“Permaculture is permanently sustainable methods of agriculture and architecture (often combining the two) with the goal of enriching the biosphere rather than depleting it by imitating natures own best practices (browse biomimicry). It can still be interpreted as humanity controlling nature, but basing that control on the natural nutrition cycle.
Deep Ecology is a philosophy based on the theory that the entire biosphere is a coherent, living system which depends on a delicate balance of positive and negative feedbacks. Deep Ecology assumes humanity is part of that system, not in control of it. It is often referred to as Gaianism and dismissed as an alternative religion because it opposes the Christian view that the world was created for us to exploit…”