Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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The edge of the world: Trump and the #ParisAgreement

The Rose Garden, a normally beautiful part of the White House in Washington DC,  was the sunny scene for a thorny message yesterday. President Donald Trump made it his “solemn duty” to withdraw the United States of America from the … Continue reading

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Fishermen, reeds and boats of Huanchaco, Peru

Little horses (caballitos) line up along a stretch of beach in front of Huanchaco, Peru. It’s around 7 o’clock on an August morning, the winter, off-season for holiday visitors to this popular coastal town about 13 km west of the … Continue reading

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Pescadores, cañas y barcos de Huanchaco, Perú

Pequeños caballitos alineandos a lo largo de la playa de Huanchaco, Perú. Son alrededor de las siete en una mañana de agosto, en invierno, fuera de temporada para los visitantes en vacaciones a esta popular ciudad costera ubicada a unos … Continue reading

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16 pics from ’16: NixonsCan top #photos from 2016

As another year is about to close it gives me the opportunity to post a selection of photos from the past 12 months. As with the previous three years, I have collected a set that recognizes the number of the passing … Continue reading

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