Tag: environment

Human antidepressants building up in brains of fish in Niagara River.

Researchers studying fish from the Niagara River have found that human antidepressants and remnants of these drugs are building up in the fishes’ brains. The concentration of human drugs was discovered by scientists from University at Buffalo, Buffalo State and two Thai universities, Ramkhamhaeng University and Khon Kaen University. Active ingredients and metabolized remnants of Zoloft, […]

Hospitals as a Safe Space for Opioid Injections?

Interesting opinion piece I came across in the NY Times regarding the promotion of safe injection sites in hospitals. In all honesty, I have the agree with the rationale behind this thought. As healthcare providers we can’t tell our patients to do something and expect them to follow through, particularly when battling addiction. What we […]

Things I Wish To Say.

It has been several months since everything unfolded. Although I realize that your journey has seemingly gone on without me, I honestly anticipated that by now, that you would have paused to reach out and provide something to help deal with everything and not just leaving me with questions and for the longest time, no closure. […]

Motivation in 20 Minutes.

Honestly. I’ve been so into motivational speeches lately and why do I do things the way I do and how can I do it better. If you’re not developing and growing as an individual, you’re dying. I’m always seeking to better my potential and figure out how is it that I can better myself to […]

Character > Reputation.

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden Who really cares what people think about your “authentic” self, right? People don’t care about knowing or working with the real you if your reputation […]

The World Bank’s View of ‘Sustainable Development’ and its Impact on Addressing Social and Environmental Concerns on Indigenous Populations in Indonesia

Sustainable development has become a frequently discussed topic in development circles over the years. The word has often been used to replace concepts such as “progress” and “modernization” and has become apart of a unifying concept for many development activities (Estes, 1993).  The concept of sustainable development was first drawn upon by the Brundtland Commission […]