The restoration economy is a growing economy

During COP24 in Katowice, Poland, end of last year, it once again was discussed how to deal with an ever growing and demanding global population in an increasingly stressed environment.

Why do some projects fail?


It’s April 2011 at the TEDxYYC event. As with so many public sharings of ideas, we pretty much expect to hear more stories of glory, heroism, the triumph of the human spirit over, through or along with extraordinarily challenging circumstances that seem to pervade our lives with far to great a frequency for comfort.

Money can’t buy happiness?


We hear it all the time; ‘Money can’t buy happiness!’. Whoever says that is just not spending it on the right things. It seems there are some things that we can buy that also buy happiness.

Paradise lost

The loss of biodiversity, wilderness and forest around the world in recent decades has been alarming.

Trees steal the show

Softball, baseball, karate, skateboarding, climbing and surfing have recently been approved by the International Olympic Committee for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.