Sustainability Studio Resources


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This is where we're gathering free and openly-licensed resources for use in the Studio. We are organizing them around the eight sustainability competencies.

1. Personal development

2. Critical thinking

3. Systems thinking

Systems Thinking: Free Management Library (Read Copyright and Reprint Terms in program description.) http://managementhelp.org/systems/systems.htm#anchor6250

Systems Thinking: Health Behavior and the Socio-Ecology Model (http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/SocialBehavioralFoundations/PDFs/Lecture2.pdf)

Otto Scharmer http://www.ottoscharmer.com/

The Presencing Institute http://www.presencing.com/
 
4. Social justice

5. Civic engagement

6. Economic vitality

7. Ecological integrity

Ecological Integrity: The Ecology Global Network. Includeds news, resources and campus network http://ecology.com/

Ecological Integrity: Ecological Society of America (ESA). Organization dedicated to the science of ecology. http://esa.org/

8. Aesthetics

The aesthetics of wind power http://www.capecodtoday.com/news82.htm

Across the world, wind technology produces as much political heat as electric light—stirring local arguments as well as global ones http://www.economist.com/node/16846774

Windstalk – Wind Farm Without the Turbines
http://www.impactlab.net/2010/10/15/windstalk-wind-farm-without-the-turbines/

Blown away by a Beijing wind farm
http://www.greenpeace.org/eastasia/campaigns/countdown-to-copenhagen/beijing-wind-farm

The Aesthetics of Wind Energy
http://tinyurl.com/4f4hlq9

Senate bans some wind energy
http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2009/aug/07/senate-bans-some-wind-energy-ar-156267/

Andy Goldsworthy
http://www.rwc.uc.edu/artcomm/web/w2005_2006/maria_Goldsworthy/TEST/index.html

Ecohearth
http://ecohearth.com/eco-zine/arts-and-culture/1129-earth-artists-using-nature-in-art-to-raise-environmental-awareness.html

Other Resources:
Aimee Mullins and her 12 pairs of legs
http://www.ted.com/talks/aimee_mullins_prosthetic_aesthetics.html

CARTA: Neurobiology Neurology and Art and Aesthetics. In this edition of CARTAs Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics Series, two world-renowned scientists, neurologist Vilayanur Ramachandran and neurobiologist Jean-Pierre Changeux share their insights into the neurobiology that mediates our perception of universal qualities essential to the human experiences of aesthetics and creativity.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0TKYxAYGGA

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