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Eco-yards (PDF)

Eco-yards (PDF)

Simple Steps to Earth-Friendly Landscapes

Many urban yards are essentially unproductive patches of grass, requiring constant attention for no return. Through sustainable, organic landscaping, these small or large plots of land can become part of the solution to today's environmental …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
EcoCities

EcoCities

Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature (Revised Edition)

Most of the world's population now lives in cities. So if we are to address the problems of environmental deterioration and peak oil adequately, the city has to be a major focus of attention.

EcoCities is about re-building cities and towns based on …

related subjects: Conscious Community
EcoKids (PDF)

EcoKids (PDF)

Raising Children Who Care for the Earth

To forge a sustainable future, we need citizens who care for the Earth. We need citizens who understand that planet care is the ultimate form of self-care. But we also need generations who live according to their values and convictions and who can …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
The Ecology Of Hope

The Ecology Of Hope

Communities Collaborate for Sustainability

by Ted Bernard & Jora Young
foreword by Wes Jackson

The Ecology of Hope is a remarkably upbeat account of a number of communities where collaboration among different factions and interest groups has led to breakthrough consensus on plans for achieving sustainability. The authors reveal the hopeful …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
The EcoNest Home

The EcoNest Home

Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House

Full colour throughout

An EcoNest is not just a home – it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light straw clay, timber framing, earthen floors, natural …

The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness

Building Genuine Wealth

We all know that money can't buy you love...or happiness, but we have been living our lives as though the accumulation of wealth is the key to our dreams.

Why, in spite of increasing economic prosperity over the past 50 years, are many conditions of …

related subjects: New Economies
An Economy of Wellbeing

An Economy of Wellbeing

Common-sense tools for building genuine wealth and happiness

In the face of political, financial, and environmental upheaval, it's difficult to slow down and build lives of mindfulness and joy. These things are within reach, but how can we go about creating a new world, using common-sense economics?

In An …

related subjects: New Economies
ECOpreneuring

ECOpreneuring

Putting Purpose and the Planet Before Profits

Powerful social trends towards green living, relocalization and self-sufficiency have fanned the fires of would-be ecopreneurs in North America, driving a shift towards prioritizing purpose over profits, and building community over building market …

related subjects: New Economies