Revisiting the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

On August 25, 2014, the United Nations  celebrate the World Maritime Day. It is a celebration that every country with territorial waters being on the limelight this 2014 should try to re-visit. One of the global instruments that governs the sea and the sea lanes is the Law of the Sea Treaty signed by majority member-states … Continue reading

Words to Inspire

Originally posted on Journeys Out Yonder:
I’m reading E.O. Wilson’s book, Biophilia, for the first time. I have biophilia: the innate tendency to focus on life and life-like processes. A tide pool to explore, in San Diego, CA.   Wilson’s book are his thoughts on humans, and our connection with other life forms and each…

“Youth and Mental Health”, This year’s theme of UN International Youth Day Celebration.

In connection with the celebration of the United Nations International Youth Day which occur every 12th day of August, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon stresses that the lack of access to mental health services, stigma, shame, and irrational fears leave people with mental health conditions “more vulnerable to poverty, violence and social exclusion, and negatively … Continue reading

Estuary: A Follow-up Video About Estuaries.

EPA Video This is a follow-up information material about Estuaries. This video is about Estuaries in the United States. For me, the whole presentation showcases the importance of protecting and conserving Estuaries anywhere in the world. Earthniversity does not own this video but would like to thank the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or EPA for … Continue reading

Current Issues on Urban Metabolism & Harvard University Graduate School of Design Lectures, Part 3 of 3.

Source: Youtube. This video is not owned by Earthniversity but by Harvard University Graduate School of Design in connection with their lectures on Projective Views on Urban Metabolism which they uploaded and published on youtube on February 14, 2014. Thank you HUGSD for sharing this video/lectures with all interested people on planet Earth. Comment: Urban … Continue reading

Current Issues on Urban Metabolism & Harvard University Graduate School of Design Lectures, Part 2 of 3.

Urban Metabolism has always fascinated me. I came to know about this in 2000 when I was attending a short course on Designing Sustainable Development under the Master in Urban Management Program in the University of Canberra in Australia. Since then, I got hooked by it because of its relevance to urban planning and design. … Continue reading