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

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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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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 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.

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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Ted Williams Back at National Audubon Society!

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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 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 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.

National Audubon Society Caves to the Cat Crazies

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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

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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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 Green Living

8 Powerful Conversations of the Conscious Society.

Elephant Journal

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

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.

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.

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.

Finding Yom Kippur in Society’s Melting Pot.

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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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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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The Vegan Society Falls Further Down The Speciesist Rabbit Hole


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.

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

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

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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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Defying Society’s Standards of Grieving.

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Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Writer's Contest June 1-14 grief Grieving lessons let it in letting grief in loss society's expectations surrenderAs you probably know, the universe has a sense of humor. How that humor has been playing out in my life as of late is that I am grieving while practicing as a grief counselor.

Humane Society Thanks Ellen for Oscar Selfie


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.

These offensive Vintage ads Prove that Society is Evolving. {Adult}

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights advertising controversial culture media Racism sexism society vintage advertisements

Disputed Election at Madison Audubon Society Ends up in Court

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

Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

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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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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?

Bulldoze Society’s Limiting Walls with this Well-Known Practice.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Yoga authenticity bodies building walls molds personal identity societyI still remember the first time I felt shamed about my body. I was nine years old, and a boy in my class told me I shouldn't wear the pants I had on because they made my thighs look big. I stared in the mirror all night, threw.

Moroccan Municipality Uses Graffiti as Pro-Society Tool

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Historically, graffiti has been used to subvert authority or spread anti-social messages, but in Morocco, one municipality has turned the art form on its head by getting kids to “tag” pro-society slogans instead.

Society’s Hatred of Femininity is Bullsh*t.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. disney disney villains effeminate effeminophobia enlightened society feminine feminine roles Femininity feminism feminist feminist issues feminity gender gender roles inspiration intersectional feminism masculinity media misogyny politics sexism the importance of feminismWhy is this a reoccurring theme with male Disney villains?

Why the Language of #MeToo & #TimesUp has to Change, or Society (and our boys) Won’t.

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Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. While it may not have been her intention, Oprah’s semantics bear implications that are being inferred by a much larger audience than those she. metoo #timesup equal rights feminism Golden Globes Oprah raising children sexual assault teaching our daughters women's code

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Humane Society Serves Pork to Save Dogs…WTF?!


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.

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

WATCH: Wil Wheaton Raises Funds for Pasadena Humane Society


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.

5 ways to Gain back some Control in a Capitalist Society.

Elephant Journal

You don't need the latest *fill in the blank* to be an important member of society. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green capitalism capitalist society Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) fair wage fight capitalism small businessStop with the trends.

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Biking Could Change the Very Fabric of American Society


The United States lags behind most other. developed countries when it comes to adopting alternative forms of transportation.

I Can’t Believe this is how Society wants me to Spend my Time.

Elephant Journal

As I sit crying over my failed math sheet, I wonder why does it surprise us that we have such a screwed up society when all the adults leading us seem to be emotionally damaged in some way? Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood acceptance consumerism emotionally damaged high school material wealth millenials mother nature out in nature right livelihood teenager waking up

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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.

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.

From User to Abuser: How Society helps Create Drug Addicts.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education acceptance addiction Andrea Jones drugs society supportThe susceptibility of many drug users should not be ignored. The priority should always be on the health and well-being of the individual, and the focus should be on support.

Let us build a new society

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We need a new kind of society; a society where people matter and also Mother Earth. But, this new kind of society must be a society that is based on voluntarity and not on government degree. For both the sake of the Planet and of the people we need a new society, one that is less exploitative, one where people and Mother Nature are being considered first and foremost.

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