Our Blog | February 2009

The Integral Urban House: Self-Reliant Living in the City

by: Heather on 02/09/2009
Posted in: New Books

In the early 1970's in Berkeley, California, the Farallones Institute entered into a collaborative project to design and construct a completely sustainable urban house - in essence a mini-ecosystem where residents grew their own fruits and vegetables, raised chickens, rabbits, and fish, recycled 90% of their waste, solar heated their hot water, …

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New Building an Ark Blog

by: EJ on 02/06/2009
Posted in: Activism

Ethan Smith, co-author of Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering has launched his Building an Ark Blog. Ethan will be sharing his extensive knowledge about the impact of consuming animals and animal products and other issues including factory farms, animal product testing, the abuse and neglect of companion animals, unsustainable …

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