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The Daily Bell is pleased to present another exclusive interview with Richard Maybury . Introduction: The former Global Affairs editor of MONEYWORLD, Richard Maybury is one of the most respected business and economics analysts in America. His articles have appeared in major publications.
When thinking of becoming self-reliant, the question arises "how much land do I need to be able to sustainably grow enough food for my family?" The exact answer to that question depends on several factors, but you can learn a lot, and make a pretty good estimate, by looking at some scenarios that span the various alternatives. Let’s start first off with the almost magical dream of the pure hunter/gatherer.
" How Much Land Does a Man Require? " ( Russian : Много ли человеку земли нужно?
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A book detailing the Bio-Intensive method for gardening. This is the "Bible" for sustainably growing food on a human scale. I refer to the charts and information in these pages regularly, and almost all of the organic farmers I know have a copy in their libraries.
WiseGeek has an interesting article on What Does 200 Calories Look Like? , where it photographs the portions of several foods that equal 200 calories and sorts them by weight.
The US has the highest prison population in the world - some of whom have been subjected to lengthy sentences for relatively minor crimes.
‘Unlimited’ is a funny thing.
The Grocery Store is the only retail establishment that I visit more than once a month. But even then, we have a bit of a love/hate relationship.
Muscle cells taken from a cow are placed in a special nutrient mixture that promotes growth. Researchers hope to combine the cultured tissue into a hamburger sometime this fall. A number of laboratories around the world are trying to grow meat in a Petri dish.
"Although unheard of a decade ago, there is considerable recent interest in designing industrial production processes that produce zero waste…the goal is a worthy motivator."
Yet, virtually alone, the Center for Biological Diversity is breaking the taboo by directly tying population growth to environmental problems through efforts like giving away condoms in colorful packages depicting endangered animals. The idea is to start a debate about how overpopulation crowds out species and hastens — just when the world is welcoming Baby No. 7 Billion.
Long Beach, California—Paul Gilding wants to scare us. He wants to scare us into acting before it's too late.
The one thing that international bankers don't want to hear is that the second Great Depression may be round the corner. But last week, a group of ultra-conservative Swiss financiers asked a retired English petroleum geologist living in Ireland to tell them about the beginning of the end of the oil age. They called Colin Campbell, who helped to found the London-based Oil Depletion Analysis Centre because he is an industry man through and through, has no financial agenda and has spent most of a lifetime on the front line of oil exploration on three continents.
Before I get into it, I must say that I don’t recommend that you do this.