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Last Child in the Woods

November 27, 2011

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As far as our childhood is concerned, if we were lucky enough to run in the vast fields, play hide and seek in forests and lay on the grasslands to watch birds; have you ever thought how these outdoor activities contributed to your values, personality and decision-making mechanism? Every time a tree cut down under […]

The vertical farm

November 21, 2011

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Could it be one of the answers for those problems that we face with ? (especially for both rural and urban sustainability course) Dickson Despommier, a Professor in Columbia University (NY), describes his project on vertical farm. The Problem By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth’s population will reside in urban centers. Applying […]

[Book] Sustainability by Design

October 20, 2011

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Today, Ara introduced a book, Sustainability by Design in ‘Industry and Sustainability’ class seminar. It’s really worth reading. Indeed, we strongly recommend this book! From the cover of this book, you might think that this book is about Solar energy (sunflower) or Wind energy (windmill). But, rather, it encompasses diverse perspectives on Sustainability. As I(H) […]