A Hotel in Antarctica
A struggling entrepreneur teams up with a dashing hotel magnate and a shockingly capable accountant to build an extreme tourism destination hotel in Antarctica. The project captures the attention of charismatic environmental activist Anjel Earth, who travels to Antarctica with his ship Earth Avenger to stop construction before it begins.
George Basile, Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
I think that one of the most realistic messages in the story is that the separation between humans and nature is a fiction. People want to go out into nature, so you can’t conserve nature by blocking it off from people. Also, people are part of nature. When you can change your environment like we can, you’re not separate from nature.
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