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Low Impact Man – 10 Years Later

Low Impact Man – 10 Years Later

Some time ago we had the honor to interview Steven Vromman aka “Low Impact Man“. 10 years after he was featured on “The Earth From Above” we went to visit him in Ghent and asked him questions that are important for us to know. Not only from him but from everybody… By releasing this interview we want to invite our viewers to also participate in the questionnaire on our website, we would really appreciate it to see what you think is…

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Las Fallas

Las Fallas

After cycling through half of Spain, we reached Valencia in victory. Known for its sunshine, delicious “Paella Valenciana” (with rabbit and snails) and a fiery festival called “Las Fallas”. The name comes from Latin, “falla” means torch and is used for both the festival and the statue itself. It is originated from the middle ages, where the carpenters celebrated the coming of spring by burning their wooden planks that hoist the candles that lit their workshops during the winter months….

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Low impact man

Low impact man

Being an international environmental legend, Steven was the first inspirational stop on our mission to the warm south. We met him in Gent were he does co-housing with several other households. Inviting ourselves, Steven received us very humbly, down to earth and truly hospitable, we appreciate it greatly! He wrote an interesting post (just like many of his other posts) where he refers to “active hope”: people actively participating in questioning the world of today and trying to change it…

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Earth From Above

Earth From Above

The Earth from above (2006-2011) is one of the most realistic documentaries that I’ve seen in the past 15 years. Yann Arthus-Bertrand asks the right questions to the right people calling for action. There is not much time, not even in 2006 when this documentary was made and even less today. The feeling I have with most documentaries is that they all end with too much hope. Hope keeps viewers in their comfort zone thinking we can all keep doing…

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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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