Monthly Archives: May 2014

Can sustainable food lead to sustainability overall?

What is the route to get people thinking about sustainability? If we could answer this question, then maybe we could direct our efforts more towards that route and we could get ourselves moving in the direction of sustainability a little … Continue reading

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The Looming Risks of Climate Change

The climate is changing and with these changes come risks.  Risks that factories and homes will be destroyed by flooding, droughts will result in lost crops, sea levels will consume the homes of many humans and species, and many other … Continue reading

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Ecotourism: Beneficial or Destructive to the Environment?

Ecotourism is a form of tourism that was developed to be mutually beneficial for the environment and the local people living in the area. There are many definitions of ecotourism but one of the most widely used definitions is “responsible … Continue reading

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Sustainable Branding

With natural resources running out, the environment going down the drain, and the younger generations demanding ethical, transparent, and environmentally respectable businesses, the time for businesses to start doing sustainable branding has already begun.  Not only should companies transition to … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

America: the land of the over nourished and home of the unhealthy. Despite big box gyms in every city, numerous fad diets, and size 0 models as the epitome of beauty, all America has to show for our skinny-obsessed society … Continue reading

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Adopting Permaculture as an Alternative Lifestyle

Although 842 million people around the world are food insecure (malnourished, facing chronic hunger and starvation etc) there is not a problem with food production, rather the way we have chosen to distribute food is the main culprit. In order to … Continue reading

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The societal costs of rising sea levels

In the debate surrounding rising sea levels, few arguments stem from the ecological scientists and economists working to study it. In an effort to bring their expertise and insights into the discussion this paper compiles the support for rising sea … Continue reading

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