Nabil Chaib-draa

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Bugs on the Menu - Theatrical Feature Documentary

The answer to feeding the world’s expanding population may be smaller than you think. | Check out 'Bugs on the Menu - Theatrical Feature Documentary' …

Entomophagy - Edibles Bugs are a Healthy and Sustainable Food | Wendy Lu McGill | TEDxRiNo


Should we eat bugs? - Emma Bryce


Scientists Unveil the World's First Cyborg Plant

The concept of “green energy” got a whole lot more literal this week, when scientists announced they’d successfully turned living roses into …


Peak Water, Peak Oil…Now, Peak Soil?

Stephan Leahy writes at IPS:<p>Soil is becoming endangered.This reality needs to be part of our collective awareness in order to feed nine billion …

7 No-Cost Ways to Grow More Food From Your Garden

When I wrote a post about products that help promote soil biodiversity, some commenters were skeptical about commercial products that are shipped …


A tabletop terrarium for growing your own…edible bugs?

With growing drought and an inefficient agricultural system (not to mention the world's bees careening for extinction), there are fears that someday …

Soil: The Hidden Frontier

Permaculturists everywhere are crazy about patterns. We are taught to “zen-out” so we can observe patterns in nature and society. But if patterns are …

Gardening 101: Nettles

Nettles, <i>Urtica dioica</i>: “The Generous Gardener”<p>A traditional nickname for the stinging nettle is “devil’s plaything.” It’s easy to demonize this wild …


The African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art

<i>B</i>urkina Faso is by no means an area frequented by tourists, but at the base of a hill overlooking the surrounding sun-drenched West African savannah …

22 Most Beautiful Houses Made From Shipping Containers

Living in these days can mean a lot more that just having a shelter, food and clothing. People have evolved a lot in the last 50 years and the trend …

Does Dirt Make You Happy?

There’s no denying that standing in the garden and picking your first summer tomato gives you a good feeling. Even in an urban environment a small …

Using Permaculture Principles to Enhance your Garden

Nature is patiently showing us what works if we only but listen.

Age of the Farmer

Why eco-austerity won’t save us from climate change

Despite the anti-capitalist rhetoric of green-left writers like Naomi Klein and Bill McKibben, and the anti-corporate street protests of environmental NGOs, could it be that their small-is-beautiful, degrowth, localist, organic, anti-GMO and anti-nuclear approach to solving climate change and …

Apollo Missions

Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms

Digging up a Prototaxites fossil. Photo: University of Chicago<p>From around 420 to 350 million years ago, when land plants were still the relatively …


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Tony's New Lava Pot Prototypes! This Is So Exciting!

A while ago I posted a picture of a mirrored cabin that left me in awe. Look what I found on Plataforma Arquitectura: (Windex not included)

One Day My Child You Will Be