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Vocab Lesson : Regerative > Sustainable

SAVVY yourself to BULLSHI!T GREENWASHING WORDS…

Use ‘regenerative’ instead of ‘sustainable’. Why? Sustainable practices, by definition, seek to maintain the same, whereas regenerative practices recognise that natural systems are currently impacted and it applies management techniques to restore the system to improved productivity. Is what we have right now working for humans and the planet? Is it worth sustaining? NO. So we need to redesign systems to be regenerative…

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Environmentalists Are Just Everyone Who Are Not Earth Rapists

How strange when people talk about ‘the environment.’ How odd that something we are so inextricably connected with can be discussed as separate from us. As if we do not breathe the atmosphere. Inhale and exhale like all the plants and the trees and the animals and insects. As if we do not require sunshine. As if the water we drink daily does not fall from the sky or well up from the earth. We speak of the environment as ‘an issue’ to debate, prioritising extraction and turning eyes off pollution...

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HOW Plastics are Making Us FAT, SICK, & INFERTILE

If you needed another reason to quit plastics, look no further. This is review of Dr. Anthony Jay’s Top 10 Ill Reproductive System Estrogenic Chemicals that our bodies are subjected to every day. Two of the ten are plastics. The health impacts are drastic, devastating, and long-lasting. Read sitting down, you may never be the same.

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THE SEABIN PROJECT : Interview with Pete Ceglinski, Managing Director

The Seabin is an automated rubbish bin that catches floating rubbish, oil, fuel, and detergents. It is designed for floating docks in the water of marinas, private pontoons, inland waterways, residential lakes, harbours, water ways, ports and yacht clubs. The founders successfully crowdfunded to launch the Seabin into production for the marinas of the world! As a mermaid, I naturally had a few questions for the surfed-out Aussie blokes...

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