In this interview, permaculture activist Bill Mollison discusses the key concepts of sustainability, species diversity, and ecosystem design that underlay a permaculture production system and their importance as an alternative to modern agriculture.
LEFT and CENTER: Permaculture activist Bill Mollison during his interview. RIGHT: Mollison in the field explaining permaculture techniques.
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Diagram depicts how chickens, buildings, and forests might be designed to work together as a productive self-regulating system.