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Why the name “SedonaCyberLink”?

Why the name “SedonaCyberLink”?

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The other day I ran into a journalist friend in the grocery store. “How is the ‘Save-the-Word’ Business?” he asks. That solicited a flash of a smile and a giggle from me. He had delivered the question in a half-serious, half-joking manner, so when I laughed he responded…

Five Core Principles of Sustainability

Five Core Principles of Sustainability

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The concept of “sustainable development,” as coined by the World Commission on Environment and Development and with it, the term “sustainability” itself, have been gaining increasing recognition in recent years all around the world. Wide-spread use, however, has been followed by growing ambiguity so that today both terms are employed…

The Chinese Everyman: Macroeconomics & Waistlines

The Chinese Everyman: Macroeconomics & Waistlines

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In the U.S. we see the results of consumerism as a lifestyle: the break-down of family structures, the rampant drug and alcohol use, the lack of support for quality education for our youth, the rise in violence in schools, the pressures for young people to ‘look’ adult at younger and…

The World As It Is

The World As It Is

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Over the past year I have had a chance to see the spread of culture and human civilization as it has splayed itself out over the land and through the centuries, both in the Orient and in the Occidental world. Many of the places I go are way off the…

The Development Continuum in Jordan

The Development Continuum in Jordan

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Jordan is a progressive forward-looking country and a beacon of light in the Middle East. This article outlines some of the most important programs they have put in place to empower women in the workplace. …

What We Don’t Know is Staring Us in the Face

What We Don’t Know is Staring Us in the Face

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Water borne diseases and cancer causing chemicals are in water supply systems all over the world. Developing countries struggle with developing basic infrastructure. Developed countries have aging systems. Author emphasizes a new approach to water management.…

Navajo Weaver

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A short video about a shepherd/weaver from the Navajo Nation.

Second Order Change in Agricultural Sustainability: Bedouins in Israel

Second Order Change in Agricultural Sustainability: Bedouins in Israel

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A new model sustainability project has been launched in the desert east of the Dead Sea. It is a close collaboration between both Jewish and Arab communities in an effort to demonstrate cooperative efforts in agricultural and renewable resource management. …

Keep the Baby AND the Bath Water

Keep the Baby AND the Bath Water

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Many water delivery systems originate from the nineteenth century, repair and replacement issues are relatively widespread, especially in large urban areas. Herein lies a possible solution. The potential to combine attitude adjustment and ingenuity can derive significant results. For example, If fresh, clean ground water was regarded as precious in…

Water Sustainability — Women, Water and Passion

Water Sustainability — Women, Water and Passion

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The IFAD Gender and Water Report gives some startling facts about the difficulties faced by poor women in the developing world...just in their efforts to get water to their families every day. …