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Paul Wheaton is a contemporary permaculture theorist, master gardener, software engineer, author, and disciple of natural agriculturist Sepp Holzer. Geoff Lawton has called Paul Wheaton "The Duke of Permaculture" for being known as the founder of related website forums, articles, videos and podcasts such as Permies.com, which is believed to be the largest website devoted to permaculture. In the Directory of Permaculture, Paul Wheaton is listed as one of the personalities of permaculture.

Wheaton shares his knowledge and has over 84,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel which has over 24 million views. Video topics include permaculture, natural building, alternative energy, rocket mass heaters, homesteading, frugality, raising chickens, wildcrafting (especially nettles), aquaculture, Sepp Holzer, bees, trees, paddock shift systems, and Missoula, Montana.

The title of his latest book, Building a Better World in Your Backyard, is an iteration of his core philosophy of choosing to "build good things rather than be angry at bad guys." Wheaton has performed extensive testing for heating a person rather than a whole house to save 90% on a heating bill while staying warm. He further presented his findings during his TED Talk, "REALLY Saving Energy: Paul Wheaton at TEDxWhitefish". Wheaton also invented a design of the natural home, the first of which is documented on Permies.com. The site has attracted notable personalities such as Geoff Lawton and Toby Hemenway, rocket mass heater developers Ernie and Erica Wisner, medical herbalist Michael Pilarski, and others who explore a wide range of eclectic permaculture topics.

Paul Wheaton is a contemporary permaculture theorist,<ref name=“eugenedailynews”>Stollar, R.L. “Paul Wheaton and Permaculture” Eugene Daily News. Retrieved January 4th 2013.</ref><ref name=“missoulanews.bigskypress”>Fredrickson, Erika. "Grow Wild" Missoula Independent. Retrieved January 4th, 2013.</ref> master gardener,<ref name=“missoulanews.bigskypress” /> software engineer,<ref name=“eugenedailynews” /><ref name=“missoulanews.bigskypress” /><ref name=“santamariatimes”>Bushman, Margie. "Integrating Animals in Permaculture Systems with Paul Wheaton" Santa Maria Times. Retrieved January 4th, 2013.</ref> and disciple of natural agriculturist Sepp Holzer.<ref name=“missoulanews.bigskypress” /> Geoff Lawton has called Paul Wheaton “The Duke of Permaculture” for being known as the founder<ref name=“eugenedailynews” /><ref name=“missoulanews.bigskypress” /><ref name=“missoulian”>Nickell, Joe. "Missoula man says compact fluorescent light bulbs not a bright idea" Missoulian.com. Retrieved January 4th, 2013.</ref> of websites forums, articles, videos and podcasts such as Permies.com which is believed to be the largest website devoted to permaculture.<ref name=“missoulanews.bigskypress” />

Career

Wheaton began his career as a software engineer and continues to lend his knowledge and expertise to those needing help with software or programming. In the spring of 2012, Wheaton brought Sepp Holzer to the USA to collaborate on a permaculture site in Dayton, Montana.<ref name=“theregularjoe”>Bleth, Ariel. The Regular Joe. Retrieved January 4th, 2013.</ref> Since then, Permies.com have attracted notable personalities such as Geoff Lawton, Toby Hemenway, as well as rocket mass heater developers Ernie and Erica Wisner, medical herbalist Michael Pilarski, and others who explore a wide range of eclectic permaculture topics. Wheaton's self-published articles are informal in tone and have been compared to the writings of Masanobu Fukuoka.<ref>HighlyUncivilized.com "Why you should help Paul Wheaton" HighlyUncivilized.com. Retrieved January 4th, 2013.</ref> Wheaton produced audio interviews with leading figures in the permaculture movement and educational podcasts on permaculture. Since 2008, Wheaton has posted his instructional permaculture videos on YouTube, discussing topics like organic horticulture, rocket mass heaters, and colony collapse disorder, as well as interviews with Sepp Holzer and other leaders of the permaculture field. As of January 4, 2013, Wheaton's YouTube videos have been viewed 6,817,381 times, and his channel has 18,190 subscribers.<ref>http://www.youtube.com/user/paulwheaton12</ref>

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