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Laboratory for Microclimates

Under what circumstances would we become mindful stewards of living systems, not just their expoiters?

Beyond the Neoliberal University: Lessons from Mondragón University and 1930s CUNY

University governance is approaching a critical juncture.

Peak Oil Review - Mar 2

A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the global economy …

The Great Game in the Holy Land

Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other …

Building Urban Food Resilience

Central to Permaculture is the idea of creating resilient systems.

Oil Prices Don’t Change Because of Rig Count

Oil prices don’t change based on weekly rig count reports. Yet every week, there are proclamations by analysts that oil prices are poised to …
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If We're Serious about Saving Bees and Butterflies, Here's What We Should Do

If pollinator health is made a priority, to be successful much current policy and practice must change.

Energy policy - Mar 1

Syriza: another energy is possible / Renewable energy grab in the Sahara? / …

Multiculturalism and its dilemmas

In times of economic stress, xenophobic themes grow more important in …

Farewell, Mr. Spock!

You showed us a future where science was respected by everyone, where logic …

Pulling the plug, part 1

We all play the domination / submission game. But another game is …

The power of community - Feb 28

 Mondragon / Linux / Syriza / Little libraries

Real Food Media Contest Features Oyster Men of Long Island Sound

The Oyster Men features the daily lives of baymen who handpick oysters from wild populations on the Long Island Sound.

North Dakota Considers Weakening Standards on Radioactive Drilling Waste as Oil Prices Collapse

As the collapse of oil prices threatens North Dakota's shale drilling rush, …

Ancient Landscapes Point to Dramatic Climate Change

Scientists believe Chinese civilisation could have been founded by climate …

Amsterdam is Now Europe's First Named "Sharing City"

As of February 2nd, Amsterdam is Europe's first named "Sharing City."

Resilience Roundup - Feb 27

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the …

Placemaking and Place-Led Development: A New Paradigm for Cities of the Future

What's the difference between "public space" and "place"?

Peak Oil Notes - Feb 26

A mid-week update. Oil prices fell on Monday and Tuesday this week on …

Women Over 65 Own Nearly a Third of Iowa’s Farmland—Can They Prevent the Next Dust Bowl?

“Being invisible does two things: You think you don’t have any …

Slow Money 2014 Highlights

SLOW MONEY 2014 was our largest event to date, with over 850 attendees from …

5 Reasons Cargo Bikes Are the Perfect Mode of Transportation

With Americans driving less and more cities encouraging people to bike, the …
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