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Sustainability has become a popular buzzword in the past few years, yet it can be a puzzling term to some who encounter it. In the words of this American Public Media site, "it's about meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." They have decided to contribute to the ongoing public conversation about sustainability by using this site to showcase stories produced by their radio programs, which include Marketplace, Speaking of Faith, and Weekend America. Visitors can dive right in via the "Stories in the Radio" section, where they will find pieces on electric cars, climate treaty agreements, and fuel economy standards. Moving on, visitors can also read their weblog and take in special reports on "greening" Las Vegas and the nature of the consumer society. It's a fascinating site, and one that can be used to spark new conversations among friends, colleagues, and students.

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  • Science > General
  • Health > General
  • Science > Technology
  • Social Studies > General
  • Health > Environmental Health

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NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Health,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Health -- Environmental health,Life Science,Technical Education (Upper Division),Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Social studies,General Public,Technical Education (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Technology,Technology,Geoscience,Social studies -- Current events/issues,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201181456174T

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English

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