Permaculture is what we use to put into action our growing understanding that humans must fit into the web-work of the rest of life or we’ll make this planet uninhabitable for us and for countless other species. It gives us tools for social justice and for working together.
The Catalan Integral Cooperative (CIC, pronounced “seek”) is surely one of the more audacious commons-based innovations to have emerged in the past five years.
A roundup of news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
Students at Harvard University have expanded their blockade of key administration offices while calling on the school to divest from fossil fuels.
What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?
I am pretty excited to be sharing some awesome homesteading skills with people who want to learn how to graft trees!
Jason Heppenstall looks for some ways to deal with the psychological aspects of collapse.
Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move decisively away from its reliance on fossil fuels.
In Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and other countries, European governments are beginning to push farmers, industry, and municipalities to cut back on fertilizers and other sources of nitrogen that are causing serious environmental harm.
Is it just me, or has the United States taken yet another great leap forward into the surreal over the last few days?
Unlike their traditional for-profit counterparts, Open Cooperatives are oriented towards the common good in their statutes.
The globalisation of food production has led to an industrial monopoly within the agricultural sector.
Oil prices surged this week.
Teacher Heinz Frey halted the demise of “mom-and-pop stores” by creating new village centres – first in his home village, then in other communities and urban districts.
What is the real story of energy and the economy? We hear two predominant energy stories.
It's time we stop perpetuating the status quo of unhealthy, mechanistic beekeeping that the new Flow™ hive continues, and move towards more holistic practices that would allow the bees to show us the way it should be done.
Art to me is about changing the way that I, or other people, experience or see the world or their place in the world.
The floodplain does the job that ecology might expect it to, which is to take-up the excess water when the river is in flood.
The stories running our heads influence everything from our beliefs to our values to our actions.
Last week, Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order requiring urban centers to reduce their water consumption by 25%.
The explosion of worker cooperatives in recent years has social justice organizers talking.