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Month: September 2017

Irma (versus Asia)

Irma (versus Asia)

Irma has been all over the news: – A record of 6.3 million people were evacuated. – It is a hurricane that brings “once in 500 year” floods and possibly going to “once in 1000 years”. – Record maximum wind speeds of 300km/h over a period of 37 hours. – With being almost the size of Texas Irma is huge and has the biggest accumulated cyclone energy ever (a measure that combines a hurricane’s wind, speed and size). When I’m reading…

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What the health?

What the health?

A few weeks ago I saw the “eye-opening” second mainstream documentary of Kip Anderson, “What the health?”. (Kip’s first documentary is called “Cowspiracy” and reveals the massive environmental destruction and climate change caused by animal agriculture in the US. More info here and here.) “What the health?” investigates the healthcare sector and the influence of diet on people in the United States. The US is facing a diabetic generation if people don’t change their lifestyles. In 25 years 1 out of 3…

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Generation Who?

Generation Who?

The title of this website is carefully chosen but what does it really mean? Generation Wh(Y) “Generation Y” is the generation that we are part of, people born between around 1980 and 2000. As descendants of the “Baby Boomers” we were forced to traverse centuries. From 1999 to 2000, no one knew what would happen. “Generation Wh(Y)” is also referring to how people live their lives today. Why do we do things certain ways and how consciously do we do…

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