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U.S. Democracy Is In Danger of Becoming Extinct Last Updated on 2018-06-28 23:01:58 The U.S. Democracy is in danger of becoming extinct. The enemy who has succeeded on the assault of our Democracy though is not some other nation or even terrorist organization. The chief enemy has been our own U.S. Supreme Court coupled with the Democratic Party’s ineptness to stand up to the number of attacks by the Court. As there is no opposition we now see GOP Supreme Court Justices going to political strategy sessions hosted by the Koch Brothers with no move to impeach them.   Consider the following events: 1. In December 2000 the Supreme Court without precedent or any legally cited authority told the State of Florida that they could not continue with their recount in the Presidential Election between Gore & Bush. As a result of this decision we had the Iraq War and George Bush appointing both John Roberts and Samuel Alito. Two conservative Justices were added... More »
Sustainability and Earth’s Call Last Updated on 2018-06-01 18:28:02 “No straw, please,” I say to the waiter, committed to contributing one less bit of plastic to the burgeoning landfill or the Pacific garbage gyre. Can I trust the menu that indicates this seafood is “sustainably fished” or should I pull out my latest app to double check? For that matter, I wonder, can any fishing really be sustainable given the state of our oceans? A restaurant meal can quickly become a nexus of commitment and concern. (Are these tomatoes local? Free of pesticides? Were the workers paid a living wage? Oh, wait; they’re out of season anyway.) We’ve changed our light bulbs, switched to sustainable power, and drive a hybrid. And yet these day-to-day choices we make in the hopes of living sustainably seem not only confusing but woefully insufficient to the challenges of our time.   Sustainability is often defined as balancing... More »
Disney Animal Kingdom Experiential Learning Registration Last Updated on 2018-04-16 14:41:43   NO FURTHER RESERVATIONS WITHOUT PERMISSION Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom Experiential Learning April 22, 2018 Join us this coming Mother Earth Day  at the Walt Disney Animal Kingdom as we explore how Disney puts their sustainability policy into practice.  This trip is one of the two options for assignment 2 of Module 6 for the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Course. Highlights of the tour include: History of the Animal Kingdom, and sustainability policy The process of story telling and eductainment messaging through the Kilimanjaro Safari Walks through the Gorilla Falls Exploration trail and the Maharajah Jungle Trek Ecotourism promoted through the Kali Rapids Special Earth Day exhibits and environmental education at Rafiki Planet Watch Conversations with Disney Cast members on sustainability programs and policy Sharing culture through Expedition... More »
Future's Workshop With Joe Tankersley Last Updated on 2018-03-29 15:34:39 Futures Workshop This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the tools of strategic foresight and share methods for using futures thinking as a way to create more robust strategies for sustainable tourism. Strategic foresight traces its origins to the work of systems thinking pioneers like the Rand Corporation in the days following the second world war. The same techniques were further developed by NASA’s Futures Team in the early 70s as a way to help the organization reimagine its future after the end of the Apollo program. Since then futures teams have been created for global businesses, national governments, and nonprofits. As we enter an era of ever-increasing uncertainty and accelerating change, futures teams and foresight thinking become even more important. The unique approach helps to broaden participants’ horizons, overcome hidden biases, and... More »
Chief Phil Lane Jr Kicks off UN Lecture Series Last Updated on 2018-03-21 16:31:34 Chief Phil Lane Jr. will kick off the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability Lecture Series Wednesday February 8th 5:00 p.m. at the USF Patel Center. The lecture series is part of a series of events where the USF Patel College Blue Community Consortium will be celebrating the U.N. Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development.   USF Patel College of Global Sustainability  Year of Sustainable Development Lecture Series   Sacred Lands Gathering   Chief Phil Lane teaching circle Saturday February 11, 2017 from 9-4 Prophecies, Unprecedented Global Change and an Emerging Global Civilization We are in the midst of global change unlike what most of us have every experienced. The theme of this timely workshop is global change that leads to a New Global Civilization. Drawing on the best spiritual and prophetic sources from Indigenous Prophecies, the Ancient... More »