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Does Brundtland’s sustainable development need a human dimension?

Originally posted on International Development Department:
Fiona Nunan is a Lecturer in Environment and Development in IDD, specialising in environment and natural resource management and governance, including fisheries governance and management, poverty and the environment, and impact evaluation methods and approaches.  She convenes the module on Transforming Development for Sustainability and co-convenes Critical Approaches to…

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Winning Your Twenties

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Thought Catalog Flickr Some people don’t know how to be a friend or a lover. Their insecurities and narcissism prevent them from ever establishing a meaningful connection with someone. I used to find it strange that the most insecure people could also be the most self-absorbed. Doesn’t that seem contradictory?…

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Everyday Blasé

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Like most people, most of my days are conspicuously unspectacular. I wake up, check emails, read “The New Yorker” over granola, do a few work calls, perhaps write some snappy copy in my jammies — a luxury of working for myself. The day trudges on. I’ll eat my lunch while…