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As population declines from 7+ billion to 1 billion or less, what jobs or skills are most likely to help you survive?

Become a Bison rancher

Far more buffalo can be grazed per acre than cattle. It’s likely wild bison will return to the Great Plains in the future.   Already there are fewer people in areas where the Ogalla aquifer has been depleted than when Native … Continue reading

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Richard Heinberg We need 50 million farmers

Fifty Million Farmers by Richard Heinberg, originally published by Energy Bulletin  | Nov 17, 2006 (Note: This is the abbreviated text of a lecture by Richard Heinberg delivered to the E. F. Schumacher Society in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on October 28, … Continue reading

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We’ll need more Farmers

Energy Descent and Agricultural Population Jason Bradford on March 11, 2009 Some excerpts of this article below: Among the cadre of folks who think about food systems and sustainability in the U.S., there’s a concern about the number of farmers … Continue reading

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