Category Archives: Awareness

Me, Myself and I . . .

So many words have been written of the Ego; the egoist, the egocentric, the destroyer of values . . . what, who, where is this beast? – and how can we recognize him (I’m talking about me here . . … Continue reading

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Stop, Reflect & Listen . . . the beginning

Never in the history of humanity have we had access to so much knowledge, never has so much information been available for humanity to make intelligent decisions on governance, quality of life and the environment. Yet, we stand before our … Continue reading

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Of Doors and Carrots . . .

These past several weeks have been very intense; it seems almost as if there is a growing awareness, awareness of the urgency for change, and it’s growing fast. More important than ever to take time out to Stop, Reflect & … Continue reading

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About Global Forest Watch – FAQs

About Global Forest Watch – FAQs. A great website! Best, Christer

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More About Nothing?

I like the concept of Nothing, as in “no-thing” or “not-a-thing”. Overwhelmed daily by many things, bombarded in the news with disasters and tragedies, and well aware that the bills have to be paid at the end of the month, … Continue reading

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Everything, Not A Thing

I have not written in almost two months. I have been thinking. And I have been reading. I have been thinking about trees, and people, and our environment. I am now reading: “Collapse – How Societies Choose To Fail Or … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Trees!

As I sit in my room no. 1 of the quaint Pousada Dona Zilah, a family owned and run inn located in the trendy Jardim district of São Paulo; a two story building surrounded by 10 to 15 story apartment … Continue reading

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COP 15 and Sustainable Communities

Opening the Swedish “Svenska Dagbladet” Sunday paper today I read “Meeting Doomed to Failure”, referring to the upcoming COP 15 conference and summit taking place in 29 days (they are counting the days). The debate article is by Danish Björn … Continue reading

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Replanting a Rainforest

We know how good it is to take a break, think about and enjoy life. We sometimes call this a holiday. Interesting word; “holi – day”, seems like it would mean looking at the day “holi”-stically. We also know that … Continue reading

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Awareness Day

October 24th will surely go down in history for the many events, actions, rallies, and meetings. It’s United Nations Day and it’s International Day of Climate Action (www.350.org). At Open World Café we are contributing by having an “Organic (Low … Continue reading

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