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Coletivo Biowit
Coletivo Biowit
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Cologne Witmarsum , Palmeira, Paraná, BR
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

Andrew Ogden Joe May Karen Sprenger Martin Ewert Ricardo Vieira
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Coletivo Biowit

Project Type

Rural, Residential, Community, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

A priori transformative education as a source of life. Education, as well observed Plato, has function of improving the philosophical nature of the individual and guide the human being for the good, the beautiful and for the improvement.

Project Description

Environmental Development bioregional

Some of the proposals of the Collective Witmarsum (Biowit).

· Use appropriate resources: organic fertilizer.

• Planning of Land Use and Natural Resources.

• Apply concepts and principles of permaculture and agroecology.

Cultivate organic, healthy eating, food security.

· Systematization of water: rain water collection, reuse, water conservation in local water quality;

• Education environment: ecological awareness, environmental conservation and preservation of natural resources.

· Biodiversity: Formation of ecological corridors.

· Ecotourism: consider the value of heritage and culture, environmental conservation, sustainability of activities, from planning through participatory management.

Small and slow solutions:

"Thinking in the long term, about the consequences of our actions. Plan for sustainability ".

    Sharing the surplus, strengthen relationships, make trade / barter, "helping others to become self-sufficient and to promote community responsibility."

    Planning Standards to detail. Polyculturalism practicing diversity (as opposed to monocultural). "Cultivate the smallest possible area of ??land. Plan intensive systems, energy efficient, small-scale, as opposed to extensive systems of large scale and high consumption of energy. "

    Attend trade fairs for organic production and to "strengthen community food production, as has occurred in sustainable societies."

    Use and value diversity and space. "Using biological systems (plants and animals) and environmental (sun, wind and water) with low power consumption to conserve and generate energy."

    Promote renewable sources and services. Use it to maximum and recycle all the debris. Reduce energy sources: use leverage, reuse, reuse.

    "Reforest the land and restore soil fertility. Where possible, use native species in the region, or those adapted intelligently. "


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