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The Agro-Ecological Revolution.

Elephant Journal

Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor's Picks agriculture agro-ecology farming organic food urban farmingWhen united, farmers have bargained; when divided, they have begged.

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Flooring Options for Ecological Weirdos

Green Prophet

The post Flooring Options for Ecological Weirdos appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. Flooring means different things to different people. From grounding dirt floors to upcycled linoleum. Here are some ideas. This carpet (a magic flying one? )

My comment on the Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015) adding-up test article has been published at Ecological Economics

Environmental Economics

I next submitted the paper to Ecological Economics in December 2019. I first wrote about this in September 2016. I then submitted the comment to Land Economics. The editor sent me the results of an internal review and I revised it accordingly.

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Spiritual Ecology and the Lesson of Crete

The Alien Next Door

If Gaia is our “Natural Mother” then Ecology is her language —Nina Munteanu. As much as I liked the integrative approach to this program, it is my belief that the “soft” science of Ecology should be taught as a basic course throughout a student’s entire school career (from Grade 1 to 12), giving it the prominence it deserves as a life-lesson mandate not unlike the three Rs. If Gaia is our “natural mother” then Ecology is her language. ~~~~.

Measure Your Ecological Footprint

Green Prophet

Let’s start with your ecological footprint and biocapacity. Ecological footprint and Biocapacity: The Ecological Footprint measures how much land and water area a human population requires to produce the resource it consumes and to absorb its carbon dioxide emissions. So, if there is a regional or national ecological deficit, it means that the region is essentially importing biocapacity through trade. Lifestyle & Culture ecological footprint

ECONOMY SHOULD SERVE ECOLOGY

Green (Living) Review

Calling for a move towards the economy serving ecology rather than the ecology serving the economy, CIWEM asks for a commitment to invest in the future health of the environment for societal benefit, and a move away from unsustainable GDP-centric and perpetual economic growth models. That’s why we’re asking governments to get to work; at the end of the day, the economy should serve the ecology that sustains us all.”

Seeking The Ecological Shuk

Green Prophet

Miriam sees Israel’s most famous open-air market through new eyes. When I lived in Jerusalem, the shuk was my grocery store. Vegetables, grains, fruit, chicken for Shabbat, nuts and sweets…everything we ate came from the shuk. Read about 5 Israeli shuks here.). My kids grew up eating the freshest, most colorful and flavorful food in the city, and since prices are lowest at the shuk, I was saving money.

Riding the Bus of Ecological Fundamentalism.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green climate change climate denial ecological footprint environment glacier meltWhat could possibly help spur those who are left confused by conflicting, narrow information on climate change and mass species extinction?

Birding the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland

10,000 Birds

Our bird sightings began immediately, as soon as we checked into our B&B , located on a cliff overlooking the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. With the winds higher than usual, it turned out we were Captain Wayne’s only passengers, so we lucked into a private tour of the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve. Julia Zarankin is on her way to becoming a birder.

The Ecological Land Co-op has purchased more land to create ecological smallholdings

Green (Living) Review

Here’s a quick overview of what the Ecological Land Co-op does, before going on to their latest news. They are kept off the land, and society continues to be fed largely via a system of non-organic, monoculture agribusiness that is extremely damaging to ecology and to communities. The Ecological Land Co-op is a small organisation swimming against this current, and we’d like to see them get bigger.

Moving from Biodiversity Offsets to a Target-Based Approach for Ecological Compensation

Nature Conservancy - Science

In a paper published in Conservation Letters, TNC suggests that given the wide… The post Moving from Biodiversity Offsets to a Target-Based Approach for Ecological Compensation appeared first on Cool Green Science.

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Free Movie: First Earth – Uncompromising Ecological Architecture

Green Prophet

Through his free movie First Earth David Sheen is passing on the positive transformation that occurred in his life after learning about ecological architecture. . When David Sheen first decided to make a film that depicts the history, necessity, and straight-up sensibility of ecological architecture, he had no idea what a massive task he had set for himself. Then he did an apprenticeship with a leading ecological building firm called TSUI Design.

Environmental Justice Atlas maps out ecological conflicts

Green Prophet

For the first time in history we have a real time, comprehensive global map of ecological conflicts thanks to the Atlas of Environmental Justice. Ecocide , is becoming a critical issue as the world increasingly scrambles for resources, and so visually documenting and revealing the actors, drivers and structural patterns behind this scramble becomes critical in safeguarding our environmental wealth.

Burning Question: How Do You Balance Farming and Ecology?

Green (Living) Review

I’m going to create a riparian buffer and restore the stream ecology on my grandmother’s farm. Thanks to a land-based school curriculum, along with outreach programs from universities, extension offices and environmental education organizations, 13-year-olds like this one can speak the language of restorative ecology. Considering the balance of income and ecological restoration, profitability can support the work, but it doesn’t necessarily make us better stewards of the land.

Spiritual Ecology: A Paradigm Shift for a Healthy Planet.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems awareness environment green spiritual ecologyLet’s redefine our relationship with the planet: we must think "ours," not "mine" or "theirs.".

Growth hacking with CROs for impact and ecological businesses

Green Prophet

It hardly seems likely that the type of softies working in the ecological and green non profit organizations will bring about radical and quick change. What the world needs in impact driven ecological businesses is not just great founders and a CEO with a vision on how to create a world for the next 5 to 10 years.

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New Science: Time to Step Away from the Ecological Footprint?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Kareiva and his coauthors argue that the most widely cited measure of global and national sustainability — the Ecological Footprint — has serious conceptual and scientific flaws that render it almost unusable for scientists, policymakers, resource managers and investors. The Ecological Footprint had utility in its day,” says Kareiva. “It Previous papers have critiqued various components of the Ecological Footprint on technical grounds.

How to make customers loyal and ecologically satisfied

Green Prophet

Recently it seems like customer service at big tech companies have gotten out of control. Automated systems remind us that robots have very little idea of what we want or need. I have never met a person who says that they love speaking with a robot or automated phone system. Every one of us has a problem that somehow just doesn’t fit inside the lines or numbers 1, 2 or 3. Companies need to enable better communication in this era of enhanced information.

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Consumerism, Ecology, and the Sabbath

Green Prophet

Ben-Gurion researchers claim that Israel’s urge to shop will eventually force Shabbat laws to change. . This is a typical side street in the Yaffa flea market, Israel. From left to right, notice a charming second-hand shop that sells amusing things like the full-sized statue of a Roman gladiator. Blond tourists with cameras hanging from their necks stroll by. A woman consults with her husband by cellphone. A rug vendor gazes at something across the street.

Build an ecological homestead for 1/10th the cost of a trad home!

Green Prophet

Now a young husband/wife team have stepped into the void, launching a venture to make affordable, ecological housing accessible to everyone. Open Source Ecology (OSE) and Open Building Institute (OBI) have joined forces in a project that enables aspiring homeowners to do the same, anywhere. It’s loaded with ecological features, including an option for an aquaponic greenhouse which can produce all the fish and vegetables that a family needs.

Does Ecosia really have the 'impeccable ecological credentials' that it claims to have?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Often the claim is being made that the search engine “Ecosia” has impeccable ecological credentials and then someone may add that it, however, may not always be as effective. So, does Ecosia really have those claimed “impeccable ecological credentials”? In short, the answer has to be, probably not. Fact is that “Ecosia” is basically just Bing (Microsoft's search engine, which is simply not as good, as search engines go, as Google).

Sinai’s Ecological Future Hangs in the Balance

Green Prophet

Business & Politics development ecology Mediterranean Sea Red Sea Sinai peninsula Sustainable Development As part of the 1979 peace treaty with Israel , the Sinai Peninsula was restored to Egyptian control - an event that the country celebrated with some fanfare on April 25th, 2012.

Ecological Principles

The Green Changemakers

[link] Creating communities that are compatible with nature's processes for sustaining life requires basic ecological knowledge. Most of the energy driving the ecological cycles flows from the sun. Cycles Members of an ecological community depend on the exchange of resources in continual cycles. The constant flow of energy from the sun to Earth sustains life and drives most ecological cycles.

For Nova Scotians, Less is More: Ecology Report from Halifax.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) basic needs clean water ecology food forests Halifax Nova Scotia urban gardens For Nova Scotians, less is indeed more.

The Yoga of 8 Limbs & Ecology. ~ Szymon Jaros?awski

Elephant Journal

Both yoga and ecology stem from the awareness that all elements in a living system are interconnected in a single web. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) awareness creation ecology elements energy environment health Health and Wellness health wellness interconnected limbs of yoga universe Yoga

Spiritual Ecology & Dharma. ~ Carrie Stiles

Elephant Journal

World renowned environmental activist Dr. Vandana Shiva''s comments on spiritual ecology & dharma at Navdanya: Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Buddha buddhism Dharma environment green religion

Smart Collars Deployed to Study Wolves’ Ecology

Eccorazzi

In 2016, we’re now looking at animal health and fitness too, in order Read More The post Smart Collars Deployed to Study Wolves’ Ecology appeared first on Ecorazzi. It’s no longer enough just to know where an animal is and where it has been wandering. Animals News Top News

Nightingale Site Destroyed For New Homes in Hampshire, Southern Ecological Solutions Reports

Green (Living) Review

25 May 2015 : Leading ecological and arboricultural consultancy, Southern Ecological Solutions, have commented on the recent news regarding a landowner who has been accused of ‘destroying’ a habitat for rare birds. This was done before an ecological survey was carried out in order to establish what wildlife was living on the two-acre site. As experts in ecological surveys and consultancy, Southern Ecological Solutions took a keen interest in the story.

Tu B’Shvat Ecology Study Opportunities, 2012

Green Prophet

A potent mystical, ecological, legal and historical mix runs through Tu B’Shvat, a date known as the New Year For The Trees. As man is compared to “the tree of the field,” Tu B’Shvat is a good day to inaugurate ecology studies. The 15th day of the Jewish month of Shavat signals the launching of new Jewish eco-education programs.

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Tracking the ecological overshoot of the human economy

Green Earth Journey

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Dubai’s police cars are ecological opposites

Green Prophet

A year after unveiling new Lamborghini patrol vehicles for lucky members of the force, Dubai police are rolling out an eco-friendly electric motorcycle. As far as we can tell – the 15,000-strong police force has purchased just one bike, which they tested at Jumeirah Beach Residence last week.

Ecological Intelligence

The Green Changemakers

Here's what's on the horizon Jobs Are the New Assets Recycling the Suburbs The New Calvinism Reinstating The Interstate Amortality Africa: Open for Business The Rent-a-Country Biobanks Survival Stores Ecological Intelligence When it comes to going green, intention can be easier than action. What if we could think ecologically? That's what psychologist Daniel Goleman describes in his forthcoming book, Ecological Intelligence. Tags: Nature Ecology Green

George Monbiot: “Let’s let ecological processes rip”

Green (Living) Review

Calling for a ‘rewilding’ of the UK, large areas of land should be left alone to grow wild, he said, so that we can “let ecological processes rip,” and allow nature to bring itself into balance and thrive.

News the Pope will love: Faith and ecology teachings making world more holy

Green Prophet

After surveying hundreds of seminaries in North America, Israel, and Italy, a new report by the Jerusalem NGO, The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development, reveals what they call “an emerging phenomenon” — that over 160 faith and ecology courses taught in recent years. The group also unveiled a searchable online faith and ecology syllabi collection , which makes scores of courses on faith and ecology easily accessible for instructors and administrators.

Cautious Americans Pick Fish to Help Diminish Their Ecological Effect

Elephant Journal

As of late, Americans have turned out to be substantially more worried about their ecological effect. A worldwide temperature alteration has turned into a gigantic popular expression that produces a major passionate effect at whatever point it is utilized, as an ever increasing number of individuals have started to stress over the eventual fate […].

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Industrial Ecology

The Green Changemakers

[link] Why Industrial Ecology? China's Circular Economy Planning | Transportation Sustainable Agriculture | other IE pages | Home Industrial ecology is an interdisciplinary framework for designing and operating industrial systems as living systems interdependent with natural systems. It seeks to balance environmental and economic performance within emerging understanding of local and global ecological constraints. Why do we need Industrial Ecology?

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Today is Ecological Deficit Day: Read the Report about Resource Capacity in the US

Green Living Ideas

Today marks Ecological deficit day, the date each year in which the United States busts its annual ecological budget, utilizing more resources and services than U.S. The post Today is Ecological Deficit Day: Read the Report about Resource Capacity in the US appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Activism Climate Change/Global Warming Conservation carbon footprint conservation ecological deficit day ecological footprint water footprint

French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon on ecology and nuclear energy

Green Blog

Mélenchon claims that his political party, the Left Front, is built around the concept of ecological planning. ” Why don’t you devote more time to ecology in your campaign? Jean-Luc Mélenchon: Ecology occupies a place for us that it has never found in any program of the traditional left. Check: the economic program of the Left Front is built around the concept of ecological planning. But I have other tricks up my sleeve … Ecological planning?

Green Oil - Ecological Chain Lube

Green (Living) Review

Love your bike, love the environment - Use Green Oil

Will Turkey’s New Constitution Include Ecological Protections?

Green Prophet

Turkish environmental journalist Mahmut Boynudelik has proposed a set of fundamental ecological principles to be enshrined in the country’s new constitution. Led by the Turkish Green Party, the articles were submitted by the Initiative for an Ecological Constitution (IEC), and prepared by environmental journalist Mahmut Boynudelik from notes he took at several recent Green Party conferences.

‘Let’s Get Back to Ecology’: A New Interview with Peter Kareiva

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s an excellent Q&A, with one of the best distillations yet of Kareiva’s thinking on conservation’s focus on biodiversity versus the benefits of a broader focus on ecology. Ecology matters to the general public because ecology is about water, pests and pestilence, recreation, food, resilience and so forth. Perturbations to ecosystems in the form of massive pollution, land conversion, harvest, species loss can all distort ecology. Peter Kareiva.

Hydroelectric Dam Threatens “Ecological Massacre” According To Turkish Conservationist

Green Prophet

The Aras River basin is home to more than half of Turkey’s bird species, but a planned hydroelectric dam would alter the river’s marshy ecosystem, driving away the birds. That’s the fear of Ça?an ekercio?lu, lu, president and founder of Turkey’s KuzeyDo?a a wildlife preservation NGO. Green Prophet has written about ?ekercio?lu’s ekercio?lu’s lu’s groundbreaking research, teaching, and conservation work before.