Category: General Sustainability

Too Many Humans; Not Enough Biosphere | Dr. Glen Barry Interview on 95bFM 5

Too Many Humans; Not Enough Biosphere | Dr. Glen Barry Interview on 95bFM

Dr Glen Barry, environmental advocate and scientist, says ‘Earth’s biosphere is collapsing and dying as human industrial growth overwhelms ecosystems and abruptly changes climate.’ 95bFM reporter George Freeman crossed to Dr Barry in Wisconsin to discuss the issue...

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Choose Ecology

Humanity chooses ecology – by leaving fossil fuels in the ground, protecting and restoring natural ecosystems, embracing organic permaculture, and reducing own numbers equitably – or we face ecological collapse and the end of being

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ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse

Excerpt of manuscript accepted for publication mid-2014 by Management of Environmental Quality Abstract Planetary boundary science defines key thresholds in the Earth System’s biogeochemical conditions that precede ecosystem collapse and threaten human well-being. Terrestrial ecosystems enter into the...

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Ecology Is the Meaning of Life

Naturally evolved ecosystems are marvels that make Earth habitable, yet sadly they and all life are threatened Miraculous Nature Ultimately, all humanity and all life have is the biosphere, the thin layer of life just above and below...

EARTH MEANDERS: Ecocide Is Not Development; Love and Ecology Are the Answer 0

EARTH MEANDERS: Ecocide Is Not Development; Love and Ecology Are the Answer

Earth's ecosystems are collapsing, human and all species' habitats are being lost, and our one shared biosphere is failing and dying. Love of other peoples and species and of nature, truth, justice, and equity are the only lasting...

EARTH MEANDERS ESSAY: Happy Interdependence Day 0

EARTH MEANDERS ESSAY: Happy Interdependence Day

Earth is dying if we let it. We need the Earth and each other to survive and thrive. EcoInternet needs the financial support of its network participants at http://www.rainforestportal.org/shared/donate/ to continue our unique and effective biocentric advocacy on...

ECOLOGY SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse 0

ECOLOGY SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse

By Dr. Glen Barry Independent Political Ecology and Data Scientist glen.barry@gmail.com +1 608 332 5650 Manuscript submission under review by Management of Environmental Quality* June 16, 2013 Abstract Planetary boundary science defines key thresholds in the Earth System’s...

RELEASE/VICTORY! EcoInternet Welcomes Full Protection for Tasmania, Australia’s World Heritage Old-Growth Forests 0

RELEASE/VICTORY! EcoInternet Welcomes Full Protection for Tasmania, Australia’s World Heritage Old-Growth Forests

By EcoInternet, http://www.ecoearth.info/ and http://forests.org/ Media Contact: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org, +1 (608) 332-5650 By Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet (EI) CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org (Madison, Wisconsin) -; EcoInternet -; a small forest and climate protection...

ESSAY: The Fascist State of America 1

ESSAY: The Fascist State of America

#IStandWithEdwardSnowden because free nations don't spy on and murder their citizens. Democracies don't terrorize sovereign nations and their peoples with torture, false imprisonment, and drone-based perma-war. It is time to stand up against the oil oligarchy's police state...

RELEASE: Victory as British Columbia Government Opposes Northern Gateway Tar Sands Pipeline 0

RELEASE: Victory as British Columbia Government Opposes Northern Gateway Tar Sands Pipeline

The decision means it is highly unlikely the Northern Gateway pipeline [search] – to carry Alberta's filthy tar sand bitumen to China – will commence any time soon. EcoInternet is pleased to have successfully been the first to...

ESSAY: Freedom Isn’t Free, Terrorism Is Pervasive 0

ESSAY: Freedom Isn’t Free, Terrorism Is Pervasive

Enduring occasional acts of random terror is the cost of living in a free society. Giving up civil liberties does not provide security, but rather enslaves you in a state of pervasive terror. The human family is threatened...

ESSAY: What Would John Muir Say… About the Sierra Club? 0

ESSAY: What Would John Muir Say… About the Sierra Club?

What would Muir say about the Sierra Club being led by Michael Brune, Accountant-in-Chief and old-growth forest logging apologist? On the occasion of Muir’s 175th birthday, we are certain he would not be pleased and would say so...

ESSAY: The Green Liberty Party 0

ESSAY: The Green Liberty Party

The “Earth is dying if we let it. Without ecology there can be no economy. Stop burning and cutting, work less and live more. Live free and green, or die” Political Philosophy. Human growth in population and industry,...

Earth Is Dying, Yet Climate and Forest Movements Lack Urgency and Substance 0

Earth Is Dying, Yet Climate and Forest Movements Lack Urgency and Substance

Human industrial growth is systematically liquidating the natural ecosystems that are the habitat for humans and for all life. Earth is dying, one logged old-growth tree and tank of gasoline at a time, yet most environmental groups are...

ECOLOGY SCIENCE: Old Forests, Kerala India’s Elephants, and the Biosphere 1

ECOLOGY SCIENCE: Old Forests, Kerala India’s Elephants, and the Biosphere

Proposing a planetary boundary for terrestrial ecosystem loss By Dr. Glen Barry, December 16, 2012 Paper presented at the Kerala Law Academy International Law Conference on Conservation of Forests, Wildlife and Ecology, December 15-17, 2012 Theme – The...

RELEASE: Victory as EcoInternet Applauds Greenpeace’s End to Greenwash of Canadian Old-Growth Logging 0

RELEASE: Victory as EcoInternet Applauds Greenpeace’s End to Greenwash of Canadian Old-Growth Logging

After years of greenwashing Canada and the world's “certified” old-growth forest logging as sustainable, and cutting inside deals with industrial loggers, Greenpeace's rejection of their own logging deal in Canada shows they may be poised to start working...

Continuing to Protect India’s Asian Elephant Habitat Together 0

Continuing to Protect India’s Asian Elephant Habitat Together

EI “Back to Our Roots” Fund-Raising Update: $9,318 raised from 56 donors, 23% to goal EcoInternet is making great progress in raising our operating funds for next year. We should reach our goal if we can continue apace...

EARTH MEANDERS: Mr. President: Earth Does Not Have Forever 0

EARTH MEANDERS: Mr. President: Earth Does Not Have Forever

With under a month remaining before the U.S. Presidential election, it is not clear whether either candidate will address abrupt climate change and global ecosystem collapse, and related rollbacks of civil liberties and a state of drone-based perma-war....

EARTH MEANDERS: This I Know to Be Ecological Truth 0

EARTH MEANDERS: This I Know to Be Ecological Truth

Abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse, caused by human industrial growth at expense of ecology, are poised to utterly destroy our one shared biosphere, and thus virtually all life including humanity. “I'm for truth, no matter who tells...

EARTH MEANDERS: U.S. Abrupt Climate Change 2012: Where Will You Be the Day Earth’s Death Became Unavoidable? 0

EARTH MEANDERS: U.S. Abrupt Climate Change 2012: Where Will You Be the Day Earth’s Death Became Unavoidable?

The world's and especially America's environment has gone mad during the summer of 2012. Abrupt climate change is clearly upon us, and life-giving ecosystems are visibly failing, portending doom for our shared biosphere, all life, and humanity. Given...

EARTH MEANDERS: They Say It’s My Birthday 0

EARTH MEANDERS: They Say It’s My Birthday

Today is my birthday and it's going to be a good time. So as I craft a day of mirth, free spirit and all my favorite activities, let me ruminate upon what I wish for as gifts on...