Fred Provenza is professor emeritus of Behavioral Ecology in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University. At Utah State Provenza directed an award-winning research group that pioneered an understanding of how learning influences foraging behavior and how behavior links soils and plants with herbivores and humans. Provenza is one of the founders of BEHAVE, an international network of scientists and land managers committed to integrating behavioral principles with local knowledge to enhance environmental, economic, and cultural values of rural and urban communities. He is also the author of Foraging Behavior and the co-author of The Art & Science of Shepherding.
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog
Why would major oil companies choose to invest in an industry that has failed to turn profits in the past decade?
By Joe Brewer, Medium
Human activities have degraded ecosystems globally to the point that Earth is now in overshoot-and-collapse. We need to restore ecosystem functions in the coming decades in order to safeguard our collective future.
Axial Shift: The Decline of Trump, the Rise of the Greens, and the New Coordinates of Societal Change
By Otto Scharmer, Medium
These three axial shifts, political, economic, and educational, are replacing the traditional 20th-century public discourse with a new axis of conversation and thought that supports a new avenue for societal renewal.
By Manchester Climate Monthly Staff, Manchester Climate Monthly
The Environmental movement is heavily white and middle class. Both of which we are not. There is an uncomfortableness about entering that space.
By Tom Llewellyn, Shareable
Libraries of Things are both starting to expand to multiple locations, and also connecting with other similar or complementary organizations to form local and regional networks.
By Amy Goodman, Bill McKibben, Democracy Now!
Thirty years ago, in 1989, Bill McKibben wrote The End of Nature, the first book about climate change for a general audience. He has just published a new book; it’s titled Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?
By Katherine Walla, Food Tank
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Executive Director of Kanbe’s Markets Maxfield Kaniger talks about the market’s model to reduce food waste and food insecurity.
By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence
According to the latest report from the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Nordics are once again in the top tier of the World’s Happiest People.