Monthly Archives: August 2018

first, tell me how to make toast

Sustainability has often been defined as how biological systems endure and remain diverse and productive. However, in the 21st century, the definition goes far beyond these narrow parameters. Today, it refers to the need to develop the sustainable models necessary … Continue reading

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Are we causing our own fate?

As Dr. Jayadas spoke about sustainability, I did not know what he was talking about, but I have come to learn what it means. Sustainability is maintaining change in a balanced manner, to enhance both current and future potential to … Continue reading

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go to school and NATURE is cool

The first day of class turned my world upside down. Watching the 11th hour on the first day of class was the little slap in the face, I needed to open my eyes and face the fact that our world … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

I have always thought of sustainability as a way to restore the balance in nature, to either recreate what has been destroyed or to stop future depletion from happening. In my opinion, not everyone has a true understanding of what … Continue reading

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From clueless to passionate

Sitting in my orientation choosing classes I was forced to take a “wicked Problems” class. I didn’t ask questions and silently agreed to take the class in order to graduate with my degree. What I did not know at the … Continue reading

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When I think of a wicked problem I think of me arguing with my best friends, I think of politics, and I think of the underlying problems with our universe as a whole. A wicked problem is a problem that … Continue reading

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Is our future sustainable?

Over this past week, I have been asked many times what I think sustainability is and how it will affect my future. To me, it is the promise and trust in our resources so that generations from now, we will … Continue reading

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My definition of sustainability is preserving the Earth’s natural resources to protect the environment. My definition has since grown due to now understanding that it is a intergenerational responsibility, meaning every generation is responsible for taking care of the environment … Continue reading

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My original thoughts on this class were “what is a wicked problem?” and “what does it have to do with sustainability?” My original assumption about a wicked problem was that it had to do with morality or ethics in relation … Continue reading

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When I first got to this class I did not know what to think about wicked problems or even what they were. I had thought that sustainability was how someone made changes in their life that was better for the … Continue reading

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