Our Blog | January 2009

The Icicle Orchestra

by: Heather on 01/07/2009
Posted in: Peak Oil

Here's some music to send shivers down your spine...

Terje Isungset plays ice music - his haunting melodies are an homage to the Norwegian glaciers from which his instruments are carved - glaciers which may not still be around in a decade if we fail to reverse our impact on our warming planet.

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Wild Foresting: Practicing Nature's Wisdom

by: Heather on 01/06/2009
Posted in: New Books

Just off press, Wild Foresting: Practicing Nature's Wisdom by Alan Drengson and Duncan Taylor is an anthology of stories and essays by experts from around the world dedicated to reconciliation in human-wild forest relationships. Wild foresting promotes the responsible use of forests, connects indigenous knowledge systems and unites a great variety …

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Why ‘Run-of-the-River' is no Solution

by: Heather on 01/05/2009

William Rees, co-author of Our Ecological Footprint and professor at the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning, has written a column on the zero-growth solution for Save Our Rivers. There are any number of solid justifications for a no-growth approach - not the least of which is that, from an energy perspective, serious conservation …

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