Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle in the French Upper Louisiana before Lewis and Clark. 275 years later the Valle Mining Company's 4000+ acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and generates
14,000 tons of oxygen, enough to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
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In case you were wondering...

  • 1965-1981: Generation X includes those born during the reconstruction of Europe after the war. Their life has not been easy, since, after a period of upheaval, finding a job was a great challenge. To work and produce was their philosophy of life, leaving no room for idealism. Individualism, ambition and an addiction to work — or being a workaholic — are the values with which they grew up.
  • 1945 - 1964: The Baby Boomers The parents of this generation lived through the post-WWII period. They are called this name because they were born during a Baby Boom, a period which follows the end of wars and during which the birth rate shoots way up, in this case, above all the United States, Canada and New Zealand, after the end of the Second World War.

    This generation was to be envied as they experienced all that young people would have wanted to at that time. They saw how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to form The Beatles in 1962. They also experienced the landing of a man on the Moon (1969), the soccer players Pelé and Maradona at their best and the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989.

    They went through the entire period of technological evolution and the rise and development of the media, as well as enjoying stability in terms of both work and family and being active both physically and mentally. In spite of having adapted to a world ver. 4.0, they are less dependent on smartphones than the next generations.

  • 1982 - 1994: Millenials also known as Generation Y or "Digital Natives".
    Millennials shaped a revolution where technology became part of their everyday lives. All their activities were mediated by a screen. The concept of on and off is completely integrated into their lives. However, they were not born into it; they migrated to the digital world from the analog one in which they were living.

    Unlike previous generations, because of the economic crisis, the world requires them to be better trained to get a job, as competition is increasing. Unlike their parents, Generation X, digital natives are not satisfied with the world around them and are ambitious and want to achieve their goals.
    However, the millennial generation is labelled as being lazy, narcissistic and spoilt. In fact, in 2014, Time magazine labelled them as the "me-me-me" generation.

  • 1995-2010: The Gen Z's or centennial generation. Generation Z or the post-millennial generation will take the lead in a few decades and are also labelled as centennials, having been born into the world at the turn of the century. They arrived with a tablet and a smartphone under their arms.
    But what is Generation Z? It is a group of people that is marked by the Internet. It is part of their DNA: it storms into their homes, their education and their way of socializing. And if Generation Y has difficulty finding a job, the situation for post-millennials is even worse.

    Their mastery of technologies may make them neglect their interpersonal relationships to a greater extent, but they are the ones who give more of a voice to social causes on the Internet. They like to get everything they want immediately, a fact fostered by the digital world in which they are immersed, and their lifestyle is also influenced by YouTubers.

    They multi-task, but their attention span is limited. They are independent and demanding consumers and will have jobs that do not exist in today's world.
    Despite today's social diversity, generations Y and Z predominate. According to the study "New Kids On The Block. Millennials & Centennials Primer" by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, today there are 2 billion millennials and 2.4 billion centennials, representing 27% and 32% of the world population, respectively.

  • 2010-present: the Alpha Generation Born after 2010, they have been termed the Alpha generation. What will their behaviour be like? In a couple of years, we will see if we notice the generation gap!

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