A crash course in changing the world.
Most of the topics we dealt with in this season of EVOKE are permanently important. That’s why I suggest repeating those topics in season 2. But there are a few topics which I would add. I think issues concerning conflicts should be considered more next time. There should be at least one or two episodes regarding the management of conflicts like wars, clash between cultures and civil wars.
Another extremely important subject we have to consider in the future is nuclear energy. Although…
Posted on July 2, 2012 at 4:14pm
What I found really surprising is the statement of Peter Sandman, Risk Communication Consultant. He says that if people become aware of a risk, denial is a way bigger problem than panic. To be honest, I always thought that overreactions to a difficult situation and the panic of the people can cause the biggest problems. What Peter Sandman says is that the overreactions and fear in a crisis are very important to protect people. Sandman argues that people who have gone through such a reaction…Continue
Posted on June 25, 2012 at 2:38pm
If a pandemic flu would reach Nuremberg and I would have been asked to organize a group of people who can help, I would create an online platform for the communication between voluntary helpers and people who are in need of them.
If a pandemic flu begins to spread over a community or a country it is important try to keep the number of new infections to a minimum. But there is one problem: Infected people still need to leave their homes in order to get food, medicine and other important…
Posted on June 25, 2012 at 1:31pm
COMMUNITY-BASED ECOTOURISM VENTURE: THE CASE OF SUNUNGUKAI CAMP, ZIMBABWE
This case study is about the Sunungukai Camp, an ecotourism project managed by a small community of some 250 households in five rural villages.
These are the major points of the case study:
"The initial situation:
Prior to the start of the project, access to and use of natural resources in the Communal Lands of the Mazowe River Basin was unrestricted. This led to a serious degradation of the…
Posted on June 18, 2012 at 3:46pm