A crash course in changing the world.
Scene unfolds in Washington DC. President sits in oval office, reclined in chair with newspaper in hand. A steaming cup of coffee rests on the desk and the light peeping in through the windows indicates that it is early morning.
A shot of the newspaper in the president’s hands. Headline reads: COCAINE BUST IN MIAMI, FL; LARGEST SUPPLY…
Posted on February 5, 2014 at 1:54am
This week, my roommates and I went to the grocery store. While there, I bought a case of ZipLock bags and plastic wrap. One of my roommates tends to let her food go bad. She either forgets about it, or does not preserve it well. I bought these items to help keep her perishables safe and nutritious. It's a small step, but a large leap for food preservation in our household.
Posted on February 4, 2014 at 7:18pm
"CONFLICTS BETWEEN NOMADS AND ARABLE FARMERS; ESTABLISHMENT OF GRAZING RESERVES"
In Northern Nigeria, nomadic Bororos and arable farmers were butting heads over conflicting land use. The constant travel of nomads and their cattle through the farmers' crops had led to damaged land and produce. This issue was ultimately resolved by the Nigerian government through laws that established grazing reserves.
I thought it was interesting that laws requiring education and "rehabilitation,"…Continue
Posted on February 4, 2014 at 2:49am
For my Urban Resilience project, I chose to research "Sustainable UF." The mission of this program is to make the University of Florida a "model of sustainability, integrating the goals of ecological restoration, economic development, and social equity." I shared some of my favorite pieces of information with my classmates...
1. Gator Dining serves locally-grown food including locally-made ice cream, cage-free eggs and locally roasted coffee beans. I knew that Gator Dining was steering…
Posted on February 4, 2014 at 2:25am