A fascinating popular science book that reveals how much we really know - and don't know - about the natural world. Explains why we need to be more concerned about ecosystems than individual iconic species such as the giant panda and gorilla.
A collection of Mattås latest poems, horticultural, whimsical, ecological, political and just plain funny.
Living Above the Store - Building a Business That Creates Value, Inspires Change, and Restores Land and CommunityBy Martin Melaver
Provides a roadmap for creating sustainable businesses that strive to restore the communities and environments in which they operate.
An inspiring yet practical new book, Local Money helps you understand what money is and what makes good and bad money. It draws on the considerable track record of experimentation with local money around the world and gives ideas to those in the Transition movement and beyond about what has been tried, what works, and what to avoid.
This book tells you everything you need to know to create your own forest garden with beautiful illustrations and helpful tips throughout.
Wind power can realistically not only replace the lionås share of oil-, coal-, and natural gasÑ fired electrical plants in the UK but also can add enough extra power capacity to allow for most of the cars in the nation to run on electricity.
The book takes the form of conversations between Satish and others about the inner and outer aspects of pilgrimage: "To be a pilgrim is to be on a path of adventure, to move out of our comfort zones, to let go of our prejudices and preconditioning, to make strides towards the unknown."
A Renewable World builds on the best thinking on climate and energy to be found across the world, and integrates much of the research and campaign work being done by the World Future Council Ñ the work on feed-in tariffs, energy efficiency, sustainable agriculture, sustainable cities, future justice and the KidsCall campaign.
Drawing on the practical experience of Transition initiatives and other community initiatives around the world, this guide powerfully shows how by working together the results can be far greater than the sum of their parts.
In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century.
This beautiful animal is not just a scientific eureka! It is also a powerful symbol of conservation. Search for the Golden Moon Bear is a field report from the frontiers of science and the ends of the earth, seamlessly weaving together folklore, natural history, and contemporary research into fantastic travelogue.
By grouping the wisdom of the ages into categories that are quirky yet eminently sensible, Helen Nearing brings to life the contemporary relevance of some of the most profound chroniclers of our rural heritage.
The third edition of The New Solar Electric Home continues it's twenty year tradition of offering the most comprehensive guide to introducing solar power to your home.
Takes you through the seasons in Martin Crawford's Devon forest garden, and shows you how to plan your planting to mimic the layering, density and diversity of a forest.
Takes you thru the seasons in Martin Crawford's Devon forest garden, and shows you how to plan your planting to mimic the layering, density and diversity of a forest.
Herbs for Home Treatment is a comprehensive guide to the use of herbal remedies to cure common ailments and improve your general health.
- The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performance
- Organic Gardening - The natural no-dig way
- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
- The Transition Companion - Making your community more resilient in uncertain times
- The Hempcrete Book - Designing and building with hemp-lime
- The Fruit Tree Handbook
- The Weeder's Digest - Identifying and enjoying edible weeds