Category Archives: Eco Matters

Quotes + Thoughts | Technology vs. Ecology

“Modern technology owes ecology an apology.” ~ Alan M. Eddison Inspiration: Zazzle

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The resurrection of shipping containers

I found the Sleeping Around Pop-Up mobile hotel (please see my previous post) so fascinating and decided to dig a bit further, and found a relevant article in Design Boom on the background of its inception. I’ve seen a few … Continue reading

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What is poverty, really?

This story was first published in Anthropelago Blog, where the author, Max Hasan, who was on a short stint in Jakarta, Indonesia, working with Habitat for Humanity, pondered the question of “what really defines poverty?“. I felt it was appropriate … Continue reading

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Ecotourism defined

Ecotourism: Responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare o local people (TIES, The International Ecotourism Society) Inspiration: University of Michigan: Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

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Defining Ecotourism

We hear about Ecotourism all the time, it’s the latest catchphrase that everyone around is using at the drop of a hat. But do we really know what it means? According to The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), it goes beyond … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day | On Nature

What I see in nature is a magnificent structure that we can comprehend only very imperfectly, and that must fill a thinking person with a feeling of humility. ~ Albert Einstein

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Hear out children speak their voices… it’s their planet we’re borrowing…!

Hello, I’m Severn Suzuki, speaking for ECO, The Environmental Children Organization. We’re a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference. Vanessa Suttie, Morgan Geisler, Michelle Quigg, and me. We’ve raised all the money to come … Continue reading

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