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4 Laws of Ecology: Revisited

I undertook the task earlier this week of reviewing references for our upcoming RESTORE working group publication {Sustainability, Restorative to Regenerative}. One of those references was to Barry Commoner’s popular quote and definition on ecology, that the first law of … Continue reading

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Sustainability: Closing the Circle

Barry Commoner, scientist-activist, whose ability to identify and explain complex ecological crises and advocate radical solutions made him a pillar of the environmental movement, died last week. Source Commoner whose seminal 1971 book, “The Closing Circle: Man, Nature and Technology,” argued … Continue reading

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