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Power from the North: Hydro-democracy?

by Matthew Burke A reflection following the Power from the North conference, University of Vermont, March 23, 2015 What is energy, consciously supplied? This question is central to the debate around renewable energy development in Vermont and elsewhere. This was also the question suggested by Antonio Cepeda-Benito, Dean […]

Agro-ecology in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil – Part 3

By Michael Wironen      Smallholder farmers in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil face challenges providing for their families while also meeting the requirements of Brazil’s Forest Code. Participants in an Agro-ecology Atelier organized by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics are working as part of a broader effort […]