Monthly Archives: November 2018

Does Sustainability really have a definition?

  Does Sustainability really have a definition? Wasn’t sustainability just about managing our resources in ways where they continue to support us indefinitely, or it is just something I thought what it meant, for instance, not depleting our groundwater resources … Continue reading

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Focused on the Future

I believe sustainability is avoiding natural resources from being depleted to meet the needs of the present without hurting future generations. Sustainability is about economic growth and how to correctly help make the world a better place. Sustainability has evolved … Continue reading

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Sustainable Mind

Sustainability has largely been involved in business and was originally focused on profits that would sustain a company’s growth. Recently sustainability has begun to account for the wealth of the world and what industry is doing to the planet we … Continue reading

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Possible Extinction?

When hearing the word sustainability I think of how I can prolong the earth and make living here clean and resourceful. The definition of sustainability has slightly changed over the years. At the beginning of its definition global warming was … Continue reading

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A New Understanding

When we were first asked what we thous sustainability was I thought it was just simply being able to stay around. After going watching the 11th hour and reading the Easter Island story I realize that sustainability is a conscious … Continue reading

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A Wicked World

This is my first semester at OSU and my first semester attending a four-year university. I transferred from Tulsa Community College so this has been a big change for me. This semester I have heard of so many new terms … Continue reading

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How does carbon footprint affect the environment?

I have been ignorant enough to believe that we have a planet that is sustainable. I am shocked to see the reality I found that just because I have been blessed to live a life that looks like our world … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Solving Wicked Problems

Before this class, I had no idea what sustainability was, and I had not given much thought to it. I knew it probably had something to do with the environment, but I still was not aware of its meaning. Now, … Continue reading

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Where Does It Go?

How often do you consider what happens to your trash after you throw it away? For most people, the answer is probably never. That is how we, as Americans, have been trained to behave regarding our waste. We use the … Continue reading

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Save our environment!

Nowadays, we face with lots of wicked problems such as global warming, greenhouse gases, deforestation, biodiversity, and so on.  These problems are difficult, urgent, and impossible to solve because it has no end point, irreversible effects, and require unique approaches. … Continue reading

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