Tag Archives: sustainability

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT You Really Can’t Imagine How Deep The Ocean Is Since we live above ground, it’s pretty easy for us to wrap our heads around the notion of height. We, as people, have height, buildings have (more) height, […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! TECHNOLOGY The Milestone of the First Cell Phone Growing up as a 90s kid, my friends and I tried to convince our parents that we needed a cell phone when we started driving. They were flip phones, […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Eating Canadian I didn’t know what “eating Canadian” meant, but I’m always up for a story to find out…Read Full Article From ucobserver BUSINESS What you should know about the cobalt in your smartphone Cobalt is […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SCIENCE 10 Things to know about the special Harvest Moon Each year as summer in the Northern Hemisphere slowly slips into autumn, we have the September full moon to shine her luminous light on the change of […]

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What We Read This Week


  Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Gorillas, Rhinos, Lions and More Will Soon Be Extinct A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth’s most iconic species will be lost forever…Read Full Article From Treehugger SPIRITUALITY […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT How air conditioning made America- and how it could break us all AC comes with a host of problems. It is undoubtedly true that air-conditioning saves lives, especially among vulnerable populations like the elderly, but it […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Happy Canada Day On Canada Day and Independence Day, celebrate the forests that built our two great countries…Read Full Article From Treehugger RELIGION Church of Sweden Offers Drop-in Weddings, Baptisms You can drop in at a […]

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A Slingshot Full of Facts


by Donna Sinclair My book club was discussing Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath. It appears that young David won their famous battle because he understood and exploited his huge opponent’s glaring vulnerabilities. Contrary to centuries of story-telling, David only seemed to be at a disadvantage. In reality, Gladwell tells us, Goliath was just “too big […]

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Vegetables stocked in a supermarket

Food Security and Sustainability


by Ross Smillie Last week, I went to a local meeting on Food Security. The meeting was a gathering of diverse people: farmers, restaurateurs, retailers, and community leaders. We ate a wonderful lunch prepared by a local restaurant which emphasizes locally grown food, and we talked about how we might contribute to greater food security […]

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