A bit issue in my region is the farm land being slowly but surely taken over by developers. The area around Toronto is rich land perfect for agriculture - and could support the food needs for a good deal of the city's population. Instead we're building sub-divisions and trucking/shipping in more and more food from abroad at great environmental cost!
A leader in non-profit management and fundraising in Canada's International Development Sector and a happy and loving wife and mother who others secretly accuse of indoctrinating her children with activist/social justice messaging and endangering her children through regular international travel.
Added a few more folks to my twitter feed...I think it's crucial to follow a variety of people/advocates/professionals in any area that you're interested in to ensure a balanced and well-informed perspective...
Peripheral Vision - this I think is key...physical, social, economic and political environments are constantly changing...sometimes even a great idea can fail because we are too focussed on implementing what we planned that we fail to notice opportunities or adapt when necessary to improve results.