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Eden in Iraq

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 in Featured, Projects | 0 comments

Eden in Iraq

Eden in Iraq: The Wastewater Garden Project   EDEN IN IRAQ is a water remediation project in the wetlands of S. Iraq using art, environmental design, and wastewater to create a restorative garden for recreation, education, and contemplation. In 1991 Saddam Hussein drained the immense wetlands near the likely site of the Garden of Eden, turning it into a desert. The expelled Marsh Arabs have been returning to re-green and restore the marshes with the help of Nature Iraq (NGO) located in El-Chibaish. This 7,000 year old Mesopotamian culture has retained their traditional way of life...

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October Gallery

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

October Gallery

The Institute of Ecotechnics founded and developed The October Gallery , an internationally recognized art and cultural events center in the Bloomsbury area of central London as a meeting place for the ‘ transvangarde ‘ – cutting-edge artists, musicians, poets and thinkers from all cultures around the planet. The October Gallery annually curates between seven and ten art exhibitions relating to different cultures each year as well as hosting a wide range of musical, dance and theatrical performances, as well as seminars,...

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Birdwood Downs

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Birdwood Downs

Since 1978, Birdwood Downs Station has pioneered new ecological methods of improving degraded lands using stock management, weed control and planting improved grasses. Now, the beautiful paddocks with their groves of native trees, spectacular boab and eucalyptus, serve as a model for sustainable management of the tropical savannah and support our horses and cattle herd. Read more about us. The knowledge and experience gained in the past 30 years is now passed on in our hands-on training programmes. The Kimberley School of Horsemanship offers training for all ages in horse care, horse training...

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Les Marronniers

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Les Marronniers

Institute of Ecotechnics conceptualized the restoration of, and continues to consult on a working ecological farm, artists’ studio and conference facility, Les Marronniers, near Aix-en-Provence, France. Designed as an integrated system, this 15 acre (6 hectare) property makes full use of the vegetable gardens, field crops, orchards, grazing, woodlands, artisan workshops and residences to demonstrate the complex holistic principles on which traditional farming methods were based for centuries. In 1976, Les Marronniers hosted the first European I.E. conference, and continues today to...

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R.V. Heraclitus

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

R.V. Heraclitus

The Heraclitus has sailed over 250,000 nautical miles studying oceans, coral reefs, rivers, lakes, estuaries while exploring the origins and futures of human cultures. www.rvheraclitus.org

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Synergia Ranch

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Featured, Projects | Comments Off on Synergia Ranch

Synergia Ranch

Synergia Ranch , comprising 135 acres southeast of Santa Fe, NM, at an elevation of 6200 ft (1900 metres), is the Institute of Ecotechnic’s oldest established project, and its U.S. headquarters. The restoration of this badly overgrazed and eroding high country semi-arid property required the addition of many tons of compost to local soils, damming up the gullies, and the subsequent planting of over a thousand windbreak, shade and fruit trees. Today, the ranch’s traditional-style adobe buildings, courtyards, gardens,...

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