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  • Discovering Nature's Wisdom

    By Anitha Pailoor, Deccan Herald While many people from villages dream of coming to metros for employment, Anitha Pailoor discovers how a family in Ranebennur is self-sustained and satisfied with their unconventional, rustic lives. The yield of pearl millet touched one quintal this time. But the harvest...
     Posted by: brendah
  • 3.8 Billion Years of Wisdom: Intelligence in Nature (video)

    BIOETHICS FORUM VIDEOS - 2011 Part of the 10th Annual International Bioethics Forum, “Manifesting the Mind” which was was designed to explore the Mind-Brain phenomenon and how this relates to human consciousness.”, held by the BTC Institute in Madison, WI on April 28-29, 2011. (What are your opinions...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Indigenous Wisdom: Don't Take the Baby Clams

    December 27, 2013 Briannon Fraley, Indian Country Today Media Network As the holidays near, many Americans start planning how and where they will travel to meet up with family all around the U.S. It is a foreign concept to me. As an indigenous person, I cannot separate myself and my family from the lifeline...
     Posted by: brendah
  • NMSU Researcher Finds Tribal Wisdom: Business Ethics More Related Than They Seem

    November 24, 2013 By Amanda Bradford, Las Cruces News Excerpt: Relationships. Sharing. Trust. Usefulness. These are some of the attributes that are highly valued in indigenous cultures. Meanwhile, recent headlines outside these tribal communities too often relate tales of how some business leaders have...
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  • Achieving Resiliency Through Sustainable Literacy (2017)

    Abstract: Some of the holistic approaches to knowledge need to include inter-disciplinarity across subjects, creative and critical thinking and systemic thinking, value explicitness and ethical concerns, solving real world problems, collaborative and participatory approaches, experiential learning, reflexive...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Practical wisdom: Making and teaching the governance case for sustainability (2017)

    Abstract : This paper examines the larger role that business education must begin playing in developing a generation of new leaders with the skills required to tackle the complex and increasingly serious challenges of sustainability. It posits a new framework for cultivating more responsible ways of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Sustainability, cognitive technologies and the digital semiosphere (2014)

    Abstract: The convergence of digital and multimodal cognitive technologies offers the possibility to interact in an ‘on-line’ cultural process mediated by new ways of representing our thoughts, emotions, ideas, beliefs, opinions and behaviours. Such technological integration not only alters and introduces...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Frederick Law Olmsted, Green Infrastructure, and the Evolving City (2013)

    Abstract: Over the past decade, green infrastructure has emerged as a subject of significant interest in city and regional planning; yet, this discussion is not entirely new. Significant elements can be traced to the work of Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., in the nineteenth century, and the roots of the...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Sustainability: Ethics and the Future (2013)

    Abstract: Sustainable development is essentially about taking a view of future generations of people inhabiting the world. It is also about defining actions in the present time of achieving the desired goal of bequeathing a livable world for the future. The view has to revolve around how much importance...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Tapping Mindfulness to Shape Hotel Guests’ Sustainable Behavior (2013)

    Abstract: The characteristic of mindfulness is ascribed to people who have a relatively greater awareness of their surroundings and of other people. This study finds that assessing guests’ mindfulness helps hoteliers make those guests aware of and responsive to hotels’ sustainability practices. This...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Green by Default (2013)

    Excerpt: Suppose that in a relevant community, there are two sources of energy, denominated “green” and “gray.” Suppose that consistent with its name, “green” is better than gray on environmental grounds. Those who use green energy emit lower levels of greenhouse gases and also of conventional pollutants...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom of Aboriginal Peoples in British Columbia (2000)

    Nancy J. Turner, Marianne Boelscher Ignace and Ronald Ignace This paper discusses the characteristics and application of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom (TEKW) of aboriginal peoples in British Columbia, Canada. Examples are provided from various groups, most notably, the Secwepemc (Shuswap...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
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