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Community Engagement and Transition Principles

Ultimately, generosity attracts more interest than self-interest. Respect, collaboration and meaningful values are more likely to be successful in building community.

Ssa to Seed 2015 – A Sailboat Tour of Farming, Music, and Resilient Culture

And it appears that the islands of the Coast Salish Sea, recognizing that …

North-west China Water Supply Impacted by Vegetation Restoration

The nexus perspective emphasizes the interdependencies of environmental …

Arguments against GMOs

Reductionist science is not the answer to the problems engendered …

Resilience Reflections with Claire Schosser

Resilience means having backup systems in place in case the primary systems we've come to depend on falter or disappear.

Surge in Renewables Remakes California’s Energy Landscape

Thanks to favorable geography, innovative government policies, and businesses that see the benefits of clean energy investments, California is …
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Honeybee Collapse is the Result of Their Enslavement in Industrial Monocultures

The problem of Colony Collapse Disorder is a symptom of transient pollinators-for-hire who are forced to live in giant bee slums and to survive on diets of junk food.

We Need a New Economic System

If we want to reverse this trajectory — if we want an economy that …

Paul & Elizabeth Kaiser: Sustainable Farming 2.0

Many of the practices they employ at Singing Frogs go beyond the standard …

How the ‘Paddle in Seattle’ Plans to Beat Shell

Seattle has become a hub of anti-extraction activism.

Prosperous Descent: Crisis as Opportunity in an Age of Limits

Uncivilising ourselves from our destructive civilisation and …

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth

Worker cooperatives are rising, and youth are increasingly becoming a part of their success.

Fossil Fuels and Haymaking

Haymaking is a battle, a war with time and nature, a struggle whose sole aim is to make “all flesh grass”.

BC LNG Lost Its Window of Opportunity, Study Finds

The window of opportunity to capture Asian gas markets has eluded proposed …

Peak Oil Review - May 26

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

Is the slowdown in productivity growth a result of energy costs?

The high energy prices of the last decade or so may be, in part, responsible …

Progress Toward a True-Cost Economy Now Comes From Developments in Renewable Energy

A renewable energy revolution is sweeping the planet. This revolution has …

We Are Seneca Lake: Josh Fox & Fracking Opponents Fight Natural Gas Storage Site in Upstate NY

With over 250 arrests and counting, We Are Seneca Lake is becoming one of …

Human manure: Closing the nutrient loop

Using human urine and faeces as fertiliser may seem an unappetising concept …

Resilience Roundup - May 22

 Shell’s Arctic voyage marks beginning of peak oil era...

Peak Oil Notes - May 22

A midweek roundup. After a five-session losing streak, oil prices reversed …

Soil Science Spelled It Out A Whole Century Ago

An organic farm marketer brought me a strange book to read and I can’t …
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