Sustainability: Rear View Mirror and Crystal Ball

Michelle Laurie

I decided to use a mix of hand-drawn images (via my iPad) and photos from real places where I shared field experiences from Guyana, Senegal and British Columbia.

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Michelle Laurie

The photo above is of edible berries found in the forests’ of Guyana. I took the photo on a field trip in 2006 where we were looking at restoring degraded forests for improving poor people’s access to resources as well as improving biodiversity.

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Joitske Hulsebosch

Kool aid is a reference to the 1978 cult mass-suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. I was triggered by a blogpost by Beth Kanter on the web2.0 Kool Aid. It means acting non-sensical through (strong) peer pressure. Not seeing things in perspective! At times people become over optimistic about web2.0 and what it can do. After all, it will not change the basic nature of human beings. So it is good to be critical. I always say that I don't think everyone should use blogs, wikis or bookmark.

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John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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