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Living Resilience

The Greatest Danger – Joanna Macy – YES Magazine

By Dean Walker | October 18, 2018

(Read YES article here) Some of Joanna’s best writing in this compact piece in YES magazine. The Greatest Danger If you’re really paying attention, it’s hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says: Don’t even try. Joanna Macy posted Feb 01, 2008 How do we live…

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Year Zero: The Year When Wild Animals are Gone. 2026.

By Dean Walker | October 15, 2018

A simple but powerfully moving projection of wild animal populations on Earth. Produced by: Sustainable Human and Climate Healers.

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Zhiwa Woodbury – Healing Our Trauma Together in an Insane World.

By Dean Walker | October 5, 2018

Click here to access this on Zhiwa’s Blog Healing our trauma together in an insane world… I was privileged to participate in Carolyn Baker & Dean Walker’s month-long symposium on-line recently, and wanted to follow up on a question from one of the participants that came near the end, and deserves a more considered response.…

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Will we know what counts as good leadership if Things Fall Apart? Johnathan Gosling

By Dean Walker | October 5, 2018

Click here to read full original article. Jonathan Gosling University of Exeter, UK Abstract Leadership 2017, Vol. 13(1) 35–47 ! The Author(s) 2016 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1742715016680675 lea.sagepub.com Suggestions that change can be handled through ‘adaptation and resilience’ assume continuity of cultural norms and value judgements, but here we explore what might happen…

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Planetary Hospice – Zhiwa Woodbury

By Dean Walker | October 4, 2018

Planetary Hospice: Rebirthing Planet Earth by Zhiwa Woodbury

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Year Zero – All wild animals gone by 2026. Video.

By Dean Walker | October 3, 2018

watch this video here…

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Why Growth Can’t Be Green – Foreign Policy Magazine

By Dean Walker | October 3, 2018

Link to Original Article. Why Growth Can’t Be Green. Foreign Policy. Jason Hickel. September 2018. Warnings about ecological breakdown have become ubiquitous. Over the past few years, major newspapers, including the Guardian and the New York Times, have carried alarming stories on soil depletion, deforestation, and the collapse of fish stocks and insect populations. These…

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12 Reasons why people deny we’re headed for collapse.

By Dean Walker | September 30, 2018

12 reasons why people refuse to address the idea that we’re headed for near-term societal collapse Jem Bendell offers a list of 12 styles of resistance of confronting the imminent collapse of human and Earth systems. The starting point for a generative discussion of the deep adaptation agenda is a difficult one. Because to begin…

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The Psychological Effects of Global Warming on the United States

By Dean Walker | September 15, 2018

An estimated 200 million Americans will be exposed to serious psychological distress from climate related events and incidents: The severity of symptoms will vary, but in many instance the distress will be great. In the coming years, a majority of Americans will experience direct adverse effects from the impacts of global warming. Natural disasters and…

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The Five Stages of Awareness

By Dean Walker | September 15, 2018

This piece is an excerpt from one chapter of my next book / workbook combination, due out Winter of 2018-2019… I have added just a few brief comments to Paul Chefurka’s clear and useful model for utilizing systems-thinking as one faces our predicament-laden world…Dean Walker. _______________________________ Five Stages of Awareness One of the most potent…

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