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Ecovillages : new frontiers for sustainability

Author: Jonathan Dawson
Publisher: Totnes : Green Books, 2006.
Series: Schumacher briefing, no. 12.
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"In recent years, ecovillages - local communities which aim to minimise their ecological impact but maximise human wellbeing and happiness - have proliferated worldwide. This Briefing describes the history and potential of the ecovillage movement."--BOOK JACKET.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dawson, Jonathan, 1955-
Ecovillages.
Totnes : Green Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607702585
Online version:
Dawson, Jonathan, 1955-
Ecovillages.
Totnes : Green Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607707255
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Dawson
ISBN: 1903998778 9781903998779
OCLC Number: 63186933
Description: 94 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Tracing the threads of the ecovillage tapestry --
2. So, what do ecovillages look like? --
3. Saying yes : beyond the politics of protest --
4. Challenges --
5. Cutting edges : ecovillages on the new frontiers of sustainability.
Series Title: Schumacher briefing, no. 12.
Responsibility: Jonathan Dawson ; foreword by Caroline Lucas.

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This Briefing describes the history and potential of the ecovillage movement - local communities which aim to minimise their ecological impact while maximising human wellbeing and happiness.  Read more...

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Well-marshalled arguments and a truly lucid style. A pleasure to read, and enlightenment on every page. -- Peter Harper, Centre for Alternative Technology

 
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