Archive for August, 2011


ST September General Meeting

posted August 23, 2011

Sustainable Tucson General Meeting Monday, September 12th,  5:45 – 8:00 pm Joel D. Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone (free lower level parking – off Alameda St September’s General Meeting will include presentations by members of GMO Free Project of Tucson <http://gmofreeprojectoftucson.org/>  and a film, “Deconstructing Supper”, on GMOs and how genetically modified organisms are […]

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SEKEM: A visionary Egyptian desert project

posted August 8, 2011

Learn about an important example of sustainable development in Egypt. SEKEM, founded by Ibrahim Abouleish, winner of the Right Livelihood Award — the “Alternative Nobel”   Sekem: Born of the sun  5:17 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-D23-OjmoM&feature=fvsr   Ibrahim Abouleish – Founder Sekem Group   9:58 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2tmH1wK2YU   SEKEM English Part 1   9:51 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXXpamUjYmg   SEKEM English Part 2   2:47 […]

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“We are experiencing a high level of uncertainty”

posted August 4, 2011

August 4th , 2011 from CNBC.com   Dow Sinks 500, Worst Day Since Dec. 2008   Stocks plunged sharply Thursday, with the Dow down more than 500 points, in its worst one-day drop since December 2008.   All three major averages tumbled into negative territory for the year as investors were rattled over an intensifying […]

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August ST Film Night  “First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture

posted August 1, 2011

Sustainable Tucson General Meeting Monday, August 8th,  5:45 – 8:00 pm Joel D. Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone (free lower level parking – off Alameda St This month’s General Meeting will continue our project on “Becoming a Desert Community” by presenting films relevant to desert natural buildings  and thriving desert communities. Our Main film […]

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