Sharing Knowledge To Make A Better World...

“We don’t need to reinvent manliness. We only need to will ourselves to wake up from the bad dream of the last few generations and reclaim it, in order to extend and enrich that tradition under the formidable demands of the present.”
– Waller R. Newell

Permaculture Research Institute of Australia


Ray Mears

Homestead Blessing

Biodynamic Education Centre

Eco-engineers Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield visit a traditional ranch in Spain. To convert it to renewable energy, they must overcome extreme heat and push their mechanical skills to the limit.


Dick and Jem head to Andalucía in their eco-friendly workshop to help one farmer pump enough water from his well to sustain his cattle.

Dick and Jem devise radically different solutions to farmer Jesus' water problem.

Dick harnesses wind power using a traditional windmill pump while Jem pushes his inventive boundaries to the limit with a Stirling engine.



Producer: National Geographic



Planet Mechanics - 4- Solar Paella