Jared Diamond op-ed on consumption – New York Times (1/2/08)
Jared Diamond, professor of Geography and author of books such as Collapse and Guns, Germs & Steel, offers an op-ed about world consumption rates and the need to eliminate wasteful practices.
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Cable TV has the power to inspire positive change
– The Economic Times (1/2/08)
A recent study determined that cable TV has had an influence in changing attitudes toward women in India.
“One person can change the world” – Press & Sun-Bulletin (12/31/07)
A columnist highlights several people in her neighborhood who have made a positive difference in the lives of others in the last year. Good examples of one person being the “change you want to see in the world.”
More students getting “back to nature” – Boston Globe (12/31/07)
The Dennis C. Haley Elementary School is highlighted as just one of many schools around the country that are beginning to reconnect their students with the natural world – not just for the benefit of the environment, but for the benefit of the health and well-being of the students.
Human activity driving megafauna to extinction – BBC News (12/27/07)
Researchers have discovered that human activities are having an enormous negative impact on the world’s large land mammals.