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Innovate to Meet the Challenge of Conservation by Jim Levitt
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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.

EarthSayer Jim Levitt
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Innovation and Sustainability More Details
Just The Way It Is by Dr. Susan Krumdieck
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Growth is Unsustainable. It is a temporary state. This is the way it is. Dr. Susan Krumdieck is an Associate Professor at the University of Canterbury. Her interests and research include fuel cells; alternative energy technologies; energy conservation; energy systems engineering; materials for energy systems.

EarthSayer Susan Krumdieck
Date unknown Format Lectures
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Transforming Our Economy More Details
Green vs. Green: The Sustainability Debate by Jeffrey Hollender
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Jeffrey Hollender, entrepreneur and founder of Seventh Generation, and presently co-chair of Greenpeace, leads a panel of business executives to discuss the challenges businesses face in becoming sustainable, not just successes, but the struggle between the money to grow and what is good for the environment. Panelists include Jeff Seabright of Coca-Cola, Michael Jacobson of Intel, and James Gowen of Verizon.

EarthSayers Jeffrey Hollender; Michael Jacobson; Jeff Seabright
Date unknown Format Panel
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Innovation and Sustainability More Details
The UCSD Microgrid - Showing the Future of Electricity by RMI
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Rocky Mountain Institute visited the University of California, San Diego to study and document the "microgrid" that controls and integrates electricity supply and demand on the campus. UCSD's microgrid is one of the best examples of an electricity network that provides local control yet is interconnected with the larger electricity grid. At UCSD, the microgrid provides the ability to manage 42 megawatts of generating capacity.

Learn how RMI is seeking to identify and amplify the kinds of solutions that have the potential to transform the electricity system by visiting http://www.rmi.org/electricity

ncluding a central cogeneration plant, an array of solar photovoltaic installations and a fuel cell that operates on natural gas reclaimed from a landfill site.

EarthSayers Gary Matthews; James Newcomb; Dave Weil
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Renewable Energy & The Smart Grid More Details
What We Have Achieved by Filmmaker Konda Mason
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Konda Mason is a filmmaker living in the San Francisco bay area. She has worked on numerous films and documentaries and her most recent endeavor is the successful digital full-dome film "Tales of the Maya Skies" that she produced for Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, CA. It's all about world global collaboration!

EarthSayer Konda Mason
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Artists and Musicians More Details
Designing for Nature by Lehna Malmkvist
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We need to move from one-way systems to ones that create cycles - recycling as it is practiced in our natural systems. Canadian Lehna Malmkvist reviews some projects to demonstrate what she is talking about and what has been learned. This is her speech at TEDXBerlin in March of 2012.

EarthSayer Lehna Malmkvist
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Design and Architecture More Details
Innovative Electric Automobile Unveiled at Bioneers 2011
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Interview with James McGreen of Switch Vehicles showing off their new "safe, simple, durable electric vehicle that every American can afford to own."  Visit www.switchvehicles.com
James McGreen was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability at the Bioneers 2011 conference.

EarthSayer James McGreen
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Sustainability and Getting Better Answers by George Crombie
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George Crombie is President of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and senior faculty member for public works administration in the MPA program at Norwich University in Vermont. In this interview he discusses the importance of looking to nature (biomimicry), multi-disciplined approach to problem solving, applying the principles of culture, recognizing the importance of  leadership with vision and integrity, and always acting on behalf of the common good.



Mr. Crombie was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv in Portland, Oregon on July 28th, 2011 at the APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference.

EarthSayer George Crombie
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Biomimicry More Details
A Culture of Sustainability: Aveda by Dominique Conseil
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Dominique Nils Conseil became president of Aveda in 2000. The French cosmetics executive took over the reins of the immensely successful hair- and skin-care manufacturer from its legendary founder, Horst Rechelbacher, and was firmly committed to preserving Rechelbacher's original mission of bringing safe, environmentally friendly products to the market. In this interview he talks about the culture of sustainability at Aveda.

Dominique was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, the voices of sustainability at the Portland State University's The Center for Global Leadership in Sustainability, Business and Sustainability Conference, November, 2010.

EarthSayer Dominque Conseil
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Supply Chain Sustainability Challenges More Details
Sustainability and The Turning Point
Joanna Macy stresses that the Earth itself can teach us how to live within the limits of earth and do no harm. Visit the Joanna Macy Website.
EarthSayer Joanna Macy
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
 

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