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Content found on http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/ :
Sharks cannot reproduce fast enough to keep up with mass-production shark finning.
In the Atlantic ocean alone, shark populations in many species have decreased more than 90% percent in the last 15 years alone. It’s fucking disgusting.
If there is two things to remember about sharks, here they are:
a. Most sharks do not attack humans and have no interest in us whatsoever.
b. If you destroy apex predators (predators at the top of the food chain),
the rest of the food chain topples soon thereafter.
If the oceans go to hell, so do we.
To stick it to the bad guys and help the good guys, here is a five-minute option:
Boycott and publicly shame restaurants that serve Shark Fin Soup
To learn more about shark protection, visit these sites:
Many thanks to Tim Ferris for the input on how to promote ocean conservation!
By chance I just found an interesting profile on aboutme (Louise), who is inspiring CREATIVE TEACHING throughout the UK. Louise McDonough is the founder of To-Be Ldt. Do Be encourages teachers to be inspiring, enterprising and innovative in their approach to teaching and learning, especially through the use of new and emerging technologies and the latest Web 2.0 tools and training workshops.
On her blog you can watch a short video with the title - I don´t “do” technology -, here to quote in extracts:
…Our children are living in a different space. A space without pressure, where they can reflect, retract and research, and repeat. They are developing in a completely different environment from previous generations, a space that is a great world for learning…
…Our children will be doing work that calls for their artistic abilities, understandig context, abilities to work in teams, abilities to be in some sense multidisciplinary, multilingual, multicultural, not memorizing facts, but to develop the relevant literacies, like finding information, validating information, knowing how to synthesize it, leverage it, how to communicate it, know how to collaborate with it and how to problem solve with it…
…Building schools that help to become “collaborative and gregarious and brave children”…
this video podcast with Stefan Sagmeister was recorded by TEDTalks, the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes – this piece is on sabbatical leave:
”complaining is silly, either act or forget” - Stefan Sagmeister
What would you give up?
Lloyd Kahn (http://lloydkahn-ongoing.blogspot.com/) is a photographer, builder, runner, skateboarder, explorer and the editor-in-chief of Shelter Publications, an independent California publisher. Shelter Publications specializes in books on building and architecture, as well as health and fitness – great inspiration, sustainable business impact on the global or local environment: