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If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

By Helen McFadden, Posted July 4th, 2013

Every tree must be considered a vital member of our survival fighting force, because this is a crisis and drastic action is needed.

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Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted June 14th, 2013

“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world.” Jean Vanier

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Lessons Learned from Starting a Community Garden

Lessons Learned from Starting a Community Garden

By Greg Horner, Posted June 10th, 2013

You can benefit from our experience and help ensure your success in creating a thriving community garden…

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Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

By Geoff de Ruiter, Posted July 12th, 2012

Co-ops have an advantage over conventional businesses – they run essentially not-for-profit…

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How Nature Brings us Together

How Nature Brings us Together

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 7th, 2012

We have so much more in common than that which divides us…

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The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 27th, 2012

Anything that can be borrowed saves money and reduces the duplication of goods in the community…

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New Facebook App Promotes Energy Saving through Social Networking

New Facebook App Promotes Energy Saving through Social Networking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 18th, 2011

The seeds of change are nurtured by communication…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid for the Novice Homesteader

4 Mistakes to Avoid for the Novice Homesteader

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted May 4th, 2011

A few considerations when making the transition to a more independent way of life…

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A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

By Randall Amster, Posted April 12th, 2011

To protect our water, we should look to real life examples of communities who still manage resources collectively.

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No Impact Week, Day 7 – Saturday: Giving Back

No Impact Week, Day 7 – Saturday: Giving Back

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 12th, 2011

Pay it forward. Feel the benefits of service.

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Homemade Prosperity – escaping the consumer trap

Homemade Prosperity – escaping the consumer trap

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted December 22nd, 2010

Caught in the consumer trap? Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes discovered that producing what she needs at home lets her live on a fraction of what she thought she needed.

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We are hard-wired to care and connect

We are hard-wired to care and connect

By David Korten, YES! Magazine, Posted January 13th, 2010

The good news: The changes we must make to avoid ultimate collapse are identical to the changes we must make to create the world of our common dream.

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Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

By Eartheasy, Posted November 9th, 2009

In over 150 cities in 14 countries, ‘Transition Town’ communities are raising awareness of the threats associated with peak oil and climate change, and taking practical steps to prepare for a post-industrial future…

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Family Values and Food Sustainability

Family Values and Food Sustainability

By Carlo Petrini, Slow Food, Posted January 28th, 2009

Ensuring good food for all in the future means looking to the ways of the past.

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An Inconvenient Tree

An Inconvenient Tree

By Martin Dreiling, Posted January 27th, 2009

“The issue surrounding our tree is not an isolated issue, it is a symptom of a larger disease that will end us as a society if we are not careful.”

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