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Creating A Restorative Loop with the Net-Works Programme
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With at least 660 million people around the globe relying on the ocean for their livelihoods, and many living on the poverty line, Miriam Turner, Interface's Assistant VP, Co-Innovation, saw an opportunity. Inspired by Aquafil's recycling strides, she asked "Could we take this down to the community level and benefit some of the poorest people in the world? What if we could build a truly inclusive business model - buying discarded nets from local fishermen - giving them extra income - and cleaning up the beaches and oceans at the same time?" Published on Sep 3, 2013 Interface Europe on Facebook.
EarthSayers Nick Hill; Miriam Turner
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Spongy Parking Lots by Ruth Ann Barrett
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This is an overview of the solution for reducing the pollution, water wasting, unattractive properties of surface parking lots in Portland, Oregon

It builds on a January 22, 2015 story on NPR's Morning Edition entitled, Building Sponge City: Redesigning LA for Long Term Drought. Published on Jan 23, 2015. Curated and annotated by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv. Updated June, 2015.

Print Proposal is here.  Summary website is www.spongyparkinglots.com.

Websites of team members: Mary Vogel of PlanGreen:Regenerating Communities

Kelli A. Grover, Firwood Design Group (FDG): Surveying, Engineering, Planning

Maria Cahill, Green Girl Land Development Solutions: Cost Effective Storm Water Infrastructure

Suenn Ho, Resolve Architecture: Architectural and Urban Design

Marianne Zarkin: Landscape Architects

Ruth Ann Barrett, EarthSayers.tv: Voices of Sustainability 

EarthSayer Ruth Ann Barrett
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
Ireland, The State of Water, by Eco Eye
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Published on Mar 5, 2014

Hosted by Duncan Steward, this video explores whats wrong with the water supply in Ireland?  In parts of Roscommon, residents live under ongoing 'boil' notices to protect themselves from water contaminants. In Dublin last October, the capital faced into water shortages as the biggest web summit in the world hit town.


Meanwhile in Kilmeena national school in Mayo, students under the guidance of their principal Mickey Carney show understanding beyond their years when it comes to their water supply.
Its now the children who are giving the lessons and leading the way in protecting the most precious of all our natural resources.

Eco Eye series 12, Episode 9 "The state of water."


EarthSayer Duncan Stewart
Date unknown Format Series
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
Whale Call Project by Joey Perez
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Joey Perez, spokesperson for the Whale Call Project, a Call for help on behalf of our oceans and marine conservation.

EarthSayer Joey Perez
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Bill Moyers More Details
Launch of the Global Ocean Commission
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The Global Ocean Commission, an independent body of international leaders, launched in London on 12th February with the aim of reversing degradation of the ocean and restoring it to full health and productivity.


Chaired by former Costa Rican President José María Figueres, South African cabinet minister Trevor Manuel and former UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband MP, the Commission brings together senior political figures including former Heads of State, Foreign Ministers and Finance Ministers from around the world, alongside business leaders and development specialists.

Published on Feb 13, 2013

EarthSayers José María Figueres; Trevor Manuel; David Miliband
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans More Details
Coast Guard Overflight of Shell's Kulluk Platform Aground
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A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew overfly the conical drilling unit Kulluk Shell's Kulluk platform aground on the southeast shore of Sitkalidak Island about 40 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. The on scene weather conditions were 40 mph winds with 20-foot seas. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

Read the Ocean Doctor blog post, Lessons of BP Deepwater Horizon: Unlearned and Now Unleashed in Alaska, here.

Published on Jan 2, 2013

EarthSayer David Guggenheim
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans More Details
Ocean Degradation by Mike Tryba
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Surfer Mike Tryba talks about his love of the ocean, its interconnectedness and the degradation of our oceans by pollution, global warming, and overfishing.

 

EarthSayer Mike Tryba
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans More Details
The Seas of Plastic by Captain Charles Moore
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Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an endless floating waste of plastic trash. Now he's drawing attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas.Uploaded on Feb 25, 2009

EarthSayer Capt. Charles Moore
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Water by 7 Billion Others
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Goal 7: Development Matters:  Ensure environmental sustainability: Water

884 million people worldwide still do not have access to clean drinking water - that is almost one out of every seven people. 2 million of them die every year.

To continue the "7 billion Others" project, new films about the Millennium Development Goals were realized in 16 countries.

 Uploaded on Dec 14, 2011

Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
A Conversation between Sylvia Earle & Jean-Michel Cousteau
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Bob Evans of the Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences brought together ocean advocates Sylvia Earle and Jean-Michel Cousteau to talk about the state of the ocean and what we can do to make a difference. "The divers voice is an important voice " This conversation took place while the two were attending the Blue Ocean Film Festival in Monterrey, California August 2010. Uploaded on May 18, 2011

EarthSayers Jean-Michel Cousteau; Sylvia Earle
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans More Details
 

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