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What is it About this Soil that Protects Plants from Devastating Disease?

In the same way forts have armies to protect themselves against invaders, plants growing in disease-suppressive soil have beneficial bacteria to defend themselves against parasites...

A Strategy to Stop the Funding Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

Virtually every name in the financial pantheon has extended credit in some …

Naomi Klein & the Let­down of the Leap Manifesto: Poli­tics Doesn't Trump Physics, Nor the Economics of Collapse (part 2/3)

Politics can be egalitarian when going up Hubbert's Curve, but it's a whole …

Just 16,000 Catenary Trucks Would Use All of California’s Electricity with only 2400 to 8300 Miles of Overhead Wires

It makes sense to electrify trucks since fuel from oil, coal, and …

Standing Like a Sioux

On April 1, in the last phase of istawicayazan wi, the moon of sore eyes, acting with love and fierce determination, the youth of the Standing …

No, Capitalism Isn’t Making Us All Richer and Richer

If you frequent mainstream right-libertarian publications on anything like a regular basis, you’ve probably seen more than one of those …
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Why the Food Movement is Unstoppable

In the simplest terms possible, the opposite of neoliberal ideology is not communism or socialism, it is the food movement.

Earthcare Warrior Women

“This is a female moment in time,” observes Rev Dele, founder of …

Bruce Charles 'Bill' Mollison 1928-2016, co-founder of permaculture

Bill Mollison has left a worldwide movement of remarkable resilience. He has …

The System of Rice Intensification and Its International Community of Practice

SRI is open-source. It does not belong to anyone, but is shared as a …

Capitalism and (De)Growth

I think about capitalism as a moment. A blink in time.

Urban Transition Cities Movement

Our Transition Initiative is called Urban Transition Cities Movement (UTCM). It is an intergenerational and multi-disciplinary movement that …

US Study Confirms Rapid Increase of Methane Emissions by Oil and Gas

Another U.S. scientific study has confirmed that methane emissions from oil and gas activity are increasing more rapidly than previously …

Carbon Tracker Analysis: ‘Renewables are Already Outcompeting Fossil Fuels’

Clean technologies are already cheaper, on average, than the incumbent …

School Days in 2040: Beatriz' Day at the Freire School of Activism

At this school students are activists first, students second. They’re …

Photo Essay: Community Gardens Change Lives

Community gardens and urban agriculture projects are a powerful way for …

Marginal Productivity Theory

Economists tell us how consumers on the market, “voting” with …

Scientists Uncover Surprising Source of Carbon Storage Hidden in Plain Sight

Agroforestry — integrating trees into cropland or pastureland — …

Timeline: The Past, Present and Future of Germany’s Energiewende

The Energiewende (energy transition) is an internationally recognised …

Agreeable Agriculture With Eric Toensmeier  

Can simply changing how and what we grow really make a difference to a …

A Time for Retrovation

Most people in today’s industrial society believe, or think they …

Winter is Coming – Standing Rock Digs in for the Long Haul

Here at Standing Rock, North Dakota, the largest gathering of different …
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