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Selection of sustainability ideas

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How whales absorb CO2
Sustainability Blog How whales absorb CO2 How whales absorb CO2 and can slow down climate changeCan protecting whales be 'the next' carbon offset scheme? The world's largest animals are unusual good at taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, and how they do this is likely going to surprise you.Whales,
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DR Congo Rainforest communities
Sustainability Blog Communities in Congo Sustainable rainforest communities in DR Congo The Congo Rainforest Basin is part of some 314 million hectares (1.2 million sq miles) of primary rainforest – the oldest, densest and most ecologically significant kind. This rainforest plays a crucial role in the stability of the world's climate, and
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Power of movement
Sustainability Blog The power of movement https://www.tourismvsclimatechange.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Movement-inspires.mp4The power of movement inspires The title of this short positive video about the First of January is actually “Movement Inspires”. It’s a great inspiring video about the importance of movement, movement from exercise and traveling, but also movement of the spirit and the soul.
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Sustainable Japanese wooden satellite
Sustainability Blog Wooden satellites Sustainable wooden satellites Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry and Kyoto University have joined forces to reduce climate change caused by space junk.Satellites are increasingly being used for communication, television, navigation and weather forecasting. There are currently nearly 6,000 satellites circling Earth, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).
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Space travel to help society
Sustainability Blog Space Travel 18. Space traveling to explore new areas and development On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to set feet on the moon. What few people know is that they left a silicon chip with 73 goodwill messages
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The sustainable Doughnut Economy
Sustainability Blog Doughnut Economy 17.5 The Doughnut EconomyA sustainable economy is a win, win for everyone. Therefore since April 2020 the city of Amsterdam is planning to introduce the so-called Economical Doughnut model into the management of its city. This diagram was developed by Oxford economist Kate Raworth and looks like
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Sustainable salaries
Sustainability Blog Sustainable salaries 17.3 Sustained salariesSome people believe that to fight poverty, everyone should earn the same comfortable salary. Recently this so-called ‘Universal Salary’ came back in the news again, as Spain wants to use it to fight the poverty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. I disagree with this
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The danger of booking websites
Sustainability Blog Dangerous online platforms 14.6 The danger of bookings websites When bookings websites started in the 90s they provided a great tool for especially the lesser-known, not so well organized, and new businesses. Hotels without a (good) website, with a slow responding rate to reservations, or even not very good
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Izhcayluma sustainable eco lodge
Sustainability Blog Izhcayluma 14.5 Izhcayluma Eco Lodge The Izhcayluma Lodge in Vilcabamba, Ecuador has come close to implementing many of the recommendations about sustainable tourism. The owners and employees seem to have found a good balance in sustainability and business, between foreign and national clients and between clients with more and
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