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The Ecology Of Hope

The Ecology Of Hope

Communities Collaborate for Sustainability

by Ted Bernard & Jora Young
foreword by Wes Jackson

The Ecology of Hope is a remarkably upbeat account of a number of communities where collaboration among different factions and interest groups has led to breakthrough consensus on plans for achieving sustainability. The authors reveal the hopeful …

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Evolution's Edge

Evolution's Edge

The Coming Collapse and Transformation of Our World

Full colour throughout

It is now 5 minutes to midnight on the Doomsday Clock, reflecting the fact that we are closer to assuring the obliteration of our species than we have been at any time since the early eighties. We are rapidly approaching a …

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Healing the Wounds

Healing the Wounds

edited by Judith Plant

Twenty-five activist authors--including Ursula LeGuin,Vandana Shiva, Margot Adler and Joanna Macy--striveto unite the visions and energies of the feminist andecological perspectives. Healing the Wounds drawstogether the personal, political and …

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Home! A Bioregional Reader

Home! A Bioregional Reader

By providing tools to understand the land we live on and the sources of its natural regeneration, the more than 40 contributors to Home! open up new possibilities for the creation of cultures inkeeping with the requirements of the natural world. …

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My Name is Chellis and I'm in Recovery from Western Civilization

My Name is Chellis and I'm in Recovery from Western Civilization

When it came out in 1994, My Name is Chellis and I'm in Recovery from Western Civilization quickly became a classic of the ecopsychology movement. It is a book about roots which reach back millennia to a time when humans lived in and honored the …

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The Power of One

The Power of One

Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times

The Power of One will change your life! It effectively breaks through the feelings of despair, frustration and alienation we all share about the state of the world and demonstrates how just you alone can transform your neighborhood, workplace or …

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Better NOT Bigger

Better NOT Bigger

How to Take Control of Urban Growth and Improve your Community

Contrary to accepted wisdom, rapid urban growth can leave communities permanently scarred, deeply in debt, with unaffordable housing, a lost sense of community, and sacrificed environmental quality.

In Better NOT Bigger, Fodor explodes the …

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Eating Fossil Fuels

Eating Fossil Fuels

Oil, Food, and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture

The miracle of the Green Revolution was made possible by cheap fossil fuels to supply crops with artificial fertilizer, pesticides, and irrigation. Estimates of the net energy balance of agriculture in the US show that ten calories of hydrocarbon …

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