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Living Resilience

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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Capitalism Must Die For Environment to Live

By Dean Walker | August 29, 2018

Capitalism and global sustainability are incongruous with one another, according to a recent paper for the UN’s 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report. The team of researchers from various academic institutions throughout Finland who wrote the report gave a sobering assessment of the planet’s future if the current economic order continues unabated. Namely, that all rich…

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The End of the Oceans: The world’s oceans and all marine life are on the brink of total collapse.

By Dean Walker | August 16, 2018

(The Monthly) Australia. James Bradley. August 2018. In June this year, scientists from the University of Tasmania and the University of Technology Sydney published research showing that over the past decade the biomass of large fish in Australian waters has declined by more than a third. The results may have jarred with government claims of…

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change NYT

By Dean Walker | August 16, 2018

Nathaniel Rich writes an epic recounting of the decade that bridged the 70s and 80s, in which there appeared to be at least a couple of credible moments when we could have regulated carbon emissions in the USA. This long piece is a remarkable snapshot of an age before all of our idealism and hope…

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dancing with orcas

By Dean Walker | August 1, 2018
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Online Trauma Healing and Resilience Summit – September 2018

By Dean Walker | July 26, 2018

How much trauma, shredding of our social contract, environmental destruction and cynical polarized politics can we normalize in this country? Join us for a summit to explore deep healing and self regulation and community – in the face of a daily barrage of our cynical and trauma-inducing world. To Register: Click Here To inquire re…

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Introduction: Dean Walker’s New Book (Fall 2018)

By Dean Walker | July 26, 2018

NEW BOOK: INTRODUCTION Dean Spillane-Walker July 2018   My frustration with these greedy, lying bastards is personal. Human-caused climate disruption is not a belief – it is one of the best-studied phenomena on Earth. Even a half-wit can understand this. As any father would, anyone threatening my family will by on the receiving end of…

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Confounded On The Bridge Between Worlds, By Carolyn Baker

By Carolyn Baker | June 25, 2018

Like so many individuals, I was compelled last week to bear witness to the contrived crisis created by the Trump Administration at the southern US border. The images, the sounds, the stories continue to swirl in my head even as this week brings a host of new, vivid, and shocking reports. I lived on the…

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The Deschooling Dialogues: Grief, Collapse and Mysticism

By Dean Walker | June 20, 2018

A powerful dialogue addressing the core issues of our times. Original post in Kosmos Journal. Read the full conversation, here.

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Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals – study

By Dean Walker | May 22, 2018

The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss of 83% of all wild mammals and half of plants, while livestock kept by humans abounds. Read full article here.

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