What future would you like to see for the Alberta Tar Sands Project? I believe the Alberta Tar Sands Project should stop the development entirely. Although this would be ideal, I think it is reasonable if there is a transition period, where the Tar Sands continue with some modifications. These modifications can be decreasing the … Continue reading In-Class Blog Questions
Summary Rob Hopkins starts his speech by introducing what he does for a living. He is very involved with the educational system in third world countries, and he has travelled several different countries to help others, by either teaching, or building schools, houses, etc. After his introduction, he starts off by saying one litre of … Continue reading Ted Talk : Rob Hopkins
Summary Vandana Shiva writes that women are there reason there is biodiversity in this world. In the text, she talks about the important yet invisible role of women in agriculture, raising farm animals, the dairy industry, forestry and much more. Their work is invisible because of the gender bias in society. She says women in … Continue reading Women’s Indigenous knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation
Summary In the text, the main ideas talked about is the effect of environmental decline and population growth on food supply, and the political stability. Lester Brown has studies global agricultural, population, environmental and economic trends and their interactions. He says in the text, the combined effects of those trends and the political tensions they generate … Continue reading Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?