Source: www.collectivelyconscious.net | 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…]
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…]
“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…]
The folks over at Tree Hugger covered an instructional video on how to build your own wind turbine out of 3D printed parts. This is a must do for all the do-it-yourselfers out there. Have a look at the video yourself.
This is a topic that we have debated in our home and office, the last thing we want is for you to think we are using scare tactics. Please understand that we really want the best for you and your family. The more people that can feed themselves, the less burden there will be on … [Read more…]
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…]
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…]