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The Ecology of Commerce Setting & Symbolism

Paul Hawken
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Objects/Places

Amazon Rain Forest

The rain forest is the site of the project by Erwin in which he counted the number of beetles in one species of tree and then estimated the number of different kinds of trees and the number of different species of beetles and other insects in the Amazon.

Denmark

Kalundborg, Denmark is the site of a restorative business system of the kind that Hawken envisions. A power plant converts waste into steam which it sells to other companies and each company in the chain sells its waste output to another company that uses it as an input.

Bhopal, India

Bhopal, Indian is the site of the chemical accident that killed and damaged the health of 200,000 people. Union Carbide's behavior was unethical and immoral but not illegal.

San Francisco, California

The San Francisco Bay area is where there is intense road congestion. In spite of all...

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