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Appropriate Technology

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Appropriate Technology

The Uros people survived the ravenous Incan Empire, the murderous Spanish Conquistadors, and now face the unquenchable curiosity of global tourism. Somehow, through all of that, they have maintained a largely intact community, with many customs and traditions preserved (though they lost their original language some decades ago). They face the Peruvian government and the hordes of tourists with cautious welcome while striving to improve their security and stability in ways that make sense for their culture and way of life.

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Hoarding and Potlucks

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Hoarding and Potlucks

I got this composter for free. Now I'm going to convince my neighbors to give me their vegetable waste so I can turn it into sweet black gold.

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