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These vegetables aren't everyone's favourite, but with the right variety and these growing tips, you'll be a lifetime convert
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VICTORIA – The pressure has been building for more than 300 years. A giant slab of rock sliding in from the Pacific is exerting so much pressure on the west coast of North America it is warping Van...
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This story was produced in partnership with FUTUREPERFECT. In Reading, the United States’ second poorest city, the residents’ group Permacultivate is
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Kyocera is in the news this month. Two floating solar power plants in two reservoirs in Kato City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, are complete. This is a joint venture. The two players are Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing, which is in the business of equipment leasing. Construction started last year in September. ...
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Brittany and Daniel Live in an apartment with no yard. They wanted to grow food anyway. Brittany writes: Bike powered gardening! Our amazing property management team allowed my husband and I to start a community garden on th...
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Energy companies have found more fossil fuels than we can burn without causing damaging levels of climate change. ;We will need to leave most of the known reserves of coal and/or oil in the ground.This is both a moral and a financial issue. ;Morally, we wish to divest from these companies that are hurting the next generation and the environment. ;Financially, we wish to move away from companies that are in long-term trouble because they ;will ...
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My dad, whom we lost in 2012 age 95, was there, on the Coast Guard crewed transport AKA-17 Centaurus, which brought down two of the planes. My father in law, whom we lost in 2013 age 87, was with the 1st MarDiv ashore and fought at Shuri Castle. Hard times. https://plus.google.com/photos/107442207705940975209/albums/5750596154334896817
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Retiree, homesteader and writer; see https://sites.google.com/site/stonyrunpress/Home/risa-bear-curriculum-vitae
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    Writer and homesteader, 1975 - present
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Karen was raised underground. Now she is alone in a post-collapse world ...
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Author of six print titles including Starvation Ridge, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Oregon. Adapting in place with organic polycultural microfarming: http://risashome.blogspot.com/; writing in my spare time; see http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/risabee and http://amazon.com/author/risabear
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How to survive a west coast earthquake and tsunami
o.canada.com

The tectonic plates off the West Coast are squeezing each other with tremendous force. When they break - which is a certainty - they will re

Thirty thousand square kilometers of land lost to oil and gas development
news.sciencemag.org

First tally of drill site land area finds significant lost ecological productivity

It’s Going National: Republican Congress Strips Women and Gays of Rights...
www.occupydemocrats.com

The Republican Party's war against the rights of women and LGBT Americans has reached a new height- this time, coming not from the Bible Bel

Sarah Holding’s top 10 cli-fi books | Children's books | The Guardian
www.theguardian.com

Sarah Holding, author of the SeaBEAN eco-thriller trilogy, picks the cli-fi novels that make you think deeply about the human consequences o

INHABIT - A Permaculture Perspective is Available to Watch Now - The Per...
permaculturenews.org

Yekra Player Please click above to watch the Trailer INHABIT - A Permaculture Perspective Humanity is more than ever threatened b

Why Did These Oil Workers Die? - WSJ
www.wsj.com

The deaths of oil-field workers over the past five years had haunting similarities. Natural causes were originally blamed, but now industry-

Ursula K. Le Guin on the Future of the Left
motherboard.vice.com

Either we will establish an ecological society or society will go under for everyone, irrespective of his or her status.

A really simple bit of maths.......
kevsclimatecolumn.blogspot.com

For those that don't understand the exponential function (i.e. politicians, teachers of economics, those that watch endless consumerist rubb

World's mountain of electrical waste reaches new peak of 42m tonnes | En...
www.theguardian.com

The biggest per-capita tallies were in countries known for environmental consciousness, such as Norway and Denmark, with Britain fifth and U

Is Cuba the future of farming? - The Boston Globe
www.bostonglobe.com

Cuba is home to the most valuable demonstration of chemical-free farming in the world. Much of what has been debated for decades regarding t

Canada's Tories say the government's new slogan is a state secret
boingboing.net

Stephen Harper's government has spent millions of tax dollars advertising the upcoming Canada Day celebration with the slogan "Strong, proud

Permaculture: The Design Arm of a Paradigm Shift
www.patternliteracy.com

Here’s how it happened to me: Back in 1990 I was playing hooky from my unsatisfying biotech job in Seattle by browsing the homesteading shel

The Civilist Papers - The Democracy Club
thedemocracyclub.org

Reform Congress Now! The Civilist Papers is the joint project of Mike Shanahan and me, Doug Hughes. We endorse an approach targeting the 201

Food, Farming and Climate Change: It’s Bigger than Everything Else
www.commondreams.org

Record-breaking heat waves, long-term drought, “100-year floods” in consecutive years, and increasingly extreme superstorms are becoming the

Recent Legislation Transforms Cities, One Roof at a Time - The Permacult...
permaculturenews.org

In March of 2015, France passed a bill supporting green energy which affects the commercial building industry. The bill requires all n

Why Modern Regenerative Organic Farming Is THE Way to Feed the World | M...
www.huffingtonpost.com

We Need to Feed the World" is one of GMO makers' most brilliant marketing campaigns. But that's just what it is, a marketing campaign. But t

Ohio’s 100-Acre Classroom teaches farming skills to middle-school students
inhabitat.com

At the Hershey Montessori Farm School in Geauga County, Ohio, students get hands-on training in farming alongside academic studies.

How Flavor Drives Nutrition - WSJ
www.wsj.com

We’ve fixated on what food does inside the body, but we’ve almost totally ignored why it gets there in the first place. Even a child knows: