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What will it take to build the future we want? In September 2011, over 50 leaders from around the world convened at Ecotrust in Portland to share stories of challenges and hope for building a resilient future.
Madame Gro Harlem Brundtland and Jim MacNeil, key leaders in the Brundtland Commission, held public hearings in cities and slums around the world to create Our Common Future in 1987. In doing so, they broke through ideological barriers and found a way to reach consensus.
To order Madame Brundtland's book from Amazon click on image or visit your local book store.
Sir Partha DasGupta discusses natural capital and what it means in terms of economy. We have generally ignored our ecosystems including farm land and forests.
Sir Partha DasGupta. Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge, has written an article entitled "Nature's Role in Sustainable Economic Development" for the issue of Philosophical Transactions B "Personal perspectives in the life sciences for the Royal Society's 350th anniversary". In this podcast Wendy Barnaby interviews Sir Partha about his article and how nature should be taken into account when looking at economic development.
Looking out for the Seveth Generation. All leaders need to be responsible for the future. What does it take to create a better future for the human family and all life on this planet? We need to combine the visions and dreams of the young, the wisdom of the elders, and good practice examples of how people are active to tackle the major world problems humanity is facing. We believe that in this combination lies a key to unlock the boundless sources of compassion, imagination, and creativity that are so much needed in our troubled times. Join the Feather Project!
The Feather Project brings these elements together - the visions, the wisdom, and the practical action for creating a more just, peaceful and sustainable future. In this major task ahead of us, the dialogue and collaboration of the generations is a crucial element.
Wikuki Kingi was interviewed by Barry Heidt of sustainabletv.org at the Bioneers Annual Conference held in October 2011 in San Rafael, California. He is a traditional Maori Master Carver of Aotearoa (New Zealand) whose culturally significant masterpieces draw from deep traditional knowledge to express principles of Indigenous sovereignty, identity and sustainability and to comment on the lasting impacts of colonization. An educator and researcher, he is a member of the International Native Science Academy and the Pacific Tribal Elders Council. Edited by Tom Hopkins of SustainableToday.org.
To learn more about the Bioneers Annual Conference, October 19-21, 2012 in San Rafael, California, visit http://www.bioneers.org/conference/2012-schedule.
Ted Williams, Tuscarora elder of the Wolf Clan, shares his knowledge and discusses the significance of The Great Law of Peace, which is the oldest and long-lived treaty of peace in the world.
To purchase the entire documentary of this teaching on a DVD, visit the Earth & Spirit Council's Website.
Miquel Santisteven, an ethnobotanist, farmer and seed saving activist from Taos who has developed a long-term collaboration with nature, talks about the adaptation of heritage crops, traditional dry-land farming systems, gathering wild plants, water strategies, and the significance of farming his grandmothers land.
Group of sustainability pioneers discuss history behind the evolution of sustainability development. Part of The Regeneration Project and the Ray Anderson Memorial Interviews.
Mark Lee and Chris Coulter, Co-Directors of The Regeneration Project, speak about the inspiration for the project, and the opportunity for the private sector to accelerate the pace and scale of progress. Clips are included from interviews with Israel Klabin, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Doug Miller, Bill Ford, Jonathon Porritt, Maurice Strong, Achim Steiner, Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Kris Gopalakrishnan, John Elkington, Matthew Kiernan, and Niten Desai.
Pioneers Lester Brown, Maurice Strong, Rajendra Pachauri, David Suzuki, Bill Ford, Sha Zukang, and Jonathan Porritt say that we are in a race against time. We are living in a small window when we can still affect positive change, have the technology to deliver that change, and could see the benefits of action towards sustainability for the planet. Inaction poses the greatest security threat.
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