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Introducing SEVeN: Accelerating sustainability experimentation and adaptation

As I’ve discussed briefly on my projects page, SEVeN is the brainchild of a number of long conversations my colleague Pradip Swarnakar and I held earlier this year during my six weeks in India as a Fulbright Specialist at the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management–Gwalior. 282 more words

Sustainability Experiments

Making sustainability sing in ski resorts - spotlight on: Les Gets

When it comes to climate change – and there’s no doubt any more that it has come to that – many ski resorts have historically had a tendency to keep a low profile, because they don’t want to draw attention to the fact that they generally have, today, less (natural) snow. 715 more words

Les Gets

Saving the World, One Cookstove at a Time

The shocking statistic that came out last year was 4.3 million. That is, according the the WHO, 4.3 million people die every year because of smoke from cooking. 610 more words

101 Villages

Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Damian Carrington | September 29, 2014

Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats

The number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, according to a new analysis. 935 more words

Africa

The heart of a 17 yr old boy

Who knows the heart of a 17 yr old boy?

A boy that is not your son. your brother. a family member.

Who knows his fears.

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Jamaica

Propagating Evidence-Based Research for Sport and Development

Over the years, I have been fortunate to attend several seminars, workshops and conferences related to sport for development and peace. Decision makers in this field often criticize practitioners (those who run organizations such as… 202 more words

Education

Interactive Visualisation of the Profitable Amount of Waste to Dispose Illegally

“Wow!” – I said to myself after reading R Helps With Employee Churn post – “I can create interactive plots in R?!!! I have to try it out!” 457 more words

Environmental Safety