Elinor Ostrom’s 8 Principles for Managing A Commmons – Words to Live By

Full Circle Associates

Ostrom has documented similar effective examples of “governing the commons” in her research in Kenya, Guatemala, Nepal, Turkey, and Los Angeles. The work of Elinor Ostrom comes up again and again as I engage with people from different parts of my diverse network.

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Gratitude for refugees

Chris Corrigan

In the collective story harvest, the group of about two dozen listened and witnessed the story of two prominent members of our community who left Guatemala in the early 1990s and came to Vancouver. In the first part they spoke about growing up in rural Guatemala, in the shadow of two beautiful volcanoes. Yesterday I had the great pleasure of working with the tireless staffs of various Neighbourhood Houses in Vancouver.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 15, 2007 Ten Lessons from Katrina on Our Ability to Cope with Crises Relief workers in Guatemala rescue victims of mudslides caused by Hurricane Stan Y esterday I provided my answers to the questions I will be askingothers in upcoming Blog-Hosted Conversations about what we need toknow, to learn, and to do to prepare ourselves and our loved ones forwhatever the future will hold. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

Links of the Month: March 21, 2012

How to Save the World

Stationary Bicycles as a Power Source: In Mayan Guatemala, they’ve brought this obvious, inexpensive alternative energy source to an art form. kereru (native species), painting by NZ artist Robyn Forbes, from my own collection.

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Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The Ayuda Urbana initiative followed from a conversation between the World Bank's urban specialists and several mayors and their municipalities: Guatemala City, Havana, Managua, Mexico City, Panama City, San Jose, San Juan, San Salvador, Santo Domingo and Tegucigalpa.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks March 16, 2010 tags: civilization , evolution , social networks , society by Venessa Miemis This weekend I experienced a snowcrash; a moment where the seemingly disparate pieces of information floating in my head came together. A synapse fired, a new connection was made, and I was brought to a new level of consciousness, a new way of seeing the world.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A thirdcottage (the raised bungalow in the picture above), which Joe helpedbuild and finance, now provides rental income for the family, and anaffordable home for a hardworking immigrant family from Guatemala. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 15, 2007 Ten Lessons from Katrina on Our Ability to Cope with Crises Relief workers in Guatemala rescue victims of mudslides caused by Hurricane Stan Y esterday I provided my answers to the questions I will be askingothers in upcoming Blog-Hosted Conversations about what we need toknow, to learn, and to do to prepare ourselves and our loved ones forwhatever the future will hold. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.