Environmental Humanities

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Common Threads

Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

Common Threads is a unique guide to engaging community members in communal handwork for the greater good. Author Sharon Kallis provides a wealth of ideas for: * Working with unwanted natural … 283 View

Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Introduction

From: Common Threads

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By recognizing that human culture is a part of the ecosystem — not separate — and by creatively reimagining what symbiotic relationships of local production and consumption might look … 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 Add

Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add

Resisting Least Resistance

From: Changing Tides

Personal evolution in dealing with Inside Knowledge—the heaviness of knowing, in intimate detail, the damage caused by human actions on the planet. In doing so, it introduces the notion of … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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Toledo, Ohio

From: Fighting For Space

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The city of Toledo, Ohio, wakes up to a growing ‘public health crisis’. In 2014, over a thousand people died of heroin-related overdoses in the state of Ohio. A disproportionate … 20 $0.40 Add
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Work With What You Have at Hand

From: Common Threads

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In most environmental stewardship practice, conversations about invasive and native species are inclined to dualistic thinking: invasive plant = bad. But what if invasive species could be useful … 10 $1.00 Add
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Building for Change From the Ground Up

From: Common Threads

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Beyond food, what if we began to make some of the things that we need for ourselves again as a cultural and social norm? And what if our cities and towns supported this behavior; what would that … 17 $1.70 Add
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Coalescing Knowledge

From: Changing Tides

Understanding climate change and how it relates to the need for a quick shift in the collective psyche of industrial civilization. I began to understand that we are the stories that we tell … 20 $2.00 Add
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Hundred Block Rock

From: Fighting For Space

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In the 1990s and early 2000s, Bud Osborn was part of a grassroots group of addicts who transformed how the City of Vancouver treats people addicted to drugs. He helped pioneer North … 25 $0.50 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add
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A Chance Encounter

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter retraces the early years of activists Liz Evans and Mark Townsend. Also the inception of The Portland Hotel at Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, which later evolved into PHS Community … 22 $0.44 Add
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Placemaking for Community

From: Common Threads

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A “working landscape” in the city can be planned for use by the people who live there. Newly articulated land use options coupled with accessing the green waste from both invasive … 32 $3.20 Add