Definition<br />Small communities of people who share common spiritual, economic and ecological values.<br />these are not...
 Which are the goals ?<br />Support the development of ecovillages around the world.<br />Advocate for sustainable communi...
  How it appeared <br />An ecovillage appeared when a group of friends who shared the same vision of a positive alternativ...
How it works<br />An ecovillage usually relies on:<br />"Green" infrastructural capital;<br />Autonomous building or clust...
Ecovillages in Portugal<br />To promote the development of sustainable human communities in Portugal.<br />Facilitate the ...
Ecovillages in the world<br />Germany<br />Scotland<br />Canada<br />U.S.A.<br />Australia<br />Senegal (Dakar)<br />Unite...
Conclusion<br />Local purchasing so as to support the local economy;<br />Local food production and distribution;<br />Mor...
 Green City<br />Is a citydesignedwithconsiderationofenvironmentalimpact.<br />Inhabitedbypeoplededicated to minimizatingr...
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Ecovillages

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  2. 2. Definition<br />Small communities of people who share common spiritual, economic and ecological values.<br />these are not neighborhoods, but communities that encompass about 50-150 people.<br />
  3. 3. Which are the goals ?<br />Support the development of ecovillages around the world.<br />Advocate for sustainable communities in public forums.<br />Build strong international, national and regional networks of ecovillages.<br />Develop Living and Learning Centers worldwide, to promote hands-on participatory education in sustainable living.<br />
  4. 4. How it appeared <br />An ecovillage appeared when a group of friends who shared the same vision of a positive alternative for residential development. <br />The mission of ecovillage is creating a sustainable future.<br />Robert C. Gilman is a thinker on sustainability.<br />The Global Ecovillage Network is a global association of people and communities dedicated to living in harmony with the environment.<br />Their aim is to support and encourage the evolution of sustainable settlements.<br />
  5. 5. How it works<br />An ecovillage usually relies on:<br />"Green" infrastructural capital;<br />Autonomous building or clustered housing, to minimize ecological footprint;<br />Renewable energy;<br />Permaculture.<br />
  6. 6. Ecovillages in Portugal<br />To promote the development of sustainable human communities in Portugal.<br />Facilitate the exchange of information and collaboration among all members, Portuguese and belonging to the worldwide network.<br />Disseminate the concept of the ecovillage, practices, and demonstration centers;<br />Encourage systems that integrate ecology, education, mechanisms for participation in decisions, spirituality, and environmental technologies and businesses.<br />
  7. 7. Ecovillages in the world<br />Germany<br />Scotland<br />Canada<br />U.S.A.<br />Australia<br />Senegal (Dakar)<br />United Kingdom<br />Sweden<br />
  8. 8. Conclusion<br />Local purchasing so as to support the local economy;<br />Local food production and distribution;<br />Moral purchasing to avoid objectionable consumption;<br />Consensus descision-making for governance;<br />A choice to respect diversity.<br />
  9. 9. Green City<br />Is a citydesignedwithconsiderationofenvironmentalimpact.<br />Inhabitedbypeoplededicated to minimizatingrequired inputs ofenergy, water, food, airpollutionandwaste.<br />

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