Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Quotes + Thoughts | Technology vs. Ecology

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

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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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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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Green Buildings | Portland’s proposed vertical garden

By Dian Hasan | November 6, 2010 Already at the forefront of “urban green movement”, Portland, Oregon boasts among the nation’s highest per capita usage of bicycles, and the city continues to forge ahead with innovative thinking on how to … Continue reading

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Water is the source of life, and the greatest challenge for poverty eradication

By Dian Hasan | September 16, 2010 We are all universally aware of the sheer importance of water, especially clean running water. But to put it into perspective like the above, brings the message home audibly! And what little cost … Continue reading

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