Anthropocene

Anthropocene

I’ve been pondering the Anthropocene since my geology college days. Having seen the geological evidence of how other ages mass have dramatically changed, I wondered how we will fare. In¬†Anthropocene, on the TED Radio Hour, noted thinkers do a little pondering of their own. It’s entertaining and well worth a listen if the Anthropocene has crossed your mind. -dBguy

Sustainable Grasslands

Sustainable Grasslands

Historical records indicate that the western plains were filled with large herds. Buffalo, elk, deer and the attending predators were abundant. Looking at the same land today, it’s hard to image how so many animals could live in such an impoverished environment? How could so much environmental change occur in little more than a 100 years? Restoring the natural relationships, upon which all life exists, […]

Natural is THE Solution

Natural is THE Solution

In the 70’s, organic transformed my gardening. In the 90’s, natural transformed my beekeeping. Today our planet is overflowing with people whose consumption of energy, food, water and fiber have mangled almost every natural process. Every intelligent person knows were headed in the wrong direction. And some drastic change is needed now. But what kind of change? Out west, where coal and oil are king, […]

Relationships

Relationships

Natural beekeeping is a whole new way to keep bees. But going natural covers much more than just bees. It involves all agriculture. And it involves all of us. Personally, I have a hard time understanding how, as I watch this earth’s resources shrink, and the populations grow and agricultural problems increase, just how traditional agricultural models will meet this crisis. Some, especially those who […]

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