5 Badass Women You Should Know

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Our current systems of management, decision-making, politics, economic policy, foreign affairs, media (and more) have been constructed out of predominant patriarchal societies, hence the very fabric of all structures are -literally- Man-Made. If we are to create the beautiful world we know is possible in our hearts, one thing is for sure; we ...

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Fall In Love With Bicycles All Over Again


Bikes have probably been a part of your life since you were a child; and it probably revolutionized your world, well its about to do it again!! The bicycle is the global vehicle of choice; the perfect marriage between affordability and practicality. It is mass produced by the hundred of millions to ...

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Supplying Basic Needs to Everyone

Supplying basic needs

A vital part of Valhalla Movement is the three ethics in permaculture: Care for the People, Care for the Earth, and Share the Surplus.  In order to fulfill those ethics, we had to ask; what do these ethics mean for us? Applying permaculture locally began our journey. Companion planting, remediation of GMO ...

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I Trust You, Do You Trust Me?

Trust Florian Klauer

I have to say that one of the greatest things about working in the field of Sustainability is the people you meet along the way. I suppose that once we realize we are innately interconnected with nature, we become Environmentalists. But then the unavoidable fact that we -as humans- are also interconnected ...

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Take Back The Land – Dr. Vandana Shiva

Dr. Vandana Shiva taking back the land

I always tell people Dr. Vandana Shiva is the Martin Luther King Jr. of our time. Fighting for the freedom and justice of Mother Earth. It's important to consider just how important the land is to us all, if we're ever going to be ready to embrace that desired harmony with ...

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Dear Skeptics

Photo by Craig Garner

A lot of people have confronted me over the years about the truth around climate change, whether it's a huge conspiracy, whether the hockey stick graph is a myth, and the IPCC E-mails leak that has been used to negate climate change's human causes. Others point to previous Ice Ages and ...

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Practical Permaculture Workshop Series

P3 Permaculture

This summer P3 Permaculture and Valhalla are collaborating to bring you some practical techniques in permaculture that you can build at home, on your balcony and back yards.  These topics are intermediate level so there is details available that we would not cover in an introduction to these topics. All workshops are taught by Graham ...

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Being A Channel For Good

Preston Smiles Channel Good Valhalla Movement

Think about this; As people - who live among many other people - we engage countless times in social transactions which we usually consider insignificant and perhaps avoidable. But what if, when you left your home in the morning, you realize a different meaning toward those engagements. You realize that perhaps you ...

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They Invented Tree Hugging

Badass tree hugger bishnoi woman

It's something often done these days - but have you ever wondered who were the first to start this powerful non-violent style of protest? February of this year, Sheila and I located and learned from an ancient tribe of people who call themselves, The Bishnois. What came from the visit involved way more ...

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Climate Change[d]

From Climate Change to Climate Changed

continuing our conversation earlier... Consider that a simple Google News search of the term ‘climate change’ brings up a litany of articles on how a disaster is linked to the phenomenon, or how known consequences are actually worse than initially thought [13]. The basic point of these articles -and the daily ...

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Why We Keep Pressing Snooze On Climate Change

HQ Snooze on Climate Change

In a recent interview, retired Navy Rear Admiral David Titley explained that climate change impacts were a threat to national security [1]. The threat of war is just one more in a long list of climate change horrors that scientists and activists say will occur by the end of the ...

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Damage Control; The Potato


Potatoes are reported to have been domesticated somewhere between 8000 BCE and 5000 BCE. This starchy tuber began its roots in South America and has since spread all around the world, becoming a staple food crop to many cultures. The colourful history of the potato has a lot to teach us ...

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+2,000 Nepalis Hug Trees For Love


So this seems to be all the talk here in Kathmandu, just a short couple of days ago when Nepali World Record holder, Thaneswor Guragai executed the World's Largest Collective Tree Hug (results pending by Guinness). His objectives were the following 1. Implanting a sense of responsibility of tree protection. 2. Global ...

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The Greenhouse of The Future


The Fun Has Just Begun We had alot of fun building our earthship inspired greenhouse and we wanted to keep that feeling going with the dissemination of the knowledge surrounding this building. We have plans, an ebook and how-to DVDs ready for launch and we decided what better way to spread the ...

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