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Economics of the Ocean Swedish Embassy
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An introduction by Lisa Emilia Svensson, Ambassador for Ocean, Seas, and Fresh Water.

A two day seminar hosted by the Swedish Ministry of the Environment, the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management and the Embassy of Sweden in partnership with Duke University's Nicholas Institute, SIWI and UNDP. Published on Dec 13, 2013

We need to have a voice as to what happens to our oceans.

Interviews:

Pawan Patil, World Bank, Global Parternship for Oceans,
Lynn Scarlett, Managing Director, PUblic Policy at the Nature Conservancy,
Kemi-Ann Joes, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. State Department,
Claes Berglund, Director Public Affairs & Sustainability, Stena AB,
Ghislaine Maxwell, Executive Director, TerraMar


EarthSayers Pawan Patil; Lynn Scarlett; Lisa Svensson
Date unknown Format Event/Conf
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans 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
Inspire the Next Generation of Ocean Activists by David Helvarg
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David Helvarg of the Blue Frontier Campaign discusses 50 Ways to Save the Ocean program designed to equip individuals with the tools to make a difference for our oceans. We are looking to use this tool to inspire the next wave of ocean activists by bringing it into classrooms using our teaching guides. We have recently completed a guide compiling already-existing lesson plans aimed at grades 9-12 that relate to the 50 Ways. This document is featured on National Geographic's Ocean Education's website.

To order his book from Amazon, click on the image or visit your local bookstore.


We are now working on original lesson plans for grades K-2. Funding for this program would enable us to complete the K-2 lesson plans, conduct outreach to educators and create opportunities for illustrator Jim Toomey (creator of theSherman's Lagoon cartoon strip) and author David Helvarg to present 50 Ways in educational settings.

Blue Frontier Campaign is a proven leader in building the solution-based constituency needed to protect our ocean, our coasts and the communities that depend upon them. We work to highlight the economic, environmental, recreational and spiritual benefits of healthy and abundant seas, understanding that the environment doesn't end at the shoreline and that if we school together, we can make a difference.

Visit our crowdfunding page.

 

EarthSayer David Helvarg
Date unknown Format Appeal
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans More Details
Julia Butterfly Dateline 2-14-99
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Uploaded on Dec 31, 2008 it is a copy of the Dateline story on Julia, visiting her in the tree, twenty stories up, that she climbed and stayed in to protect a Northern California Redwood forest -  an old growth forest.  She had been in the tree 14 months at the time of this story.

 

EarthSayer Julia Butterfly Hill
Date unknown Format News
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Climate Change and Biodiversity of the Mediteranean sea by Jean-Pierre Quignard:
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Jean-Pierre Quignard, professor in Ichtyology, tells us about the consequences of warming waters in the Mediteranean sea.
He says:'What solutions can we find to the modifications brought about by climate change in the Mediterranean? I am a researcher, I study fish and in this field, I see no solution.'

Uploaded on Dec 17, 2009 A GoodPlanet Foundation project, based on an initiative, 7Billion Others, by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and supported by BNP Paribas.


EarthSayers Yann Arthus-Bertrand; Jean-Pierre Quignards
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Biodiversity More Details
Plastic Ocean - Planet Ocean by GoodPlanet Foundation
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Plasltic doesn't decompose but breaks into fragments. 46,000 per square Km of plastics across all the seas.  What is killing our birds and how does this effect us? Published by the GoodPlanet Foundation, a non-profit organization set up by Yann Arthus-Bertrand in 2005, seeks to educate the public and raise awareness of environmental protection. In 2005 it was recognized as a public-interest foundation, enabling it to put its activities on a long-term footing.

The GoodPlanet Foundation advocates a lifestyle respectful of the Earth and its inhabitants.

EarthSayer Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Plastic Oceans by ABC Catalyst Australia
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Oceans are silently choking on our plastic waste. Plastic and synthetic materials are the most common types of debris in our oceans and are having horrific impacts on marine wildlife and systems. As an island continent "girt by sea" marine debris is of particular importance for Australia. Creatures get entangled in plastics and drown and ingested concentrated toxins from plastics pose a threat to the health of the food chain. Plastics also transport and introduce species into new environments. Anja Taylor catches up with the CSIRO research team spearheading the Marine Debris Survey, a world first study of the plastics around our coastline. Published on Sep 9, 2012 Published by ABC Catalyst.

Marine Debris.

EarthSayer Anja Taylor
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
What is a Gyre?
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EarthSayers Anna Cummins; Marcus Eriksen
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time
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Global Forest Watch is a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.

For the first time, Global Forest Watch unites satellite technology, open data, and crowdsourcing (our citizens as writers, storytellers, photographers and videographers) to guarantee access to timely and reliable information about forests.

Armed with the latest information from Global Forest Watch, governments, businesses and communities can halt forest loss.

Global Forest Watch was created by the World Resources Institute with over 40 partners, including: Google, ESRI, the University of Maryland, Imazon, Center for Global Development, and the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP). Major funders include the Norwegian Climate and Forests Initiative, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), Global Environment Facility (GEF), and the Tilia Fund. Published on Feb 20, 2014

Date unknown Format Cartoon and Animation
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Forests More Details
PLASTICIZED by 5 Gyres Institute
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PLASTICIZED is an intimate account of a first-hand journey aboard the Sea Dragon with the 5 Gyres Institute on the very first scientific expedition, focused on plastic waste, through the centre of the South Atlantic Ocean. An eye-opening story about the institute's global mission to study the effects, reality, and scale of plastic pollution around the world. Published on Dec 24, 2012

EarthSayers Anna Cummins; Dr. Marcus Eriksen; Chelsea Rochman
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
 

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