More than 80% of Kenyan households rely on biomass (e.g. wood & charcoal) for energy; it is mainly used for cooking and occasionally for space and water heating. Wood and charcoal are obtained almost exclusively from the forest (90%), which is a key driver of deforestation in Kenya. The impact of deforestation is widespread, affecting […]
In 2019 we actively started to plan for a cluster of 8 small S75 flats on the North Whins (NW) site of Duneland, in the Findhorn Ecovillage. Here’s the current situation as @03 September 2019: Duneland’s North Whins proposal approved by Moray Council on 20 August 2019. PET NW affordable Housing is now moving into […]
East, M. (2018). Current thinking on sustainable human habitat: the Findhorn Ecovillage case. Ecocycles, 4(1), 68-72. https://doi.org/10.19040/ecocycles.v4i1.107
Extrapolate the object of the below blog — organisational development — onto any sustainability project you like¹, and you will have 5 strategic areas to focus on. The 5 Barriers To Organizational Change (According To Harvard Professor Moss Kanter) ¹ eg: developments in community culture, housing, carbon footprint, finances, and hey, why not even personal development!
As an innovator & entrepreneur your #1 task is to reduce the risk and uncertainty of new business ideas before you invest big and scale … … test desirability, viability, and feasibility. That gives us three major areas of uncertainty: Do customers want it (desirability), can we build & implement it (feasibility), and can we […]
When looking at any way forward, I have two choices: “More of the Same” — movement not progress restructuring, investment in HRactivities, focus on more productivity and less costs, or “Guts & Will & Faith” in the collective ability to transcend the mundane harmonising the demands of common sense [to keep costs effective while organically […]
Located within the Amazon, in Portel Municipality, Portel micro-Region, it comprises 177,899.5 hectares in 17 privately owned parcels or “Glebas,” for a total of 194,402.8 Ha. The Amazon is the largest remaining rainforest on our planet. It is known for its amazing biodiversity: home to 10% of all species, including some endangered species that rely on […]