You might be without even knowing it... Three years ago, tired of our workaholic culture, my family and I decided to move to another country. Selection criteria for our new destination included, not necessarily in order: job opportunities, quality of the educational system, amount of green areas, and level of “environmental” stress. In few words: a place where we could be … [Read more...] about ARE YOU TAKING PROZAC?
by Duncan Gromko* Spending a long weekend in Michigan kayaking, swimming, and fishing made me realize how lucky I am to enjoy the benefits of clean and abundant water. Since this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity has the theme of Water and Biodiversity, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to write about the connection between healthy ecosystems and water … [Read more...] about WATER AND BIODIVERSITY
Few weeks ago I was in Georgetown, Washington D.C., reading a newspaper while observing the shoppers walking up and down Wisconsin Ave. In my slightly arrogant “Pro-Europeanism”, and though acknowledging the tremendous developments of the past few years, I am one of those who blame developers and the Government for the wild and often unhealthy gentrification. However, I was … [Read more...] about When in Georgetown…
http://vimeo.com/63267428 “To neglect” means “to pay little or no attention to” something. Synonymy of “neglected” include: “disregarded, forgotten, ignored” I can certainly say that I have “neglected” my social life lately, spending far too much time working. Also, according my colleagues, I have obviously “neglected” my appearance. What puzzles me is that there is a … [Read more...] about 1 Billion people. Neglected (i.e., disregarded, forgotten, ignored). Is that possible?