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Sailors for the Sea - America's Cup, Newport 2012
Ocean Conservation at America's Cup Newport Rhode Island 2012
This highlights video features the work of event organizers, including the program lead Annie Brett. Sailors for the Sea Clean Regattas best management practices were used to reduce the events environmental impact.
Sailors for the Sea is The Official Clean Regattas Partner of the 34th America's Cup, helping reduce the environmental footprint of the America's Cup World Series, the Louis Vuitton Cup and the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.
Published on Jul 16, 2012
Sailors are embracing ocean conservation by changing their habits, reducing their impact on the environment, and protecting the waters they sail. Sailors for the Sea educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans. Learn more here on the Sailors for the Sea Website. Published on Oct 2, 2012
Sailors for the Sea Clean Regattas program encourages sailors and race organizers to reduce their environmental impact. The Ripple Effect is the impact of 14 regattas committing to eliminate single use water bottles at their events. Commit your regatta to being clean and green
Clean Regattas is a certification program that helps regattas, sailing programs and other events voluntarily achieve higher environmental standards.
Published on Jan 28, 2013
02 September 2010 - The Science Museum in London, a showcase of the most world-changing innovations in modern times, was the venue for Ellen MacArthur to announce the launch of her new Foundation, which is calling for people to 're-think, re-design and build a sustainable future'. Uploaded on Sep 7, 2010
Ellen takes us on a journey to investigates how insights from living systems might offer some of the answers to how we can re-design our future, in a world of increasing finite materials and energy.
The Circular Economy 100 is a global platform bringing together leading companies, emerging innovators and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy over a 1000-day (3 year) period.
To find out more about the Circular Economy 100 with information on how to apply contact the Ellen MaCarthur Foundation here.
Published on May 16, 2013
Baltimore, Maryland is a major city situated on the Chesapeake Bay- a sprawling 64,000 square mile watershed. Currently, the Chesapeake is facing an environmental crisis due to pollutants. Scientist Claire Welty of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County is monitoring the travel times of pollutants in the urban streams in and around Baltimore. Through her research, she hopes to gain an understanding of the urban water cycle, and how municipalities can better prevent pollutants from contaminating the greater watershed. Published on Jul 12, 2013
Thierry Vrain retired 10 years ago after a long career as a soil biologist and ended head of a department of molecular biology running his own research program to engineer nematode resistance genes in crops. In his retirement career as a gardener he learned five or six years ago how the soil ecosystem really functions. He finds himself with a good knowledge of genetic engineering technologies surrounded by people in fear of being hurt by the food they eat. He found that he cannot ignore them anymore and has joined the campaign to educate consumers about the potential health problems reported in the recent scientific literature. Published on Jun 7, 2013 More information here.
Trashed - No Place For Waste (Website) looks at the risks to the food chain and the environment through pollution of our air, land and sea by waste. The film reveals surprising truths about very immediate and potent dangers to our health. It is a global conversation from Iceland to Indonesia between the film star Jeremy Irons and scientists, politicians and ordinary individuals whose health and livelihoods have been fundamentally affected by waste pollution.
Published on Apr 1, 2013
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