Rewilding with Urban Scout Peter Michael Bauer

logopodcastOff the microphones of Peter Michael Bauer & RE

Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666
Friend us on Facebook

Aired on the Doomstead Diner on August 13, 2015

Visit the COLLAPSE.GLOBAL Portal for Links & Daily Updates from around the Collapse Blogosphere

http://www.urbanscout.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/9787_794289120634827_420875975612594603_n.jpg

Discuss this article at the Podcast Table inside the Diner

Praise for Urban Scout

When I feel like surfing a bit nearer the edge, I check out Scout’s latest. It’s irreverent, angry, informative, and sometimes he’s not even nice. Urban Scout is out there exploring and inventing rewilding and contemporary tribal skills with style, and I admire that he doesn’t claim to know it all. Scout always takes me down an unanticipated path. We civilized folk have forgotten what he’s trying to remember for us.
– Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture

It’s the Urban in Urban Scout that’s key, I’d say. Reminding us that we can make a start from wherever we are, on the joyful trek away from civilization. This site is rich and wide-ranging. Full of stimulating takes, methods, communications – not forgetting some humor. Bravo!
– John Zerzan, Editor Green Anarchy Magazine, Author of Future Primitive

Urban Scout has a wisdom and intelligence far beyond his years. He is helping us move away from this culture of death and toward a sane culture that will not kill the planet.
– Derrick Jensen, author of A Language Older Than Words

Urban Scout combines passion, intelligence, and a quirky sense of humor, and puts it all at the feet of the most important cause any of us could undertake: rewilding ourselves, our environments, and our relationships. And he even manages to look cool while doing it.
– Jason Godesky from The Tribe of Anthropik

Last week we got a chance to talk with Peter Michael Bauer from the Blog Urban Scout and the Rewilding Portland Non-Profit organization.

We've cross posted Peter in the past here on the Diner, but he took some time off from blogging, so there hasn't been much new.  He's back at it again now, doing audio podcasts and video rather than too much text blogging yet, and has several up on his site.

The rewilding idea is rather controversial, since living the H-G lifestyle takes a lot of territory for a few people, and there isn't a whole lot of uninhabited territory with good resources to live such a lifestyle.  However, if you take a long term view and postulate the likelihood of a significant dieoff of the current population of Homo Saps, such forms of living may return in earnest, and who will have the skills for them?

Peter explains his perspective in this podcast.

 

To get a better understanding of Rewilding, LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW!

2 Responses to Rewilding with Urban Scout Peter Michael Bauer

  • Florin says:

    Dear RE,

    Interesting stuff, as always. One questionn: What about when the 460 or so Fukushimas will start spewing ionizing radiation basically forever after a collapse? Nicole is the specialist, yet she doesn't mention that in your discussion. 

    Also, what about the accelerating global warming and the tipping points in dynamic systems? 

    Thanks

     

    • RE says:

      Well, first off one hopes that before we suffer complete collapse that some decent plan for disposal of Nuke Puke is undertaken.  My idea is to glassify it, encase it in Boring Capsules and drop it in a subduction zone in the Marianas Trench where it will migrate its way into the mantle and then down to the core of the earth with all the rest of the radioactive material down there which warms the earth from the inside out.

      However, even if not undertaken, the increased ionizing radiation probably isn't completely deadly, for instance if you look at the neighborhoods around Fukushima or Chernobyl, they aren't total Dead Zones.  This within a few miles of such a disaster.  So I don't think this will kill off everyone, just increase cancer rates and child mortality and so forth.

      Far as accelerated Global Cooking is concerned, if you look at the graphs, no matter how much Carbon is released in any given time period, it plateaus out around 10C above the current average.  There would still be livable zones in the upper latitudes and upper altitudes.  Population would suffer an extreme knockdown, but extinction unlikely for quite some time in this scenario.  There are also ways to adapt to a much hotter climate, our ancestors managed it during the PETM as burrowing moles living underground.

      Homo Sap is a very adaptable species.  We are bound for an extreme knockdown event here, a "bottleneck" much like the bottleneck that occured after Toba blew off, when only 10,000 Human Souls or 1000 breeding pairs were left.  That little crew of people ballooned up to 7B here today.  It doesn't take many to make it through the Zero Point and SURVIVE.

      Will we go extinct at some point?  Absolutely, it is a guarantee.  Even best case scenario we only have 300M years left before the Sun is producing too much radiation from fusing Helium.  The question is one of timelines, and to completely snuff out Homo Sap is going to take some time.  Meanwhile you figure out how to adapt and you live, or you die first.

      RE

Knarf plays the Doomer Blues

https://image.freepik.com/free-icon/musical-notes-symbols_318-29778.jpg

Support the Diner
Search the Diner
Surveys & Podcasts

NEW SURVEY

Renewable Energy

VISIT AND FOLLOW US ON DINER SOUNDCLOUD

" As a daily reader of all of the doomsday blogs, e.g. the Diner, Nature Bats Last, Zerohedge, Scribbler, etc… I must say that I most look forward to your “off the microphone” rants. Your analysis, insights, and conclusions are always logical, well supported, and clearly articulated – a trifecta not frequently achieved."- Joe D
Archives
Global Diners

View Full Diner Stats

Global Population Stats

Enter a Country Name for full Population & Demographic Statistics

Lake Mead Watch

http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/NA-BX686_LakeMe_G_20130816175615.jpg

loading

Inside the Diner

Somebody suggested we get started at the new Global Collapse Forum early.  I'm going to start a Kickoff thread there.https://globalcollapse.createaforum.com/general-discussion/following-in-the-footsteps-of-the-doomstead-diner/RE

In her 2020 book, How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America, Heather Cox Richardson provides a history of the two opposing ideas that are rooted in US history and may be the source of the pol...

https://rebellion.global/blog/2021/04/13/global-newsletter-50/?link_id=0&can_id=d4e96a888a65b26abfffc48652b2e679&source=email-the-scientists-have-had-enough-global-newsletter-50&email_referrer=email_1145059&email_subject=the-scientists-have-had-enough-...

I have joined the People's Party and will sign the petition in Missouri to get the Party active in elections. It is aimed at grass roots individuals not corporations and big business. I will be joining a regional Zoom meeting on Sunday afternoon to dev...

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 04:47:07 AMQuote from: Eddie on April 12, 2021, 10:34:11 AMQuote from: knarf on April 11, 2021, 07:35:40 AMEnjoy!  Bea...

Recent Facebook Posts

No recent Facebook posts to show

Diner Twitter feed

Knarf’s Knewz

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 04:47:07 AMQu [...]

Quote from: Phil Rumpole on April 13, 2021, 01:26: [...]

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 07:48:45 AMEv [...]

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 05:02:37 AMQu [...]

Diner Newz Feeds
  • Surly
  • Agelbert
  • Knarf
  • Golden Oxen
  • Frostbite Falls

Quote from: UnhingedBecauseLucid on March 18, 2019 [...]

CleanTechnicaSupport CleanTechnica’s work via dona [...]

QuoteThe FACT that the current incredibly STUPID e [...]

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 04:47:07 AMQu [...]

Quote from: Phil Rumpole on April 13, 2021, 01:26: [...]

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 07:48:45 AMEv [...]

Quote from: knarf on April 13, 2021, 05:02:37 AMQu [...]

Quote from: K-Dog on February 24, 2020, 06:23:52 P [...]

I wonder how much these coins have been debased? [...]

Precious tip of the day.....Buy silver NOW  She [...]

Scientists have unlocked the power of gold atoms b [...]

Quote from: azozeo on August 14, 2019, 10:41:33 AM [...]

Somebody suggested we get started at the new Globa [...]

I started a new Forum to discuss Collapse Issues o [...]

I am OUT of Jury Service!  I got summoned to be a [...]

Quote from: Eddie on May 16, 2020, 10:30:30 AMQuot [...]

Alternate Perspectives
  • Two Ice Floes
  • Jumping Jack Flash
  • From Filmers to Farmers

You Only Have One Inalienable Right A Rant By Cognitive Dissonance   I don't normally publish m [...]

  Tyranny, Inc.   By Alexander Macris Contemplations on the Tree of Woe   What government wants to d [...]

Getting Out of Dodge By Cognitive Dissonance     Recently I received an email from a reader who aske [...]

Penalizing Prudence By Cognitive Dissonance     “Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure m [...]

Harvest at Chez Cog By Cognitive Dissonance   It became obvious to Mrs. Cog and I by early February [...]

Event Update For 2021-05-03http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2021-05-02http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2021-05-01http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

In the meantime, industrialised chickens – and their viruses – have come home to roost in Victoria, [...]

Based on extensive scientific research, a fictional reminder that COVID-19 is but a mild pandemic – [...]

In other words, treat COVID-19 like a dry-run for the upcoming “big one” [...]

However don't expect strikes and yellow vests to fix underlying problems [...]

Daily Doom Photo

man-watching-tv

Sustainability
  • Peak Surfer
  • SUN
  • Transition Voice

"Demand for soy in the EU uses 6 million square miles. 5.2 million of that is in South America. [...]

"A year at a time is how we are taking life now. It is preparing us for our future."Covid [...]

"How do pandemics, climate variability, plastic, toxic pollution, and other threats affect fert [...]

"Unicorns and angels are real, and anyone could become rich just for being famous."Ökodorf [...]

"Legalization of cannabis may be, for the global climate, like re-creating the fossil fuel indu [...]

The folks at Windward have been doing great work at living sustainably for many years now.  Part of [...]

 The Daily SUN☼ Building a Better Tomorrow by Sustaining Universal Needs April 3, 2017 Powering Down [...]

Off the keyboard of Bob Montgomery Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666 Friend us on Facebook Publishe [...]

Visit SUN on Facebook Here [...]

Camus didn't predict Covid, but he studied enough about pandemics throughout history to depict [...]

Sarah Chayes spent decades studying networks of corruption in the Third World. Now she's findin [...]

What extinction crisis? Believe it or not, there are still climate science deniers out there. And th [...]

My new book, Abolish Oil Now, will talk about why the climate movement has failed and what we can do [...]

A new climate protest movement out of the UK has taken Europe by storm and made governments sit down [...]

Top Commentariats
  • Our Finite World
  • Economic Undertow

In reply to Malcopian. Fast Eddy was kidnapped in NZ in the open air and forcibly vaccinated by a do [...]

According to wikileaks, David Icke has been arrested and is being held in a mental hospital. He was [...]

In reply to Michael L'Merchant. I find myself hoping the child dies.. or is maimed.... anyone e [...]

In reply to Michael L'Merchant. SEE! look what we can do... don't worry about peak oil [...]

In reply to Harry McGibbs. Humans are so stu pid. They actually think building dams is smart hahaha. [...]

In reply to ellenanderson. Gibbs certainly doesn't like biomass generation, another desperate l [...]

Found my way this morning, via Pepe's lastest article at The Saker, to a long essay from April [...]

As for derrick jensen I have mixed feelings. Like me he's anti-civ and he didn't fall into [...]

right on, ellen. reading through that material about silicon manufacturing is a reminder of just how [...]

Hi all, I put some literary suggestions up on the recommendations page. This is such a great post, S [...]

RE Economics

Going Cashless

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Simplifying the Final Countdown

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Bond Market Collapse and the Banning of Cash

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Do Central Bankers Recognize there is NO GROWTH?

Discuss this article @ the ECONOMICS TABLE inside the...

Singularity of the Dollar

Off the Keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Kurrency Kollapse: To Print or Not To Print?

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

SWISSIE CAPITULATION!

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Of Heat Sinks & Debt Sinks: A Thermodynamic View of Money

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Merry Doomy Christmas

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Peak Customers: The Final Liquidation Sale

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Collapse Fiction
Useful Links
Technical Journals

The aim of this paper was to analyze the impact of air pollution and meteorological conditions on th [...]

Climate trends suggest an increase in the frequency of intense rainfall events and the aggravation o [...]

Arabian Sea upwelling in the past has been generally studied based on the sediment records. We apply [...]

In 2017, extreme rainfall events occurred in the northern portion of Peru, causing nearly 100,000 vi [...]

Follow on our http://www.doomsteaddiner.net/forum/