Category Archives: Sustainability

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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Quotes + Thoughts | On redefining poverty

If we stop thinking of the poor as victims or as a burden and start recognizing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers, a whole new world of opportunity will open up. ~ C.K. Prahalad Inspiration: Frangia … Continue reading

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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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Facts & Figs | On poverty alleviation ~ because they speak louder than words.

When you educate a girl in Africa, everything changes. She’ll be 3 times less likely to get HIV/AIDS, earn 25% more income and have a smaller, healthier family. ~ Ann Cotton, CAMFED Founder, organization that empowers African women through education

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Quote of the Day | On grassroots innovation in poverty alleviation

A simple bicycle, even a wooden one can help break the poverty trap. Many Africans spend up to 4 hrs each day walking and 1/4 of their income on transport. ~ Project Rwanda Cargo Bikes

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Quote of the Day | On the environment and sustainability

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. ~ Chief Seattle (1786 – 1866), Washington … Continue reading

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