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From radiation ravaged Fukushima to permaculture future

Still from the TBS news article

Last month a dozen students from Minamisoma city, from radiation ravaged Fukushima prefecture, visited the Hepburn district. They inspected Hepburn Wind’s locally owned wind farm before coming to tour Melliodora. We hope they have learned an alternative pathway to the nuclear powered life.

The story of their visit to Australia went to air through a Japan’s national TV network, TBS on April 9, and can be viewed from this link (obviously it is in Japanese).

Letter of thanks from Fukushima visitors

Letter of thanks from Fukushima visitors

Following you can see from the letter of thanks from the organisers of the visit, the kids had some inspirational time, away from radiation contamination. No doubt we will stay in touch with the project.

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Read it in Japanese

The  Japanese language edition of David Holmgren’s seminal tome, Permaculture: Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability, translated by Rick Tanaka, is now available, in two volumes.

パーマカルチャーの開祖、デビッド・ホルムグレンの古典『パーマカルチャー:農的暮らしを実現するための12の原理』がコモンズより出版されました。
お求めは下記のリンクからお願いします。

Also available in Japanese is David’s Future Scenarios.

また『未来のシナリオ』も邦訳が農山漁村文化協会(農文協)から出版されております。ぜひ、あわせてお求めください。

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http://shop.ruralnet.or.jp/b_no=01_54010272/

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