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Bees and Other Pollinators Love These Flowering Plants

Given that here in the Midwest it's still planting season, and pollinators still (always!) need good habitat, I hope that anyone reading this will feel inspired to add more native plants to their gardens.

Cuba: Figuring Out Pieces of the Puzzle

Cuba is an unusual country that has been followed by many peak oilers. I …

Resilience Roundup - May 29

Fossil industry faces a perfect political and technological storm...

No Climate Protection without Climate Justice; No Climate Justice without Degrowth

...[T]he...climate movement tends to deny...that renewables are …

The Power of Pattern Languages

Why are most meetings, conferences and other deliberative processes so bad?

BC Natural Gas Reserves Inflated, Revenues Overstated, Report Finds

Analyst David Hughes offers another challenge to the province's nascent industry.
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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.

Energy Crunch - Businesses wake up to climate action

This week, the Queen's speech assured us that the new government would …

Peak Oil Notes - May 28

Oil prices have fallen for three straight sessions this week closing …

Back in Time: Retracing the Path to Diversity

How are some plant breeders, farmers, millers and bakers retracing the path …

The Era of Response

The third stage of the process of collapse, following what …

Towards a New Municipal Agenda in Spain?

A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the elections are wrong: they fail to understand where the new leaders …

Production for Use and the Cooperative Commonwealth: A Necessary Addition to the Sustainability Conversation

Producers and consumers cooperate in the creation of value and have a common interest in stable, sustainable economic processes.

Peak Oil in an Era of Fossil Fuel Abundance

Chris Nelder on why peak oil isn't dead.

Sea 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 …

Resilience Reflections with Claire Schosser

Resilience means having backup systems in place in case the primary systems …

Surge in Renewables Remakes California’s Energy Landscape

Thanks to favorable geography, innovative government policies, and …

We Need a New Economic System

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

Community Engagement and Transition Principles

Ultimately, generosity attracts more interest than self-interest. Respect, …

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.
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