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Ancient Landscapes Point to Dramatic Climate Change

Scientists believe Chinese civilisation could have been founded by climate refugees after the collapse of an Inner Mongolian culture over 4,000 years ago.

Real Food Media Contest Features Oyster Men of Long Island Sound

The Oyster Men features the daily lives of baymen who handpick oysters from wild populations on the Long Island Sound.

North Dakota Considers Weakening Standards on Radioactive Drilling Waste as Oil Prices Collapse

As the collapse of oil prices threatens North Dakota's shale drilling rush, state regulators are considering a move they say could save the oil industry …

Resilience Roundup - Feb 27

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

Women Over 65 Own Nearly a Third of Iowa’s Farmland—Can They Prevent the Next Dust Bowl?

“Being invisible does two things: You think you don’t have any responsibilities [and] you’re just left out.”

5 Reasons Cargo Bikes Are the Perfect Mode of Transportation

With Americans driving less and more cities encouraging people to bike, the humble cargo bike has quietly gained traction in the U.S.

If We're Serious about Saving Bees and Butterflies, Here's What We Should Do

If pollinator health is made a priority, to be successful much current policy and practice must change.

The Externality Trap, or, How Progress Commits Suicide

Economic life in the industrial world these days can be described, without too much inaccuracy, as an arrangement set up to allow a privileged minority to externalize nearly all their costs onto …

Mali: Agroecology Is in our Hands!

"I decided to come here because we are building a necessary movement, that will claim back what was always ours: our peasant knowledge of doing …

Obama's Veto of Keystone XL Bittersweet for Texans Forced to Allow the Pipeline on Their Land

As expected, President Obama today vetoed the Republican bill attempting to allow TransCanada to finish constructing the Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline.

Quakes in Gas Fields Ignored for Years, Dutch Agency Finds

A report from the Dutch Safety Board has accused the oil and gas industry and Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs of willfully downplaying the risk of …
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