Category Archives: environment

The Easterlin Paradox

      “Though within a given country people with higher incomes are more likely to report being happy, in international comparisons, the average reported level of happiness does not vary much with national income per person, at least for countries with income … Continue reading

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The Need Revolution

Before, it was more, and more, and more all the time. From now on, it should be less, and less, and less. Wanting more and more never satisfies you. Needing less makes your life full, and happy. The same should … Continue reading

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Akira Kurosawa’s nightmare

Do we really need all this energy, at whatever cost? Do we really have no other choice but keeping up with such rhythms of production (only slightly tempered on the global scale by the past semesters’ recession)? Couldn’t we live … Continue reading

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If we lose them

This tribe living in the western Brazilian regions of the Amazon rainforest is among the very last ones on our planet to remain to this day uncontacted. Pushed back into the most isolated areas of the Amazon basin through the … Continue reading

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Beavers in a man’s world

As soon as the beaver, the rat, or the wild boar population in a certain area grows by 20 or 30%, or to any level that is thought to be unsustainable within that particular ecosystem (and to be posing a threat … Continue reading

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