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Why We Travel
Why We Travel

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The ride from Santo Domingo started off fine enough, but eventually the 90-degree heat and humidity, diesel fumes, and constant throttling and bouncing started to grate on me. At the 3-hour mark, my head was splitting and I was relieved when we pulled into the bus station in the town of Chone. I was there… Read More

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The Road Less Traveled: Ecuador Summer Programs
The Road Less Traveled: Ecuador Summer Programs

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We’ve been making the rounds lately. There’s something of a “camp fair” circuit here in the New York metro area. It starts right after Thanksgiving with events at Scarsdale and Roslyn High Schools and, with the exception of a bit of break around the Christmas holidays, continues through until early March or so with at… Read More

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The Political Dimensions of Sustainability
The Political Dimensions of Sustainability

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Too often when people think about the concept of sustainability it is associated with ‘the environment’ or some related idea, like climate change. But the environmental consequence of non-sustainable behavior are symptoms of economic and social causes. Similarly, when we think about specific environmental problems, we (the proverbial ‘we’ as in ‘global society’) tend to… Read More

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