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On the Eve of the Prophecy, from a Squat in the Woods.

by: Sara on 12/11/2012
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Miles Olson is the author of Unlearn, Rewild, Earth Skills, Ideas and Inspiration for the Future Primitive in which he explores the human relationship with the wild and offers up some hard won survival skills.  Today, Day 11 of our 21 Days to Prepare series, Miles proposes that we have some fun and prepare to die! This piece was originally posted on Miles' blog milesolson.net.

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Resiliency: It’s Not Just a Catch Phrase, It’s a Way of Life

by: Sara on 12/10/2012
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Day 9 in our 21 Day to Prepare Series comes from Wendy Brown the author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs and blogger at http://happilyhome.blogspot.ca/. Wendy speaks to us about the importance of resiliency and taking back control.

I have worked from home since 1998.  In the early days of my home-work-life, I took the title of Virtual …

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Peak Oil Advice from German Poets

by: EJ on 12/08/2012
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John Michael Greer is the author of three New Society Publisher books,The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age; The Ecotechnic Future: Envisioning a Post-Peak World and The Wealth of Nature: Economics as If Survival Mattered.  He has kindly offered this post from his blog, The Archdruid Report for today's preparedness …

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Water Water Everywhere and Ne'er a Drop to Drink

by: EJ on 07/15/2009
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This morning I found this blog post by R.A. Vaughan on ActionSpark, a portion of which is reprinted here with permission. You can see the whole entry here.

On Saturday a friend and I drove through coastal California, from Santa Barbara to San Francisco. Before we left, she began to fret about not having filtered water. I commented that since most …

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Social Collapse - Orlov Style

by: Heather on 07/14/2009
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Dmitry Orlov, author of Reinventing Collapse: Soviet Example and American Prospects, addressed The Long Now Foundation earlier this year on the subject of social collapse. For the full text of his talk you can click here, but I highly recommend you treat yourself to the full Orlov experience by watching the video - a short excerpt is below and the …

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