Daily Archives: May 27, 2010

Hunger: Together We Can Change It

This is an excellent little video made by Lawrence Lin, a former student of mine. It reached the finals of a World Food Programme video competition.

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Willie Smits: How we re-grew a rainforest

By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans — and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.

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Your Health depends on Where You Live

Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it’s not part of your medical records. At TEDMED, Bill Davenhall shows how overlooked government geo-data (from local heart-attack rates to toxic dumpsite info) can … Continue reading

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In China‚Äôs Land Rush, Rights Are Often Trampled

An interesting article from the New York Times highlighting the inequalities caused by the the real estate and property boom in China. After living in China for 5 years I can relate to the impact this is having. Actually, if … Continue reading

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