How To Reconnect with Nature, Supply Our Own Resources And Rebuild Local Communities

Source: | Original Post Date: March 4, 2016 – Humanity has lost its connection to nature. We’re so bombarded with artificial imagery and superficial living that we think that taking in the sunset or going for a bushwalk is all it means to unite with our mother earth. These practices are in and of themselves … [Read more…]

This is what the future of MikeyVille looks like

In our age of constant digital contact, connecting kids to nature seems more difficult than ever. Fortunately, intrepid thinkers, like aut- -aut, a team of Rome-based designers, are envisioning innovative ways to bring children closer to nature. Aut- -aut, which comprises Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta, Gabriele Capobianco, Davide Troiani, and Jonathan Lazar, recently won the AWR … [Read more…]

Sustainability Education

“Education is not filling of a pail, but lighting of a fire.” W.B. Yates   Gaia Education is a leading-edge provider of sustainability education that promotes thriving communities within planetary boundaries. They offer three streams for you to learn about Sustainability; E-Learning Face-To-Face Learning Project-based Learning Check their website out, they have some interesting ideas. … [Read more…]

Tomorrow is up to what we do today

Above is a very inspiring trailer to a film called Tomorrow that a French couple (Cyril Dion & Melanie Laurent) are producing about living in a more sustainable way. It seems that their journey started when Melanie fell pregnant and this inspired them on a journey to make a better future for their baby. What … [Read more…]

The Mikeyville Blueprint

What started out many years ago as dream to build houses and retire soon after has grown into something that has taught me a lot in the interim. The name “Mikeyville” started because I had to give my plan a name and personality; it is also my nickname – a term of endearment which will … [Read more…]