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What to Do When the World is on Fire

by Henry Coleman / Local Futures In December of 2019, my best friend Kit took me and my partner to the place where she grew up, in the remote Thora Valley, in the pristine forested foothills of Eastern Australia’s Great Dividing Range. As we drove down Darkwood, the single road into the Thora, Kit told us … Continue reading What to Do When the World is on Fire

How to Make Biomass Energy Sustainable Again

This piece from Low-Tech Magazine examines the practice of coppicing trees for firewood and other uses. The author argues that this practice offers a sustainable, low-tech, small-scale alternative to industrial logging, and doesn’t threaten to accelerate global warming. While we don’t agree with every element of this piece, it is a very important article. How … Continue reading How to Make Biomass Energy Sustainable Again

Outdoor Skills Workshop — August 25th @ 4-7pm

On August 25th at 4pm, Deep Green Resistance in collaboration with regional allies Illahee Spirit Runners will be offering an outdoor skills workshop in the coast range between Eugene and Corvallis. This workshop will cover a variety of basic outdoor skills for survival and thriving in relationship with nature. We will be going over how … Continue reading Outdoor Skills Workshop — August 25th @ 4-7pm

What is Permaculture and How Is It Relevant?

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?

Eco Warrior Max Wilbert “We Need Fundamental Economic and Political Change Across the Planet”

This is an edited transcript of the interview Sam Mitchell from Collapse Chronicles conducted with DGR Member Max Wilbert. Sam Mitchell: It is an absolutely beautiful sunny winter day here in the great state of Texas, and the opening bell of the year 2020 and you have found your way to collapse chronicles. My name … Continue reading Eco Warrior Max Wilbert “We Need Fundamental Economic and Political Change Across the Planet”

4 Things You Can Do To Stop Global Extinction

by Liam Campbell This summer, all too many rivers have turned into vast graveyards for the corpses of an unfathomable number of salmon; these critical life givers cannot survive the searing heat. In turn, they will not feed the bears, who will not feed the trees nitrogen with their leftovers, and this will accelerate the … Continue reading 4 Things You Can Do To Stop Global Extinction

How to Survive Climate Collapse (part 1)

Image credit: Truthout / Lance Page by Liam Campbell “Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” ― Carl Sagan David Spratt, research director of the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration in Australia, recently warned us that “no political, social, or military system can cope” with the outcomes of climate collapse. The consequences are … Continue reading How to Survive Climate Collapse (part 1)

David Waltner-Toews: Ecosystem Approaches to Health—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio—July 7, 2019

Award winning author and veterinary epidemiologist David Waltner-Toews  has published seven collections of poetry, one of which includes recipes, a collection of short stories, a murder mystery, six books of popular science, and several texts and manuals on ecosystem approaches to health. From meditations on the origins of feces to elegant terzanelles on the meaning … Continue reading David Waltner-Toews: Ecosystem Approaches to Health—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio—July 7, 2019

Indigenous Horticulture: A Response to “Civilization Reduces Quality of Life” by Jason Godesky

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