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How Do We Develop a Sustainable Port Orford Community Stewardship Area?

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Terry Mock

Jupiter, FL

#1 Jan 16, 2011
The 21st century will overturn many of our previously-held assumptions about civilization. The challenges and opportunities we now face have vast implications on the sustainability of our communities around the world...

America's Economic and Social Crisis: No Bailout for Main Street -

"On January 7, according to the Wall Street Journal, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced that the Fed had ruled out a central bank bailout of state and local governments..."

Gold Beach, Port Orford is due for quake, tsunami -

"The Oregon coast is due for a major earthquake, followed by a tsunami that could inundate beaches and low-lying areas in Curry County, James Roddey told disaster preparedness meetings in Gold Beach and Port Orford..."

The future of the forest can sustain communities and the trees -

"Federal proposals to thin sections of the vast federal holdings, and produce some logging and mill jobs for Oregon's poor rural communities is a step in the right direction..."

Southern Oregon Coast Mixing Nature, Tradition and Economics for a Sustainable Future -

"One of the more progressive areas the region, when it comes to sustainability and economic growth, is the small community of Port Orford. With a current population of just over 1,000 residents, Port Orford was the established in 1851, the first on the Oregon Coast..."

Sustainable Land Development Goes Carbon Negative -

"If we’re serious about halting the rise of – and eventually lowering – CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, biochar could prove the best way. It also allows us to more sustainably manage organic waste from municipalities, croplands, wastewater treatment plants, and a certain amount of residues from forests. The problem, as with all other climate-mitigation approaches, comes with reaching scale. Can biochar be produced to a large enough scale to make a measurable impact? The answer lies in the triple-bottom-line perspective. In other words, the only way this will happen is if it can be produced in ways that meet the needs of people, planet and profit..."

Your participation and comments are welcome.

Sustainable Land Development Initiative
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Lansing, MI

#2 Apr 23, 2011
who are you and where do you come from?

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