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Ice Fishing

“Perhaps they are seeking the greatest attraction of ice fishing: peace and tranquility. Out on the ice the silence settles in. The world calms. Restoration begins.” Reading about ice fishing is not something that I would normally do, but I have moved to a part of the country where it is a not uncommon activity. …

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An Architect Channels Nature

Michael Pawlyn has developed mind expanding architectural projects founded on “regenerative” principles. Principles that go beyond creating sustainability (maintain the current state of the environment) to ones that are regenerative (restore environments to their former state). By closely observing nature he is exploring ways to design and operate buildings that can both reverse environmental damage …

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The Power of Attention and Perspective: Accidentally Wes Anderson

Legions of fans revere the inimitable cinematographic vision of director, Wes Anderson, whereby each frame has a stand-alone quality. The husband and wife team of Wally and Amanda Koval, admirers of Anderson’s work developed the Accidentally Wes Anderson platform initially on Instagram (@accidentallywesanderson) as a way of compiling a personal bucket list for travel and …

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Holtzman Wildlife Foundation

Holtzman Wildlife Foundation “And I think preserving the irreplaceable and achieving the unthinkable are two sides of the same coin…….As business leaders and global citizens, we are responsible for ensuring a healthy, sustainable future for our planet and everything on it.” Johnathan Holtzman, third generation CEO of City Club Apartments, has created an international brand …

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