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Desert or Paradise: Restoring Endangered Landscapes Using Water Management, Including Lake and Pond Construction

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Sepp Holzer is known around the world for bringing deserted landscapes back to life using his unique methods of creating water-retention basins. In Desert or Paradise, Holzer applies his core philosophy for increasing food production, earth health, reconnecting mankind with nature, and reforestation and water conservation across the world. He urges us to look beyond failed

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Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Published January 18th 2013 by Chelsea Green Publishing (first published November 15th 2012)
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Sarynette Guzman
Oct 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recreating the garden of Eden in the modern world

Sepp Holzer shows how to turn desserts n barren waste lands into literal paradises. He walks u thru creating oasis’s that can attract eco tourism to showing abandoned kids in slums how to grow their own food in rubbish heaps with old cloths n scraps. He uses incredibly simple but highly effective natural methods that can be applied anywhere in the world. God told Adam n Eve to steward the Garden,in this book Sepp Holzer shows u how.
Gillian Kevern
There was a lot of information in this book, but it went past quite rapidly. It reads like a conversation with an uncle or an old teacher. The author has strong opinions and is not concerned about voicing them in a way that will soothe feelings, but there are moments of humour, and you really get a strong sense of Sepp Holzer's passion for his way of farming and the good it can do for our environment and food production.
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