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How to Transition to a Just Monetary System

Created by Scott Morris, Chong Kee Tan

This webinar with Scott Morris of Ithacash and Chong Kee Tan of Bay Bucks, will cover what the presenters argue are the essential characteristics of a just and sustainable monetary system for …
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local economies
Alternative Currencies
alternative economics
monetary reform
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Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

Surviving the Future lays out a compelling and powerfully different new economics for a post-growth world. One that relies not on taut competitiveness and eternally increasing productivity—“putting the grim into …
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Culture & Behavior
new economics
alternative economics

The Land for our Food: Movie

The Land for our Food is a documentary movie produced by the Access to Land network and directed by Julio Molina. The video takes us on the journey of Gavin Bridger, a grower from the Community Supported Agriculture project of Farnham Local Food …
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accessing agricultural land
access to land

Closed loop agriculture for environmental enhancement: returning biomass nutrients from humanure and urine to agriculture

Closed loop agriculture is farming practice that recycles all nutrients and organic matter material back to the soil that it grew in. This forms part of an agricultural practice that preserves the nutrient and carbon levels within the soil and …
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climate change
biodiversity
carbon sequestration
nitrogen fertilizer
closed loop agriculture

The Climate Change Playbook

22 Systems Thinking Games for More Effective Communication about Climate Change
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climate change
children
climate change communication

Living the Change: From Finance to Farmer

Andrew Martin once worked in the finance industry, but after leaving that life, he and his wife Beth moved to New Zealand and developed an amazing permaculture property in just 3 years.
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permaculture
small scale food production

Unacceptable Risk: Firefighters on the Front Lines of Climate Change

Human-caused climate changes are transforming Colorado’s fire environment, bringing higher temperatures, drier fuels, and diseases to forest.
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climate change
Colorado
wildfires

The Scoop on Poop

The Scoop on Poop presents a wide range of ways to answer the call of nature, and in so doing to maximize the benefits of existing waste water.
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Waste
humanure
graywater systems
clean water

Slow Fashion: Aesthetics Meets Ethics

With full color photography and elegant design, "Slow Fashion "profiles the people bringing the alternatives to the mainstream: designers, labels, and eco-concept stores across the world; fair trade producers; campaigns that are …
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fair trade
slow fashion

Farming Cuba: Urban Agriculture from the Ground Up

Featuring a wealth of rarely seen material and intimate portraits of the environment, Farming Cuba details the innovative design strategies and explores the social, political, and environmental factors that helped shape this pioneering urban …
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sustainable agriculture
permaculture
Cuba

Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide

Build a super-efficient, off-grid heater with this complete, step-by-step guide.
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rocket mass heaters

Living With The Land - Part 8 - Transformation Through Learning

Permaculture projects across the UK and all over the world are teaching children and adults how to create regenerative systems through living examples of land stewardship, appropriate technology and healthy food.
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Education
skill building
permaculture

The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future

A complete biography of Marion King Hubbert, one of the twentieth century’s most influential energy experts, who was dubbed the “father of peak oil.”
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Oil
peak oil
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Miraculous Abundance: One quarter acre, two French farmers, and enough food to feed the world

The Bec Hellouin model for growing food, sequestering carbon, creating jobs, and increasing biodiversity without using fossil fuels.
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permaculture
homesteading
small scale farming

Permaculture and Climate Change Adaptation

Inspiring Ecological, Social, Economic and Cultural Responses for Resilience and Transformation.
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permaculture
climate change adaptation

Meat and Sustainability Video

 What exactly are the problems of industrial meat production? What are the global implications? And what can be done about?
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eating meat
Western diet
sustainable meat production
animal agriculture emissions

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

In order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O. Wilson in his most impassioned book to date.
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conservation
biodiversity

Tomorrow [Demain] - Movie

As mankind is threatened by the collapse of the ecosystems, Cyril, Mélanie, Alexandre, Laurent, Raphäel and Antoine, all in their thirties, explore the world in search of solutions that can save their children, and with them, future …
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Transition
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building resilience communities

The Bio-Integrated Farm

 A Revolutionary Permaculture-Based System Using Greenhouses, Ponds, Compost Piles, Aquaponics, Chickens, and More.
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permaculture
Permaculture Farming
bio-integration

Broad-based Ownership Models as Tools for Job Creation & Community Development

As cities wrestle with the growing challenge of wealth inequality, more and more leaders are looking to broad-based ownership models as tools to create jobs and build community wealth. These models are highly effective, with a positive impact for …
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alternative economy
collaborative economy
ownership models

From Seed to Seed

From Seed to Seed is a series of 40 short educational films intended for all those who wish to learn how to produce their own vegetable seeds. With the help of magnificent images and short animated drawings it shows, step by step, the production …
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seed saving
open-pollinated seeds
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