Bill Mollison, ecologist and co-creator of permaculture, an agricultural system that works with, rather than against, nature, died recently aged 88.
In 1978 Bill Mollison and student David Holmgren published Permaculture One, the precursor of Mollison’s more detailed Permaculture – A Designers’ Manual (1988). He received the Right Livelihood Award in 1981 “for developing and promoting the theory and practice of permaculture”. The term permaculture comes from permanent culture, and the concept is to create stable productive systems, both rural and urban, that harmoniously integrate the land and people. Although his original principles Read More