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LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Collected by: University of New Mexico

Archived since: May, 2010

Description:

This archive is part of a University of New Mexico project that uses innovative technological solutions to build an easy to use knowledge base on energy policy and dialogue in Latin America for educational and policy-oriented research interests in the United States, Latin America, and the world.

Subject:   Government Science & Health Computers & Technology

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Title: Mud Houses, Do It Yourself

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/casas-de-barro--hagalo-usted-mismo---jorge-belanko--violeta-moraga

Description: This article provides a brief overview of the documentary "Mud, Hands, House", directed by Gustavo Marangoni. The documentary explores the issues surrounding the use of natural materials - such as mud, straw, thermal blocks, etc. - in building construction and provides information on how to construct a home using these materials. A copy of the documentary is available for download from the webpage. Article and video in Spanish.

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Subject:   Alternative Argentina Sustainable Housing Natural,  Bioconstruction ,  Permaculture Natural Home Green Building

Title: Uruguayans From Mud and Clay

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3548&olt=463

Description: This article discusses experimentation with bioconstruction in the building of homes in Uruguay. Using straw, wood, clay, and mud, Uruguayans are building natural homes that are healthier, more affordable, more energy-efficient, and more sustainable than cement homes, but many barriers remain, hindering the growth of bioconstruction. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Alternative Housing,  Bioconstruction ,  Uruguay Green Building Sustainability Natural Homes Energy Efficiency Consumption Permaculture

Title: Bamboo Against Deforestation

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3595&olt=470

Description: This article discusses the Foundation Takuara Renda, an NGO that was established in southern Paraguay. It seeks to promote permaculture, the design and maintenance of small productive ecosystems, the harmonious integration of people and their homes with the environment, and sustainable living practices. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Paraguay NGO Housing Bamboo Sustainability,  Bioconstruction ,  Deforestation Foundation Takuara Renda Permaculture Home

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