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Posts by Mairead Cleary

Healthy group, organisation & community dynamics

Robin Clayfield is an internationally acclaimed facilitator, educator, author and social change practitioner and one of the presenters at our upcoming September VDP. Robin lives in Crystal Waters, the world’s first permaculture village and has taught permaculture for over 30 years. From permaculture to dynamic learning Robin’s journey with permaculture began in 1983 when she…

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What would happen if we relinquished the land to nature?

With human interventions halted and livestock gone from farming land the ecological wheels of natural succession would be free to turn. Natural succession is a process by which ecosystems repair themselves after damage or disturbance, thereby restoring their fertility and how they function. What this means in practice is that dormant seeds (native or introduced)…

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Housing as a Human Right

BEV economist Tom Keily was in conversation recently with Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon at Renew Fest in Mullumbimby Their conversation focused primarily on housing as a human right. Housing in Australia is increasingly being spoken about these days as a human right. It’s been considered a human rights issue deserving of attention in developing countries…

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