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Today is Earth Overshoot Day - It Could Have Been October 3rd

by: EJ on 08/13/2015

Earth Overshoot Day marks the day when humanity has used up one year's worth of natural resources.  Last year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on August 19th, this year it falls six days earlier on August 13th.  Earth Overshoot Day is an initiative of the Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability think tank with offices in North America, …

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Christopher (Kip) Plant 1950 - 2015

by: EJ on 07/02/2015
Posted in: Events

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Christopher (Kip) Plant left us a few short days ago. Words cannot express our sadness at the passing of such a great man; our mentor, leader and friend. Kip was publisher and cofounder of New Society Publishers (Canada) until his retirement in 2013. His contribution to the bioregional movement, and …

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Mother Earth New Fair - Fun-filled, Hands-on, Sustainable Lifestyle Event

by: Sara on 06/04/2015

We are excited to be heading to a new venue for the Mother Earth News Fair June 6-7in Albany, OR. This fair will replace the one that has been held in Puyallup, WA th past few years.

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#WhoMadeMyClothes; Why the hashtag campaign for social and economic justice matters

by: Sara on 04/23/2015

Today's blog post about Fashion Revolution Day, and the #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign comes to us from Michael Lavergne the author of the upcoming Fall 2015 release, Fixing Fashion, Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes. Michael is an ethical supply chain professional who has spent the past eighteen years leading sourcing initiatives …

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On the Road to Climate Justice with Carrie Saxifrage - Voices from the Frontlines

by: Sara on 04/02/2015

Carrie Saxifrage, author of The Big Swim, Coming Ashore in a World Adrift has hit the road on her cross-country book tour by Greyhound bus. Her first stop was last night at Chapters in Kamloops.

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