Ecosystems, Eating, Essential Joy

From Roman times to the Renaissance, pepper used to be what rich people used to excess because only they could afford it. Baroque …

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Pollinator Drones, Dysevolution, and Paths of Positive Doing

It all seems so logical. The number of honey bees is declining, and we don’t quite know the (single?) reason. But, we need t…

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Lack and the Cultivation of Better

In agriculture, we hear of the fight against natural constraints, for the higher yields necessary to feed the world. In economics in general, talk is of the struggle to gain the highest profits with the scarce resources available. Even in our own lives and for our own happiness, lack is supposed to limit it all: […]

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The Continual “Environmental” Crisis – as seen in Doha, about Climate, and Everywhere…

More and more, young people lack time in nature, never come to love the outdoors. Thus, they fail to notice the loss the world is …

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The Radically Better Lives of #EcoHappy Approaches

The solution to all that ails us keeps being sought, and it keeps being an answer that is simple, straightforward – and prob…

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Nostalgia, No-Place, and the Now and Future Better

Everybody calls for values and vitas – or fears the problems – of the past, cherishes – or criticizes – th…

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From Silent Spring, Beyond Our World of Noise

It is high time, 50 years after “Silent Spring,” 20 years after the original Rio conference on environment and develop…

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The Green Thing…

A friend, Richard Auler, posted this story on Facebook a little while ago – and if you wonder why The Ecology of Happiness s…

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Getting Back To Work

These are times of crisis; that much is quite universally understood. It is much less clear, however, what sort of crisis this is….

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Doing All We Can

One of the big problems with the (so-called) modern world seems to be that ambition and ability have exceeded wisdom and sense. Mu…

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Baby Steps and the Radical Change to Better Lives

Look at the writings on our environmental predicament(s) – and the failings of the current economic system – and &#822…

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The Reality of Happiness

Life is hard. Looking at environmental matters makes it look all the harder. How do you ever want to find happiness when even hope…

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