Culture trip through Frankfurt am Main in the MINI Cooper SE

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El Perdido honors its environment and the local culture

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Estudio ALA recently completed a small development in Baja California Sur with an overarching goal of reintroducing local culture into the architecture, building process and visitor experience

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Farm Marketing Success Linked to Natural, Cultural Assets

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Farm Marketing Success Linked to Natural, Cultural Assets

Using Science & Culture to Assess Billabong Health

Nature Conservancy - Science

In northern Australia, scientists and young indigenous rangers are working together to gain a better understanding of billabong health. From the Field Asia Pacific Conservation Science Disease & Parasites Health & Nature Indigenous Peoples Wildlife

New wood culture

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A new term is making the rounds, so to speak, and it is called “wood culture”, “new wood culture”, or “wood culture renaissance”, and we can but hope that it is catching on. Throughout history, they have been central to our cultures and to our economies, and in many cultures trees were revered the the extent of worship even, especially certain types of trees. This is the heart of The New Wood Culture or Renaissance.

Reclaiming the Gift Culture

The Green Changemakers

By Shilpa Jain What are the different traditions of the gift culture around the world? How can we bring the gift culture practically into our lives, communities, organizations? What do we need to unlearn for the gift culture to manifest? Culture Gift-Economy

Solar Trees Marketplace honors nature, technology and Chinese culture

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Architecture takes all forms, representing culture, history, function and innovation. Some structures incorporate them all, like the in-process Solar Trees Marketplace currently under construction in the Minhang district, not far from Shanghai, China

Sanya Farm Lab honors architecture, culture and agriculture

Inhabitant

The new Sanya Farm Lab is a four-story exhibition space that provides 4,000 square meters of space for education, play and innovative ideas

THE WISDOM OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES

Green (Living) Review

Indigenous cultures have a lot to teach us about sharing, sustainability, and a spiritual relationship to Mother Earth, explain Freddy Treuquil and Victor Lem Masc. He also founded and directs the Native Spirit Foundation , a non-profit charitable organisation which promotes the knowledge and preservation of indigenous cultures and supports education in indigenous communities. The one who understands his culture can understand his past. green living indigenous cultures

Stories for a Regenerative Culture

The Green Changemakers

A filmmaking project for a new culture In these times of great transition, our aim is to communicate meaningful projects and stories that bring healing and regeneration to the individual, collective and environmental dimensions of our world.

Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

Green Traveler Guides

A friendly guy, we soon […] Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | A Green Field of Dreams | It’s on a beach walk along wind-swept Lake Huron in the Thumb—do as all Michiganders do and think of the state as mitten-shaped and you get the picture—that we meet Paul Weideman. He is playing with his big, boisterous dogs. We begin to chat.

Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center is a hidden art hall in China

Inhabitant

Made using sustainable materials like local wood and low-emissivity glass, the Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center helps link the area’s surrounding ecological forest with the architecture of China and Italy

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El Perdido honors its environment and the local culture

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Estudio ALA recently completed a small development in Baja California Sur with an overarching goal of reintroducing local culture into the architecture , building process and visitor experience. Originally posted here: El Perdido honors its environment and the local culture.

Secrets of Green Cultures Part 1: The Nabataeans, Water Warriors

Green Home Blog

Imagine a culture that could teach today’s society a thing or two about respecting and harvesting the free, natural resource of water. Take it from the Nabataean culture as they practiced foresight and forethought outdoing their struggling neighbors. Next up: Secrets of Green Cultures: Part II, How Ancient Civilizations Harnessed Energy. The Nabataeans were green before their time.

Get Cultured: 7 Fermented Foods Even Kids Will Eat

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However, there are… The post Get Cultured: 7 Fermented Foods Even Kids Will Eat appeared first on Earth911. Here is the original post: Get Cultured: 7 Fermented Foods Even Kids Will Eat. One of the most traditional ways to preserve foods is through lacto-fermentation.

East Maui: the heart of Hawaiian culture at Travaasa Hana

Green Traveler Guides

| Truer Shade of Green | The heart of Hawaiian culture is family, food, and ’aina, or a connection to the land. Maui today is often better known for its miles of condos and overdeveloped West side, but the Hawaiian ethos is still very much in evidence in the town of Hana, on the island’s […] East Maui: the heart of Hawaiian culture at Travaasa Hana is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

UNESCO to Protect Olives and Turkish Coffee as Cultural Heritage

Green Prophet

To eat cous cous, chickpea soup or other spicy Moroccan dishes means to consume not just the plate of food at hand, but also a long history of rich cultural tradition, ritual, and knowledge – from animal husbandry to water management and terraced agriculture. Which is why they added The Mediterranean Diet and other intangible cultural relics from the Middle East and North Africa to their heritage site.

Call for Papers: Economic and Social Impacts of Stocking Cultured Fish

Environmental Economics

American Fisheries Society 145th Annual Meeting August 16 - 20, 2015 | Portland, OR Call for Papers (Deadline March 13) Economic and Social Impacts of Stocking Cultured Fish.   The symposium is intended to lead to a better understanding of how stocking cultured fish affects the benefits to the public from fishing. Sponsored By: Fish Culture and Socioeconomics Sections

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Secrets of Green Cultures Part IV: Food Preservation

Green Home Blog

However, many modern cultures continue to treat food with great irresponsibility– unnecessary waste, genetically modified organisms, manipulated animal handling and much more. Past cultures considered food a privilege, using all parts of the plant or animal while treating it with the utmost respect. Many of the secrets of ancient food preservation depended upon the geographical location of each culture. Next up: Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing.

Bamboo booth highlights Vietnamese culture

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In Vietnam, this plant holds even more significance in culture. The result is a structure with interesting dimensions – massive walls and ends that are dotted by the short bamboo poles – that highlight the importance of this plant in Vietnamese culture. Sonia Renthlei: Bamboo has been used for decades in South Asia owing to its abundance, eco friendly features and fast growth. It symbolizes the Vietnamese soul, home and the spirit of Vovinam , the country’s form of martial arts.

Solar Trees Marketplace honors nature, technology and Chinese culture

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Architecture takes all forms, representing culture, history, function and innovation. We want architecture to celebrate cultural identity, along with encouraging pedestrian activities and a more walkable and liveable city,” Koichi Takada Architects said.

Building Positive School Culture

The Green Changemakers

Here are eight guidelines for improving your school culture based on the Boys Town Education Model , which has helped hundreds of troubled schools turn their school culture around. Conversely, when interpersonal relationships are weak and trust is lacking, fear and failure will likely start to define school culture. Get on the Same Page Every classroom environment contributes to your school culture. School culture has changed drastically at Fenger since 2009. “It’s

Secrets of Green Cultures Part III: Recycling Forefathers

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These are only a few examples of the many forms of secret recycling that past cultures have practiced. Next up: Secrets of Green Cultures Part IV: Food Preservation. Okay they may not be your direct forefathers but they sure knew the meaning of recycling. As Earth Day reminds us of the full spectrum of going green, and staying there, it is recycling that seems to rule the roost since day one.

The Egyptian Academy in Rome Emphasizes the Value of Cultural Diplomacy

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However, it is even more exciting to visit the prestigious Egyptian Academy, a cultural facility established near Rome’s Villa Borghese, next to a group of international fine arts academies representing various countries in the world. The Academy serves multiple objectives, hosting Egyptian art students in Rome while promoting Egyptian culture beyond its borders, also as a source of pride for Egyptian and Arab people. . Gihane Zaki: Right now we are living in a real culture war.

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Saudi’s Fledgling Cycling Culture (Video)

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Albeit huge advocates of urban cycling , we have been sensitive to the fact that – mostly because of culture – the practice hasn’t taken off in the Middle East. But a You Tube video from Saudi Arabia challenges all the naysayers. Heat is one of the main obstacles to cycling in the Middle East, or so we thought. Summers are deliriously hot and humid – particularly in coastal areas – and men and women typically wear clothing that seems to be unfit for cycling.

Climate Culture

The Green Changemakers

https://climateculture.com/ Climate Culture is the first fun and personal utility to help you make smarter choices that reduce your impact on climate change and save some cash. We have this faith because we see every day that we are part of a culture that wants to make smart decisions. Our culture spans people of all shapes and sizes - teachers, lawyers, hippies, neocons, libertarians, doctors, mothers, students, retirees, plumbers, construction workers, waitresses, and bankers.

Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

Green Home Blog

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. These remedies often work through a human-nature or human-energy connection with the capability to heal the root cause as opposed to band-aiding symptoms. In many cases there are minimal to no side-effects as the body embraces the healing rather than be forced to accept it. NOTE: Never attempt these or any alternative remedies without the guidance of a trained professional. Chinese Acupuncture.

Afghans for Afghans: Crafting a Cultural Connection

Green Prophet

A classic and common piece of Americana holds links to a misunderstood culture. I found a bag of small yarn balls. I’d left it long ago at a friend’s house in New Jersey: my Amman-bound suitcase was fatter than the airline allowed. That bag was big, but the skeins of wool no larger than my grandma’s meatballs. Name a color, it was in there. I’m incapable of tossing the leftovers from a knitting project, but what to do with the pretty dregs?

A campus building is designed to reduce stress from Californias car culture

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Read the original post: A campus building is designed to reduce stress from Californias car culture. Green architects california car culture community-information interior-design marketing natural light san jose schools

Turkey’s Pamukkale: Step into a Mixed-Culture Soup PHOTOS

Green Prophet

That’s the scene at Parmukkale, where an international cast with clashing cultures convene in puddles of warm mineral water. Lifestyle & Culture Water natural hot springs Pamukkale tourism World Heritage SitesPamukkale is the most sensual and surreal of Turkey’s eleven World Heritage sites. Seventeen natural hot springs pour a continual stream of mineral water down enormous travertine steps of Turkey’s Pamukkale. It’s a Dali painting come alive.

Grizzly Bear Research & Cultural Identity in the Great Bear Rainforest

Nature Conservancy - Science

But a new paper in Ecology and Society demonstrates that there is nothing archaic about this relationship; the narrative that links humans and bears also links ecology with storytelling, science with stewardship, and an exciting research and monitoring program with 10,000 years of place-based cultural identity. With the goal of integrating scientific research with culturally-rooted stewardship practices , Coastwatch sought better outcomes through collaboration. Grizzly bear.

Solar-powered Mukilteo Multimodal Terminal celebrates native culture

AGreenLiving

Related: Spectacular green roof tops Vancouver’s double LEED Platinum convention center The Coast Salish tribes’ longhouses were the inspiration behind the ferry terminal, which is interwoven with tribal cultural motifs and artwork by local Native American artists James Madison and Joe Gobin.

Sanya Farm Lab honors architecture, culture and agriculture

AGreenLiving

The grid design pays homage to the traditional house of Hainan Li, embracing the cultural Chinese heritage of the area. Sanya Farm Lab honors architecture, culture and agriculture. The new Sanya Farm Lab is a four-story exhibition space that provides 4,000 square meters of space for education, play and innovative ideas.

To Become 21st Century City, Los Angeles Plan Aims To Curb Car Culture

Green (Living) Review

car culture Los Angeles"The car capital of America is officially changing its tune." " Marking a major departure for a city known for its over-reliance on cars, the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday evening approved a 20-year transportation plan that aims to encourage walking, biking, and public transit over automobiles. "The car capital of America is officially changing its tune," wrote LA Weekly.

Cultural Intelligence

The Green Changemakers

CQ, or cultural intelligence, is more than just a kitschy catch phrase for cultural competence. Cultural intelligence is defined as the capability to function effectively across national, ethnic, and organizational cultures. Michigan State University) is the author of the newly released book, Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success (AMACOM; September 2009). Cultural Intelligence. Tags: Culture Education

Diwan Baladna Books Are Arab-Jordanian Culture for Dummies

Green Prophet

The first is on culture, the second on language. You’d be hard-pressed to find a source for learning about Arab culture as light and humorous as the first book. As a Jordanian, I want to bridge the gap of understanding between my own culture and that of our Western friends. A valuable guide and easy read for those interested in the Arab world, the Diwan Baladna culture and language set is a wise purchase.

Why Cultural Diversity Is as Essential to Human Survival as Biological Diversity

Green (Living) Review

cultural diversity green living Just as we recognize the importance of biodiversity for the survival of the planet, so we must preserve the diverse ways of knowing that exist among humanity. In the late 1990s, a Ugandan intellectual and civil society activist called Paulo Wangoola returned home to the Kingdom of Busoga on the Eastern shores of Lake Victoria.

The Alpex Cultural Centre converts a factory into a community center

AGreenLiving

With a mission to revitalize the area, the Alpex Cultural Centre is a project that transformed a former machining factory in France for modern use. Throughout the process, firm Atelier Archiplein, in collaboration with (MAW) scenographer, focused on a commitment to honor the planet and the cultural perspective. Inside, natural light floods the two main exhibition rooms of the now-completed Alpex Cultural Centre, and an open floor plan provides space for a range of community uses.

Hijab Culture for Islamic Clothing in the Sustainable Fashion Limelight

Green Prophet

In recent years Islamic clothing has taken on a more modern element, amalgamating comfort and privacy with style and modernity, crafting hip and stylish individuals of the Islamic faith – and best of all some of these traditions are turning “green” The notion of trendy and hip ‘Hijab culture’ has entered mainstream consciousness with the ‘hood and the hijab’ being cool items to be seen in on the streets of London, Birmingham, Manchester and practically everywhere in the UK.

Silence of the Rattlesnake Researchers: Snakes, Culture and Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

The cultural hatred of snakes can run deep. Wildlife biologist Doug Blodgett is mum about the locations of rattlesnakes: to protect the snakes from people. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Here’s what you quickly learn about rattlesnake researchers : They’re fearless, but pay obsessive attention to safety. They watch their step. And they keep their mouths shut.

Secrets of Green Cultures Part II: How Ancient Civilization Harnessed Energy

Green Home Blog

This design has been embraced by modern culture in such wind catching structures as the visitor center in Zion National Park, USA, the Saint-Etienne Metropole’s Zenith in France and Burj al-Taqa, a zero emission and zero energy tower in Dubai. Next up: Secrets of Green Cultures Part III: Recycling in the Past. From batteries to electric lighting to wind power, it looks like ancient history has some interesting, secret surprises.

In a Remote Alaska Rainforest, a Tribe Protects Habitat and Restores Culture

Nature Conservancy - Science

On Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, the restoration of rivers goes hand-in-hand with the restoration of cultural traditions. Haida community members were trained in ecological monitoring protocol so they could restore streams important for their community’s food and culture. Christianson drives me to a building that has become a center of Hydaburg cultural life. Hydaburg”s Totem Park. For many years, totem carving and other tribal traditions were banned.

Mohammed Kanoo Shows How Arab Culture Is Never Black and White

Green Prophet

Kanoo’s digitally enhanced photographs are described as humorous commentary on pop culture, but the reactions they provoke may be a bit darker. He interprets popular culture whilst respecting the artistic prohibitions of his faith. The experience can make us conscious of cultural preconceptions we hadn’t really considered. Fashion & Design activism Arab art art cultural awareness Middle East United Arab Emirates