Friday, February 23, 2007




[1] Beeman, Randal S -A green and permanent land -ecology and agriculture in the twentieth century, Univ. Press of Kansas 2001
[2] Berleant, Arnold - Living in the landscape - toward an aesthetics of environment, Univ. Press of Kansas 1996
[3] Balsam, N. El – Energy Plant Species – Their Use and Impact on Environment and Development, Earthscan Publication Ltd 1998
[4] Campbell, Craig S. - Constructed wetlands in the sustainable landscape, Wiley 1999
[5] Coates, Peter - Nature – Western attitudes since ancient times, University of California Press 1998
[6] Conford, Philip - The origins of the organic movement, Floris Books 2001
[7] Eagles, Paul F. J. - Sustainable tourism in protected areas- guidelines for planning and managements, World Trade Organization 2002
[8] Harmon, David (Editor) - The full value of parks - from economics to the intangible, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003
[9] Huxley, Peter A. - Tropical agroforestry 1999, Blackwell Science
[10] Gliessman, Stephen R. - Agroecology - ecological processes in sustainable agriculture, Ann Arbor Press 1998
[11] Golley, Frank B. (Editor) - Rural planning from an environmental systems perspective , Springer series on environmental management 1999
[12] Goudie, Andrew (Editor) - Techniques for desert reclamation, Wiley 1996
[13] Gould, John - Rainwater catchment systems for domestic supply-design, construction and implementation, Intermediate Technology 1999
[14] Lo, Fu-chen (Editor) - Globalization and the sustainability of cities in the Asia Pacific region, United Nations Univ. Press 2001
[15] Lyle, John Tillman - Regenerative design for sustainable development, Wiley 1994
[16] Matsushita, Kazuo (Editor) - Environment in the 21st century and new development patterns, Kluwer - Institute for Global Environmental Strategies book series ; Volume 2, 2001
[17] Melby, Pete - Regenerative design techniques -practical applications in landscape design, Wiley 2002
[18] Nair, P. K. Ramachandran - An introduction to agroforestry, Kluwer 1993
[19] Orr, David W. - The nature of design - ecology, culture, and human intention, Oxford Univ. Press 2002
[20] Schmidt, Ralph (Editor) - Forests to fight poverty -creating national strategies, Yale Univ. Press 1999
[21] Schor, Juliet B. (Editor) - Sustainable planet -solutions for the twenty-first century, Beacon Press 2002
[22] Seitz, John L. - Global issues - an introduction, Blackwell 1995
[23] Solbrig, Otto T. (Editor) - Globalization and the rural environment, Harvard Univ. Press 2001
[24] Terborgh, John - Requiem for nature, Island Press 1999
[25] Tuan, Yi-Fu - Topophilia - a study of environmental perception, attitudes, and values, Columbia Univ. Press 1990
[26] Turner, Tom - Landscape planning and environmental impact design, UCL Press 1998
[27] Wolf, Benjamin - Sustainable soils -the place of organic matter in sustaining soils and their productivity, Food Products Press 2003
[28] Sherwood C. Reed, E. Joe Middlebrooks and Ronald W. Crites - Natural Systems for Waste Management and Treatment, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1988


Issues of the Contemporary Age

[29] Global Issues,
[30] Global climatic and environmental crisis and its solution
[31] UNDP – Human Development Report 2004
[32] The Threatened Biosphere,
[33] Edward Goldsmith - Writer, philosopher, ecological visionary
- Hell on Earth: mankind and the environment:
Can humanity adapt to the world that science is creating?
[34] Theories of Alienation

[35] Alienation, Anomie, Angst,
[36] Dr. Kazi. F. Jalal, Havard Extension School - The Challenges of Sustainable Development,

Philosophical Background

[37] Gathering – Journal of the International Community for Ecopsychology

[38] Ecology, Evolution, Nature, Culture and Society

[39] Phil Brown – Buddhism and the Ecocrisis

[40] Gaia and Deep Ecology,

[41] Leslie E. Sponsel and Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel, Buddhist Principles for A Nonviolence Ecology,

[42] Taoism - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

On Sustainability

[43] Sustainability Within A Generation – A new vision for Canada, David Suziki Foundation,
[44] Sustainable Enterprises--"For the Earth and its Inhabitants"
[45] UNESCO – Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future – A Multimedia Teacher Education Programme,
[46] Envisioning a Sustainable Future,
[47] Simple Living,
[48] Sustainable Living Network,
[49] Eco-Portal - The EnvironmentalSustainability.Info Source - An Information Gateway Empowering the Movement for Environmental Sustainability
[50] Environment Sustainability Links,
[51] Tom Bender – Sustainable Economics and Architecture

Permaculture in general

[52] Permaculture International Ltd,
[53] The Permaculture Research Institute,
[54] Permaculture Magazine – Sollutions for Sustainable Living
[55] The Farm – A Collections of Permaculture Resources
[57] Holmgren Design Service – The source of permaculture vision and innovation,
[58] Landscape Designer and Permaculture Consultant – Patricia Michael
[59] Links Collections on Permaculture,
[60] Permaculture Institute of Northern California
[61] Permaculture – An Approach to Sustainable Living
[62] Margaret Rainbow Web - The Permaculture Journey
[63] Learning Curve Permaculture Design, by Bob Ewing
[64] Introduction to Permaculture – Concepts and Resources
[65] NICCO,
[66] Designing for a Sustainable Future – IPC VI Conference
April Sampson Kelly - Permaculture Business:
[67] Journey to Forever,
[68] School for Designing a Society,
[69] One Green World – A Gardening Adventure,
[70] Mitra Adron –Permaculture Links,
[71] Gaia Trust,
[72] Path to Freedom – Providing pathways for living a self-sufficient lifestyle in urban setting,
[73] Earth Flow Design Works – The Artistry of Ecology
[74] Building Our Sustainable Future
[75] Pinyon Design – Developing a partnership between people and nature

Permaculture Techniques

[76] Organic Agriculture - GTZ

[77] Intercropping

[78] Chris Landon-Lane, Livelihood Grow in Gardens - Diversifying Rural Incomes Through Home Gardens, FAO 2004

[79] Agriculture Overview,

[80] Cross-slope and Strip-crop farming

[81] How does strip-cropping control water and wind erosion

[82] Sustainable Agriculture in Upland Areas of Asia – Food & Fertilizer Technology Center,

[83] Vermicompost

[84] Earthworm as a natural resource

[85] Improving Nutrition through Home Gardening, FAO 2001

[86] Oasis Design,

[87] Design for Lifestyle and the Future – Home Technical Manual

[88] Natural Heating and Cooling – Sustainable Energy Coalition

[89] Harvest the Rain – Mother Earth News, 2003

[90] Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Some Countries in Asia, and

[91] Fact Sheet – Domestic Rainwater Harvesting

[92] Water Harvesting FAO, 1991

[93] Harvesting Rainwater on Your Properties

[94] A Sourcebook for Green and Sustainable Building

[95] Real Goods – Products for an Ecologically Sustainable Future

[96] T R Preston and Lylian Rodríguez, University of Tropical Agriculture Foundation, Cambodia- Low-cost biodigesters as the epicenter of ecological farming systems,

[97] J Chará, Gloria Pedraza and Natalia Conde,

The productive water decontamination system: A tool for protecting water resources in the tropics,

[98] Renewable Energy Factsheet,

[99] Passive Solar Design for Home,

[100] Passive Solar Design

[101] L, Walker, 2004 – Colorado State University, Landscaping for Energy Consevation,

[102] William C. Welch, Extension Landscape Horticulturist -Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Landscaping for Energy Consevation

[103] Energy Saving Landscape


[104] Global Ecovillage Network (GEN),

[105] Creating Community,

[106] Roseneath Ecovillage,

[107] Duckmill Ecovillage,

[108] Regenerative Community,
109] Sustainable Development-Based Ecotourism$FILE/Acticle2.htm


[120] FAO in Vietnam,

[121] Worldbank in Vietnam,,menuPK:387571~pagePK:141159~piPK:141110~theSitePK:387565,00.html

[121] UNDP Vietnam,

- Basic Fact about Vietnam:

- Briefing Report for Vietnam 2004:

[123] State of the Environment in Vietnam 2001

[124] Socio-economic Renovation in Vietnam, The Origin, Evolution, and Impact of Doi Moi, 2000 - Edited by Peter Boothroyd and Pham Xuan Nam,

[125] Options for Renewable Energy in Vietnam, Workshop 1999, Hanoi

[126] Nguyen, Quoc Khanh - Ph.D thesis:

Long term optimization of energy supply and demand in Vietnam with special reference to the potential of renewable energy – Oldenburg University 2005

[127] Solar Energy in Vietnam,

[128] Renewable Energy for Rural Areas: Vietnam

[129] Renewable Energy for the Developing World – The Power of Water – Renewable Energy in Vietnam

[130] Ho Thi Lan Huong, Institute of Energy, Hanoi, Vietnam

Utilization of biogas technology for generating electricity and storing oranges

[131] Integrated Agriculture – Aquaculture, FAO 2001

- Le Thanh Luu: The VAC system in Northern Viet Nam

[132] Nguyen Van Man -

Fossil fuels or bio-energy? -

Intensive small-scale farming in Vietnam -

[133] Vietnam Renewable Energy Expert

[134] PRESSEA – Promotion of Renewable Energy in South East Asia

[135] Vietnamese Culture Journey -

- Huynh Dinh Te: Social Relationships,

[136] Vietnamese Culture – Website of the Permanent Mission of the S. R. of Viet Nam to the United Nations,

[137] Vietnam Tourism Festivals,

[138] Fine Arts of Vietnam,

[139] Dr. Nguyen Van Chien, University of Economy, HCMC, Vietnam

Effects of Craft Villages on Socioeconomic Development in Rural Areas of Vietnam, 2005

[140] Vietnam Business Portal -

- The Beautiful Culture of Villages and Their Handicraft Products:

- The Vietnamese villages Producing Traditional Handicraft Products

- Importance of Development of Handicraft Production to Economy

[141] Vietnam’s traditional villages

[142] Craft villages of Vietnam

[143] Linking Green Productivity to Ecotourism: Experiences in the Asia-Pacific Regions,

- Nguyen, Thuy Khanh Doan: Sustainable Tourism Development in Vietnam

- Quach Minh Hong: Ecotourism Case Studies in Vietnam

[144] Travel Differently with Footprint Vietnam!