From consumer society to maker society

Green (Living) Review

We must return from a consumer and consumption orientated society return to, or transition and develop, however one may wish to put it, into a maker society where, once again, people are prepared to make things and enjoy making things rather than just consuming things.

Today's throwaway and buy new society

Green (Living) Review

The Problem With Society Isn’t Greed

Green (Living) Review

greed societyGreed Is a Symptom of a Deep Need Going Unfulfilled A lot of people reacted to my comment on Facebook the other day that greed is more a symptom than a cause of our current system, with all its inequities. I’m asked, What is the cause of greed?

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The Big Society

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The coalition government in Britain under the Cameron-Clegg leadership is talking about the “Big Society” all the time ever since they formed the government after the general election in 2010. I am not saying that the “Big Society” idea and concept is bad.

Acclimatisation Societies of New Zealand

10,000 Birds

The vehicle for their efforts, after a few independent efforts, were the acclimatisation societies. They wanted reminders of home, and so for many years the societies made a concerted effort to bring British songbirds here. But the problems caused by the well-intentioned Victorians and their Acclimatisation Societies remain with us. New Zealand has a very odd biota these days.

The Society Slumber

Elephant Journal

Six years ago I had a “plan” and I had my future all figured out, the main focus on my vision board was a big house, a big diamond ring, an extravagant wedding, children and a LOT of money. I thought yes, this is it. So at twenty years old my boyfriend asked […].

Ted Williams Back at National Audubon Society!

10,000 Birds

Now if we can just get the National Audubon Society to start putting some money where their mouth is on the feral / outdoor cat issue… UPDATE – To the cat crazies I have one thing to say. Now this is some seriously good news ! Or, in Ted’s words: I’ve just been informed by Audubon that I am benched for the next issue but will be permanently back in the game the following issue.

THE POWER OF SIDE EFFECTS: TOWARDS A COLLABORATIVE SOCIETY

Green (Living) Review

Although less visible, they have the power to profoundly upset the current social order and are the key to what, at OuiShare, we call a collaborative society. It’s time to explore what this collaborative society we started talking about a few months ago is.

The Underappreciation of Rest in Today’s Society

Green (Living) Review

“What is without periods of rest will not endure.” Ovid Recently, I spent a few weeks on vacation. The time was filled with travel, reconnecting with family, playing golf, swimming, sleeping, and reading. As you can probably imagine, it was quite enjoyable.

Re-thinking our ‘built to fail’ society

Green (Living) Review

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery.

Society’s Secret Miscarriages.

Elephant Journal

I wanted to know why people were going through these life changing, emotionally devastating events but socially, it was being kept under wraps. Family Health & Wellness death grief health health wellness losing a baby losing an unborn baby loss miscarriage parenthood secret women's health

The Cyborg Society

Elephant Journal

They are so ingrained in our society and consciousness that life could not function without them, at least not in the way it does today. We are all cyborgs. Our technology attachments being our phones, computers and various technology buddies. These mechanized beasts distort our reality and shed us, or amplify, our biological tendencies derived […].

National Audubon Society Caves to the Cat Crazies

10,000 Birds

In a sad, stupid, and short-sighted move, the National Audubon Society has decided to suspend their contract with Ted Williams and remove him from his position of “Editor-at-Large” on the masthead. The column was clearly labeled as expressing the views of Ted Williams and not those of the National Audubon Society. (It

National Audubon Society 11th Annual Women In Conservation Luncheon

The Green Samaritan

On Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel in New York, The National Audubon Society celebrated its 11th annual Women in Conservation Luncheon by presenting the 2014 Rachel Carson Award to yet another three. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis 2015 Conference

Environmental Economics

  Delighted to: The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. From the inbox: Dear John,   Can you please help me share the information below on the upcoming SBCA conference through the Environmental Economics blog? Please let me know if you have any questions or need more information.

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The Vegan Society Falls Further Down The Speciesist Rabbit Hole

Eccorazzi

This new group – the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism”or APPG – is a collaborative effort between the Vegan Society, the Vegetarian Society, and Vegetarian for Life. What a confusing message for the “Vegan” Society to be supporting.

8 Powerful Conversations of the Conscious Society.

Elephant Journal

The true state of our global society is clear: humanity is suffering terribly.

Finding Truth in a Post-Truth Society.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only alternative views clickbait Fake news kellyanne conway sean spicer social media trump truth understanding the other side women's marchNow is the time to shift away from a place of ego, creating space in which whispers of truth can emerge.

Humane Society Thanks Ellen for Oscar Selfie

Eccorazzi

Thanks to the incredible publicity generated by Ellen DeGeneres‘ now-infamous Oscar selfie, which was taken with a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and re-tweeted more than three million times on Twitter, Read More The post Humane Society Thanks Ellen for Oscar Selfie appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Can Home Cooking Create Enlightened Society?

Elephant Journal

Allowing corporations to cook for us has not only made us fatter and sicker. The loss of home cooking and community meals, combined with other factors, has.

This is What our Society Needs to be Truly Free.

Elephant Journal

I believe bio-sovereignty is critical to a truly free society. The physical inputs that enter our living system shape our experience of reality. Our consciousness is affected by everything our bodies take in. In order to achieve true sovereignty, we must strive to exert control over what enters into our bodies. Sovereignty describes the ability […].

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Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The.

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil By Corey • March 3, 2011 • 7 comments Tweet Share Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time again!

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Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

10,000 Birds

And it looks even better in my hands while I dream about a visit to regions of Brazil I had scarcely heard of before being provided with a review copy of the first volume of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil.* • Explore These Related Posts The Future of Birding Field Guides is Digital Most Wanted Birds in Brazil Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway Fun, Fun, Fun Crossley ID Guide Giveaway Review of The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds.Or

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2016 Annual Conference | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Call for papers: The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is now accepting abstracts for participation in our 2016 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. We define BCA broadly, including cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-benefit analysis, applied welfare economics, damage assessment and other methods. Applications in any public policy area are encouraged.

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Prime Minister launched the “Big Society”

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, July 19, 2010, gave more detail on his vision for the Coalition Government’s Big Society agenda by outlining plans for a new Big Society Bank, and announcing the country’s first big society communities in Sutton, Windsor and Maidenhead, Eden Valley in Cumbria and Liverpool. Tags: Big Society

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Why Did The National Audubon Society End Their Contract With Ted Williams?

10,000 Birds

” By the very next day they were calling on their mindless followers to email the National Audubon Society’s CEO, David Yarnold, and Chairman, B Holt Thrasher, to call for Williams’ dismissal because he ”just published a major newspaper editorial calling on the public to kill millions of cats by poisoning them with Tylenol.” And why would the National Audubon Society cave so quickly to an organization completely at odds with its conservation mission?

Seventh Annual Conference and Meeting | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Thursday, March 19, 3:45 – 5:15 Session 4. Non-Market Recreational Welfare Effects of Changes in the Diversity and Abundance of Species. Chair: Trudy Ann Cameron, University of Oregon. Presentations: A Combined Revealed/Stated Preference Model for Projecting the Impact of Aquatic Nuisance Species on Recreational Angling in the Great Lakes, Upper Mississippi, and Ohio River Basins, Gregory L. Poe*, Cornell University; Richard C.

Disputed Election at Madison Audubon Society Ends up in Court

10,000 Birds

Just to run a local Audubon Society… Hat-tip to Shaz. Asides

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis abstract deadline is Friday

Environmental Economics

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. Conference and Meeting: March 15-16, 2018. Pre-conference Professional Development Workshops: March 14, 2018.

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How Societies Self-Destruct Following Traumatic News.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today diversity news philosophy politics refugees truth

Is The Internet Destroying Society? Yes—And No.

Elephant Journal

Brokenness is wandering range-free through the global mind. I have a brain that compartmentalizes trauma. There are hidden chambers with terrible secrets. The mainframe—where I operate the mouth—is not always aware of things that have happened or are happening to me. This is also the case with my emotions. While I manage the “to-do” list, […].

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A poem about my interpretation of society

Elephant Journal

Society: You are used to seeing the world through rose tinted glasses, Accepting people at face value, believing the masses. Conform to society […]. What a spell to fall under, Your uniqueness has passed out the door. You were told to do this and believe in that, Your mind taken over by people who are trapped.

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WATCH: Wil Wheaton Raises Funds for Pasadena Humane Society

Eccorazzi

Read More The post WATCH: Wil Wheaton Raises Funds for Pasadena Humane Society appeared first on Ecorazzi. This afternoon I ran into one of my favorite Pit Bull advocates at Powell''s Books in Portland, Oregon.

Sensitivity-shaming… the scourge of modern society

Elephant Journal

You may have read my recent article titled, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, where I tried to tackle the issue of shaming and mocking people who “take offence” to things others do not… something I like to call “sensitivity-shaming.” The controversial nature of the central subject of my article – namely, the recent banning of this […].

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It’s time we talk about Society’s Secret Miscarriages.

Elephant Journal

I wanted to know why people were going through these life changing, emotionally devastating events but socially, it was being kept under wraps. Family Health & Wellness death elephant magazine grief health health wellness losing a baby losing an unborn baby loss miscarriage parenthood secret women's health

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British Horse Society told to tone down ragwort campaign

Green (Living) Review

The Advertising Standards Authority told the British Horse Society to tone down its campaign for tough laws to combat the “toxic weed”. The British Horse Society, however, claims that a significant number of horses are killed every year, even though their deaths are not recorded.

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis 2017 Annual Conference

Environmental Economics

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is accepting abstracts and workshop proposals for participation in our 2017 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. Conference and Meeting: March 16-17, 2017.

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Liverpool pulls out of Big Society drive

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The leader of Liverpool City Council recently has written to Prime Minister David Cameron informing him that the authority is pulling out of the Government's Big Society plans. The letter concludes: “How can the City Council support the Big Society and its aim to help communities do more for themselves when we will have to cut the lifeline to hundreds of these vital and worthwhile groups? “I Readers will know my take on the “Big Society” issue anyway.

Finding Yom Kippur in Society’s Melting Pot.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality atonement awareness change compassion faith family Hebrew jewish Jewish High Holy Days letting go life parenting rituals Rosh Hashanah spirituality traditions yom kippurI used to approach this holiday with tremendous cynicism. I could not understand how one day of fasting, asking for forgiveness, and self reflection could change anything.

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Humane Society Serves Pork to Save Dogs…WTF?!

Eccorazzi

The Sandusky Register is pleased to invite Sandusky County residents to come out to ‘Pork for Paws,’ a collaborative fundraiser between the Humane Society of Sandusky County and a restaurant called Jimmy G’s Barbecue. On April 20th, a donation to help Humane Society rescue animals will also get you a plate full of dead ones. This isn’t an episode of the twilight zone, but it sort of reads like one.

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Our society has lost sight of what is truly important in life

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Our society has indeed lost sight of what is truly important in life and it is high time to find it again. Schools, teachers, and others also fail kids and society in that they do not teach them how to think but what to think. Everything is being geared to making lots of money and then still more, often at the detriment of others in society. children crafts life lifeskills society

Yearning For An Enlightened Society. {Poetry}

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) apathy awaken awakening compassion enlightened society kindness poetry pure presence revolution spoken word In fragile times of great unrest. When crimes profuse in moral protest.

The Humane Society Halts Opening of Horse Slaughterhouses

Eccorazzi

Although Read More The post The Humane Society Halts Opening of Horse Slaughterhouses appeared first on Ecorazzi. Horse-lovers across the nation can sleep a bit more soundly tonight. As of yesterday, a federal appeals court stopped the plans of two U.S. companies to begin slaughtering horses.