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Five Ring Circus (PDF)

Five Ring Circus (PDF)

Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games

The shiny rings of the Olympic Games have grown tarnished over the years as doping, corruption and other scandals rise to the surface. Those scandals are the tip of the iceberg, according to author Christopher Shaw, the lead spokesperson for several …

related subjects: New Economies
The Five Stages of Collapse

The Five Stages of Collapse

Survivors' Toolkit

In the face of political impotence, looming resource depletion, and catastrophic climate change, many of us have become reconciled to an uncertain future. However, popular perception of how this future might actually unfold varies wildly from "a …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Fixing Fashion

Fixing Fashion

Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Fleeing Vesuvius (EPUB)

Fleeing Vesuvius (EPUB)

Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse

The financial crisis that has blighted the world's richest countries since 2008 was a turning point in human history because it ushered in an era in which economies will tend to shrink rather than grow. Incomes will decline becausethe natural …

related subjects: New Economies
Fleeing Vesuvius (PDF)

Fleeing Vesuvius (PDF)

Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse

The financial crisis that has blighted the world's richest countries since 2008 was a turning point in human history because it ushered in an era in which economies will tend to shrink rather than grow. Incomes will decline becausethe natural …

related subjects: New Economies
The Food Forest Handbook

The Food Forest Handbook

Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden

A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perennials. Rooted in permaculture principles, this integrated approach to gardening incorporates a variety of plants such as fruit and nut trees, shrubs, vines, and …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
The Food Lover's Garden

The Food Lover's Garden

Growing, Cooking, and Eating Well

Full colour photos and illustrations

Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden offerings at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality veg and fragrant herbs, and looking to have some control over where your food comes …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Food Security for the Faint of Heart

Food Security for the Faint of Heart

Where would you find your groceries if your supermarket's shelves were suddenly empty? The threat of earthquakes, trucker strikes, power outages or a global market collapse make us vulnerable like never before. With spiralling fuel prices and …

related subjects: Food & Gardening