The link between inequality and sustainable development

Monday, October 29, 2012

The debate over how inequality affects growth has been raging for decades.  Mostly, the discussion centers on developed nations.  In particular, the issue has come to the fore…

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Reimagining prosperity

Monday, October 22, 2012

Small island developing states face many challenges.  High on the list is economic growth and development.  For without growth livelihoods stagnate, deflating any hope of better times ahead. …

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In defense of sustainable islands

Monday, October 15, 2012

If anyone can make the case for sustainability, islanders can.  Basically, an islander understands that if they exhaust their natural resources, they could die.  Because there is nowhere…

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What is a sustainable island?

Monday, October 8, 2012

Sustainable, sustainability, sustainable development – these are terms that have become so overused that, for many, they have lost their impact.  The words have become clichés, rather than…

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Announcing redesigned Small Island States Foundation website

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The Small Island States Foundation is pleased to announce their redesigned website and new blog. Earlier this year Owen Bethel, SISF’s founder, and I met in New York…

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About The Small Island States Foundation

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Places of great beauty, rich cultures, and diverse ecosystems, islands captivate the hearts of residents and visitors alike.  However the size and isolation of small island developing states…

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