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Liberation Ecology

Today, we realize that a finite Earth cannot support endless growth that overshoots the Earth’s biophysical limits and threatens long-term human survival and Mother Earth’s bounty.

Notable Commons Around the World

A wide variety of urban commons around the world are challenging the idea …

The Flimsy Ladder to Solid Ground - Part Two

We’ve explored, in part one of this article, how fossil fuels had (in …

Monsanto, temptation and some 'adolescent' farmers

Monsanto has done the equivalent of giving a teenage boy the keys …

The Challenges & Opportunities in the Transition to 100% Renewable Energy

Post Carbon Institute Fellows Richard Heinberg and David Fridley gave a joint presentation to the Security & Sustainability Forum—to share the key findings and takeaways that emerged from the analysis they conducted to co-author Our …

Allotment Holders Cultivate Public Space

Why would the Slovenian Public Radio, the Botanical Garden at the University of Ljubljana and a number of volunteers all express interest in an …
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Of Horseshoe Crabs and Empathy

I feel quite sure that whatever the scientific explanation for the die-off of the horseshoe crabs and eels, the real reason is the senseless killing Stella described.

US Needs White House Climate Change Council to Protect Lives and Economy

With the Zika virus spreading in Florida, it’s timely to consider how …

The Anthropocene Is Here: Humanity Has Pushed Earth Into a New Epoch

The Anthropocene Epoch has begun, according to a group of experts assembled …

The Earthquake in Italy and the Silliest Comment ever Received about Climate Change

So, why is the debate on climate change so special? In one sense, it is the …

Starting Over  

What if we didn’t have to work around the grid we have …

A Neo-Peasant Farm in Wessex

Without further ado, I’m going to describe the layout of an ‘average’ 10 hectare holding in the Peasant’s Republic of Wessex, circa 2039, as introduced in various preceding posts.

Co-operatives aren't Co-operatives unless they Co-operate with Each Other

High-tech tools of exploitation are being repurposed to build a fairer economy.

Making the Regenerative City

The regenerative city applies ecological principles to urban redevelopment …

Sebastian Junger’s Meditation on Tribes

Why is it that American combat veterans experience the highest rates of …

Peak Oil Review - Aug 29 2016

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the global …

Standing Rock Sioux Chairman: Dakota Access Pipeline "Is Threatening the Lives of My Tribe"

In North Dakota, indigenous activists are continuing to protest the proposed …

Food Sovereignty in Rebellion: Decolonization, Autonomy, Gender Equity, and the Zapatista Solution

One of the biggest threats to food security the world currently faces is …

Oil reserves and resources as function of oil price

Motorists enjoy lower prices at the pump. How long will that continue?

Urban Farming and Food Access Org Grows Hope and Food in Ypsilanti, Michigan

From its 1.4-acre site, the 501(c)3 organization Growing Hope operates hoop …

Resilience in Action!

Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the earthquake in central Italy …

What is a Platform Co-op

The good news is that there is an alternative — one that places …
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