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David Meslin, Community Catalyst, addresses the question: local politics -- schools, zoning, council elections -- hit us where we live. So why don't more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says no. Meslin encourages we recognize apathy actually as a web of barriers that reinforce disengagement - and that we work together to dismantle the obstacles.
Watch and vote for "Honor the Treaties," a short documentary film about photographer Aaron Huey's relationship with the Pine Ridge Reservation and how his involvement with Native American rights has changed the way he conveys his story.
To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/
Emilia Dahlin, Now, wielding a voice that defies the size of her body and strong storytelling sensibilities, Emilia Dahlin has carved out her name as a unique songstress. She weaves mesmerizing tales (complete with Greek myths, robotic messiahs, epic floods, and tax evaders) with raw, rootsy folk and dynamic jazz vocals.
David De Rothchild, environmental storyteller, tells of his adventures (sailing boat made of plastic bottles) and commitment to being "out there." We are raging a war on nature.
David de Rothschild is an adventurer, environmentalist, and the founder of MYOO. It is MYOO's goal to inspire dreams, fuel conversation, share innovations, and activate change in order to give nature a voice.
His adventurous spirit, passion, and commitment to action have sent him to some of the world's most remote and fragile regions in order to bring widespread media attention and, moreover, solutions to urgent global environmental issues. He has a unique ability to take his no-nonsense call to action across all demographics, be it from children to world leaders, NGOs to NASA, industries to nonprofits.
Heart over Head:Learning from the mountains
Rebecca Stephens, the respected journalist, and ex-deputy editor of the Financial Times magazine, 'Resident Abroad' was the first British woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, She maintains an impressive balance of mountaineering and media involvement: having published two books and competing alongside Ranulph Fiennes in various Eco-challenges.
Ancient Order - Trust is basis for national survival.
Father "Charlie" Charles Moore (February 15, 1927 ~ December 9, 2007) He was known by many as a spiritual teacher, historian and scholar. He was a graduate of Stanford University and Law School and in 1954, he was elected District Attorney in Santa Cruz County. After leaving that position, Father Charlie devoted his full attention to religious studies and in 1964 was ordained a Roman Catholic priest. He held degrees in philosophy and theology from Catholic University. Father Charlie studied many languages including Native American. His teachings were extensively influenced and enhanced by the wisdom of the Buddhist, Jewish, Hindu, Hawaiian, Celtic and Native American Indian spiritualities. He especially enjoyed his work with the Native American Esselen people of Monterey County
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show how we're not as rational as we think when we make decisions.
It's become increasingly obvious that the dismal science of economics is not as firmly grounded in actual behavior as was once supposed. In "Predictably Irrational," Dan Ariely tells us why. Filmed in December 2008.
Introduction to the Ecological Mangrove Restoration (EMR) method and an outline of the project objectives and deliverables. The video was shot in Krabi, Thailand at the March 2012 inception workshop of the the "Mangrove Restoration Project in Asia" which involves four countries, five partners NGOs and is administered by the Global Nature Fund of Germany. Project Funders include the German Federal Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Foundation Ursula Merz.
Hal Wallis, an "ordinary kid" travels 6 ,000 miles from his home town in the United Kingdom to visit Thailand's threatened mangroves. He finds out about their vital role in the environment and about efforts to preserve and restore them. He interviews Udo Gattenlohner of the Global Nature Fund that coordinates a German funded, international project to to help restore Asia's lost mangroves.
Related video on the Restoration Project in Asia is on EarthSayers here.
Sustainability: Forest management and Renewal, Biodiversity, Conservation
Published on Feb 1, 2013
Portland, Oregon television show on Comcast channel 11 on the second Saturday of each month at 8 PM. Portions are available for viewing here on EarthSayers.tv and on the Center for Sustainable Today Website. Learn about how organizations and individuals are increasing sustainability awareness and adoption at home and at work.
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