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In this video, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) presents its groundbreaking new Action2020 plan. Based on science, Action2020 sets the agenda for business action on sustainable development to address the most urgent needs of life on planet Earth.
This Action2020 video, which was first launched at the WBCSD's Council meeting in Istanbul in November 2013, features the voices of active WBCSD members, including Syngenta CEO Mike Mack, Unilever CEO and WBCSD Council Chairman Paul Polman, Toshiba Chairman Atsutoshi Nishida, ERM CEO John Alexander and DNV CEO Henrik Madsen. Published on Mar 10, 2014
"Breathe In" - produced by National Geographic for the release of results of the first Census of Marine Life - 4 October 2010 - Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, UK Uploaded on Oct 5, 2010
The first census represents over 9,000 days at sea involving over 600 institutions and establishes a baseline for answering the age old question, how many fish in the sea?
To order the book, World Ocean Census, click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
The Center for the Blue Economy is a program of the Monterey Institute of International Studies. The National Ocean Economics Program The National Ocean Economics Program (NOEP) is now the main research arm of the Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. NOEP provides a full range of the most current economic and socioeconomic information available on changes and trends along the U.S. coast and in coastal waters. Emphasis is on education and research.
A video by the Census of Marine Life about why we need to monitor biodiversity in the oceans and how it can be done using existing technologies on a global scale. More information on OBIS, Ocean Biographic Information System. Uploaded on Nov 28, 2007
Features Amed Jkoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity. He defines biodiversity. The loss or degradation of biodiversity, now occurring at an unprecedented pace at local and global levels is a threat to our environment, economies, cultures and societies. It is changing our conception of ourselves and our place in the world. Human impact on biodiversity, ecosystems and climate continues to grow and the complexity and diversity of the range of services that flow from biodiversity are often unknown and undervalued.
Global warming is killing polar bears. As their sea-ice habitat disappears, bears are drowning, starving to death, and in some desperate cases, even eating each other.
It doesn't have to be this way. With your help, the Center for Biological Diversity can educate and inspire 100 million people to take action to save polar bears.
In 2010 the Center won the Top Ten Award for our polar bear public service television ad, reaching a record 90 million people. This year we have a powerful new ad, and we need your help to inform 100 million people about the polar bear's plight.
Help us get the message out while polar bears still have a chance. We've been top-rated by the American Institute of Philanthropy, and you can trust us to make the most of your tax-deductible donation. Please call toll-free (866) 357-3349 x323. You can also mail a check to: Center for Biological Diversity, PO Box 710, Tucson, AZ 85702
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.'
Published on Mar 7, 2013
Go where markets and government have failed before. The Status Qou and Business as Usual cannot exist any longer. Investing as a means, not just an end. Jacqueline Novogratz, social entrepreneur, and founder of the Acumen Fund. TEDxEuston,
Intro and Outro music by Kadialy Kouyate performed at TEDxEuston 2011. You can view the full performance here.
To order his book click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
Wendell Berry, one of America's most influential writers, reads one of his most revered poems "A Poem on Hope" for Moyers & Company.
Published on Oct 3, 2013
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