Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

Instead, we should tap into the growing bottom-up and middle-out capacity around the world for civic intelligence : the collective, citizen-driven, (where possible institutionally supported) capability to think and work together. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

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Guest post: Networks for Mangrove Protection in Costa Rica

Net-Map Toolbox

They recollect mangrove seeds and create nurseries, reforest the mangroves, monitor the survival rate and teach environmental education at schools and try to rise awareness in the communities to sensitize to the importance of mangroves and wetlands in general. (by Barbara Schroeter).

Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

But these are only supportive of the knowledge and information process, not primary to them. Like seeds in the garden, mental models and ideas need quiet space in which to grow and develop, and interruptions break them very quickly.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

Instead, we should tap into the growing bottom-up and middle-out capacity around the world for civic intelligence : the collective, citizen-driven, (where possible institutionally supported) capability to think and work together. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

photo by Ian Nelson of Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i after the April 2018 floods, which swept away some livestock fences and introduced some species to some novel ecosystems. multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

She continued reading: “Then they relate some of this evidence to support this argument and go on to say: We find Dennett’s story the most convincing among those currently on offer. This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter.

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