February 21, 2018

Save The World

Lots of people have dreams of saving the world.

Well, I don’t think the earth needs saving.  Mother Nature can handle herself.  It is people who need to be saved—-by themselves.  Those who can help, can do so by putting systems in place to make it easier for our fellow humans to better themselves.  Opportunities so they can help themselves.  That is what is needed.

Fortunately, there are thousands of people with brilliant ideas to make life better on planet earth.  I am collecting those ideas here.  Feel free to contribute with your suggestions.


 Marcin JakubowskiOpen-Sourced Blueprints for Civilization

Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that’s only the first step in a project to write an instruction set for an entire self-sustaining village (starting cost: $10,000).  EDITORS NOTE:  To learn more, just Google his name or the title of the link.


Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems.  Check out the VIDEO.

One Portable Farms® Kit provides you with the technology to build one Portable Farms® Module which feeds 8 people FOREVER. One Portable Farms® Module requires less than 10 minutes of care per day to plant, harvest and feed the fish.


Green Gold – Documentary by John D. Liu.

Published on 19 Jul 2012: “It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.


PAX Good Behaviour System for Students

PAX is a set of tools and strategies used by teachers and students that creates conditions for active teaching and lifelong learning. PAX results in immediate and long-term engaged learning. Longitudinal studies have shown that students who participate in PAX in Grade One do better in, and are more likely to graduate from school, need fewer special education services, have better mental health (including less suicidal thoughts/attempts), fewer smoking, alcohol and drug addictions, and are less involved in crime, into their adult years.


Tiny House Movement a Solution To Homelessness?

Many cities are solving the homelessness problem by creating Tiny House communities.  The tiny houses range from a building with only a bedroom which provides a private space for individuals and their personal belongings to a fully self contained tiny house with bathroom and kitchen.  In more northern communities, like in up-state New York, which gets winter, the Second Wind Cottages tiny homes are complete little homes.  There are a number of different tiny house community models for homelessness from self-directed communities to government directed communities, with various models in-between.



Bill Maher interview with Dr. Sam Chachaou






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