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    Rethinking Food – Out of Our Own Backyards!

    The following article is an excerpt from my new book titled Rethink, Your world, Your future, which  has just been released. Buying Local Can be Difficult Buying local these days can be difficult, as most of the food in supermarkets travels thousands of miles. An example of the lunacy of the...
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    Globalisation Reduces Choice, Cultural Identity and Leads to Alienation…

    “Consumptionism is the name given to the new doctrine; and it is admitted today to be the greatest idea that America has to give to the world; the idea that workmen and masses be looked upon not simply as workers and producers, but as consumers. . . . Pay...
  • tramsitiontownsimage

    Transition Towns – Transitioning to a New World…

    As the old guard and corporate oligarchy struggle to maintain the status quo, there is a grass roots movement which is getting on with the business of change. While politicians squabble, make poor choices, and offer few solutions, the “Transition Movement” is quietly but surely spreading across the globe....
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    Largest Rooftop Farm in World Being Built in Chicago

    A Globalized Food System in Crisis The current industrial agricultural model has benefited human populations (above all else) over the last century, taking the human population from approximately 1.6 billion people in the early 1900’s to over 7 billion people on 31st of October 2011. The widespread clearance of land across all...
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    6 Traits Of People Who Live Peaceful Lives (They Might Surprise You)

    6 Traits Of People Who Live Peaceful Lives Article Also featured on the Collective-Evolution 1. Let Go Of The Ego And Just Be Yourself “Take time to be an impartial observer of life particularly when an ending is causing despair.” Lao Tzu We don’t need to be anything or...
  • permaculturepicture

    The 12 Permaculture Design Principles

    The 12 Permaculture Design Principles Article also published at Collective Evolution “What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet.” – David Suzuki A Brief History of Agriculture Before we look at what the future might look like we need to understand...
  • planttree

    Success for the Future…

    Article also appeared on Collective Evolution There is no right or wrong answer in how we define success. The term itself is subjective. So what success means to you may differ from what it means to me. Much of our more recent societal thinking and indoctrination has focused on a paradigm...
  • innovation

    Rethinking innovation: harnessing the collective creativity of the crowd

    Rethinking innovation: harnessing the collective creativity of the crowd Jochen Schweitzer –  Senior Lecturer of Strategy and Innovation at University of Technology, Sydney Joanne Jakovich – Senior Lecturer in Design and Architecture at University of Technology, Sydney The past few years have seen a resurgence in design as a driver of...
  • growingcities1

    Growing Cities – Start Growing in Your City

    Growing Cities A documentary film that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat. In their search for answers, filmmakers Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette take a road trip and meet the...