Bill Mollison (Stanley, 04 May 1928 – Hobart, 24 September 2016) was an Australian biologist, agronomist, naturalist and academic. It is best known as the creator of permaculture, first conceived as a set of agronomic practices aimed at maintaining the natural fertility of the earth and then developed as an integrated design system that also intertwines architectural, economic, ecological and system issues.

legal services for companies and communities. The theory of permaculture was developed by Mollison with David Holmgren.

Bill Mollison received the Right Livelihood Award in 1981 with Mike Cooley and Patrick van Rensburg.

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