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Ecological Design
Hidden Half of Nature: Intelligent, Invisible Life In Us and On Us

“The Hidden Half of Nature” delves into the invisible world of microorganisms, and how some of the world’s biggest problems can be solved from a microscopic scale.

The Apology: Eve Ensler’s Alternative to Waiting on What May Never Come

The Apology by Eve Ensler is dedicated to every woman still waiting for an apology, including herself. Written from the perspective of her abusive father, this transformational act of finding closure is not only for, but also from, herself.

Food and Farming
The Hemp Revival: An Ecological Alternative with Many Commercial Uses

Hemp has been around for thousands of years. It has been found in the pyramids. It is a wonderful, lightweight material. Hemp has many uses; hemp as a green building material is just one. ...The plant, in the growth phase, sequesters carbon, so the hempcrete locks that carbon up in the walls of the building.

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Food and Farming
Tribe of the New Flame: The Agroecology Revolution

Small farmers around the world are building an agro-ecological revolution based on self-sufficiency, food security, and freedom from fossil fuels and corporate control. With Miguel Altieri and Alex Eaton.

This 26-Year-Old Native Activist Is Rewriting the Future

Activist and journalist Julian Brave NoiseCat grew up knowing his voice could and should be heard. Today, he works for prominent climate and justice organizations, leading his generation toward a future he believes is possible.

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