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Thomas Lovejoy discusses his experience in international conservation efforts and the conservation of African savannas. Published on Jan 29, 2013
"We still tend to think in the very short term and locally when in fact we are disturbing global systems and the way that the planet actually works. We need to consciously manage the planet."
Ben Collen explains the ways biodiversity loss has been monitored and discusses novel approaches. Published on Jan 29, 2013, Yale University channel on Youtube.
Katrin Boehning-Gaese discusses models and methods used to predict the impact of climate change on species distributions. Published on Jan 29, 2013
The Circle of Life and the reason for being on Mother Earther - to speak out. More information on Ta'Kaiya's website. Ta’Kaiya, 11, lives in North Vancouver and is from the Sliammon First Nation.
January 11th at City Hall, Coast Salish territory (Vancouver, B.C) :)
Published on Jan 12, 2013
Video by: Damien Bouchard
From the creation of the Boston Common in 1634 to the emergence of cross-boundary, large-landscape conservation initiatives in the 21st century, innovators have risen to address seemingly intractable land, water and biodiversity conservation challenges. It will require our best talent, technology, financial tools and social innovation techniques to tackle today's global conservation challenges. What makes for innovation? Five attributes: initiatives characterized by
Novel/Creativeness in conception, strategic or cultural significance, measuarble effecitvness; transferability to jurisdications around the world; and endur for not just years but decades perhaps centuries.
Jim Levitt is the director of the Program on Conservation Innovation at the Harvard Forest, Harvard University and a fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Alan Watts (1915-1973) Life and Works here. From this lecture: "Technology if it relies exclusively on linear thinking is going to destroy the environment. It will lead to extinction. Are we going to foul things up by insisting on using liniear input information and controlling it as the dominent tool of controlling the world or can we master all that (as we have done) and still use it, but with a fundamental trust in our power to assimilate multiple input although we really don't know how we do it.
This animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Narrated by economist and best-selling author Juliet Schor. Produced by The Center for the New American Dream.
Order Dr. Schor's book from Amazon by clicking on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
WWF's Global Marine Programme is working to increase international attention for the conservation of vast expanses of ocean, and immediately protect the high seas. Around 64% of the oceans - an area covering half the planet - lie beyond the national jurisdiction of any country. Known as the high seas, these international waters are open-access common areas for everyone. For more information visit panda.org/highseas
Published on Dec 19, 2012
Joes Segal s a Professor of Cultural History at Utrecht University whose work concentrates on the history of modern art, cultural history, cultural boundaries and identity constructions with reference to the common grounds between art and politics in Europe, the US, the Soviet Union and China since 1945. He is the Author of East German Material Culture and the Power of Memory (2011) and Divided Dreamworlds? The Cultural Cold War in East and West (2012). Joes was the recipient of a Senior Research Grant and was based at the Wende Museum, as a guest curator, and UCLA, as a guest professor.
To order his latest book from Amazon, Divided Dreamworlds, click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
Consciousness and Cultural Beliefs tagged in EarthSayers.tv.
Annie Leonard talks about stuff relating to her life.
This video is a book trailer for her book, The Story of Stuff: The Impact of Overconsumption on the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health-And How We Can Make It Better.
Click on the image to order from Amazon or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
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