Tsunami Inspires Community Garden, Makes Case for Resilience

April 26, 2011 by  
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The Japanese tsunami and the nuclear crisis that followed may have prompted many to rethink the value of nuclear power . But, according to one voice from Japan, it may also be encouraging a broader rethink of how we organize ourselves for resilience and sustainability. Over at Peak Moment TV , Stuart—a long-time viewer and supporter of the show living in Japan—reports in

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More on The Benefits of Standing Desks (And How To Build One On The Cheap)

April 26, 2011 by  
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Image Credit Marco Ament , Creative Commons CalorieLab shows us the best standing desk ever, Marco Ament’s version made out of Coke cans. While they warn that standing too much can cause varicose veins, author Marissa Brassfield concludes that “Medical research supports the health benefits of using standing desks rather than traditional desks.” … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Simpler Living May Make Us Happier, But Happiness is Not Enough

April 26, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Osman Kalkavan , used under Creative Commons license. This might be the best thing I have read in a long, long time. Pat Kane over at The Guardian has been thinking a lot about the connection between consumerism, sustainability, happiness and novelty.

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