• homo sapiens lived here

    Wicked Problem, or Wicked People?

    The current suite of problems facing humanity will never be solved while the lunatics are in charge of the asylum.

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  • absurd

    7.3 Billion Excuses and Counting

    Have you heard the litany of excuses for not doing anything about fucking, eating and shitting ourselves out of existence? I have been carefully collecting the data since I was birthed onto this planet, and the following is the picture that has emerged.

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  • paris hot air

    The COP-out we can’t afford

    One week on from COP21, Mark Pershin and Kari McGregor weigh in on the false promises of a flaccid agreement that leaves behind the innocent and most vulnerable.

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  • Alien-Hand-Holding-a-Planet-in-Space

    Holding Space for the Inner Crisis

    As the deep ecology movement begins to recognise the importance of grieving the demise of industrial civilisation, conversations around sacred activism and psycho-spiritual healing are inevitably beginning to surface.

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  • nature has no opinion

    Detached from our True Nature: Nature Deficit Disorder

    The price we pay for our alienation from the natural world is that of our wellbeing – physical, emotional and spiritual. It’s time we paid back our nature deficit and got back in touch with our true nature. It’s time to go home.

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  • less meat

    Less Meat = Less Heat

    We have known about human-caused climate change for well over a century, and have had in operation a global framework for dealing with it for well over two decades, yet we are still failing to stop or even slow down its advance toward catastrophe.

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  • wanting-less-is-a-better-blessing

    Frugal Abundance in an Age of Limits

    Like a snake eating its own tail, our growth-oriented civilisation suffers from the delusion that there are no environmental limits to growth. But rethinking growth in an age of limits cannot be avoided. The only question is whether it will be by design or disaster.

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  • Salar de Uyuni, Potosi, Bolivia - Soumei Baba

    Top 10: Sacred Sites

    Selected for their natural beauty, importance to local cultures, and the stories told about them, here are ten of the world’s most spectacular sacred sites, and their stories.

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less meat

Less Meat = Less Heat

We have known about human-caused climate change for well over a century, and have had in operation a global framework for dealing with it for well over two decades, yet we are still failing to stop or even slow down its advance toward catastrophe.

wanting-less-is-a-better-blessing

Frugal Abundance in an Age of Limits

Like a snake eating its own tail, our growth-oriented civilisation suffers from the delusion that there are no environmental limits to growth. But rethinking growth in an age of limits cannot be avoided. The only question is whether it will be by design or disaster.

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