My name is Allysson Lucca - @all_lucca - I'm a brazilian designer currently living in NYC, and first introduced The Miniature Earth in 2001 after I saw a powerpoint presentation with The State of the Villare Report, written by Donella Meadows, who passed away in February 2000. Nowadays DonellaMeadows.org, through Donella’s Foundation, carries on her ideas and projects.
The idea of reducing the world’s population to a community of only 100 people is very useful and important. It makes us easily understand the differences in the world. There are many types of reports that use the Earth’s population reduced to 100 people, especially in the Internet. Ideas like this should be more often shared, especially nowadays when the world seems to be in need of dialogue and understanding among different cultures, in a way that it has never been before.
Since 2001 this video has been seen by more than 7 million people around the globe and linked by more than 20.000 websites, I donated more than $5,000.00 to NGOs in Brazil since then, the money came from CDROMs and T-Shirt sales (sold out).
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