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Waking Up to the Water: An Ecocentric Vision of Human Identity in the 21st Century

Life is all about information. Whether you are a plant, a tree, a chimp or a human, all living things are continually influenced by information from the past.

Review: The Alien Effect by Cary Neeper

There’s a lot in Cary Neeper’s Archives of Varok novels. They …

Peak Oil Review - Nov 24

 A weeikly roundup, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

Did Russia and China just sign a death warrant for U.S. LNG exports?

Russia and China have signed two large natural gas deals in the …

Leaders of the Young Agrarian Movement Face the Future

A conversation with leaders of the new young agrarian movement...

Continuing With The Insanity

A few stories from a single issue of the Financial Times show how little things have changed, and how few lessons have been learned, since the …
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Where Do We Find Beauty in a Landscape?

A settled landscape can be beautiful only in so far as it admits room for wild nature.

Nuclear war: A forgotten threat to human sustainability

The possibility of a new Cold War between Russia and the United States and …

Fossil-fueled Republicanism

Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big …

Renewable energy: does it need critically rare materials?

A recent study concludes that the problem of mineral availability for …

A little hope on climate change

Looking for a little hope on climate change? Believe it or not, …

Women of the Mexican food movement

In Mexican households, the role of women has traditionally involved caring for the children, controlling the family budget and preparing the food. …

New Research Says Plant-based Diet Best for Planet and People

As cities grow and incomes rise around the world, more and more people are leaving gardens and traditional diets behind and eating refined sugars, …

Introducing "Natural Gas Exports: Washington's Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat"

This report not only exposes the lobbying apparatus that has successfully …

Animal Welfare: Seeing the Forest for the Denizens

If you’re a Huffington Post reader, your love of animals has been …

Fast-Warming Gulf of Maine Offers Hint of Future for Oceans

The waters off the coast of New England are warming more rapidly than almost …

The problems of environmental activism in Russia

Climate change is still of little interest to Russians. But why?

A two-century fight for the small, the local and the beautiful

Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an …

Learning from Icarus

What if Icarus’ father—knowing his son would fly too close to …

Want to See How Governments Are Making Real Progress? Look to the Cities Tackling Our Biggest Problems

If you’ve been looking to the federal government for action on big …

Open Sauce / Source for the Food Revolution

In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need …

'Difficult' Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports

Two new reports on tight oil, or "difficult" oil extracted by …
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