Food Waste

Buzzwords Food Waste = Food waste is discarded food. Twitter @SelinaJuul Questions What do you do with food waste? = ¿Qué haces con el desperdicio de alimentos? UNEP: Think, Eat, Save Think, Eat, Save: UNEP, FAO and Partners Launch Global Campaign to Change Culture of Food Waste – UNEP Think, Eat, Save Translating: Think. Eat. …

Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

Buzzwords Wikipedia: The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres, collectively referred to as cyber-physical systems. Elsewhere on the Web The Fourth Industrial …

Democratic Hearing on Shutdown Impacts on Indian Country and the Environment

Snapshots from the January 15 Democratic Hearing on Shutdown Impacts on Indian Country and the Environment Key Links http://naturalresources.house.gov/media/press-releases/chairman-grijalva-democratic-steering-and-policy-leaders-holding-hearing-jan-15-on-shutdown-impacts Washington, D.C. – Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva and leaders of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee will hold a hearing on Jan. 15 at 11:00 a.m. on the impacts of the ongoing government shutdown on Native …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2018

Graphic My favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. They make a committee’s choice (a captain’s call) pronouncement of their selection, and they launch a public vote for readers’ favorite. The longlist is a binge-worthy spread of words that for me generate the ah-ha understanding and umphhh-like guttural reactions. …

World Rivers Day

Buzzwords World Rivers Day – http://worldriversday.com – is a global celebration of the world’s waterways, observed every last Sunday in September. World Rivers Day was established in 2005 to compliment the United Nations launch of its Water for Life Decade. World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world’s waterways. It highlights the many values of …

Longtail

Poster Long Tail = Selling small volumes of hard-to-find items to many customers, instead of only selling large volumes of a reduced number of popular items Background We love the long tail! It expresses the nature of customized travel, including responsible travel, conscious business and ecotourism. The phrase The Long Tail was first coined by …

Biophilia

Buzzwords Biophilia = urge to affiliate with other forms of life Edward O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book, Biophilia (1984). Headlines E.O. Wilson explains why parks and nature are really good for your brain – Washington Post Recommended Listening Biophilia – A look at how human health and well-being are inextricably …

Heart

Buzzwords Heart = a hollow muscular organ that pumps the blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation Quotes I hope this music connects you to your heart and gives you space to ‘be’ – Corrina Bonshek, composer http://bonmusic.com.au/lab https://twitter.com/bon_music Wikipedia Atrial_fibrillation Cardiac_dysrhythmia Cardiac_stress_test Planeta.com Health