Category Archives: Articles and excerpts

We have collected a few articles from various media that may be of interest.

Marijuana and peak oil

With peak oil, massive oil spills and islands of petroleum-based plastic floating out at sea, not to mention huge mostly plastic-based land fills, I thought I’d do some research into its history. How did oil become the most widely used energy and product resource on the planet? Continue reading

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Earth Day

Earth Day Special: Vandana Shiva and Maude Barlow on the Rights of Mother Earth Continue reading

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Swaraj: A Deeper Freedom

Gandhi identified modern civilisation as the real cause of loss of freedom. The ecological crisis, which is a result of industrialisation, is the most important aspect of civilisation. Industrialisation is based on fossil fuels, and fossi-fuel civilisation, which has given us climate chaos, is now threatening us with climate catastrophe. Continue reading

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Glyphosate: safe or sorry?

Despite its reputation for being a relatively innocuous herbicide, recent research indicates that glyphosate may pose long-term dangers. Continue reading

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The Moneyless Man

Ever wondered what living without money would be like? Irish environmentalist Mark Boyle commits to 12 months of moneyless living. Continue reading

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A Bush Idyll

“In July 1981 we left our house behind and walked off into the bush, carrying our new home and our chattels on the pack saddles of two donkeys…” Continue reading

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