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Little Normals

Resilience means seeking out the little normals – the constants in human nature, including the behaviors, institutions, and durable scales, that have stood the test of time – and reengaging with them meaningfully.

Nature's Cafe

Few questions have generated more books, articles, studies, lectures, fads, arguments, or confusion in recent years than this one: What should we eat if we want to be healthy?

Meet the Beetles

One of nature’s most important and overlooked carbon farmers is also an ancient symbol of regeneration and renewal: the scarab.

Beyond Resilience

Restoring land to health means trying to return it to something like normal ecological conditions. But what if the definition of normal changes in the meantime?

The Mystery of the Missing Carbon

It’s a whodunit with huge consequences for life on Earth.

Terra Cognita

Here’s an idea: employ a farming or ranching practice that is known scientifically to increase levels of glomalin and get compensated financially!

Resilience Reflections with Courtney White

My greatest inspirations are William Shakespeare and Aldo Leopold. The key to moving hearts and minds no matter what your field of endeavor is good storytelling.

The Carbon Ranch

The purpose of a carbon ranch is to mitigate climate change by sequestering CO2 in plants and soils, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and producing co-benefits that build ecological and economic resilience in local landscapes.

The Fifth Wave: Part 2

An agrarian economy...rises up from the soils, fields, woods, streams, rangelands, hills, mountains, backyards, and rooftops.

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.
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