Category Archives: sustainability

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During a TED Talk, Leyla Acaroglu brings up the topic of ‘environmental folklore,’ creating a better environment is more than choosing sustainable products, it is about how you use those products. Environmental folklore is based on our experiences or what … Continue reading

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Blog 2

Prior to reading the article I did not realize that 60% of ecosystems were degraded or being used unsustainably. I also did not realize that in research on mindfulness, most of the focus has been on how it can be … Continue reading

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Blog Post #1: Sustainability and How it Shapes Our World

Sustainability is a hot topic in our world today, but I feel like many people do not understand what it actually means. I feel like people only associate it with our environment, and even though that is true it is … Continue reading

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Blog #1

To me, sustainability is using resources in smart ways that will not deplete them. In this class I learned it is about thinking of future generations. Most of the problems concerning sustainability can be determined as a wicked problem. A … Continue reading

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Educator to Activist

From the ted talk by Jessica Jackley, I’ve reflected on how much I relate to her. Having grown up in a church I was told the same thing. I was supposed to go help the poor and homeless, but when … 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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“Do I need the new iPhone?”

Leyla’s TED talk hit exactly on everything we are doing wrong as consumers on our planet. She spoke into depth about the waste of cell phones here in the United States and Australia and it actually surprised me how many … Continue reading

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