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The Aquaponics Solution

This article reports on a novel, sustainable, and economically viable model for aquaponic food production year-round, even in locations with harsh winter climates.

Evidence Released at TransCanada’s Keystone XL Permit Renewal Hearing Sheds Light On Serious Pipeline Risks

Just because TransCanada continually states that the Keystone XL pipeline …

New Currencies and their Relationship with Fiat Currency

Creating and maintaining a currency without any interaction with fiat is …

Shale Gas Reality Check

Recently, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 and so …

What to Tell the Neighbors: Talking Resilience with Marissa Mommaerts

We can't have resilient communities if we don't have justice. We're only as resilient as those around us, whether that be our family, our …

To Survive In Farming, Try Taoism

I never did learn to go with the flow. I just got old and had to.
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The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

World's Oceans Could Rise Higher, Sooner, Faster Than Most Thought Possible

New research shows that consensus estimates of sea level increases may be …

Peak Oil Notes - July 30

Much of the news that will eventually move oil prices came on the …

Why the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement May Ultimately Win

The fossil fuel divestment campaign has so far persuaded only a handful of …

The Cimmerian Hypothesis, Part Three: The End of the Dream

Cities are thus the Petri dishes in which civilizations ripen …

Low-Tech Living as a "Demand-Side" Response to Climate Change and Peak Oil

Energy is often called the ‘lifeblood’ of civilisation, yet the overconsumption of fossil energy lies at the heart of two of the …

Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

The fracking of oil and gas less than a mile from aquifers or the Earth's surface now takes place across North America with few restrictions, …

The Transformative Power of Climate Truth: Updated w Encyclical Material

Our mission is to initiate a World War II-scale mobilization that protects …

What About Innovating Beyond the Growth Trap? A Challenge to the Ecofiscal Commission’s Growth Fixation

A new voice has emerged recently in Canada called the “Ecofiscal …

Owning Food: In Search of a Common Good

Understanding property rights helps to explain the structural problems in …

The PAH: Defending the Right to Housing in Spain

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People …

Resilience: A New Conservation Strategy for a Warming World

As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are …

New Book Does a Deep Dive Into Running a Seed Library

In her new book, Seed Libraries: and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the …

The Case for a “Jazz Revolution” Against Corporate Capitalism

Should checkerboard revolutionaries let their preference for incremental, …

The Incredible Industrial Egg

Eggs 101 is “Brought to you by the American Egg Board,” the …

Reclaiming a Public Space

Active citizens in West São Paulo have revitalized a square to create …
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