8th Life Panama

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Newsletter – Boletín

This fall has been busy for us, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some of our activities and updates with you.

Hemos estado bastante ocupados este otoño y pensé tomar esta oportunidad para compartir algunas de nuestras actividades y novedades.

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Permaculture Design Certificate

Last-minute openings – 6-week PDC at the 8th Life Panama EcoVillage Project – Only $900!

We have teamed up with the Integral Permaculture Academy to offer a unique Onsite/Online PDC from October 21 – December 1, 2018. Get your PDC while you help design and implement some of the initial interventions at our forming EcoVillage.

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Positivity – Positividad

Today I want to talk about positivity.  There is too much negativity in the world, too many terrible events – both natural and man-made.  I don’t have to cite examples, don’t want to – there’s just too much of it and I think it’s growing.  That’s why positivity is so important.

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Corporations and Sustainability

A colleague was just mentioning an article that described how Skype has changed over the years, pointing out that communications are now fed through a central server at Microsoft and monitored.  This got me thinking. I have long since foregone any expectation of privacy in communications.  Unless and until there[…]

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During the initial phase of the project, people who will be joining us will live at the Guest House while a comprehensive study of the land is undertaken and the integral design for the EcoVillage is drafted. Of course there will also be people who wish to stay on the[…]

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Turning rubbish into Dreams

Here is a short video in Spanish made by our friends in the Canary Islands about this topic. It’s entitled Transforming Rubbish into Dreams & is presented as a crowd-funding project – which you are very welcome to use if you wish to fund your stay with them in a[…]

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The big problem with rubbish

The big problem with rubbish is that we: have too much of it (increases with human consumption) don’t know where to put it it doesn’t degrade So where does it make most sense to stick rubbish? In our most permanent constructions! And if we don’t “like” to do that … whose[…]

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Eco-Building Heroes

Here you can see the stories of two brilliant pioneers who truly live by the Integral Permaculture guidelines, ethics & principles, and who have had the imagination & creativity to do very well out of it while contributing something hugely valuable to the world. Both individuals went through some hard[…]

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