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The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

The PAH: Defending the Right to Housing in Spain

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People …

Resilience: A New Conservation Strategy for a Warming World

As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are …

Foodroom Gardening: No Rows, No Woes

I keep trying to imagine a future time when all human beings would …

New Book Does a Deep Dive Into Running a Seed Library

In her new book, Seed Libraries: and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People, Conner does a deep dive into issues surrounding …

The Case for a “Jazz Revolution” Against Corporate Capitalism

Should checkerboard revolutionaries let their preference for incremental, open-ended process get in the way of opportunities for concrete, …
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Gleaning: an Ancient Custom that May Return in the Future

Gleaning is an ancient tradition, deeply embedded in the agricultural world.

The Incredible Industrial Egg

Eggs 101 is “Brought to you by the American Egg Board,” the …

Shale Gas Reality Check

Recently, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 and so we asked …

Reclaiming a Public Space

Active citizens in West São Paulo have revitalized a square to create …

Harvest Season

Regardless of the “when,” a careful harvest, with work …

Designing the World we Want

How can we connect our passion for food with a systems-based approach to changing the world? Permaculture claims to be one such way of doing …

Buying The Farm: Dean Kuipers

This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, author Dean Kuipers, explores how farms get the money they need to grow the food we eat.

The Lessons of Amazonian Commons

The ancient western idea of the commons is a quite simple idea that forms …

The Community Energy Revolution

Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also …

Peak Oil Review - July 27

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & …

Nonlinear: New York, London, Shanghai underwater in 50 years?

Those under the impression that climate change is advancing at a constant …

Resilience Roundup - July 24

Recession rather than shale gas caused US carbon cuts - study | Study shows …

Local Currency — Money for Us, Not the Bankers     

The biggest challenge is changing our mindset from the scarcity built into …

Energy Crunch - Green taxes: love or hate?

Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.

Nine Reasons Why Low Oil Prices May “Morph” Into Something Much Worse

Why are commodity prices, including oil prices, lagging? Ultimately, the …

Can the Law Protect us from Climate Change?

Can the law protect us from climate change? Do we have a legal right to a …
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