Alternative Economies

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Changing Tides

An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene

Change the story and change the future – merging science and Indigenous knowledge to steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene. As humanity marches on, causing mass extinctions and … 220 View
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Gravity Suspended

From: Changing Tides

Humans have changed the world irrevocably, yet our potential to cause even further change is still latent. When it comes down to the blows, the next many millennia on Earth will reflect the … 12 $1.20 Add
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On the Cusp of a Revolution

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Today’s shifting agricultural paradigm is doing much the same thing. It is changing the way we produce food, how and where we get it, and what it does to our health, our pocket books, and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: In The Business of Change

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Social entrepreneurs, innovative men and women who focus their creative energy and business-minded skillset and savvy toward social change. Finding new and empowering ways to tackle social … 4 $0.40 Add
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A New Approach to Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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The emergent agriculture is grounded in the philosophies of sustainability, local production, and the values of small-scale, family farming. The emergent agriculture values the crafts of the land … 11 $1.10 Add
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Discoveries on the Edge

From: Clean Money Revolution

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My experience confirmed what can be achieved as a “sprinkle investor” holding a portfolio of small private-equity investments in promising mission-based companies. I love the … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Farm Subsides

From: Emergent Agriculture

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This chapter is primarily concerned with the ways in which farms subsidize us. First, most of the farmers who fall into this category of subsidizers own small to medium-sized farms, and they … 9 $0.90 Add
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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Sustainability is a set of principles that focus on three fundamental elements of durable societies. They are: environmental stewardship, economic viability, and ethical behavior. These elements, … 6 $0.60 Add
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Sculpted by River and Story

From: Changing Tides

This chapter is based on my research collaborations with coastal First Nations and academics on herring. 11 $1.10 Add
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Seeking Pathways to Sustainable Food

From: Resilience Imperative

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Food production has been transformed from a local affair into a complex web of supply chains crisscrossing the planet that miraculously deliver a multitude of foodstuffs right to our doorstep. … ; 33 $3.30 Add
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Sustainable Meat – A Contradiction in Terms?

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Among the most complex and contentious issues surrounding the debate about what is sustainable and what is not, is the question of meat. Can it be produced sustainably? Should we eat it? As an … 3 $0.30 Add
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Diversity in Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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For the farmer, biodiversity is both domestic and wild, and a farm can be a place where biodiversity flourishes or from which it is excluded. The way farmers relate to biodiversity distinguishes … 14 $1.40 Add
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Fair Trade and the Empire of Tea

From: Humanizing the Economy

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Fair Trade and Co-operation The Fair Trade Network Tea The Small Organic Farmers Association Fair Trade on the Ground The Seductions of Success Beyond Commodities – Going Global The Future … 33 $3.30 Add
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The Emergent Market

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Consumers must recognize their responsibility to reward craftsmanship and hard work with patronage, and be willing to pay a fair price for their food. Consumers are actively seeking out … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Consumer in a Changing Food System

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Profitability is determined in the market. Consumers must value products sufficiently to pay a price that exceeds the cost of production and transportation. Price is determined by myriad factors, … 15 $1.50 Add