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Janaia interviewed on Nature Bats Last (audio)

Last week I was interviewed by Guy McPherson and Mike Sliwa on their Nature Bats Last podcast. It's fun to turn the tables: I've interviewed Guy twice: Climate Change and Human Extinction - A Personal Perspective (2014) and Living Each Moment in the Face of Abrupt Climate … [More...]

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Seeing Daylight and Beyond

On summer solstice, I started to write that we're beginning to see daylight from our bumpy re-entry back at Lone Bobcat Woods. Then we discovered that 1100 gallons of water had drained from our water tank — much of a year's supply for us here. Daylight IS appearing now. … [More]

Recent Shows


What Goes Around Comes Around at the Bicycle ReCyclery (295)

Behind us, people of all ages are fixing and assembling bikes. It's shop day at the Jefferson County (Washington) ReCyclery. Founder Chauncey Tudhope-Locklear and Board President Kees Kolff explain … [More]


The Animals are Allies at Inspiration Farm (294)

"My worms are my hardest working critters…along with all my other critters." Brian Kerkvliet shows the mobile chicken house area where chickens scratch, eat bugs and plant seeds, spread the compost … [More]


Growing Veterans — From Battlefields to Organic Farm Fields (293)

Chris Brown founded Growing Veterans to help returning veterans like himself break their isolation, gain job skills and support each another in their transition back into society. Their 3-acre farm … [More]


Local Currency — Money for Us, Not the Bankers (292)

"Back in the 1930s on the Olympic peninsula, people were paying their taxes in alternative money…The banks shut them down. This is an example of the monopoly the banks have, and the level of control … [More]


Living Each Moment in the Face of Abrupt Climate Change (291)

"It's pretty clear by now the methane gun has been fired in the Arctic ocean, so we're headed for very abrupt warming. What does that  mean in terms of how we live? I think it means we live with … [More]