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DOC Plans Unprecedented 1080 Operation in Kahurangi National Park

The following letter was sent out to residents of the Northern Buller district regarding proposed resource consent application by the “Department of Conservation” to permit the government body to aerially poison 113, 699 hectares of the Kahurangi National Park. The … Continue reading

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Can International Travel Be Sustainable?

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   (The LivinginPeace Project aims to combine Art/Travel/Permaculture and Education into a Sustainable Business)   The LivinginPeace Project in Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island … Continue reading

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The Power of Permaculture

“A person of courage today is a person of peace. Our only possible decision is to withhold all support for destructive systems and to cease to invest our lives in our own annihilation. Whether we continue without ethics and philosophy … Continue reading

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Insurance Companies…Who’s Watching These Crooks?

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Incredibly, insurance premiums worldwide have skyrocketed in the wake of natural disasters and the prospect of more wild weather resulting from climate change and other factors…deforestation, fracking etc, etc. The insurance … Continue reading

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Experts Fear Collapse of Global Civilisation

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jan 11, 2013 (IPS) – Experts on the health of our planet are terrified of the future. They can clearly see the coming collapse of global civilisation from an array of interconnected environmental problems. By Stephen Leahy (With cynical embellishment by … Continue reading

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Introducing Elena Gilis: Queen of Rongolia

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   The LivinginPeace Project welcomes Belgian student Elena Gilis, who is studying Human Ecology at the College of the Atlantic (CoA) in Maine, USA, and has joined us as an intern from … Continue reading

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A Quiet Revolution—Bill Mollison on Permaculture

    By Scott London Bill Mollison calls himself a field biologist and itinerant teacher. But it would be more accurate to describe him as an instigator. When he published Permaculture One in 1978, he launched an international land-use movement many regard … Continue reading

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