Category: SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability tales from the Klondike

You might expect the Yukon gold rush town of Dawson City to be the last place to look for innovations in sustainability. But its surprising resilience has lots to teach us about the nature of sustainable community. Read More >> MNN

Epistle to the Ecotopians

A final message of hope from Ecotopia author Ernest Callenbach (via Red Green & Blue) Epistle to the Ecotopians By Ernest Callenbach [This document was found on the computer of Ecotopia author Ernest Callenbach (1929-2012) after his death.] To all…

Free Online Video Permaculture Course – 40 Hours

Introduction to Permaculture – 40 hours of Free video lectures (via http://www.occupymonsanto360.org) Permaculture means ‘permanent culture,’ (or ‘permanent agriculture’) and …’is the conscious design and maintenance of cultivated ecosystems that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of a natural ecosystem.’ (Bill…

Green News

Green News Daily: Friday, May 18th, 2012 (via Gas 2.0) Happy Friday readers, and welcome to the last day of yet another week. The weather is warm and beautiful, and I hope to get out and enjoy nature this weekend.…

Startling GMO Update

GMO Alert: Startling New Research (via WV Outpost) Time for a little GMO update and heckling of our nemesis, Monsanto and friends. New research demonstrates what most of us have suspected for years: GMOs and the poisons used on them…

The Importance of Bees

GUEST POST: Declining Bee Populations Present a Catch-22 Situation (via http://greenbuildingelements.com) Though many of us have an instinctual fear of them, bees have been playing a vital role in human civilization since ancient times. Even today bees are an absolutely crucial part…