Category Archives: Reblogs

Environmental Sustainability—Definitions & Brief Insight

One of the core challenges of 21st century business leaders is to build an innovative and profitable business model while retaining sustainability as its driving strategy.

Motivation & Environment

Generally speaking, “sustainability” can be defined as the characteristic or attribute of being sustainable. Sustainability can also be defined as the ability of an object, thing, or individual to be sustained or maintained without becoming degraded, deteriorated, or weak.

The term “environmental sustainability” can be defined as long-term sustenance or maintenance of the environment by interacting with and treating it in ways that can conserve, protect, or avoid depletion/degradation of its components which include all the renewable and non-renewable natural resources and ecosystems that support the wellbeing of all life-forms, now and in the future.

Human, animal, and environmental wellbeing are closely linked with how well the environment and its constituents are treated, and how well the environment is maintained or sustained in a healthy state. One of the aims of practicing environmental sustainability is to ensure that today’s world and its population are utilizing resources to a great extent…

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Runaway Rant: Coronavirus on a Rampage

In a time of crisis like this (2019-nCoV), HOPE plays a big role to keep us going. BUT to put things in perspective we should avoid group-thinking and welcome critical thinking once in a while. Unbiased skepticism can make us think out of the box. That doesn’t necessarily mean you have to stop being POSITIVE. Rather by doing so, you may come close to TRUTH and certainly closer to the REALITY on the ground.

“If China is downplaying the severity of the virus, we might look less to what it is saying than to what it is doing. Let’s put those quarantined cities in perspective. Part of the reason I’m sensitive to this issue is that I’ve lived in China, in which case what happens there is not an abstraction, but something I can easily imagine.”

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Kathmandu after dark

Progressing into the year of VisitNepal2020 and being a Nepali one would try to keep away from the negative reviews about the capital city of the country. But it is what it is; “THANKS” to our GOVERNING ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES with a lot of WORDS, less PLANNING and very little WORK on the ground. To solve the problem, first YOU need to recognize and accept that there is one.

“Whether one is dreaming of hiking beneath pure, snow-capped mountains or seeking transcendent spiritual experiences, Kathmandu – most travelers’ gateway to Nepal – is bound to be a shocking disappointment at the outset. The Himalayas, which can be glimpsed from the plane during the descent into the nation’s capital, are blotted from view by the smog and dust that hangs above Kathmandu valley. And it’s hard to square the pursuit of inner peace with the city’s noisy, dirty, crowded streets.”

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towels packed, will travel

Certain countries possess an undeniable mystique, holding sway over one’s imagination long before one has the opportunity to visit. For D, Nepal was high on this list, though his fascination had more to do with the country’s landscape than its reputed spirituality (as one travel guide puts it, “Nepal is a one-stop spiritual destination: every activity here revolves around finding yourself, seeking your roots…”). Ever since D got into mountain climbing during his Peace Corps days in Ecuador – and especially after reading a handful of mountaineering books – he had longed to see the Himalayas.

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