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The bioregional vision of Donella Meadows

The bioregional vision of Donella Meadows

The bioregional vision of Donella (Dana) Meadows has been a guiding one for the Bioregional Learning Centre in South Devon. To mark our five-year anniversary we are publishing it here for the first time, with permission from the Academy for Systems Change that...

The long view on systems

The long view on systems

The challenges that we face as a species today are systemic and global: think climate change, species extinction, failing freshwater resources, pandemic. At bioregional scale the response is systemic and local. An easy thing to say but not so easy in do in practice....

Design for a Regenerative Doughnut

Design for a Regenerative Doughnut

Doughnut Economics, advocated by Kate Raworth, is a brilliant model that makes visible just how intertwined natural global systems (such as water or biodiversity) are with the social foundations of our societies. Designing an operating system for the Doughnut that...

So, What’s the Project?

So, What’s the Project?

CoP26 is over and the future looks a little less bright in the world of international diplomacy for averting more than 1.5 degrees of global warming. At times like this, I stop and ask myself ‘so what’s the project now, has it changed, what has been revealed?’. When...

Bioregioning

Bioregioning

Bioregions are a framework for being human that is invisible and everywhere at the same time. We all live in a bioregion, just as we all live in places on this earth with a distinct identity: high desert, river valley, ocean city, tundra village, low-lying metropolis....

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