01 Apr '12, 4pm

Sustainable Community #green

The Uros people, who live on Lake Titicaca (Peru), have always lived as a sustainable community, dating back to the Inca civilization. They not only make their homes out of Totora reeds on floating islands, but also use the reeds for food, fuel and material to build their boats. What I find interesting is that they now use solar panels to power their TVs and cellular phones. Does that mean they have the best of both worlds?

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