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Our “Final Hour”

Working with my peers in an online environment has prepared me for what to come in the real world. Being forced into this unique learning format was not ideal at first but has turned out to be quite beneficial. With … Continue reading

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Poverty – Who is to Blame?

This week in class we discussed poverty and environmental degradation. Like most, I had already had my own definition of poverty but poverty is a social condition of chronic insecurity resulting from the malfunctioning of economic, ecological, cultural and social … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

Prior to our presentations this week, I was not was not aware of many of the issues discussed. My group did our presentation over the pollution of groundwater. I had known this was a problem prior to researching it, yet … Continue reading

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On the Path to Understanding Stainability

Hi everyone! So far in this course I have revamped my knowledge on sustainability. We live in a world where we are more driven on building our economy than protecting our planet. Although there are many measures being taken, it … Continue reading

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Just Meditate!

Being mindful correlates directly with how we treat the Earth. Every action we take has an outcome. Something as simple as throwing a water bottle into the recycling bin rather than the trash is a small step towards being mindful. … Continue reading

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How much do you really know about s

Throughout my college career my knowledge on sustainability has increased significantly. I remember as a freshman I wasn’t even sure what sustainability was, let alone know how to incorporate it into design. Originally, sustainability was just a word that my … Continue reading

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