The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part II)

In my previous blog (June 2, 2017), I quoted a verse from the Hebrew Bible: “But now ask the beasts to teach you” (Job 12:7) and suggested that it provides a universal, ethical rationale for preserving biodiversity. More specifically, I proposed that animals have something to teach us about regenerative environmental relationships. In this blog,Continue reading The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part II)

Regenerative Urban Development at the Regis University College of Business & Economics

As many of our readers know, the Sustainable Economic & Enterprise Development Institute (SEED) at Regis University focuses on fostering the development of vibrant and resilient cities where all citizens can thrive. During our first year, we have advanced this mission through research, high-impact programming, and the development of an array of online tools thatContinue reading Regenerative Urban Development at the Regis University College of Business & Economics

The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part I)

Satao, a magnificent bull elephant, lived in Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park. He was one of the few remaining “big tuskers,” a group of elephants whose tusks weigh over 100 pounds apiece. But even among these giants, Satao stood out; his massive tusks reached a length of six and a half feet long and touchedContinue reading The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part I)

Lake Victoria and How Urbanization is Happening in Uganda

Urbanization, in and of itself, is not a bad thing for the environment. In over-developed countries like the United States, it can even be said that urban life is more environmentally sustainable than living in a rural area surrounded by forests and wildflowers. Urban living concentrates human impacts and leaves more land open for wildlifeContinue reading Lake Victoria and How Urbanization is Happening in Uganda