Throughout Earthbound, we have been hit with an epidemic of illness a few times, and although the basic flu doesn't sound that bad, it spreads like wildfire when you live in close quarters with twenty other people. It's happened a few times, where either one of us catches it from that sick baby that seems … Continue reading The Earthbound Illness Epidemic
Walking into the COP22 I saw a stand that intrigued me. I went up and asked what it was. Salima Naji is an architect based out of south Morocco, he uses sustainable materials to build structures for all kinds of things. They created a virtual reality exhibit to show his work and also bringing attention … Continue reading Architectural Virtual Reality
Resilience noun 1.the ability to spring back into shape; elasticity 2.the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties On Earthbound, I often find myself in conversations about resilience; the resilience of people; the resilience of wildlife; and the resilience of agriculture. Whether it be on the island of Lesbos where refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, and many … Continue reading Resilience
Last year the burning of the rain forest in Indonesia was an astounding problem, it upset some friends and me so much that we decided that we wanted to do something about it. We were in a hazy bubble and not many people outside of Indonesia new much about conflict palm oil and the devastation … Continue reading Children Are The Most Powerful Activists
If anyone reading this has been to or lives in Bali, Indonesia you probably know that rice plays an extremely important role in the Balinese culture, but is growing rice worth it economically? Rice is not only used as food in Bali, it has many intriguing uses in the culture and is an iconic part of the landscape. … Continue reading Rice or Flowers?