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Drip irrigation in Kibbut Grofit's fields

Will the World Become Vegetarian “By Force”?

Diet and environment are tightly linked. Vegetarian environmentalism had been around for at least 50 years, but takes a while to take root. Cutting down on meat consumption can prevent deforestation and ecological disasters that affect us all, from Ecuador to the British Isles.

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Following the wheat harvest, Buddhist family lunch in field. Likir, Ladakh

Environmentally Sustainable Diet – Why is it not Taking Over Yet?

Environmentally sustainable diets are not taking over yet. Powerful lobbies and cultural habits are in the way. Concepts of gender, class & diet vary culturally. I describe different attitudes towards meat eating in different societies, showing that a heavy-duty meat diet it is not an inevitablity. We can, and must, change!

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Irreversible Ecological Damage? Lessons from The North

Irreversisble ecological damage in the northern isles? How do the British and Scottish islands, Iceland and Ireland stand? Defining reversible. Sheep obsession, “sheepwrecked” treeless landscapes, green wastelands, soil degradation. Findhorn eco-agriculture as a possible model for redemption?

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Truck carrying wind turbine blade across Australia

Is Australia Sustainable? Ecological Lessons from Down Under

Is Australia sustainable? 250 years of bad agricultural practices informed by colonial thinking brought country to the verge of collapse. Land degradation, species extinctions, salinization. Aboriginal influence and genocide is discussed, as well as new schools of thought and action striving to correct and heal.

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Working and socializing in the greenhouse. Kaima Organic Farm

Kaima Organic Farm – A Win-Win-Win Enterprise

Kaima Organic Farm is a sustainable model for the future: a win-win-win situation for the planet, the country, the consumers and the dropout kids who work on the farm. It is also a model for renewal of the pinoeer spirit in a new format.

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Yashar and friends hauling a huge rock out of Ein Sapir Springn using wooden boards

Ein Sapir, Judean Hills – Rescuing a Spring

Ein Sapir Rescuing a Spring   Before After Top: Ein Sapir pre-restoration (2010). The rocks were dumped by a D-9 bulldozer which was doing construction work on the road above the spring, disregarding its existence. Bottom: Ein Sapir spring today (2020), post-restoration. The spring provides recreation, refreshment and spiritual renewal to many.  Ein Sapir – Rescuing a Spring Yashar and

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Drip irrigation in Kibbut Grofit's fields

Will the World Become Vegetarian “By Force”?

Diet and environment are tightly linked. Vegetarian environmentalism had been around for at least 50 years, but takes a while to take root. Cutting down on meat consumption can prevent deforestation and ecological disasters that affect us all, from Ecuador to the British Isles.

Read More »
Following the wheat harvest, Buddhist family lunch in field. Likir, Ladakh

Environmentally Sustainable Diet – Why is it not Taking Over Yet?

Environmentally sustainable diets are not taking over yet. Powerful lobbies and cultural habits are in the way. Concepts of gender, class & diet vary culturally. I describe different attitudes towards meat eating in different societies, showing that a heavy-duty meat diet it is not an inevitablity. We can, and must, change!

Read More »

Irreversible Ecological Damage? Lessons from The North

Irreversisble ecological damage in the northern isles? How do the British and Scottish islands, Iceland and Ireland stand? Defining reversible. Sheep obsession, “sheepwrecked” treeless landscapes, green wastelands, soil degradation. Findhorn eco-agriculture as a possible model for redemption?

Read More »
Truck carrying wind turbine blade across Australia

Is Australia Sustainable? Ecological Lessons from Down Under

Is Australia sustainable? 250 years of bad agricultural practices informed by colonial thinking brought country to the verge of collapse. Land degradation, species extinctions, salinization. Aboriginal influence and genocide is discussed, as well as new schools of thought and action striving to correct and heal.

Read More »
Working and socializing in the greenhouse. Kaima Organic Farm

Kaima Organic Farm – A Win-Win-Win Enterprise

Kaima Organic Farm is a sustainable model for the future: a win-win-win situation for the planet, the country, the consumers and the dropout kids who work on the farm. It is also a model for renewal of the pinoeer spirit in a new format.

Read More »
Yashar and friends hauling a huge rock out of Ein Sapir Springn using wooden boards

Ein Sapir, Judean Hills – Rescuing a Spring

Ein Sapir Rescuing a Spring   Before After Top: Ein Sapir pre-restoration (2010). The rocks were dumped by a D-9 bulldozer which was doing construction work on the road above the spring, disregarding its existence. Bottom: Ein Sapir spring today (2020), post-restoration. The spring provides recreation, refreshment and spiritual renewal to many.  Ein Sapir – Rescuing a Spring Yashar and

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