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Bellbunya Sustainable Community

Bellbunya Sustainable Community

Bellbunya is a demonstration centre for sustaining living on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland Australia. Allow us to host your next conference, retreat or workshop. Or, get a taste of community life as a visitor or a volunteer. Learn with us by doing and sharing, or participate in a course - permaculture, yoga, holistic health, sustainable design, alternative economics, group processes and much more.

Serene - A mission to survive...

Serene - A mission to survive...

SOIL EROSION, GLOBAL WARMING, RISING FLOODS AND DRAUGHTS, RISING POLLUTION LEVELS OF AIR, SOIL, WATER AND MENTAL, SEA LEVEL RISE, GLACIERS MELTING, SPECIES GOING EXTINCT AND ENDANGERED, PRICE HIKES, GOING TOWARDS TOTAL DEPENDANCY ON PETROLEUM PRODUCE WHICH IS A FINITE SOURCE OF ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE, HYBRID FOOD WITH TOO MANY PESTICIDES AND OTHER CHEMICALS are continuously on the rise. Even though all of us are aware of these problems we (as people and most of the governments) are still acting as we have plenty and all the solutions!!!

New Oasis for Life

New Oasis for Life

The Second Home of Lifechanyuan

Our community was established in 2009 in Yunnan, China by a group of people who held common universal values and the vision of creating a new life mode for human beings to sustain themselves on earth.

Crystal Waters

Crystal Waters

A socially and environmentally responsible, economically viable rural subdivision north of Brisbane (Australia), Crystal Waters was established in 1987. It received the 1996 World Habitat Award (assessed by Dr Wally N’Dow) for its "pioneering work in demonstrating new ways of low impact, sustainable living".

83 freehold residential and 2 commercial lots occupy 20% of the 259ha (640 acre) property. The remaining 80% is the best land, and is owned in common. It can be licensed for sustainable agriculture, forestry, recreation and habitat projects.

as one community

as one community

In 2001, some volunteers gathered in Suzuka, Japan, aiming to realize a happy society free from fighting and opposition, in harmony with nature. A border-less community named “AS-ONE COMMUNITY” has been created in an ordinary neighborhood of Suzuka, a typical middle-size city and also well known as a city of the Honda company.

Kibbutz Lotan

Kibbutz Lotan

Kibbutz Lotan is located in the far South of Israel, 55 km. North of Eilat. It was founded by graduates of the Reform Jewish Youth movements of America and Israel in 1983. The population of the community fluctuates between 150-200 people. "Members" of the cooperative fluctuate between 45-65, with between 40 and 70 children. The community is multi-generational with parents of members living in the community by renting houses as do numerous families who are considering joining.

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

Awarded as the World’s finest example of sustainable residential living, The Ecovillage at Currumbin offers something inspirational ... the chance to live a natural lifestyle within a vibrant community atmosphere amidst one of Australia’s most liveable cities.

Seonae Ville

Seonae Ville

We first started as a spiritual group(Suseonjae). Founded in 1998, we have been doing the breathing practice. Through meditation for a couple of years, we got connected to various beings such as plants, animals, the great nature and even mother earth. The messages from them were all the same. – Humans are also part of nature and our original role was to become guidance of earth. They sadly said they almost lost hope from humans and they are losing faith and love they used to have for humans.

Gaia Ashram

Gaia Ashram

Learning center Deep Ecology, Ecovillage Design & Permaculture

Gaia Ashram is a community based education center on Deep Ecology, Permaculture and Ecovillage Design Education and other sustainable living practices.

Gaia Ashram is the base for Gaia School Asia and one of the operational centers of NextGEN Oceania & Asia and we provide trainings/workshops/courses for children, international and Asian youth. Gaia Ashram also provides long-term volunteer and internship opportunities for Asian and international youth.

Auroville

Auroville

Auroville (City of Dawn) is an experimental township in Viluppuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, near Puducherry in India. Inspired by the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo, Auroville was founded in 1968 by the Mother (Mira Alfassa) in accordance with her dream of a universal township living in harmony with itself and the wider world.

Koh Kong Eco Community

Koh Kong Eco Community

Ten hectars owned in a Wild Life Sanctuary in the Cardamom Mountains (Koh Kong, Cambodia). No acces by road, just by boat trough the Biggest Maangroove Forest of Asia. Independent in production of Food.
Lake with fish production. Eco Agriculture, Eco Construction, Social Economy, Humanitarian Work, Education, Music, Art...

We offer food and acomodation for our volunteers.
Many different works to do.

Tapitallee Retreat & Sanctuary

Tapitallee Retreat & Sanctuary

South Coast NSW Eco Community, nestled on 15 acres of NATIVE BUSH LAND with 10 lots.
The focus of the community is Education/Arts/Health Environment, programs on these topics have been operating since 1982.
The community title borders Reserve and Parklands that lead to the Shoalhaven River.
A habitat program is being recorded by Community Members and visitors.

Patanga

Patanga

Patanga formed from a group of people living in Sydney who purchased the land and formed a company structure (Memorandum of Association) to enable people to live together. The vision was to become a healing community and also to work in cooperation with nature and the land. Two thirds of the community is on mains power, the other is on solar. Cars are used for private transport. The property is a wildlife refuge registered with the Dept. of National Parks and Wildlife. Patanga is certified bio-dynamic. Spirituality is a commonality. Community work days are held each week.

Rainbows End Intentional Community

Rainbows End Intentional Community

Rainbows End Intentional Community and Eco-Village

Rainbow's End is an Eco-village and Intentional Community on a small island in Fiji. Formed from one family's desire to create a collective with other families and individuals who wish to live in a truly sustainable paradise, raise children and homeschool together, grow food naturally, and live in harmony with the Earth.

Kaditah

Kaditah

Kaditah is an unrecognized, loosely organized village located in the Galilee of northern Israel. The residents are currently negotiating with the government concerning planned development of the village. Residents are all committed to living on the land and are involved with various ecological lifestyle practices. but there is little co-ordination. The Kaditah ecology center was founded to offer workshops, information and demonstration projects both to residents and to visitors and volunteers.

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

Awarded as the World’s finest example of sustainable residential living, The Ecovillage at Currumbin offers something inspirational ... the chance to live a natural lifestyle within a vibrant community atmosphere amidst one of Australia’s most liveable cities.

Qingema Ecovillage

Qingema Ecovillage

Peacock River Resort

Qingema ecovillage is located in northwestern Xinjiang Province, a wide and barren area in the Gobi Desert. It has saline-alkali soil everywhere, with long and hot days but a large temperature difference between day and night. The crops we grow here are quite rich, with “hami melon” and “korla fragrant pear” being two of the most popular.

Round the Bend Conservation Co-op L

Round the Bend Conservation Co-op L

Round the Bend Conservation Co-op Ltd

Conservation was and is the prime objective, with housing and living designed to minimise impact on the land. Community work parties are held in order to manage the land. (weeding, species regeneration, facilities maintenance)Houses are principally mud brick and owner built, with small gardens because of the low rainfall (500mm). Open days are occasionally held through environmental groups. No facilities for tourism.

THREAD, Siddharth ecovillage

THREAD, Siddharth ecovillage

Thread's Vision

Thread envisages a society based on values of equity, happiness, justice, peace, self-reliance and sustainability, where:

* The individual discovers the self and evolves.
* The community cares and shares its all with all;
* The nature is nurtured, and all three live in a harmonious and symbiotic relationship.

Thread's Mission

Global Campus Palestine.

Global Campus Palestine.

sustanability center in occupaid Palestine.

The Global Campus Palestine was conceived to provide Palestinians with the opportunity to study regenerative ecological practices, as a first step towards establishing decentralized, autonomous models of how human beings can live sustainably.

The Change

The Change

We are an intentional permaculture community/tribe.

We are located in beautiful, natural, pristine Tasmania.

We are energetic, focused, hardworking, calm, future-oriented, & responsible people.

We seek to inspire not indoctrinate, empower not educate.

We are children centered -Life centered.

Hua Tao ecovillage

Hua Tao ecovillage

Hua Tao ecovillage is in Chongzhou, Chengdu, the land of abundance. And there are several interesting places around us, such as Anren ancient town, Confucius International School and a agricultural base. In the ecovillage, living area with green buildings is about 9 acres, and it is surrounded by 40 acres of farmland. The density of buildings here is 39.6%, and the green coverage is 45.9%.

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram

We are a group of people working and living together for social change as an alternative community and NGO. We have wide range of work; education for grassroots, nature cure, organic gardening, mud house building and ecovillage education. This year we have decided to publish a “Directory of intentional communities and ecovillages in Asia.” We hope to strengthen the existing communities and also help to found new ones, building up a network of communities and ecovillages in Asia.

Tasman Ecovillage

Tasman Ecovillage

On the magnificent Tasman peninsula, in the seaside township of Nubeena, a diverse group of people is creating Tasmania’s first ecovillage - an intentional community based on permaculture and cohousing principles.

First titles for land lots were released in March 2015 and we are now actively seeking new members. Land prices start at $59,000 AUD for a fully-serviced lot. House and land packages are also available.

Whether a new resident, member, owner or visitor - if you share our vision, we invite you to join us.

Yesh Meain Farm

Yesh Meain Farm

permaculture farm

Yesh Meain is a permaculture farm located in Moshav Nahalal, in the Jezreel Valley, in the North of Israel.
The farm was started in 2007 as the product of a collective journey of inspired and motivated students of the Green Apprenticeship (GA), the Permaculture Design Course of the Center for Creative Ecology on Kibbutz Lotan.

Hukuk

Hukuk

Settling with the envirenment

Eco community in an existing Kibbutz, founding a community that enriches the local community, founding an ecological education system, ecological building, ecological infrastructure & social architecture

Govardhan Eco Village

Govardhan Eco Village

Govardhan Eco Village is an ISKCON Chowpatty (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) initiative under the inspiration and guidance of Radhanath Swami, who is the spiritual mentor at ISKCON Chowpatty, Mumbai, India. It is a farm community spread over a scenic landscape of 63 acres at Galtare, Wada situated 110 km North of Mumbai. Since its inception in the year 2003, Govardhan Eco Village has made steady progress in organic farming, cow protection, gurukul, sustainable living, alternative energy etc.

Homeland Foundation

Homeland Foundation

Homeland is established as a teaching centre and intentional community. we are a group of diverse people from many backgrounds sharing our beautiful natural surroundings, community resources, engaging in the rewards and challenges of community living and promoting, through our events calendar and guest program the advancement of spirituality and religion. we promote tolerance and acceptance of the world's religions and spiritual traditions. we practice permaculture, organic gardening and sustainable living.

Hava & Adam

Hava & Adam

Ecological & Educational Farm

“Hava and Adam” is an eco-educational farm located on the outskirts of Modiin. It is a holistic center for growth, which focuses on self-enhancement and the interactions between man and his natural environment.

The farm is completely dependent upon the energy, creative resources, and time of its residents. All members of the farm, including a group of young Israelis on a year of service and international volunteers, share responsibility in running the site and making it their home.

Christie Walk

Christie Walk

UEA believes that as cities are increasingly at the heart of the world’s environmental challenges so must they be part of the solutions.
Our vision is the transformation of human settlements into Ecological Cities – vibrant, equitable, socially supportive, ecologically sustaining and economically viable communities
We are CBD based, we have 27 residences, only 11 car parks.

The Timbaktu Collective

The Timbaktu Collective

The Timbaktu Collective is a registered Voluntary Organisation that was initiated in 1990, to work for sustainable development in the drought prone Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) INDIA.

Today the Collective has a team of 105 members and works in about 140 villages of Chennekothapalli, Roddam and Ramagiri mandals of Anantapur district, serving about 13,000 marginalised families.

Adamama

Adamama

Living and learning ecological community

a family permaculture eduction farm. one permanent family of the owners and around ten bachelors living comunly, operating the farm together.

Digger Street

Digger Street

Digger Street is a community for artists to immerse themselves in their art. Situated in the tropics where balmy winter days make way for the tempest of the wet. Focus is encouraged in the direction of the artist and the land both physically, emotionally, creatively. Digger Street, is a self-funding residential space used primarily to house artists and their passion.

We have our own large garden, including chickens and based around 4 large Queenslander homes, complete with pockets of jungle

Anna Eco Village Resort

Anna Eco Village Resort

This resort is in a famous train road to Annapurna Base Camp. It is located in a beautiful place.

Pun Pun

Pun Pun

Pun Pun is an organic farm, seed-saving operation, and sustainable living and learning center. We feel that only by living in a sustainable way ourselves, is it possible for us to create a model from which others can learn and live. Through natural cultivation on our organic farm we display ways of transitioning to, and living more sustainably. Through the living and learning center we experiment with appropriate technologies, organic farming, and natural building techniques. We discover the practices that work well for people and are practical.

Thanamalwila

Thanamalwila

500 acre farming community. Base for Sarvodaya Living & Learning Centre in SE Sri Lanka.

Looking Beyond Disaster, Bangladesh

Looking Beyond Disaster, Bangladesh

Gaia Education delivers vital training to flood-affected regions of Southern Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world, and according to the IPCC is expected to become even more so as a result of climate change. Floods, cyclones, tornados, and riverbank erosion, often occurring simultaneously, have had an impact on the lives and livelihoods of people living in coastal areas such as the Khulna and Bagerhat Districts of Southern Bangladesh.

Green Valley EcoVillage

Green Valley EcoVillage

We are promoting various schemes under the Eco-Village concept, namely Eco-Farm, Eco-Landscape, E-Business, Farmstay & Cottage Development.

Our Vision is to realize a community living in a setting that is very much Pro-Environment, sustainable to our future generation. The vision shall be realized via design and planning of Nutrimental planting schemes.

We stresses on educating our visitors and staff in creating ecologically sustainable living spaces. In short, we work, play and stay harmoniously with nature!

Sadhana Forest

Sadhana Forest

The community's main project is the reforestation of 70 acres of severely eroded land. We are working to re-create the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest indigenous to our area. The Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest is now close to total extinction as only 0.01% survives. This is a last moment effort to keep this very rich and beautiful Forest on earth.

Ecovillage Grishino

Ecovillage Grishino

In the northwest of Russia, in the historical village of Grishino (300 km North East of St. Petersburg), at the confluence of two rivers for a number of years we are living and building an ecological village and a center for spiritual and educational programs.

Children's Village School

Children's Village School

Moo Baan Dek is a living alternative education and a community. Its environment is arranged to help poor children from even the most difficult backgrounds to learn to love themselves and society. The children learn from nature and their immediate environment. They grow up in a warm and loving atmosphere in which they find understanding and freedom plentiful. Their learning can take place at any corner of this natural school, 70% of which is covered with cultivable land and forest, and is not confined to small classrooms. The school's underlying philosophy is very close to that of A.S.

Bellbunya

Bellbunya

Bellbunya is a demonstration centre for sustaining living. Integral to the Centre is the Bellbunya Community, an ecological and consciously evolving community, established to model ways to create a relocalised and sustainable future.

Our community is aiming to become a “4-bottomline” community that supports (1) personal growth and is (2) socially, (3) economically, (4) environmentally sustainable.

Kibbutz Gezer

Kibbutz Gezer

Kibbutz Gezer is a kibbutz, or cooperative settlement, located in Central Israel between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Originally founded in 1945, the kibbutz disbanded in 1963 and was reestablished by a group of young Americans in 1973.

Jagera Community

Jagera Community

Multiple Occupancy. First for the valley.
Solar powered, experimental hydro system, 4 families. Timber houses. Much food growing. Planted 20,000 trees.

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Outdated and incomplete projects

Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Auroville Universal Township Ecovillage India 25.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Main Arm Eco Village Ecovillage Australia 17.10.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Yesh Meain Farm Permaculture Project Established Asia, Middle East, Israel 24.03.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Ecovillage Grishino Ecovillage Established Russia 10.02.2003 2 years 1 month ago
Round the Bend Conservation Co-op L Ecovillage Established Australia 19.03.2003 4 years 9 months ago
Kibbutz Gezer Intentional community Established Israel 12.09.2014 2 years 1 month ago
Sagol Eco Spiritual Village Ecovillage Transforming Middle East 24.02.2015 2 years 1 month ago
Shamballa Ecovillage Under construction Australia 19.03.2003 4 years 9 months ago
Ashoka Ecovillage - Cambodia Ecovillage Under construction Cambodia 20.06.2013 2 years 9 months ago
The Valley Centre Ecovillage Under construction Australia 23.06.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Kins Oases Foundation Ecovillage Under construction Australia 16.12.2009 4 years 9 months ago
Vida Bekasi Ecovillage Under construction Indonesia 26.07.2014 2 years 6 months ago
Miracle Springs Ecovillage Under construction Thailand 20.04.2012 4 years 9 months ago
Podberezie Ecovillage Under construction Russia 07.05.2013 2 years 9 months ago
Aldinga Arts Ecovillage Ecovillage Under construction Australia 19.03.2003 4 years 9 months ago
Earth Deeds Network Under construction Africa, America, Asia 03.01.2015 2 years 1 week ago
Crossroads Medieval Village Co-oper Ecovillage Under construction Australia 19.03.2003 4 years 9 months ago
Eco Village SEVAGRAM Eco-tourism Initiative Asia, India 18.10.2013 2 years 9 months ago
Empowering Communities in Bangladesh Cooperative Initiative Asia 07.03.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Fiji Ecology Ecovillage Initiative Fiji 17.01.2004 2 years 9 months ago
Illawarra Ecoviilage Cooperative Dream Oceanea, Australia 14.09.2014 2 years 6 months ago