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.

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.

Spiritual Ecology and the Lesson of Crete

The Alien Next Door

If Gaia is our “Natural Mother” then Ecology is her language —Nina Munteanu. Ecology is considered a “soft” science, because it integrates all other sciences and, as such, is more the study of relationships, links and consequence.

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.”

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. Generational gaps are narrowing, and ancestral wisdom of the land is collaborating with scientific understanding on how to manage farms for long-term ecological stability.

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.

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.).

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?

Natural Resource, Environmental & Ecological Economics Postdoctoral Fellowships | SESYNC

Environmental Economics

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships to begin between May 1 and October 1, 2016. The SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program brings early-career scholars to SESYNC to: undertake individual research projects, participate in the Socio-Environmental Immersion Program, which immerses scholars in theory foundational to understanding socio-environmental systems, and.

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.

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.

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.".

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. . 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.

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.

Green Oil - Ecological Chain Lube

Green (Living) Review

Love your bike, love the environment - Use Green Oil

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.

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.

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

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

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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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.

Doing Environmental Ethics - Urban Ecology: Building Green

The Green Changemakers

[link] Science and Ethics Green Economy Sustainable Consumption Environmental Policy Air and Water Agriculture Conservation and Preservation Urban Ecology Climate Change Natural Selection in Ethics Texts. Policy Environment Sustainable-development Ecology Green Climate-change Agriculture

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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Hopes for an ecological Church raised by new Pope's choice of name

Green (Living) Review

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.

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.

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?

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

Molecular Science Meets Muddy Boots Ecology in Kenya

Nature Conservancy - Science

For Kartzinel, his work is the perfect combination of high tech molecular science and muddy boots ecology, and has application far beyond African grasslands. Meet the NatureNet Science Fellows: Tyler Kartzinel. Forensic analysis of animal dung.

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Tracking the ecological overshoot of the human economy

Green Earth Journey

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Preventing Invasives is Vital to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

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Ecological Impacts of Climate Change

The Green Changemakers

Explore some of the ecological impacts of climate change that have already been observed—right in your own backyard. This 28-page booklet is based on Ecological Impacts of Climate Change (2009), a report by an independent panel of experts convened by the National Research Council. It explains general themes about the ecological consequences of climate change and identifies examples of ecological changes across the United States.

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. It’s too soon to tell what the final decision on the ecological articles will be, according to the IEC.

Seeking The Ecological Market At Machane Yehuda in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

Miriam sees Israel’s most famous open-air market through new eyes. When I lived in Jerusalem, the Machane Yehuda shuk (market) was my grocery store. Vegetables, grains, fruit, chicken for Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest. There were nuts and sweets…everything we ate came from the shuk.

7 great Philippines eco-travel destinations

Green Traveler Guides

| Go Green or Don’t Go | With today’s ease of travel comes staggering environmental problems, particularly in the Earth’s underdeveloped but most beautiful destinations. Case in point: The Philippines.