Andrew's Cycling for Co-operatives adventures have come to a close - read his final blog post here!
An annotated bibliography of Riparian Grazing publications from the Land Stewardship Project. There are sections on the stream bank, the riparian-influenced landscape beyond, and the influential uplands. Such aspects as sedimentation, insects, forest buffers, pasture systems, and issues unique to the
In its flagship report ‘World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability’, the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) spells out the urgent need for, and the benefits of, a transformation towards sustainability. With reference to the example of climate change, the
The transformation towards a sustainable, low-carbon society is a societal search process. Although specific sustainability objectives can be defined, it is not possible to provide an exact description of the state of the economy and the society ultimately aspired to.
The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) has published a guide for monitoring the sustainability of a farm. "Monitoring Sustainable Agriculture with Conventional Financial Data" by Dick Levins , is the first in a series based on the work of the Biological, Social
This Co-operative Grocer Magazine article by Eric Deluca (2010) about collaboration and resilience is an excellent read for food co-ops and those interested in building co-operative regional food supply chains. The US example is an interesting model to be watching as
In its flagship report 'World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability’ (2011), the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) shows that a global transformation of energy systems which gives all the world’s people access to modern energy services while limiting human-induced
By now you have probably seen many models of ecological footprints, but have you ever seen an environmental pyramid? Foods with higher recommended consumption levels, are also those with lower environmental impact. Contrarily, those foods with lower recommended consumption levels are