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Sustainability Resources

An excellent blog from Teresa tung, one of my colleagues, that has lots of useful information and links regarding sustainability. http://teresattung.wordpress.com/sustainability-resources/

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HOME: The Movie

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us … Continue reading

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Water Facts

Here are the facts about the water crisis. Every day, thousands of people die from lack of access to clean water. The safe water issue is intimately linked to hygiene education and proper sanitation, which is why we take an … Continue reading

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Useful Sustainability Site: Ecogeek.org

A really useful website with lots of articles and links on sustainability: http://www.ecogeek.org/

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Explore Destinations with Lonely Planet

A very useful website from Lonely Planet that let’s you explore destinations around the world, either by country, region or city: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations

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Places & Spaces: Mapping Science

Places & Spaces: Mapping Science is meant to inspire cross-disciplinary discussion on how to best track and communicate human activity and scientific progress on a global scale. It has two components: the physical part supports the close inspection of high … Continue reading

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Facing the Future: Resources for Sustainability

Facing the Future is an excellent website with many resources for Global Issues and Sustainability education. Many of the resources are free as downloads: http://www.facingthefuture.org/

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New Journal of Sustainability Education

Check out the first edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education.  In the May 2010 Inaugural Edition you’ll find a fascinating group of scholarly articles accompanied by opinions, media reviews, case studies, brief reports and more. http://www.journalofsustainabilityeducation.org/wordpress/

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Time for a Learning Revolution

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.

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Worldmapper: Showing How Warped the World Is

Worldmapper http://www.worldmapper.org/ is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. The maps are warped to a size proportional to the statistic they are representing. For example, the size of … Continue reading

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