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Polly Curtice is the Director of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. She talks about our need to change our thinking and incorporate sustainability principles and practices in our thinking and actions. Published on May 22, 2014
International mining giant Rio Tinto's plans to develop a massive copper mine there would leave a depression in the ground the size of the Winslow meteor crater, drain the aquifer and destroy important streams, springs and wildlife habitat.
Oak Flat is also home to numerous species of wildlife, including an ocelot that was killed on a nearby road several years ago. The area was formally withdrawn from mining by presidential order 50 years ago, but Congress recently approved a land swap that allows the company to obtain private control of the land and evade environmental laws in the process.Published on Feb 10, 2015 by Center for Biological Diversity.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.
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Doug Fine is a comedic investigative journalist, best-selling author, and solar-powered goatherder. He's reported from five continents for the Washington Post, Wired, Salon, the New York Times, Outside, NPR, and US News and World Report. A one-time New Yorker, Doug now resides at the Funky Butte Ranch in Silver City, New Mexico. Published on Sep 27, 2013
He talks about our indigenous gene, the I-gene, that connects us to nature, key to awakening this gene is getting outside and spend time connecting to your i-gene in this hurried digital age and live in both worlds. TEDx ABQ, September 2013.
At no time in Portland's history have so many citizens been affected by new architecture. New buildings --bold, beautiful, middling, or downright ugly-- are rising in every neighborhood of the city. The city has a process --Design Review-- to decide what buildings make the grade. But its most stringent oversight only applies to downtown and few other, innermost districts.
How does design review work? How well is it working? Should it be expanded to other parts of the city? Three prominent design advocates who have overseen the city's review during three distinct eras share their opinions about how to get the best buildings for the city. Panelists: Michael McCullouch, architect, urban designer and developer; Guenevere Millius, President of Parachute Strategies and chair of the Design Commission; John Russell, President of Russell Development Company. Randy Gragg, director of the University of Oregon's John Yeon Center, will moderate the program.Published on May 30, 2014
Award-winning economist Paul Collier shows how we might reconcile our economic and environmental interests. Plunder - few exploit the many, taking now what belongs to the future. Our obligations to the future is basic principle. Uploaded on May 20, 2010
To buy his book from Amazon, click on the image or visit your local bookstore.
Produced by RSA, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.
4 Principles to Win the Sustainability 'Game' (conditions of success)
In this video I present the 4 conditions of success that define sustainability at a principle level and that have been peer reviewed and continuously refined over the last 20 years. It builds on the work of Dr Karl-Henrik Robèrt and The Natural Step.
Joss Tantram, co-founder and Partner,terrafiniti/ TOWARDS 9 BILLION, explains how understanding the value of our ecosystems, we can also understand the price of destroying our ecosystems. Published on Sep 17, 2013
Tantram presented at the Salzburg Global session on 'A Climate for Change: New Thinking on Governance for Sustainability', June 2013.
The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.
In the current 'Game of More', we're told to cheer a growing economy -- more roads, more malls, more Stuff! -- even though our health indicators are worsening, income inequality is growing and polar icecaps are melting.
But what if we changed the point of the game? What if the goal of our economy wasn't more, but better -- better health, better jobs and a better chance to survive on the planet?
Shouldn't that be what winning means? Published on Oct 1, 2013
Janine Benyus, Jason McLennan, and David McConville describe how our lives are related to nature and ecological design. These speeches (of which clips are shown) took place at the 2013 Bioneers Annual Conference. Published on Dec 9, 2013
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