Category Archives: Education

Quicksilver bullets – A story of toxic exposure from the mercury in amalgam fillings

It was once believed to be safe practice, in some countries [like Ireland] it still is, but there is now a mountain of evidence indicating that amalgam tooth fillings, which contain a healthy dose of mercury, can be extremely harmful … Continue reading

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Jose Mujica – El Presidente de Uruguay, talks to Al Jazeera

This interview gives us an insight into the philosophy and beliefs of what must be one of the most progressive and admirable leaders of our time. What would our world look like if his counterparts followed his lead?

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Buckminster’s Quote of the Day

“I am enthusiastic over humanity’s extraordinary and sometimes very timely ingenuity. If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano top buoyant enough to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life preserver. … Continue reading

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BACKGARDENFARMIN’ – A collective of growers using empty back gardens to produce food for their local community.

Vision: To form a co-operative of young urban farmers, “renting” back gardens within a local district, growing salad, veg and herbs for sale to local community. If you were to examine a satellite image of most cities, you would notice … Continue reading

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Transition Year Programme Proposal

This is a rough outline of a programme I have proposed for Transition Year students in Irish schools. Basically, the idea would be to introduce the concepts and principles of permaculture to transition year students across as many schools as … Continue reading

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