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Giant Mats of Green Slime in Lake Erie Signal a Need for New Economic Approaches to Pollution

So, what is the link between this latest water pollution debacle, economic growth, and a true-cost economy?

Tar sands, trade rules and the gutting of human rights for corporate profit

A new report released today from IATP takes an in-depth look at how tar sands have developed from an unconventional, inefficient energy source to the …

Energy Crunch: [redacted]

The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was …

An open letter to George Monbiot

Influenced by the ideas of Allan Savory and other advocates of holistic grazing, I have been introducing the basic principles of this approach into my …

People's Climate March - I March for 2050 Kids

I'm marching for the kids of 2050.

Understanding Economies of Scale

And again I come back to my central (but evolving) thesis: permaculture is failing because we are only practicing one part of it effectively.

Beekeeping Takes Flight at Sea-Tac Airport     

Raising bees around Seattle’s Sea-Tac airport.

Resilience Roundup - Aug 21

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Towards a New Co-Existence: On Reframing Our Ecological Crises

How we think about and talk about ecological crises and our role in them form the structures of our responses.

Grandmothers lead U.K.-wide wave of direct action against fracking

On a U.K.-wide day of action on Monday, anti-frackers locked-on to gates to defend planned fracking sites and occupied fracking companies.

The Jargonaut: What’s a Rossby Wave?

This is the year of obscure atmospheric phenomenon.
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