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Ayalon highway - not a place for camels

Israeli cars, Israeli drivers

Add the impatience of the Israeli driver to the congestion of the roads, their maintenance, the age of our cars, and the unique attitudes of certain sectors to crossing a road, and you’ll get a glimpse of the Israeli driving experience.

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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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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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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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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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Ayalon highway - not a place for camels

Israeli cars, Israeli drivers

Add the impatience of the Israeli driver to the congestion of the roads, their maintenance, the age of our cars, and the unique attitudes of certain sectors to crossing a road, and you’ll get a glimpse of the Israeli driving experience.

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 »

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 »
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 »

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 »

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 »

The Israeli Phenomenon in India, Part 1

Israelis desert their homeland for the High Holidays. Warmed relations with Saudi enable air carriers to fly direct, shrinking the continent for the India-bound Israeli. And the crowd is not what you think…

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Back view of hair, in front of house

Hair Galore

The general talk about hair and age is demoralizing and most of it is not based in facts. Taking good care of your hair, even dyed hair, can keep your hair growing and shiny. I offer tips, advice and an apology to hairdressers

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