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Local sustainability and natural disasters

I was recently discussing the Queensland flood with a friend who is involved in the Transition Towns movement. How, she wondered, can small-scale local sustainability projects which encourage people to grow and share food, have any positive effect in the … Continue reading

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The politics of resilience

We’ve heard a lot about resilience in the last week or so, particularly in relation to communities and their capacity to regroup and rebuild after disasters.  Encapsulated in the words of Queensland Premier Anna Bligh, “the flood may break our … Continue reading

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