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Is there any way of living that doesn’t require death to sustain it?

by: Sara on 12/08/2014

Compassionate hunting may seem like an oxymoron to some, but after reading this excerpt from Miles Olson’s book, The Compassionate Hunter’s Guidebook: Hunting from the Heart,  you might change your mind. In today’s blog, Miles poses the tough question, “Is there any way of living that doesn’t require death to sustain it?”. The answer …

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Empowerment in the Face of Planetary Suffering

by: Sara on 12/05/2014

Deepening global crises surround us, causing many of us to fall prey to denial and despair. Coming Back to Life by Joanna Macy and Molly Young Brown, shows how grief and fear are healthy responses to the harsh realities of our time, and that when  honored through the revolutionary practice of The Work That Reconnects, they can free us from …

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Your Complete Guide to Living Beyond the Grid

by: EJ on 12/03/2014

One of my favorite books this year is The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook: Your Complete Guide to Living beyond the Grid with Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living, 14th Edition.  This completely revised 14th edition, written by experts with decades of hands-on experience, contains expanded information on permaculture, …

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Give the Most Delicious Gift of All on #GivingTuesday

by: EJ on 12/01/2014

Regular readers of this blog will know that salmon, aboriginal rights, democracy and our precious coast are things we hold dear. You may have read about the Alexandra Morton’s visit to Gabriola on her Get Out Migration blog, or about our office closure during #BlackoutSpeakout, or more recently, the wonderful book from the Prince Rupert …

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Redefining Prenatal Care

by: Sara on 10/21/2014

Dawn Combs, along with a dozen or so other New Society authors, will be speaking at the Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka Kansas October 24-25th. In today's post Dawn discusses the importance of parental health pre-conception to ensure a healthy foundation for the much anticipated child. Dawn is the author  Conceiving Healthy Babies, an Herbal …

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