Protecting indigenous institutions of knowledge for environmental justice
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The Little Ice Age did not have uniformly disastrous consequences. Some countries managed to survive with significantly less damage than others. Japan was one of these. What allowed them to do this?
What if everyone was paid a salary simply for being a citizen?
How curing your own bacon help develop a greater sense of where our food comes from.
Why is it that astronauts, upon witnessing the earth from outer space, become systematically inclined to care deeply for the environment and man’s place within it? Frank White and Jisung discuss how the Overview Effect can make a world of difference.
Changing the metaphors we use for the economy can help reframe sustainability.
Dr. Meine talks about the life and work of Aldo Leopold, including the influential “Sand County Almanac” and the notion of sustainability as a “land ethic.”
Medical history reminds us that science is best served with equal parts humility and inspiration.
Professor Bryan Norton of the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech University speaks about his book – Sustainability: A Philosophy of Adaptive Ecosystem Management – and how pragmatism can inform a more rigorous philosophical framework for thinking about sustainability.