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An aggregation of blog posts about the University of Nottingham MOOC Sustainability, Society and You from FutureLearn which started 16th June 2014 (and from the January 2014 run) https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/sustainability-society-and-you-2014-q2
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the Lilly pad: My favourite place

the Lilly pad: My favourite place | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
the Lilly pad: My favourite place http://t.co/vD2XMgSllJ #FLsustain #blog #FavouritePlace #Countryside
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Remember why we need to be sustainable...

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Project/Projek Aardskip

Project/Projek Aardskip | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
Project Aardskip
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Ludwig Everson shared this link, saying: Currently I live in a ZERO CO2 and H2O building

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Free product guides from Ethical Consumer

Free product guides from Ethical Consumer | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
What to buy and what to avoid: your personal ethical shopping guide to over 180 products - customisable product ratings, Best Buys, in depth report - backed by 20 years of independent research.
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David Austin shared the ‘Ethical shoppers guide to vegetarian burgers & sausages’ in the MOOC - this link is to the home page for all the ethical buyers' guides on this site.

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Sustainability: water footprint | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students

Sustainability: water footprint | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
See the Glog! Sustainability: water footprint | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students
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Dorie's poster for the MOOC, July 2014

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, July 28, 2014 10:12 AM

A great resource for thinking about the future teachers! 

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The most #ethicalmob

The most #ethicalmob | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
At The Restart Project, our favourite - and surprisingly uncommon - message is: We were amused to have dozens of friends and supporters sending us the Phonebloks video a few weeks ago. It is a very...
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David Mery says: "Not a poster I designed, but one I very much endorse from an organisation I volunteer for. This poster encourages further use, repair and reuse (before even considering recycling): "

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the Lilly pad: Why sustainability?

the Lilly pad: Why sustainability? | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
the Lilly pad: Why sustainability? http://t.co/L9kAO43njA #FLsustain
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Stakeholders: Trust for Success

Stakeholders: Trust for Success | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
It is difficult to gain trust when the situation is running through uncertainty. For global economic recovery there is no alternative between stakeholders but to work together.
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From Jagadish Wagle
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Sustainability Doesn't Mean Less Profit, It Means Profit Forever

Sustainability Doesn't Mean Less Profit, It Means Profit Forever | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
Reframing what a tired term really means for the business world. (“@FastCoExist: Sustainability doesn't mean less profit, it means profit forever.
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Relevant to this week's discussion on green capitalism

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The Sustainable University: Progress and prospects (Paperback) - Routledge

The Sustainable University: Progress and prospects (Paperback) - Routledge | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
The direction of higher education is at a crossroads against a background of mounting sustainability-related issues and uncertainties. This book seeks to inspire positive change in higher education by exploring the rich notion of the sustainable...
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Philanthropy for an equitable society

Philanthropy for an equitable society | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
Jagadish C Wagle ©  Background Inequality, today, is intolerable. During globalisation private investment was highly encouraged for profit and the role of government was defined as a coordinator an...
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From Jagadish, course participant

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Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design

Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
Piped water may be the greatest convenience ever known, but Lloyd Alter argues that our sewage systems and bathrooms are a disaster (Fascinating article @GdnLiveBetter Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design, by @lloydalter
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The Happy Planet Index

The Happy Planet Index | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity -- instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn't have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI? You might be surprised.
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Shared by Nathalie in the MOOC

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View image: Poster

View image: Poster | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
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Sustainability 'motivational' poster from Cam inthe MOOC, July 2014

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Andy Goodyear's poster from the MOOC, July 2014

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Food_consumption.ppt

Food_consumption.ppt | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
Shared with Dropbox
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Poster from Laura "the final link I have posted on it is hilarious and incredibly thought changing:"

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the Lilly pad: Sustainable choices

Sustainable choices http://t.co/FbBBJPvmd1 I'm #studying again! #FLsustain #sustainability #environment
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Novel Hybrid PV-Thermal Solar Panel by Michal Prosnansky.pdf

Novel Hybrid PV-Thermal Solar Panel by Michal Prosnansky.pdf | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
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A proposition on harvesting solar energy more efficiently - poster from Michal for the MOOC

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What Has Nature Ever Done For Us? | beat

What Has Nature Ever Done For Us? | beat | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
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"what has nature ever done for us?"
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Zero carbon 'HOUSE' designed and built by students 'comes home' - The University of Nottingham

Zero carbon 'HOUSE' designed and built by students 'comes home' - The University of Nottingham | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
The low cost zero carbon house that students designed, constructed, transported to Spain, built it, landscaped it, opened it to the public and brought all the way back to Nottingham!
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What Is Sustainable: Something New Under the Sun

What Is Sustainable: Something New Under the Sun | Sustainability, Society and You | Scoop.it
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Richard says: I recently read J. R. McNeill’s book, Something New Under the Sun. It’s an environmental history of the twentieth century. It describes a high-tech era when industrial society got thoroughly sloshed on cheap energy, and went on a berserk rampage, smashing everything. My review:

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