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Safe and Sustainable World: The Promise of Ecological Design


By: Nancy Jack Todd

Island Press

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152222 | ISBN: 1559637781
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In this book, Nancy Jack Todd explains the ideas and impetus behind the formation of the New Alchemy Institute and Ocean Arks International. She explains the technologies and their contribution to conservation, restoration and ecological design.

Nancy jack Todd tells a marvelous story. This first-hand account of New AlchemyAEs visionary, rigorous, and phenomenal projects to sustain life gives us all hope. This is a book that IAEd like to share with local famers, sprawl fighters, and conscientious citizens. Here we have grounds for the hope of living simply, meeting our basic needs, and restoring health to the world, and on a shoestring budget. --Stephanie Mills

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Nancy Jack is Vice President of Ocean Arks International and editor of its journal Annals of Earth. She co-founded the New Alchemy Institute with John Todd, and is the author and co-author of many works, including From Eco-City to Living Machines, Bio-shelters, Ocean Arks and City Farming. She also contributed all the introductory essays to People, Land, and Community: Collected E. F. Schumacher Society Lectures (Yale University Press).

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