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Sandra Postel: Repairing the Water Cycle

El Niño has been dropping much-needed rain this winter on a parched American West. But it’s making little difference to the greater water scarcity issues the US as well as the rest of …

Resilience Roundup - Feb 12

A roundup of news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere including U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Obama's Clean Power Plan | Sea level …

Is Our Future Possible?  

UMMARY: "Reality 101" with Nate Hagens, our minds, our world, the fossil trap. Scientists Alexander "Sandy" MacDonald of NOAA and Chris …

People Are Not Disposable: 'Zero Waste' and Ecological Justice   

Join Mateo Nube from Movement Generation, as he lays out a Just Transition Framework for Action.

Recognizing the Rights of Nature and the Living Forest

“The message our Living Forest proposal delivers is aimed at the entire world with the goal of reaching the hearts and minds of human beings …

If the World’s Soils Keep Drying Out that’s Bad News for Microbes (and People)

Deep beneath our feet, out of sight and out of mind, millions of tiny communities of microbes are working together to perform key functions for the ecosystem.

Learning from the Life of Murray Bookchin

Ten years ago, American radical Murray Bookchin drew his last breath in the bed of his apartment in downtown Burlington.

The Path Ahead from Paris

We need to work together to create a “biosphere smart” economy

Lessons from a Young Food Forest: Taking Stock of My 12-year Permaculture Adventure

How many humans does it take to re-invent agriculture?  Just one…you!  Or me!  So that’s what I’m trying to do.  Here …

The Climate and the Commons

The Paris agreement that ensued from the COP-21 summit states that “climate change is a common concern of humankind”.

Does your City have a Future?

In the past, as in the future, local ecosystem resources were the key to the economies of cities. 
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