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April 3 - April 24, 2019
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Annika Hoerner

Reinhabitors-2019

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 616 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    871
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    195
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    70
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    42
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

Annika's Actions

Women and Girls

Research Barriers to Participation and Representation

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will spend at least 15 minutes learning more about the barriers to women's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Action

Women and Girls

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

#7 Family Planning

I will spend at least 15 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Social Justice

Learn about Local Indigenous Practices

#39 Indigenous Peoples' Land Management

I will spend at least 15 minutes learning how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land by attending a training, workshop, or presentation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Go for a Daily Walk

#54 Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 15 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Transport

Stay on the Ground

#43 Airplanes, #63 Telepresence

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally).

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity Generation

Watch a Video about Methane Digesters

#30 Methane Digesters (large), #64 Methane Digesters (small)

I will watch a video about methane digesters (also commonly known as anaerobic digesters).

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

#5 Tropical Forests

I will replace or remove the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products in my current diet that are known to contribute to deforestation.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

#46 Water Saving - Home

I will save up to 15 gallons (56 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow showerhead.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Land Use

Plant Trees

#15 Afforestation

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will enjoy 3 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

#9 Silvopasture

I will spend at least 20 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Plant Trees
    How is planting trees good for your mental, physical, and spiritual health?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/10/2019 10:24 AM
    I was at costco, and we saw some kumquat trees that I wanted to buy, but my mom said no. Still have yet to complete this challenge. 
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Stay on the Ground
    What was your process like for restructuring your trip? How can you avoid more air travel in the future?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/07/2019 6:49 PM
    It's validating to hear that I'm saving the environment by doing nothing over break
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn More about Silvopasture
    Had you heard of the term "silvopasture" before now? After learning more about it, what do you think is the biggest advantage of silvopasture?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/05/2019 2:09 PM
    I had learned about silvopasture from copo last semester
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Go for a Daily Walk
    What have you noticed on your daily walks? What have you enjoyed? What infrastructure changes could make your walks more enjoyable or possible?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/05/2019 2:04 PM
    I love walking around in nature woo
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Watch a Video about Methane Digesters
    What does your vision of a sustainable community look like? What would need to be changed in order for such vision to become reality?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/05/2019 2:04 PM
    Woohoooooooooooooooooooooo
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Forest-Friendly Foods 2
    How difficult or easy was it to change your diet?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/05/2019 12:03 PM
    It was pretty easy to get rid of palm oil. 
  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    In your opinion, what contributes to people in North America eating more meat than any other countries? What does this say about North American values and ways of living?

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    Annika Hoerner 4/05/2019 12:02 PM
    It's quite easy to eat vegetarian.