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Regenerative Chanthaburi: Rediscovering Bio-Cultural Uniqueness

In early 2023, Dr. Nui Sirikul Laukaikul – a renowned philanthropist, brand specialist, Country Director of Sustainable Brands Bangkok, and a founder of PorLaewDee Program which helps instill young creative entrepreneurs in Thailand with the values of the Sufficiency...

Dancing with Donella’s Systems in DESIRE

What would Donella Meadows advice to the EU New European Bauhaus project DESIRE be?

Farming our Future: Towards Evolutionary Potential

The farming community has come in for a lot of flack recently.. It's a hard job and an unforgiving one at times. It’s a traditional community that isn’t known for welcoming change, although it has proven in the past that when change is required it can embrace it. The...

Regenerative Resourcing: Engaging ‘different’ mindsets.

I have been privileged to ask to join The RSA of which I am a Fellow in a regenerative learning inquiry this year. Our opening spark session included a q&a session. I'm always nervous about these because it essentially creates a position of 'expert' and 'learners'...

Regenerative Resourcing: Dancing with questions.

I have been humbled and honoured to be asked to be part of the regenerative learning inquiry that the staff at The RSA have just embarked on. The regenerative futures team have designed an fascinating pathway over three months in this introductory period, where each...

An Economy of Place – Part 15

FOOD SYSTEMS Ecological, Economic & Social Benefits of Local Food Systems What then, is the role that localising food systems can play in delivering regenerative economies? How can a focus on food help to regenerative urban communities and their economies, and...

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Power of Place: A celebration of 2023 cohort.

Power of Place: A celebration of 2023 cohort.

Today was a special day on the Power of Place 2023 journey. A few of the cohorts presented their project work, illustrating just how awesome this learning can be. We heard from six teams who presented a diverse range of projects around urban and rural community engagement. Three teams had chosen...

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Farming our Future: Towards Evolutionary Potential

Farming our Future: Towards Evolutionary Potential

The farming community has come in for a lot of flack recently.. It's a hard job and an unforgiving one at times. It’s a traditional community that isn’t known for welcoming change, although it has proven in the past that when change is required it can embrace it. The post WW2 dramatic change in...

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Regenerative Resourcing: Engaging ‘different’ mindsets.

Regenerative Resourcing: Engaging ‘different’ mindsets.

I have been privileged to ask to join The RSA of which I am a Fellow in a regenerative learning inquiry this year. Our opening spark session included a q&a session. I'm always nervous about these because it essentially creates a position of 'expert' and 'learners' which isn't really...

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Regenerative Resourcing: Dancing with questions.

Regenerative Resourcing: Dancing with questions.

I have been humbled and honoured to be asked to be part of the regenerative learning inquiry that the staff at The RSA have just embarked on. The regenerative futures team have designed an fascinating pathway over three months in this introductory period, where each monthly flow of interactions...

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An Economy of Place – Part 16

An Economy of Place – Part 16

WHEN STANDARDISATION IS THE ENEMY OF LIFE One of Life’s key design principles is Uniqueness. We can see this Uniqueness through nature’s pattern literacy. There are only a handful of forms that appear throughout time in nature — waves, streamlines, clouds, spirals, scatters, branches, nets, and...

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An Economy of Place – Part 15

An Economy of Place – Part 15

FOOD SYSTEMS Ecological, Economic & Social Benefits of Local Food Systems What then, is the role that localising food systems can play in delivering regenerative economies? How can a focus on food help to regenerative urban communities and their economies, and reconnect the city with the...

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An Economy of Place – Part 14

An Economy of Place – Part 14

FOOD SYSTEMS 2 The Story of SCOOP Situated between the south coast of England, close to the French coastline lies Jersey — the largest of the Channel Islands, a self-governing dependency that is part of the United Kingdom but still uniquely independent. It is well known for its beaches, hiking,...

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Regenerative Resourcing: Engaging ‘different’ mindsets.

Regenerative Resourcing: Engaging ‘different’ mindsets.

I have been privileged to ask to join The RSA of which I am a Fellow in a regenerative learning inquiry this year. Our opening spark session included a q&a session. I'm always nervous about these because it essentially creates a position of 'expert' and 'learners' which isn't really...

read more
Regenerative Resourcing: Dancing with questions.

Regenerative Resourcing: Dancing with questions.

I have been humbled and honoured to be asked to be part of the regenerative learning inquiry that the staff at The RSA have just embarked on. The regenerative futures team have designed an fascinating pathway over three months in this introductory period, where each monthly flow of interactions...

read more
An Economy of Place – Part 10

An Economy of Place – Part 10

FROM EXTRACTIVE TO INTERCONNECTED ECONOMIES Activating Citizen Democracy In Donella Meadows paper Interventions in Systems, she writes about buffers and stocks as stabilising forces in society. Mostly when we think about buffers and stocks we think about things like water reservoirs which hold...

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An Economy of Place – Part 4

An Economy of Place – Part 4

We are in a time of breakdowns and breakthroughs. The experience of the global covid19 pandemic has cast a bright light on the frailty in our global economies, has highlighted our inability to adjust to complexity, uncertainty and volatility, and accelerated the conversation about what needs to...

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An Economy of Place – part 3

An Economy of Place – part 3

We are in a time of breakdowns and breakthroughs. The experience of the global covid19 pandemic has cast a bright light on the frailty in our global economies, has highlighted our inability to adjust to complexity, uncertainty and volatility, and accelerated the conversation about what needs to...

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A Regenerative Bioregional Identity for Sussex

A Regenerative Bioregional Identity for Sussex

When Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex said before he left the UK that the UK is his home and a place that he loves, it got me thinking again about place. What is a place? A place we call home?  The UK is made of many regions that are busy and diverse, our culture is reflected in the ethnic diversity...

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What is a Bioregion?

What is a Bioregion?

A good definition is provided by the World Resources Institute: “A bioregion is a land and water territory whose limits are defined not by political boundaries, but by the geographical limits of human communities and ecological systems. Such an area must be large enough to maintain the integrity...

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