Join Us for Biodiversity Days!

 The theme for Biodiversity Days 2017 is Half-Earth! Join us March 2nd and 3rd in Durham, NC Two full days of public lectures, roundtable & film events James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Distinguished L   E.O. Wilson Half-Earth: How to Save the Natural World With panelists Thomas Lovejoy, John Seager, and …

Launch of New Waste Management Technical Working Group: Developing new science-based criteria for green investment in waste infrastructure

Launch of New Waste Management Technical Working Group: Developing new science-based criteria for green investment in waste infrastructure Climate Bonds convenes group of global experts to focus on standards development across waste management to underpin low-carbon investment. What’s it all about? The Climate Bonds Initiative has announced the formation of …

2016 – A year in Review 

2016 – A year in review  Dear friends of ecovillages, The past year has seen global developments that could not have been foreseen even just one year ago. Who would have thought that the majority of people in Great Britain would have voted to leave the European Community, for example; …

DOOMSDAY PREP FOR THE SUPER-RICH

“Ethical Markets will be keeping track of the kind of behavior of  these “survivalist” Wall Street financial titans and Silicon Valley technocrats described in this well-researched article.  Quite the opposite to the kind of ethical concerns we share with our global  network of  our friends and allies in the responsible, …

Analyzing the Trump bounce

Please read this, share and comment if you would.  I think it is relevant to our practices:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/g-benjamin-bingham/inspiring-confidence-bait_b_14057528.html   Robert Shiller, the Yale investor extraordinaire writes “In my 2009 book with George Akerlof, Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism, we argued …

Save the Date: Soil Symposium Feb. 23 and 24

Healthy Soils Symposium Friday and Saturday Feb. 23 and 24 What’s the connection between healthy soils and healthy food?  What do human and microbial communities have in common?  Please join this gathering of extension agents, farmers, researchers, gardeners, academics and climate activists as we explore the importance of soil quality …

Eco Business Daily Digest

China names and shames polluting factories A total of 60 metropolitan areas in China’s Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and neighbouring provinces had been under alert for choking air pollution the past weeks, and China’s law enforcers are on the hunt for culprits. Ralph Lauren joins fight to ensure fabrics not damaging forests …