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Ecovillages: New Frontiers for Sustainability

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In the last twenty years ecovillages (local communities which aim to minimise their ecological impact but maximise human wellbeing and happiness) have been springing up all over the world. They incorporate a wealth of radical ideas and approaches which can be traced back to Schumacher, Gandhi and the alternative education movement. This Briefing describes the history and ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by UIT Cambridge Ltd.
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Carl Wade
Aug 12, 2013 Carl Wade rated it really liked it
Pg 7: Oh oh, community not based on kinship. What can this hint mean?
Pg 9 Ecovillage is a peaceful socially just, sustainable community. "Healthy human development" successfully continued into the indefinite future". Marriage of a man and woman is the best way to do this.
Pg 15: Some Biblical scholars consider the 8th century BC prophet Amos as the first recorded intentional community designer. Essenes of the Dead Sea had 4,000.
Pg 16: Kibbutz movement in modern. Israel had 7% of the population an
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Çiğdem Toparlak
Dec 03, 2014 Çiğdem Toparlak rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Başka bir dünyanın mümkün olduğuna dair umudumuzu besleyecek, mantıklı, yol gösterici hikayeler, bilimsel bilgiler... Ekoköy nedir, dünyanın dört bir yanında insanlar neler için didinmektedir? Hepsi için bir cevabı var.
Taner Kandemir
May 17, 2016 Taner Kandemir rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alternatif bir yaşamın mümkün olduğu, bu konulara yelken açan toplulukları anlatan çok güzel bir rehber.
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Jonathan Dawson is co-ordinator of the Global Ecovillage Network and a key player at the Findhorn community, where he is based.
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