Stephen Brooks is a permaculture expert and festival organizer for the wild and wonderful Envision Festival, along with upcoming permaculture design courses in Costa Rica at the lovely Punta Mona educational center.
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Envision was my first festival, and at every turn the producers showed that they are committed to creating the world’s most Sustainable Festival. Water, buildings, foods, power generation, waste and more were thought out and organized in advance, and it was amazing.
Permaculture (permanent + agriculture) is a practice that uses natural systems to create thriving growing environments. I’ve never studied permaculture, but I am so excited to have the opportunity to learn more about this integrative, sustainable solution at the upcoming Envision Festival in Costa Rica.
Reducing waste is one of the main concerns of modern society. In a strive to minimize industrial processes and maximize the fun of everyday life a Costa Rica University implements possible creative reuses and implementations of what before went straight to the trash.
Costa Rica, already one of the greenest countries in the world, has the ambitious goal of becoming the world’s largest carbon neutral country by 2021. The only other country with nationwide carbon neutral aspirations is the Maldives, which recently held an underwater cabinet meeting to highlight its call for global climate change action. As evidence […]