About the Institute of Bioregional Studies
The mission of The Institute for Bioregional Studies Ltd., is:
To foster community and regional development through research, consultation and educational programs that encourage the adoption of technologies and practices which are deemed to be socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.
New Program For PEI Youth
Enhancing Youth Employability and Skills Training: Engaging Youth in the Era of Climate Change will run during the fall and winter of 2019-20. The program goal is to prepare young people for jobs that emerge from the climate crisis. It will serve as a model for the entire eastern coastal region, with transferable lessons to other regions.
A Bioregional Approach to a Local (Food) Economy
A vibrant, sustainable economy and the sovereignty of a region is dependent upon its ability to maintain an agricultural sector that can feed itself, protect the environment and provide a "good life" for future generations. The local food movement is not about market...
Farm Conservation Communities – Land Trusts
75% of farmers have no successor 95% of new farmers are small, diversified, direct marketing entrepreneurs Twice as many farmers over 65 as under 35 years old 8% are under 35; a drop of 46% since 1995 View the entire slideshow presentation here: Farm Conservation...
Green Roofs and Living Walls
Green rooves and living walls are not only decorative. They can also improve air quality, deaden sound, provide insulation, clean water, and provide a host of other benefits. View the entire slideshow presentation here: Green Roofs and Living Walls
Corporate Social Responsibility: a time for change
1953 Social Responsibilities of Business by Howard Bowen first time the term ‘social responsibility’ was used in a corporate book title. 1962 Rachel Carson’s, Silent Spring and Murray Bookchin’s, Our Synthetic Environment leveled serious critique of business’ failure...
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114 Upper Prince Street
Prince Edward Island
C1A 4S3 Canada