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Live Stock, Environments #1 Pollutant
BY TOMAS SOHLBERG
@ VOL 15
ON SEP 12, 2013
A study has shown that live stock is the number one contributor of many environmental issues in our current society. Then why do people still eat meat? Thomas Sohlberg talks more about this topic by detailing its harmfulness on the environment as well as in relation to his struggles as a vegan in trying to eat in a meat crazed society.
The Next Industrial Revolution: Internet of Everything
BY IVAN ANDONOVIC
@ VOL 25
ON SEP 25, 2015
Ivan Andonovic is an academic, project manager and Co-founder/Director of the start-up ‘Silent Herdsman Ltd’, a technology company providing a range of cloud-based precision livestock farming services.!
The Power of Radio
BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.
Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab.
Farming: not boring and ripe for change
BY LEAH ARMSTRONG
@ VOL 49
ON JUL 03, 2018
A trip to Ethiopia 17 years ago lit a spark in Leah and paved the way for an interesting career in agriculture. As a farmer, she is passionate about living a sustainable life: how food is produced, how it impacts the earth and how people benefit. In rural Africa, many farmers rely on their livestock as an informal banking system, but have no access to animal feed during times of drought. Using drought-hardy fodder trees and complementary agricultural practices she is making a tangible difference in the lives of small-scale farmers.