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Worldwide, communities and initiatives spring up who transition to a culture of strong sustainability and harmony with the natural world. What is it that makes them tick?
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Strategies for a New Economy | New Economics Institute

Strategies for a New Economy | New Economics Institute | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The New Economics Institute is convening "Strategies for a New Economy," a conference June 8-10th at Bard College on the Hudson River in New York State. It will gather together what are often diverse and scattered efforts to reshape our economic system, place them under one tent, and raise the flag to announce that transitioning to a new economy will mean engaging politicians, researchers, media, educators, citizen activists, business leaders, financial experts, scientists, union workers, cultural leaders, advocates for the disenfranchised, and youth -- all working together to achieve a common goal.

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The Biology of Business : Why Relationships Matter

The Biology of Business : Why Relationships Matter | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

With Dr Elisabet Sahtouris

- Recognising the importance of cooperation and collaboration as key to energy-efficient and sustainable relationships.
- Discover how scientific principles of biology and the evolution of living systems inform the operation of successful businesses.

Wellington: Friday 23rd March (evening), Saturday 24th March (all day)
Auckland: Friday 30th March (evening), Saturday 31st March (all day)

 

Course content:
Scientific concepts, especially the fundamental assumptions of globalised western science, deeply influence economics, and therefore the human future.

Dr. Elisabet Sahtouris is a world leader in understanding and explaining how the scientific principles of biology and the evolution of living systems can inform the operation of successful businesses as we face global crises.

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11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC11)

11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC11) | Transition Culture | Scoop.it
Permaculture Aotearoa welcomes you to:

Resilience by Design
11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC11)
Wed 11th to Sun 15th April 2012
Turangi, Central North Island, New Zealand

First time in New Zealand for the Australasian Convergence. We are planning an awesome event- don't miss it!
Experienced practitioners, Inspiring speakers, Practical ideas, Excellent networking, Whole systems and small details, Diverse participants, Cultural exchange, Transition examples, Hands-on workshops..... and more.

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Shareable: Notes from the International Commons Conference

Shareable: Notes from the International Commons Conference | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Conference wiki with agenda, notes from the open space, plenary notes, and participantsThe Commons - Prosperity by Sharing, an excellent overview of what commons are, why they matter, and a vision of a commons-based future.Videos of all the keynotes


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Thriving Neighbourhoods 2012: Call for papers

Thriving Neighbourhoods 2012: Call for papers | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Thriving Neighbourhoods is a conference on emerging approaches to the planning, design and management of local neighbourhoods that are set to radically improve health, social engagement, environmental quality and productivity in communities. Thriving communities have the resilience needed to adapt creatively to unexpected challenges such as climate change, population change, rapid technological change, social upheaval and economic crises.

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GEN Global Ecovillage Network Europe: GEN-Conference

GEN Global Ecovillage Network Europe: GEN-Conference | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

10. Jul 2012 - 13. Jul 2012 at Eco-Valley Foundation (Hungary)

 

Ecovillages act as research and training centres for sustainable development within wider society. Alongside the abundance of networking opportunities and the flow of inspiration within and between participants, the hosting Eco-Valley Foundation will serve as a living example and field of practice for the themes of this year’s conference.

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Communal Pathways to Sustainable Living: Past, Present and Future

Communal Pathways to Sustainable Living: Past, Present and Future | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The Findhorn Foundation and community will proudly host the 11th international conference of the International Communal Studies Association (ICSA) in June 2013 which will bring together up to 250 communal scholars and community activists from around the world. The conference and associated events will offer a rare opportunity in a unique communal setting to share academic research and lived experience of collective life in intentional communities such as ecovillages, cohousing, communes, kibbutzim, sectarian communities and housing cooperatives.

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Signs of Change | Transition to Sustainability | www.signsofchange.org.nz

The Signs of Change e-conference was held in November 2010, and gave individuals and businesses a chance to showcase their sustainable practices to the rest of New Zealand. A shared acknowledgement that the 'business as usual' mentality is leading us down an undesirable path unified the participants. The conference was a celebration of realistic attempts to have a positive impact on our planet and the quality of life of future generations.
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