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|Earthship Home Construction - Narrated Slideshow||
Narrated visit to the Earthship location northwest of Taos, New Mexico in the US, showing construction techniques. This is a simple narrated video showing a site visit in 2009 by my father and I...
|January 2, 2013 - 20:45|
|UK Parlia. Chair: "...serious questions...EU pesticides regulation...||
Great article in the Guardian by Damian Carrington:
|December 15, 2012 - 16:09|
|UK Parliament Holds Hearings on Honeybee Collapse||
The UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee held several days of hearings on insecticides, bee collapse, regulatory responses and industry actions.
I have attached the...
|December 9, 2012 - 12:05|
|Canada: Fetuses Have Widespread Pesticide Residues||
Pesticides associated to genetically modified foods (PAGMF), are engineered to tolerate herbicides such as glyphosate (GLYP) and gluphosinate (GLUF) or insecticides such as the bacterial toxin...
|December 9, 2012 - 11:39|
|Ramesh Ferris and the End of Polio||
For decades, Rotary Clubs around the world have focused on one goal - the Eradication of Polio. In India, this required one of the largest civilian mobilizations in human history.
|November 3, 2012 - 15:57|
|Create a Honey Bee Haven!||
There is a wonderful new program by Pesticide Action Network that appears very helpful for bees, pollinators and habitat:
Honey Bee Haven:
|August 18, 2012 - 18:38|
|Three More Countries Restrict Bee-Killing Nicotine Pesticides||
Three more countries have put additional pressure on nicotine pesticides, one of the leading suspects in the global honey bee die-offs:
Canada has asked for most of the nicotine pesticides...
|August 4, 2012 - 14:41|
|Bee-Killing Nicotine Pesticide Illegally Registered in US - One Million+ Sign Emergency Petition||
A remarkable emergency petition with over one million signatures has been submitted to the USEPA requesting the withdrawal of the pesticide clothianidin - a nicotine-based systemic pesticide...
|March 24, 2012 - 17:14|
|Honeybee Dieoff Link to Corn Planting Process - Italy Researchers||
The process of planting can release large amounts of pesticides coated on seeds - as dust. Corn/maize is widely treated with a coating laced with toxins: neonicotinoid pesticides, fungicides and a...
|February 19, 2012 - 20:09|
|Top US Bee Experts: Nicotine Pesticides Worsen Bee Diseases||
This is a really big deal:
A team of the top United States honeybee experts at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Beltsville, Maryland, laboratory near Washington DC...
|February 12, 2012 - 21:34|
|Ocean Acidity: Unprecedented, man-made trends: Univ. of Hawai'i Study||
This study reflects a huge shift in ocean chemistry exacerbated by CO2 absorption. Higher acidity and changed chemistry in the oceans affects countless forms of life - including our own. Kevin...
|February 4, 2012 - 20:14|
|Kick-Starting the Bio-Based Economy by by Mackinnon Lawrence||
This is one of the very important shifts occurring now: an entirely new industrial production base not founded on fossil fuels. Cheers, Kevin
ENERGY | JANUARY 30, 2012 | BY...
|February 4, 2012 - 19:13|
|Under Pressure, Monsanto withdraws GM Corn (Maize) from France||
Monsanto says won't sell GMO maize in France in 2012
Under pressure, Monsanto has withdrawn its GMO corn MON810 from France, as beekeepers, activists and farmers...
|January 24, 2012 - 16:58|
|Global Simultaneous Die-Offs of Multiple Species||
This great article in two parts, from Australia, details the mass die-offs around the world, of many species - including the beautiful Ladybird Beetle that is surprisingly important to the web of...
|January 24, 2012 - 16:20|
|Leo Burke Explains the Commons - #Commons Education Series A||
Professor Leo Burke of the University of Notre Dame describes the commons and the benefits of a commons viewpoint in this interview recorded in Berlin, Germany at the commons conference sponsored...
|January 17, 2012 - 19:50|
|South Florida Climate Change Master Plan||
Four major counties in Southeast Florida in the US, including the heavily-populated Miami-Dade County area, understand what municipalities across the planet have already...
|January 17, 2012 - 16:20|
|A World that Works for Everyone By Jay Walljasper - #Commons||
A World that Works for Everyone
By Jay Walljasper
Original article in Notre Dame Magazine:
|January 15, 2012 - 10:28|
|Major Study: Multiple Routes of Pesticide Exposure for Honeybees Living Near Agricultural Fields||
A major new study from Purdue University researchers highlights that honeybees face a long list of pesticide dangers near agriculture. Multiple toxic agents combined, via several simultaneous...
|January 14, 2012 - 13:13|
|Global Village Construction Set - #Commons||
There is a very amazing trend towards "Do-It-Yourself-Everything" that is made possible by the economic needs of the present - and offers great hope for individual sustainable...
|January 12, 2012 - 21:11|
|Good Government Investments in Renewable Energy - By Richard W. Caperton||
A great paper about good energy policy as the key to progress in jobs, economic health, and energy security - Kevin
Good Government Investments in Renewable Energy...
|January 12, 2012 - 20:34|
|Pesticide Risk Increases Over Time||
A very important shift may be occurring in our understanding of pesticides: risk may increase over time, rendering even very small amounts of pesticides such as some nicotine-based neonicotinoids...
|January 5, 2012 - 20:01|
|US Constitution and Bill of Rights Suspended by New Defense Authorization||
This is truly insane.
The Bill of Rights and the US Constitution would be suspended by the new Defense Authorization Act. Jim Garrison describes it in his new editorial in The Huffington...
|December 12, 2011 - 12:07|
|Becoming Human Again: Occupy Wall Street and the Restoration of Caring - #Commons||
The Occupy Wall Street protests have uncovered what we had refused to see, and asked us to re-look at what had been taken for granted:
We have a good world when we take care of each other,...
|December 10, 2011 - 08:25|
|Teaching Gardens: Using Permaculture to Teach Kids Practical Lessons||
A wonderful article describing organic permaculture teaching gardens used to help teach children via experiential means the lessons they need - in a practical garden setting:
|December 3, 2011 - 11:18|
|Bee-Killing Pesticide Imidacloprid Voluntarily Withdrawn for Almonds||
Bee-Killing Pesticide Imidacloprid Voluntarily Withdrawn for Almonds
|November 21, 2011 - 17:33|
|How to Beat Wall Street? Stop Needing It.||
Starve Wall Street: Bring Your Money Home
|November 13, 2011 - 12:05|
|Prosecutor Charges Bayer+Syngenta Over Honey Bee Die-Off||
Three related events have recently heightened the honeybee issue:
First: Prosecutors in Italy have charged Bayer CropScience and Syngenta - both manufacturers of...
|November 13, 2011 - 02:45|
|Adopt Your Local Coal-Fired Power Plant||
How we can get a big part of the US carbon economy to turn off?
Over the past few years, I've been very impressed with The Sierra Club's "Stop the Coal Rush...
|November 12, 2011 - 14:01|
|Look at the wonderful ideas trying to flow through you - #Commons||
Look at the wonderful ideas trying to flow through you. Give your energy freely to those ideas you are best suited to encourage. You feel those great ideas within you - they are the reason...
|November 12, 2011 - 13:48|
|How to Use Consensus Democracy: NYGA.org Demonstrates from the #OWS protests||
Consensus Democracy - How do the Occupy Wall Street protesters reach decisions in a very diverse group?
We filmed at the Occupy Wall Street protests recently. One of the wonderful...
|November 8, 2011 - 17:39|