Sustainable Beach Management Project: We often think about economic, societal and environmental dimensions separately. Sustainability asks us to think systematically, to understand the relationships between these dimensions and how activities in one area cause reactions and effects (positive and negative) in another. Sometimes demonstrating the relationship actively can help to develop understanding among individuals. And it can be fun too!Learning About Sustainability, originally uploaded by sonja.janousek.
Here on Puna Island a facilitator uses 3 ropes tied together and a tug of war between economic, environmental and societal forces to demonstrate tensions that can be produced when decisions are made unbalanced.