Author Archives: Pavels Melnis

About Pavels Melnis

Independent ecology activist, family farmer, gardener and forestkeeper. Musician: violin, guitar, singing. Hobbies: traveling by bicycle, learning to play different music instruments - accordion, piano, recorder flute, harmonica, drums; languages, theology, prehistory, logbuilding, repairing and recycling. Religious. Ecological. Love all things ethnic and traditional.

Drought of 2018 or how I joined politics

Completely wet summer of 2017 and completely dry summer of 2018 prove the reality of climate change. In order to grow something we had to intensively water the crops and cover them with plastic film. Plastic film is against my … Continue reading

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Kandidēju 13.Saeimas vēlēšanās. Mani priekšlikumi partijas “Progresīvie” vides programmas īstenošanai.

Cienījamie Latvijas Republikas pilsoņi! Esmu nolēmis piedalīties Saeimas vēlēšanās, lai gūtu iespēju cīnīties par iedzīvotāju interesēm bioloģiski audzētas vietējas veģetārās pārtikas jomā, atkritumu un dabas piesārņojuma mazināšanas, ekokopienu, alternatīvo skolu, amatniecības, tradicionālās (senas) kultūras un bezmaksas sabiedriskā transporta jomās. Esmu … Continue reading

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PAR AIZLIEGUMU LIETOT PESTICĪDUS APDZĪVOTO LAUKU MĀJU TUVUMĀ

Šobrīd gatavoju šādu iniciatīvu portālā manabalss.lv. Iniciatīva ir reģistrēta, bet vēl nav publicēta un tās tekstu ir iespējams precizēt. Lūdzu, ja jums ir idejas, kā to uzlabot, vai esat pamanījuši kādu nepilnību, rakstiet man. Šī iniciatīva man personīgi nepieciešama, jo … Continue reading

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Review on head flashlight Yarky Luch LH-150A “Shahter” and DP-LED789

Farm with animals in regions closer to poles requires artificial light. Last winter I used mobile phone led, that was better than usual flashlights. This winter I decided that I want even more, so I bought a head flashlights with … Continue reading

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Mani priekšlikumi Skola2030

https://www.skola2030.lv/apspriesana Iesniedzu šādus priekšlikumus (sk.zemāk). Noteikti iesniegšu vēl citus, bet vēlāk. Dokumentu pakete tur ir diezgan apjomīga un teksts ne vienmēr konkrēts. Sadaļā tikumi papildināt ar vērtību – vide. Jo vērtība “daba” attiecas tikai uz vidi ārpus apdzīvotas vietas, taču … Continue reading

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Why to create ecovillage and ecocommunity?

I previously published a call to create an ecocommunity by commonly purchasing land in Alūksne area, Latvia and dividing it among participants according to contribution. One of acquaintances responded with a question “Why would anyone buy land just because you … Continue reading

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Review on EBH341U Makita trimmer

I use Makita EBH341U trimmer (35cc 4-stroke engine), produced in 2014, to cut grass and make hay 3 years since 2015, every year about 250 hours (25 hectares or about 50 acres), from end of May until beginning of October, … Continue reading

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