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Mother Nature's Tillers

Been thinking how to grow a prairie. I am facing a steep learning curve.

The Next Financial Crisis May Be Just Around the Corner

As growth stalls, stocks tumble and investors fret, the question is no …

Bringing the Jungle to the City

A techno-shamanic quest to reconnect urban life to ecological reality.

Oil decline: Price makes the story

It's likely that the Saudis are encouraging a fall in oil prices. …

Inspiring New Film, “Voices of Transition,” on the Agriculture That We Need

How will agriculture have to change if we are going to successfully navigate past Peak Oil and address climate change?

Inner Transition: Commit to Staying Awake

FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in …
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Bringing Seed Back

The Great Seed Festival weekend was seized as an opportunity to raise awareness of the current threats to seeds, the losses they have sustained in recent history and what this means for the future of food and farming.

Carrots among the concrete: the role of urban agriculture

Urban agriculture is cutting edge. It’s what we need right now.

How will Saudi Arabia respond to lower oil prices?

Oil prices (along with prices of many other commodities) have fallen …

The Krugman Function, Part 2: Whole-System Thinking

Because of its emphasis on liberty, autonomy, free will, and consent, the …

Shades of Green: A Movement in Search of a Narrative

Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying goes.

New England Can Feed Itself. Here’s How.

A new vision for New England's food.

Peak oil review - Oct 20

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news including -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Jon tells us about mission-aligned investing, reforming philanthropy, making …

After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro Neighbors Are Building One Themselves—And They’ll Own It

For more than 15 years, there were many efforts to lure a new grocery store …

Learning From Ancient Human Cultures

We are much more into securing our future based on accumulation rather than …

How a Worker Cooperative Factory is Helping bring Textile Manufacturing back to North Carolina

Opportunity Threads is a worker cooperative cut and sew factory in …

New Evidence Links Earthquakes to Fracking

The evidence linking fracking to earthquakes continues to pile up.

Fair Coop

Imagine an online cooperative that supports economic equality around the …

The Tao of the Apocalypse

So even though post apocalyptic stories are my favorite ones to read and …

Helping shape the planning process

 Transition Market Harborough's attempts to influence development in …

Fracking Moves To China, Part II  

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and …
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