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L'avenir de nos économies est à la fois enraciné et interconnecté.
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ENOUGHNESS: Restoring Balance to the Economy in the Most Awesome Way Ever

ENOUGHNESS: Restoring Balance to the Economy in the Most Awesome Way Ever | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
5 minutes | How we see the world determines how we act. Western thought sees us at war with each other over resources. In Indigenous philosophy, we are all related as individuals in balance with nature.

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Lessons to learn to restore our world vision and its economic consequences.

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The new geography of trade: globalization’s decline may stimulate local recovery

The new geography of trade: globalization’s decline may stimulate local recovery | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

It is an article of faith that global trade will be an ever-growing presence in the world. Yet this belief rests on shaky foundations. Global trade depends on...

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Rice Ducks. Now that’s Creative in a Rural Economy! - Dan Taylor

Rice Ducks. Now that’s Creative in a Rural Economy! - Dan Taylor | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

Integrated rice-duck farming. A bright example of circular agriculture initiative. :)

 .http://t.co/fyCfCNqZ 


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The Greener Side of New Orleans

The Greener Side of New Orleans | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
From nature preserves to eco-friendly hotels and sustainable building projects, there are plenty of examples of green businesses and recovery in the greater New Orleans area.

As noted in my last blog, I’m suggesting that travelers visit New Orleans to participate in the revival of this iconic place. Your visit will support the recovery of a city in which tourism is the largest and most crucial economic sector.
To sweeten the deal, here are some recommendations for eco-touring in New Orleans and environs...


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Climate CoLab 2011: "How should the global economy evolve through 2100, given the risks of climate change?"

"Harnessing collective intelligence to address climate change. Join the conversation..."

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Video: The High Price of Materialism & Consumerism / Le prix élevé du matérialisme et du consumérisme

"In this short animation, psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America's culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that "the good life" is "the goods life," they not only use up Earth's limited resources, but they are less happy and less inclined toward helping others.

The animation both lays out the problems of excess materialism and points toward solutions that promise a healthier, more just, and more sustainable life."


More at http://www.newdream.org  Produced by the Center for a New American Dream

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BALLE 2012 | La vraie prospérité commence ici! Real prosperity begins here! (video)

BALLE 2012 | La vraie prospérité commence ici! Real prosperity begins here! (video) | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

La vraie prospérité commence ici!

The 2012 BALLE Business Conference: Real Prosperity Starts Here connects you to the best people, resources and ideas to unleash local prosperity. Join more than 700 community innovators, business owners, and investors to...

BALLE - Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

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Rightsizing, not downsizing, is what the next gen is about ...

Rightsizing, not downsizing, is what the next gen is about ... | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"While 'one size fits all' may have been the mass production model of the industrial revolution, it's encouraging to know that the model driving the creative, information, knowledge economy of the present is based on providing what people..."


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Rice Ducks. Now that’s Creative in a Rural Economy! - Dan Taylor

Slowfood for sure http://t.co/fyCfCNqZ 

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The Green Economy – which way to look in 2012

The Green Economy – which way to look in 2012 | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
Re-engineering our transport, energy, food systems and building stock for a low carbon future could provide a much needed economic boost, says Andrew Simms...

 

Good article by Andrew Simms in the Guardian's Sustainable Business blog. Out of the ashes of 2012, the Phoenix will rise, slowly but surely.


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Occupy Sustainability?

Occupy Sustainability? | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"The Occupy movement challenges our current economic model and could help transform our markets into ones led by fairness and democracy, says Juliet Schor..."

- The Guardian

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