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     Revised: Tuesday 21 November 2017 01:54pm PST less 3 hours for Hawaii HST

From here on down

Repost from 2015. Keep your head down, your nose clean & hands busy!

The oil industry's soft underbelly

Upcoming Seneca Collapse will be demand side, not supply side driven.

What, me worry?

Humans can see imminent  collapse, but seem incapable of avoiding it.

Saudi and Trump gambling Bigly

If there's a window for peaceful adaptation, it's small and narrowing.

Settling into a Collapse rant

Where will your 55" plasma TV or that Pink SUV be 60 years from now?

The Catalan Integrative Coop

A cooperative designed to transfer away from capitalism to sustainability.

Abrupt Climate Change

Resistance gives meaning to life in the Anthropocene.  Let’s embrace it. 

Fukushima Coverup

Doctors keep cancers secret. Officials “ignoring” illness and death reports.

The Infinite Suburbs are a joke

We must return to expecting place with the resource realities of the future.

Winter is Coming

More change is coming. It’s time to pick those herbs and finish my chores.

The Charter of the Forest

An 800 year old tool to manage the future challenged by eco-collapse.

Can airlines be saved?

Alternatives energy sources for commercial flight won't replace fossil fuels.

Natural Time 2.0

A universal time system forEarth based on "natural time" from Mauna Kea.

Degrowing the Economy

The one way to avoid the catastrophe we find ourselves in the midst of.

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Island Breath is an online publication dedicated to people interested in the well being of the island of Kauai.  For us sustainability is crucial.

Kauai is often called the "Garden Island". It is lush and fruitful - yet threatened. If this island cannot be self-sustaining there is little hope for the rest of this world.

We define sustainability as:

• Using nonrenewable resources no faster than they are recycled.

• Using renewable resources no faster than they are regrown.

• Restoring the variety and balance of living species.

• Enhancing the art and knowledge of human cultures.

Sustainability is not, however, a means for the continuing the status quo.

We have named our website “Island Breath” or “Breath of the Island” because in Hawaiian that phrase would be...

“Ea O Ka `Aina”

"The Spirit, Life and Sovereignty of the Land”

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"Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka `Aina I Ka Pono"

"Sovereinty of the Land
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