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Ecovillages around the World – Communities Summer Issue

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Communities Magazine — Summer 2016
Ecovillages around the World
Latest Issue in Print (and Digital)
Free Articles Published Online


Ecovillages around the World - Communities Magazine Cover - Summer #171Ecovillages around the World—Issue #171

Our latest Communities issue on Ecovillages around the World reached subscribers last month. If you haven’t seen it yet, get a copy by subscribing or ordering a sample now!

Produced in association with the Global Ecovillage Network,
our Summer issue explores stories of pioneering efforts worldwide by communities working to incorporate social, ecological, economic, and cultural sustainability.

We travel to Australia, Ireland, Palestine, India, Brazil, Egypt, Fiji, and many other locales where ecovillages are helping to improve lives. We learn how ecovillages can help address our most pressing issues while offering hopeful models for the present and future. Please join us!

Articles Featured Online.
The following articles from our current issue have been posted at our blog.

Ecovillages Worldwide—Local Solutions for Global ProblemsEcovillages Worldwide—Local Solutions for Global Problems by
Leila Dregger

A wide array of ecovillages throughout the Global North and South address our shared challenges.

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Want an Ecovillage? Stay Put!Want an Ecovillage? Stay Put! by Abeja Hummel

How can we care for a place if we’re not there, day after day, year after year, paying attention?

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The Bridge to a Greener WorldThe Bridge to a Greener World by John Ahern

This Australian community’s bridge is a lot more than just a bridge.

Read this article online

Also in This Issue

  • Publisher’s Note—Ecovillages and the FIC by Sky Blue
  • Notes from the Editor—Around the World in 80 Pages by Chris Roth
  • Overcoming Apartheid—the Global Ecovillage Network by Kosha Anja Joubert
  • The Global Ecovillage Network: Focal Point for a Global Movement by Ross and Hildur Jackson
  • Ecovillage Strategies in Areas of Crisis by Leila Dregger and Sarah Queblatin
  • Creating Carbon-Negative Communities: Ecovillages and the UN’s New Sustainable Development Goals by Rob Wheeler
  • Collective Healing by Kosha Anja Joubert and Stephen Busby—Interview by Robin Alfred
  • Learning in Ecovillages AND Getting a College Degree by Karen Stupski and Giovanni Ciarlo
  • An Inspiring Journey in Ecovillages by Nébesna Fortin
  • Yarrow Ecovillage: Cohousing as a Building Block to the Ecovillage by Charles Durrett and Katie McCamant
  • Land and Culture Collaboration by Tom Shaver
  • Cloughjordan Ecovillage: Modeling the Transition to a Low-Carbon Society by Peadar Kirby
  • True Sustainability: Indigenous Pathways by Dan Schultz
  • Building an Ecovillage in the Friendly Islands by Philip Mirkin
  • Argentina: 13-Day Wavespells at Velatropa by Henny Freitas
  • The First Ecovillage in Palestine by Frederick Weihe
  • Review—Ecovillage: 1000 Ways to Heal the Planet by Diana Leafe Christian


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Since 1972, Communities has been the primary resource for information, issues, and ideas about intentional communities in North America – from urban co-ops to cohousing groups to ecovillages to rural communes. Communities now also focuses on creating and enhancing community in the workplace, in nonprofit or activist organizations, and in neighborhoods, with enhanced coverage of international communities as well. We explore the joys and challenges of cooperation in its many dimensions.

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