Permaculture co-founder steps into limelight

The CSIRO’s Ted Lefroy says it is not easy to measure how many aspects of permaculture have infiltrated mainstream environmental thinking and practice, but it is fair to say its influence has been profound. “I think it’s been quite significant in its influence on broadacre agriculture, just take the two words of its origin, permanent […]

Compost toilets and Permaculture design principles

This brief piece was written in September 2003 as a contribution to a book (in French) by Christophe Elain, “Un petit coin pour soulager la planète: Toilettes sèches et histoires d’eau”, published 2005 by Goutte de Sable. Download PDF (182KB)

What is sustainability?

Plenary Session addressing Students of Sustainability Conference, Flinders University Adelaide 14th July 2003. Download PDF (76KB)

Do we need nature?

Entry in Shell Economist Future Thinking writing competition 2003. Download PDF (102KB)

Essence of Permaculture - PDF

Essence of Permaculture – free download

Summary of permaculture concept and principles taken from Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainablity. Available in the following languages – free to download and share. English: Essence of Permaculture Arabic / أسس الزراعة المستديمة :العربية Finnish / Suomi: Permakulttuurin perusolemus French / Française: L’essence de la Permaculture German / Deutsche: Das Wesen der Permakultur Greek […]