Tag: Sustainability & Conservation

7 GMO Myths Debunked by Vandana Shiva

Taiwan is the latest on the growing list of countries that are increasing limits on, or outright banning, genetically modified food. As more countries and individuals are opting against genetically engineered crops, international agribusinesses continue to insist that GMOs are the only realistic solution to the world food crisis. Here, in an exclusive excerpt from her new …continue

The Belief in Continuous Growh

Excerpt from The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis by Brendan Kelly   The Belief in Continuous Growth As has been discussed by many authors, the ecological effects of an economy based on growth are far-reaching. Despite what advertisements and manufacturers might imply, the things that we buy do not simply materialize out of thin …continue

Watch the Book Trailer for Ocean Country

  ABOUT THE BOOK Ocean Country is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment. After …continue

You Can Recycle That!

On Earth Day, many people are looking for extra ways to go green. Some make resolutions to bike to work, buy local, try a vegetarian diet, plant a tree, or buy a hybrid car. No matter how you choose to celebrate Earth Day, here are some household items that you may not have known you …continue

Occupy Wall Street: No Demand is Big Enough

The following excerpt was originally featured on Alternet.org. Looking out upon the withered American Dream, many of us feel a deep sense of betrayal. Unemployment, financial insecurity, and lifelong enslavement to debt are just the tip of the iceberg. We don’t want to merely fix the growth machine and bring profit and product to every …continue

Do You Live in a Transition Town?

This post previously appeared on Albany.Patch.com, a local news site for Albany, California, featuring a regular blog post on the city’s sustainability efforts from NAB’s associate publisher, Doug Reil. Albany California is a Transition Town. I’ve run into a lot of folks in town who, while interested and supportive of some aspect of the Transition …continue