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Small Business Profile: Padosa.com

To follow up on a previous post requesting feedback on topics and offering to highlight members of the community, I learned of Padosa.com. Their goal is to provide the public with innovative and practical ideas that they can put into action today to save money, make money, and promote sustainable businesses and a sustainable planet-that is [...]

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Buzz Term: Sustainability

from The Environmental Leader… The term “sustainability” peaked on blogs, boards and discussion groups after the February 25 telecast of The Oscars as Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth” took home the Oscar for Documentary Feature. Nonetheless, “sustainability” has remained a persistent issue in the blogosphere, with buzz levels on this term up 169 percent in July 2007 [...]

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If Sustainability Were a Person…it’d be Sean

Sean is one, interesting, bird. He’s worked at small brands, big brands, has a few degrees, speaks several languages, likes pentathlons…he’s sort of like a walking-talking Rubix Cube-meets-Swiss Army Knife—likes to play with brightly colored riddles as well as the intellectual means to move adeptly between disciplines.    Right out high school he went to [...]

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Make an opportunity, solve a problem, part I

Mondays just fail to register for me when I don’t hear the stopwatch on Sunday evenings. I saw this segment on Plumpynut for the second time on 60 Minutes. I’m glad this topic has come around again, and felt just as dumbfounded as to why this is such a difficult problem to solve this time [...]

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Book Recommendation: Nudge

Similar message to my Fish Sticks post about people’s likelihood to do the right thing, if just given the right information…. WorldChanging book review:   “Authored by two Univeristy of Chicago heavy-hitters, Economist Richard Thaler and Law Professor Cass Sunstein, Nudge explores the policy implications of behavioral economics, a field describing the irrationalities of human [...]

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No Fish–> No Fishsticks

Almost 80% of the world’s fisheries are fully- to over-exploited, depleted, or in a state of collapse. Worldwide about 90% of the stocks of large predatory fish stocks are already gone. More… This made me think…how are countries coping with this, and are they working together? In an oceanography class I took in college, the [...]

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