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Bayo Akomolafe

Adebayo Akomolafe (PhD) is a clinical psychologist, lecturer, speaker and author from Covenant University in Nigeria. He is an activist for a radical paradigm shift in consciousness and current ways of living, an emerging voice calling for the re-enchantment of indigenous ways of being in the world. In 2011, Bayo initiated a book project called ‘We will tell our stories:

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Peter Burdon

Peter Burdon is a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School and deputy chair of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Ethics Specialist Group. The main focus of his research is the environmental crisis and how human society might transition their laws, governance structures and social relations so that they support (rather than undermine) the health and integrity

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Brian Feeney

Brian Feeney is a town planner, strategist, researcher and writer. He donates much of his time to project coordination for the Australia-based non-profit organization, Quest 2025, a transdisciplinary sustainability advocacy organization for which he is secretary. His interests are transformation, cultural evolution, ecological sustainability, social justice and nature writing. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia. Web: quest2025.net

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Dave Gardner

Dave Gardner has worked as a professional film director for 30 years, and directed the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. He is also founding contributor at Growth Bias Busted, the media watchdog project that sheds light on the pro-growth bias in our media. He writes, films and speaks regularly about our culture’s addiction to growth. Dave is based in Colorado

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Theo Kitchener

Theo Kitchener has a background in activism and community building, and more recently has been working to raise awareness around collapse and transition possibilities through the Melbourne-based volunteer group, Doing It Ourselves. Self-described apocaloptimist, Theo is positive about the future, focusing on community, permaculture, appropriate technology, voluntary simplicity, participatory democracy, community economics and our potential transformation. Theo is based in

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Rebecca Smith

A lawyer by profession, Rebecca is an occasional thinker, and even less occasional writer with a string of letters behind her name that she considers too pretentious to use. Rebecca wrote her Masters thesis in law on the fraud of corporate social responsibility, and its use as a construct to deflect and mute civil displeasure of corporate misfeasance, including ecocide

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Carolyn Baker

Carolyn Baker, Ph.D. is the author of Collapsing Consciously: Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times. Her previous books are Navigating the Coming Chaos: A Handbook for Inner Transition (2011) and Sacred Demise: Walking the Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization’s Collapse (2009). She lives and writes in Boulder, Colorado. A former psychotherapist and professor of psychology and history, Carolyn offers life coaching

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Christiane Kliemann

Christiane Kliemann is a German freelance journalist focusing on postgrowth, alternative economy and social change. A member of the organizing team of the Degrowth 2014 Conference, she has worked in communications at the UNFCCC secretariat and as an editor at German broadcaster Deutsche Welle. Currently she is running the blog for the German degrowth web-portal and preparing to move to

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John Oliver

Having spent much of his life in the corporate world, John was exposed to the inner workings of energy production, banking, and government departments. Realising that he was selling his soul to whichever devil was offering the highest price, John jumped ship and began actively working at making a positive difference, as opposed to just making a profit. Life on

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Sean Crawley

Sean Crawley has decided to hang around and get involved in earthly affairs for as long as possible because his curiosity to see how all this pans out is greater than the sometimes attractive option of hanging up one’s boots. Sean has worked as an educator in schools, community settings and in youth mental health, and currently donates much of

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