Tag: Jaume Terradas @en

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Still between the Tigris and the Euphrates

Second instalment about Mesopotamia. We are now situated throughout the 20th century, political and social changes caused massive forced migrations by people of the area

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In the cradle of civilization

The Poem of Gilgamesh is the oldest known fiction text, and represents brilliantly the conflict between nomadic and agricultural and urban societies; between nature and city. A

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A melting world

The West world, with its desire for expansion and exploration of new and unknown territories, has deprived indigenous communities of their traditional methods of life

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The Salton Sea

Jaume Terradas explains how an error in channeling the water of the Colorado River in California created a large artificial lake that, now, is endangered

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A feather for the hat, ma’am?

Birds for their feathers, but many other animals too, suffer the path to extinction because of human whims.

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Why are there so many plants?

Which characteristics of the environment and living beings can explain the great diversity of plants and life in general on Earth?

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The Deep Ecology

In this new post, Jaume Terradas explains the bases of Naess’ Deep Ecology, its philosophical roots and the implications in the present society.

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On paintings and books

Two paintings and one book that lead Jaume Terradas to think about how historical changes and human nature often don’t coincide with art and with

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Sustainability thinking

In this entry, Jaume Terradas reflects and recommends the book Ambient, Territori i Paisatge: Valors i Valoracions, by Ramon Folch and Josepa Bru.