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Posted: Mar 02, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
The current world population of approximately 7.4 billion is projected to increase to approximately 9.7 billion by 2050. Growing enough food, while also sustaining and improving our natural resources, is one of the greatest challenges of our time.
Recently, the concept of “soil health” has captured wide-ranging interest as a focal point for simultaneously achieving food production and environmental goals.
Posted: Jun 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Entrepreneurs of all stripes take chances. It’s part of the job description. When those chances have to do with creating good work - those efforts taken to be of benefit to others and the community - the leap across the abyss of economic uncertainty is no greater or worse. However, the consequences of failure somehow feel much worse. You’re not just letting yourself down, you’re letting down all those you had envisioned to serve.
Posted: Apr 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
By flexing our power in the marketplace and with our letters and calls to our elected officials, we can change the way businesses work. When we reward companies that are committed to people and nature instead of just maximizing profits and when we boycott companies that exploit war and the environment, we create a new system.
Posted: Jan 07, 2015 – 10:40 AM EST
A winning coalition is in sight as more public understanding grows of the pernicious practices still condoned in many obsolete economic textbooks.
Posted: Dec 04, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
Japan faces a snap election on December 14th with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” on trial. Will they take this opportunity to break away from the past GDP-growth stage?
Posted: Jun 12, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
Let's count on happiness: Laura Musikanski sends in her dispatch from the 5th Annual North American Gross National Happiness Conference. On Talkback.
Posted: May 09, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
The Gaia hypothesis moves from fringe toward the mainstream: John Elkington reports on the emerging new business paradigm. On Talkback.
Posted: Apr 11, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
Focus on your breath to save the planet: Laura Musikanski of The Happiness Initiative shows the link between mindfulness and sustainability. On Talkback.
Posted: Feb 14, 2014 – 09:45 AM EST
An international system of Commons law is attainable -- and could protect the ecosystems we all depend on. David Bollier and Burns H. Weston lay out the vision on Talkback.
Posted: Nov 22, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
Can we really "green" our way out of civilization's crisis? William Ophuls shares some thought-provoking insights on complexity, chaos and sustainability. On Talkback.
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