Tag: Dreams of the Planet

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…

PERMACULTURE & PEAK OIL:

PERMACULTURE & PEAK OIL: Beyond ‘Sustainability’ (via http://www.occupymonsanto360.org) David Holmgren is co-originator (with Bill Mollison) of the permaculture concept and author of the recent book, PERMACULTURE: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability. He talks about the need to move beyond the…

Remote Viewing the Future

Ramtha’s School Of Enlightenment Students Glimpse The Future (via PR Newswire) YELM, Wash., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — At a remote-viewing exercise for advanced students earlier this year, students from Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment were asked to record their impressions…

Volunteer Abroad

Vacation with A Purpose: Volunteer Abroad with Smaller Earth (via Ecopreneurist) What if you can travel in your gap year, get intimate with a new country and culture while doing social good and honing your skills? Yup, you can have…

Travel the World for Free?

The Ultimate Travel Deal: The World for Free (via Tales Told From The Road) We’re Trained to Chase “Deals” Companies that step out of line with this approach do so at their peril. J.C. Penny learned this lesson the hard…

Eco Friendly Family Travel

It’s Easy to be Green at these Eco-Friendly Family Vacation Spots (via http://www.bigmoneyticket.com) CHICAGO, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Travelers wanting to leave a lighter footprint can combine family fun with education at these green activity destinations recommended by the…