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Real Homes: Small, Frugal, and Green
by Doug Pibelposted May 23, 2012
- With 5 million houses in foreclosure, we are rediscovering that living sustainably includes living affordably.
The Case for a Morality of Radical Caution
by Robert Jensenposted May 17, 2012
- Robert Jensen works through his underlying rationale for making moral judgments, such as about meat-eating and abortion.
Yes, the Climate is Changing
posted May 10, 2012
- Video: People around the world show how climate change is already affecting their lives.
Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local
by Katherine Gustafsonposted May 10, 2012
- Scarcity of certified processing facilities is one reason the meat industry is so consolidated—so farmer Bruce Dunlop invented a mobile slaughterhouse.
How I Found Happiness (in 130 Square Feet)
by Ella Jenkinsposted May 10, 2012
- Photo Essay: Don’t think you know how to build your own house? Neither did 23-year-old Ella Jenkins before she picked up the tools and started.
6 Ideas for Sensible Homes
posted May 09, 2012
- Small, supportive, affordable, recycled—and you can build your own.
Live Within Contradictions: Ernest Callenbach’s Last Message
by Ernest Callenbachposted May 07, 2012
- The author of Ecotopia, who died in April, left behind his final thoughts on hope and transformation.
Growing Cities: An Urban Farming Road Trip
posted May 04, 2012
- Can farming revitalize our cities and change the way we eat? Follow two friends across the United States to find out.
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibbenposted May 03, 2012
- Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
Rising Sea Levels: The View from a Canoe
by Sena Christianposted May 03, 2012
- Decades ago, the legendary journey of the open-ocean canoe Hokule‘a revealed secrets of Hawai‘i’s past and sparked pride in native culture. Now, a voyage around the world offers a new generation lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.
Paula Garcia: Acequias Return to the Land
by Heidi Bruceposted May 01, 2012
- Protecting a 400-year-old water management system from industrial takeover is also about protecting the Southwest's future.
Special Coverage: May Day!
posted May 01, 2012
- An independent movement deserves independent media. Click on the player to watch live television coverage on Free Speech TV. Click on the interactive map to see live updates on actions and arrests throughout the nation. And follow additional breaking news through our feed below.
Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court
by Blair Bravermanposted Apr 30, 2012
- With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
Farmers Markets Move Online
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Apr 26, 2012
- Regional, web-based services to connect small-time growers to consumers are popping up around the country.
A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature
by David Kortenposted Apr 24, 2012
- David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.