In this reel, we're traveling to unfamiliar places. We visit the most crowded island on earth, see how the Aussies live underground and visit a zero-waste town in Japan.
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1. Women in charge.
2. Cramp living conditions.
3. Lots of regulations.
Over all I kinda got a Agenda-21 vibe from all the picks 'cept #4 cause number four is just plain awesome ingenuity.
Women have no problem with female dominance if it occurs, but the modern woman fights like hell against male dominance. Hypocrisy. You see the same thing with racism among minorities as well.
paradise ? that small island town looks like a fucking slum, making that town "trashless" is pretty much a second job for all the residents, underground town seems pretty cool besides the fact that there are no windows
Different types of things undergo different recycling processes -- separating it out makes it easy to process everything correctly. As for where it goes, I should imagine it goes to one or more recycling plants nearby.
On the story regarding the Japanese village of Kamikatsu: "burning all that garbage created carbon dioxide emissions that became dangerous and the nature around them was suffering"?!?!?!? That doesn't make sense: at all. AT ALL. Why don't you run these things by somebody with at least some basic training in science? These types of statements are very careless and reflect badly on the author of the script. Indeed, there are both pros and cons of CO2 emissions, but the final calculus is that, at the global scale, the impacts from CO2 induced climate change are generally BAD. The narration made it sound as if the local ecosystem in Kamikatsu were "suffering" directly because of burning CO2 from garbage. That's ridiculous because seeing an effect of atmospheric CO2 at that local geographical scale is just wrong (unless Kamikatsu is capped under a small dome with no exchange of gases with the global atmosphere). It is as stupid as saying that two persons standing next to each other in an open field with one person opening a carbonized soda can and running on the spot makes the other person feel faint because of the increased CO2 output. CO2 induced climate change DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY. More likely, the local ecosystem might "suffer" from chemicals that are released into the atmosphere and soils (e.g. mercury, PFAS chemical compounds, perchlorate compounds, etc), which are likely to be transported away by rain and air currents and diluted to some concentration depending on the circumstances. The narration about CO2 is plain WRONG, WRONG, WRONG, WRONG, and WRONG. Please, talk to somebody who has some basic science training before you write STUPID STUFF LIKE THAT.
04:50 Carbon Dioxide is not the immediate danger of burning trash here. It's the release of dioxins, carbon monoxide, heavy metals and other chemicals that are an immediate threat to its direct environment. Please correct this.
I so wish more people/towns/cities would adapt the system of this small Japanese town regarding recycling. So much waste could be prevented- even if time consuming to sort and separate, but the long term benefit is worth it
"Burning garbage created carbon dioxide emissions that became dangerous".
This is total BS.
All that vegetation decays every year and produces millions of times more CO2 than that one little village could.
Sure it's a good thing to recycle waste but let's keep it honest shall we?
the first island is about the culture they'll remain or not, the second is about life is difficult, the third is about how people live with the natural environment, the forth is about industry abandon, the last one, small city? town?
Honestly, I’m envious that some culture last so long. One of my own culture basically became erased because modern times was simply too widespread. Even now, I find it difficult to find people that remember and can share their stories with me. The young don’t even want to listen to a story anymore.
To those who are keeping their culture alive, you’re doing great. It’s tough, but keep doing it. My heart aches for my culture, but one day, a new culture will be created from this time, even if it’s very different, and years from now that will become culture and I hope the young grow up to at least appreciate a little.
Why celebrate LGBT Pride? The history of oppression for LGBT persons has centered around notions of appropriateness/normality and invisibility. LGBT persons have often lost their families, their friends, their employment and their lives because others have deemed the way they love to be inappropriate or abnormal. Our society has a strong sense of gendered normality: Men do x and women do Y. Indeed, who we are allowed to love has historically been linked to that which is deemed appropriate for our gender. When an individual chooses to live with integrity, as an authenticate person, despite the societal dangers of doing so, they exemplify Pride; that is worthy of celebration. The freedom possessed by todays lgbt students was made possible by the courage and strength of individuals who refused to feel shame for who they were and Who lived authentically and openly, winning straight allies along the way. Instead of lamenting the paucity of role models living authentically when we, as educators, were in school, perhaps we are called to be the role model we wished we had had! Now, and every day, is the time for Pride!
Professor of LGBTQ Studies.
May 22nd is Education Support Professionals Day!!
As educators, we know the crucial role played by the thousands of paraprofessionals, office workers, bus drivers, custodians and maintenance staff in our schools and/or Community Colleges. In fact, it would be difficult to imagine a school going for one day without ESPs.
When we talk about strengthening our schools, we need to strengthen everyone who works within them. Along with recruiting and retaining quality teachers, we must recruit and retain quality education support professionals. To do that, it certainly means providing decent wages and benefits to the people who spend their days making sure our students are safe, well fed and learning.