Editor’s Note: the following was originally posted as a comment on a recent article we shared entitled “Civilization Reduces Quality of Life.” We thought it was an insightful discussion of indigenous horticulture, and have received permission to republish it here. Image: Wild Rice by Hellebardius, CC BY NC SA 2.0. By George Price Ever since … Continue reading Indigenous Horticulture: A Response to “Civilization Reduces Quality of Life” by Jason Godesky
This article originally appeared on Counterpunch. Editor’s Note: DGR does not necessarily agree with all the opinions of the author. We find it very important though to raise a public discourse about big agriculture. (Monocultural) agriculture is the cradle of civilization and remains one of the most destructive practices of this culture. Continuing this practice … Continue reading Agricultural Elephant in the Room
This is the first in a series of articles reflecting on a recent study which predicts collapse of industrial society within a few decades. By destroying the ecological foundation on which all life depends, civilization makes collapse inevitable. Max Wilbert describes the destruction caused by the industrial civilization, and what we can do for a … Continue reading 90% Chance of Civilization Collapsing Within 20-40 Years
In this video, Boris Forkel explores five different forms of human society: agriculture, horticulture, pastoralism, hunter-gatherer, and industrial culture. By Boris Forkel In this lecture, we will cover a wide range of 10,000 years of agricultural history. Starting with the initial question “how old is human culture” we argue that humans have been living in … Continue reading What is Permaculture and How Is It Relevant?
Editors Note: At Deep Green Resistance, we have a fundamental critique of agriculture, which is the most destructive activity human beings have ever done. However, horticulture, permaculture, and small-scale cultivation of biodiverse polycultures can be done in a sustainable way that enhances local ecology. This food source will be essential as industrial food systems collapse … Continue reading The Farms of the Future
by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Two days ago, three of last wild bison were shot and killed illegally in a no-shooting zone in a campground barely 100 yards from the boundary of Yellowstone National Park. The next morning, I skied out of the woods with a patrol from Buffalo Field Campaign and found … Continue reading Buffalo and Monsoons
Featured image by Buffalo Field Campaign by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Two days ago, three of last wild bison were shot and killed illegally in a no-shooting zone in a campground barely 100 yards from the boundary of Yellowstone National Park. The next morning, I skied out of the woods with … Continue reading Buffalo and Monsoons
Field notes from a botanical sanctuary: changing weather patterns are causing havoc to plants Featured image: Mist over local neighbourhood and Banasura by Suprabha Seshan I love being at home, in Wayanad, when the south-west monsoon arrives. This hilly district of northern Kerala is still full of tall trees and myriad creatures, and drenched in … Continue reading Once, the Monsoon
By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Climate scientists are clear that modern human societies are changing the atmosphere of the planet, mainly by clearing forests, grasslands, wetlands, and other natural ecosystems for the purposes of development and logging and by burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. These activities are releasing … Continue reading Max Wilbert: What Would A Real Transition To A Sustainable Society Look Like?