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Permaculture is a term and land management design style coined by Australian Bill Mollison with the intention to create “permanent agriculture” (and later on expanded to “permanent culture”) that seeks to reject typical industrialized approach to land use and to take ideas and concepts of traditional indigenous knowledge, and mimicking natural systems to design the human utilized landscape for long term permanent agricultural use. The design philosophy uses the following principals in decision making: Observe and interact. Catch and store energy Obtain a yield. Apply self-regulation and accept feedback Use and value renewable resources and services Produce no waste Design from patterns to details  Integrate rather than segregate Use small and slow solutions Use and value diversity Use edges and value the marginal Creatively use and respond to change