On busyness

People wear their busyness as a badge of honour. ‘The words “I’m terribly busy at work” act as a means of status enhancement, signalling importance and indispensability.

Source: Helen Pearson – Where Does It All Go? | Literary Review | Issue 478

Real Time Amazon Deforestation: What if your area had the same deforestation rate as the Amazon Forest?

According to INPE, a satellite monitoring agency, in the first 22 days of July more than 1260 square kilometers of the Amazon have been deforested. Here you can see that destruction rate applied to any place in the world in real time.

Source: Real Time Amazon Deforestation : Real Time Amazon Deforestation