Sustainability in Nepal by Constance Cantrell

“This essay was written before the earthquake that has shaken not only Nepal, but the world, and is published in solidarity with the sustainable communities of Nepal who are struggling to rebuild.”   In Nepal near Mount Everest and the border with Tibet, sustainability is not a choice, but a way to survive.  As I trekked toward Amadoblam Base Camp in late 2012, just after joining the Biophilic Institute Board of Directors, I spent a lot of time thinking about what “biophilia” means in the context of ordinary life because the… read more →