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On Amazon Fires: "We're on the Edge of a Cliff"
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"We're at this stage because we've treated the earth like a resource to be exploited for profit," argues Paul Paz y Miño, associate director of Amazon Watch. Fires in the Amazon are waking people up to the need for a radical change in how we value nature -- going beyond its economic worth or carbon sequestration potential.

EarthSayer Paul Paz y MiƱo
Date 10/11/2019 Format Panel
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Excerpts from Two Speeches by Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin
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The first short excerpt is from Mark's Speech at the October 2014 TED Global conference in RiodeJaneiro, Brazil in which he addresses how indigenous cultures, isolated and uncontacted tribes, are disappearing - they are the most endangered species in the Amazon Rainforest, not the jaguar nor the eagle. The second excerpt is from Mark's August 2006 speech as part of the Authors@Google series in which he emphasizes his view that protecting the earth is good for us spiritually.

  • Published on Dec 1, 2014
EarthSayer Mark Plotkin
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Forests More Details
Woodlands of Ireland by Eco-Eye
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 In ancient Ireland, trees were revered and worshiped, the price of chopping one down was severe, so why has this love and respect of our natural woodlands not survived?

Episode two of Eco Eye 2014 looks at the efforts of those trying to save and even restore our native woodlands and along with it the biodiversity that thrived for thousands of years in these magical places

Published on Jan 14, 2014

See also Woodlands of Ireland and BirdWatch Ireland.

EarthSayers Dr. John Cross; Anja Murry; Aileen Sullivan
Date unknown Format Series
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Forests More Details
 

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