Posts Tagged ‘ media ’

Saving Ourselves from Ourselves

Mar 2nd, 2020 | By
overreach

By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer. Recently, the great renaissance city of Venice, Italy flooded yet again. It is happening ever more frequently. Each time it happens, it seems to get worse. What is happening to Venice provides a foreboding glimpse of what will likely become a permanent condition in many of our Earth’s coastal cities
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Getting to the Heart – Inspiring a Planetary Narrative Worthy of Our Species

Aug 1st, 2019 | By
[photo: Wikimedia Commons, Sam Oth]

By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer for Transition Earth. James Cameron’s epic 2009 movie Avatar is set in the 22nd century on the distant moon Pandora. At its core, Avataris a good vs. evil conflict between the indigenous Na’vi, who live in harmony with their living world, and an intrusive, technically superior force of human profiteers, who have
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Humanity’s Dysfunctional Nervous System

Jul 18th, 2019 | By
media

By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer for Transition Earth. [Editor’s Note: This article was originally published with The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere] In the modern world we know, the mass media – television, radio, and the internet – function as humanity’s  collective nervous system linking billions of people worldwide.  The problem is these
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The Fork in the Road: Which Way this World Population Day?

Jul 10th, 2014 | By
[image credit: www.earthtimes.org]

By Suzanne York, www.howmany.org As the world, or at least some of it, recognizes World Population Day on July 11th, it might be a good time to look around at some encouraging projects and initiatives empowering people and protecting the environment in communities across the globe. But first, some fast facts for a brief overview:
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