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Sea blindness

This is the term that the chief of the Royal Navy has used to describe our attitude towards the great expanses of water that cover our planet. 1,198 more words


Finding your purpose in your propósitos

Last night I went to a dance class in a gym, jam-packed full of people diligently working hard towards their New Year’s resolutions: to exercise more, lose weight, eat better. 379 more words


States resist federal move to expand offshore drilling

Jenna Ladd | January 18, 2018

More states are lining up to be exempt from the Trump administration’s plan to expand offshore oil drilling in the United States. 274 more words


Environmental policy and the destruction of wetlands in India

The Central government in India officially recognised the significance of wetlands by framing specific rules for them in 2010 under the Environment (Protection) Act of 1986. 159 more words


Kenyan innovation takes plastic bags out of forestry

Kenya banned the use of plastic bags in 2017. And thanks to a 43-year old Kenyan, Teddy Kinyanjui, an innovative afforestation and reforestation method for developing seedlings without using plastic bags is in place. 43 more words


With the benefit of hindsight

My first blog of 2018 ‘Unintended Consequences and Digital Dilemmas’ reflected on the recently aired ‘backlash’ against addictive smart phones and other concerns around popular platforms. 260 more words


New New York Times.

Simple but brilliant: this Twitter feed automatically posts any word that the NY Times uses for the first time. Latest entry: kilimologist (if you click on the word, you get the context, in this case “Batki is a self-proclaimed kilimologist, an expert in old weavin…”).

Source: New New York Times.