Thursday, November 15th, 2012

“We must face the extinction level problems we’re facing with everything we’ve got. Anything else is just rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic” – Gary Stamper

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Collapse Data Cheat Sheet 2015

Friday, January 12th, 2018

1-A-greenhouseHere’s  where we stand as of 2015. Needless to say, things have not improved. This may or may not be my last post here. Good Luck.


Collapse Data Cheat Sheet (self.collapse)

► 99% of Rhinos gone since 1914.

► 97% of Tigers gone since 1914.

► 90% of Lions gone since 1993.

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Catastrophe Time Line: What Will Happen

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

time 2Ed’s note: There’s no way we are not going to see a collapse, and although what it might look like and when are still somewhat up for grabs, we have “crossed the Rubicon” on too many fronts. My guess is that we’ll first see an economic collapse, which will trigger other “collapses”, which will ultimately in catastrophic environmental collapse.

The following article addresses the effects of collapse in a timeline of collapse: from the first 24 hours, to the first 3 days, 3 weeks, 3 months, a year, and finally – hopefully – recovery. Here it is.


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Caroline Myss – Open Your Eyes

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Humanity is Tumbling in the Wrong Direction

Caroline MyssThere comes a time when the absurdity of the world around us – at least for me – reaches the point of no return. We have crossed a madness line and I fear in some way there is no going back. Of course, we can never really go back to anything but crossing certain lines really does shift the course of history. Now what I wonder about is, “How did we get here and how will we survive the society we have become?”

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Phil Williams: How to Grow Shitake Mushrooms in Logs

Monday, August 17th, 2015

 shitake-logsMushrooms are high in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. On the negative side, fresh and dried mushrooms, like Shitakes are expensive. We as gardeners can get around that by growing our own.

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The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Walruses, like these in Alaska, are being forced ashore in record numbers. Corey Accardo/NOAA/AP

The worst predicted impacts of climate change are starting to happen — and much faster than climate scientists expected

“We conclude that multi-meter sea-level rise would become practically unavoidable. Social disruption and economic consequences of such large sea-level rise could be devastating. It is not difficult to imagine that conflicts arising from forced migrations and economic collapse might make the planet ungovernable, threatening the fabric of civilization.”

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The Guy McPherson Celebrity Roast

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Guy McPhersonvia Resistance Radio:

More than ten years into a career in the academic ivory tower, Guy McPherson terminated his do-nothing, six-figure arrangement and turned his efforts toward awakening the public about impending catastrophic climate change. McPherson says current science is now showing that enough climate feedback loops have been triggered that we are in a runaway climate-change scenario, where nothing we may try to do can possibly reverse drastic temperature increases. The heating of the planet over the next few decades—unprecedented on a geological time scale—will result in the loss of many species, including humans. His assertions have, of course, come under heavy criticism from many mainstream thinkers as well as some climate scientists. In this clip, Derek Jensen allows McPherson to lay out his basic case, and then starts hurling the zingers that have been voiced by critics, and allows McPherson to respond to the criticisms.
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How to Build an Earthbag Roundhouse

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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The Yucatan: Are We the Modern Maya?

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

computerby Gary Stamper

In early February, Carolyn Baker, my wife Anyaa, and I will be hosting a diverse group of people from Australia, the UK, Germany, and the U.S. on a 10-day journey to the northern Yucatan to visit several ancient sacred Mayan archeological sites, cenotes (underground rivers), beach villages, mangroves, and more.

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From Our Family to Yours…Happy New Year

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Greetings, Friends, Family and Communities….G&A Callanish

As 2014 winds down, it’s always good for us to reflect back a bit to what this year meant for all of us. It was a bitter-sweet year of expanded travel and of loss of some very dear loved ones. Obviously, each had a tremendous impact on us in their own ways.

Our 2014 Holiday Letter

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An Opportunity To Live Resiliently

Sunday, December 28th, 2014
A sustainable community seeks a few good members

Finca Las NubesFinca Las Nubes (“farm of the clouds”, in Spanish) is located on the southern Pacific coast of Nicaragua, right above San Juan del Sur — a destination beach town. It takes about 2.5 hours to drive there from the country’s main airport in the capital, Managua.

The 100+ acre property lies on a hillside plateau approximately 1,200 feet above sea level. When it was originally purchased nearly 15 years ago, it was pretty much undeveloped jungle.

Today, Finca Las Nubes (FLN, for short) remains largely in a natural state; but much has been done in the intervening years to create sustainable, productive systems for those now living and/or working on it.

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