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The Fifth Wave of Conservation: Part 1

In its time, environmentalism accomplished an astonishing amount, and the world has benefitted immensely from its diligent efforts. As with federalism, however, it reached its “bloom” and began to fade away.

Why the World’s Appetite for Oil Will Peak Soon (excerpts)

The conventional wisdom about steadily rising demand is wrong. Within two …

A Degrowth Response to an Ecomodernist Manifesto

From a degrowth perspective, technology is not viewed as a magical savior …

A Resilient Society

Resilience is a word that’s gaining a lot of currency in …

Resilience Reflections with Adrian Ayres Fisher

What gives me hope is meeting and reading or hearing about all the people all over the world from so many cultures who are working in so many ways …

Reversing Climate Change: A Vision of an Organic Planet

A global shift to regenerative organic agriculture can reverse climate change. In fact, regenerative organic agriculture is the only viable option …
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Abbey Home Farm: The ethos of sustainability

There are many inspiring examples of how to do things better but few match up to Abbey Home Farm, located outside Cirencester in the Cotswolds.

Community-Based Drought Response

Last week, Transition, permaculture, environmental and food justice …

'Beyond Petroleum' - Fracking's Collapse Heralds the Arrival of Peak Oil

The Age of Oil is winding down - it has been doing so since 2005.

Young Guatemalan Farmers Fight For Land Rights, Local Food, and Sustainable Traditions Endangered by Global Trade Deals‏

Campesinos, or rural farmers, are vital for any country.

New Oil-By-Rail Regulations Are Big Win for Oil and Rail Industries, Won’t Stop “Bomb Trains”

Long-awaited oil-by-rail regulations are a guidebook for the oil …

The Great Oil Game: Resource Crisis in Russia?

Complex structures, such as states and empires, are always prone to collapse and they usually give little or no previous warnings.

Start-ups: Lambs and Corner Stores

New Hope’s vision is to develop a network of small, cooperatively owned farms that will eventually be the supply chain for small, …

Find Freedom in a Tiny House

Rethinking what a house is could change your life, and perhaps the world. …

4 Proven Strategies For Gaining Land Access

With escalating land prices is it even possible to buy a piece of land to …

Changes to Total Global Credit Affects The Oil Price

In this post I present results from an analysis of developments to the …

"Make, be, dance, pedal, shape the future".

I suppose that’s what my creative practice is: I do something with the …

The Care-Centered Economy: A New Theory of Value

By identifying “care” as an essential category of …

Solving Soil Loss is Simple, But Requires a Mindset Change

Natural farming, permaculture, regenerative agriculture, agroecology – …

Getting Beyond the Green Wall: Mary Oliver, Kay Ryan and William Blake

One can read a landscape, a garden, a tree, a bird, or a poem.

The Systems View of Life – A Unifying Vision  

Interview with Fritjof Capra author of The Tao of Physics (1975) and …

Peak Oil Review - May 4

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