just click the publications tab.

Rosemary Morrow gets serious about the future of permaculture and who it should be serving

How is the art of permaculture living up to its promise?  Seasoned permaculture practitioner Rosemary Morrow gives us a short talk about where the design system needs to move in the future, and who it should be helping.  While permaculture rapidly increases in popularity in countries such as Canada, United States and UK, Rosemary has a long track record of going where others don’t want to be.