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Deep Green: 'Becoming Animal, An Earthly Cosmology'

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | October 29, 2010

“The ‘control of nature’ is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology.” — Rachel Carson Ecologists today must ask a difficult question: Are we succeeding? Is the human enterprise changing quickly...

Deep Green: Entropy and Ecology

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | December 21, 2010 11 comments

“If you don’t have some appreciation of the economy as being embedded in the natural systems of the planet, you’re not going to get very far understanding why we’ve got the problems we have with the environment, and how we’re going to...

Deep Green: Debt, Human Rights and Nature

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | February 16, 2011 7 comments

“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” — Martin Luther. In January, the bankers and corporate executives at the World Economic...

The value of ancient forests

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | December 20, 2013

I live in a forest, and know that I am fortunate. I watch flicker and siskin in the cedars. I hear thrush and vireo in the veiled vastness. Cutthroat trout inhabit the lake, wolves howl on winter nights, and raccoons venture out with...

Population and Ecology

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | May 6, 2013 25 comments

World  governments, the public, and the UN now recognize that the human population number matters in achieving ecological sustainability for human communities. For forty years, since the first United Nations environment meeting in...

Montreal Climate Summit 2005: Greenpeace Document kit

Publication | November 15, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace position papers and backgrounders for the 2005 Montreal Climate Summit.

Deep Green: Living Like a Watershed

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | June 18, 2010 5 comments

“Nature is the first ethical teacher of humanity.” — Peter Kropotkin, Russian zoologist, geographer. Sometimes, while advocating for ecology and peace, I spend too much time with books and computer screens and not enough time with...

Ends of the Earth

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | July 5, 2012 8 comments

Corporations look to plunder Earth’s polar resources The World’s multinational corporations face an unrelenting problem. Resource extraction has met Earth’s limits. The great fortunes of history were made by plundering resources,...

Zeitgeist Shift

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | August 7, 2012 9 comments

Did Earth rumble after the Rio+20 climate conference? Or was that the roar of a billion citizens letting go the expectation that polite dialogue and political process would restore Earth’s ecological balance? In any case, the global...

July 09 - Ecological Trauma and Recovery

Background | August 3, 2009 at 13:00

As a global community, we often appear as a dysfunctional family. We bicker constantly, the strong abuse the weak, and alleged leaders behave like addicts, unwilling to change the destructive habits that are destroying our home. As in any abusive...

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