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Micro-Videos with Rob Hopkins, Sophy Banks and Beyond

Locally produced video clips featuring leaders from Transition and Permaculture

https://vimeo.com/gaiacraft

Added by Delvin Solkinson on October 21, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Free Permaculture Learning Tools

Printable posters, cards games, and permaculture learning and teaching tools. Free.

http://gaiacraft.com/free-tools/

Added by Delvin Solkinson on October 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Imagining a Moral Economy for British Columbia, in The Tyee, by Christine Boyle & Seth Klein

It is a rare event when our local media, of any stripe, publish writing of such honesty and progressive weight on most all of the issues of Transition.  We wish to celebrate just such an instance by reprinting a Tyee article here by two very talented writers, Christine Boyle and Seth Klein.  Village Vancouver also wishes to thank The Tyee staff and editor for making such journalism possible.…

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Added by Randy Chatterjee on October 15, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Vancouver Media Coop: From Terminal City to Transition Town

From Terminal City to Transition Town

How Vancouver residents are dropping fossil fuels and adopting resiliency

BY KERRY HALL

Sandra Ignagni hosts the monthly Sew Op, where community members can drop in for free, at her home in the Kitsilano neighbourhood. Photo by Kerry Hall…

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Added by Randy Chatterjee on June 11, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

New currency hits the streets of Nelson

A new currency hit the streets of Nelson Wednesday, one with more bang for its buck than the sinking Euro.

Columbia Community Dollars, a community initiative two years in the making, represents a growing trend of communities finding their own solutions to ailing economies. 



"Creating community currencies is perfectly legal," said Michael Sheely, coordinator for the community dollars said in a written email release.

"Probably because it seems too good to be true is why…

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Added by Beth Carruthers on July 21, 2012 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Earth Over the Brink - and article by David Roberts of The Grist

We’re about to push the Earth over the brink, new study finds

By David Roberts

There’s a new scientific paper out in the journal Nature called “Approaching a state shift in Earth’s biosphere.” In a sane world, it would be front page news. This is from the…

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Added by Randy Chatterjee on June 7, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Support Groups For Hard Times

Support Groups For Hard Times



By Chuck Collins



06 October, 2010

YES! Magazine

via countercurrents.org



How can Transition Towns and Common Security Clubs help us navigate a changing economy and environment?



“It is hard to imagine facing the future without my gang of neighbors,” said Laura Dudley, a member of a common security club in the Detroit area. “The whole media culture is telling us to keep… Continue

Added by David Allan on October 6, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Carolyn Baker: Collapse, Transition, the Great Turning, why words matter

Syndicated worldwide, this following article on the error of…

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Added by Randy Chatterjee on May 21, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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