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Creating Incomes, Sustainability on a Fragile Moroccan Coast
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Pollution, overcrowding and climate change have damaged the environment and endangered traditional livelihoods. But under the World Bank’s Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) project, communities along Morocco’s Mediterranean coast are earning new sources of income through a series of inter-connected projects – that are also helping protect the fragile ecosystem. Learn more at http://gizc.environnement.gov.ma/

EarthSayer Mohammed Bouhrja
Date 7/12/2017 Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Amazon Watch, your best bet to protect the rainforest.
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Since its beginning 20 years ago, Amazon Watch has been deeply committed to defending indigenous peoples' rights and territories, for they are the best guardians of their rainforest homes. Considering that indigenous lands hold 80% of global biodiversity, it is no surprise that extractive industries want their resources. If left to them, the Amazon's Sacred Headwaters would become one big oil field, and the watersheds of the Brazilian Amazon would be destroyed by agribusiness and mega-dams. There is another way! Amazon Watch continues to stand with indigenous allies in defending their territories and sacred natural areas as industrial "No Go Zones." We are committed to supporting and amplifying Sarayaku's Kawsak Sacha, or Living Forests, proposal in defense of all life in the Amazon by keeping the oil in the ground. We want to expand this model throughout the Amazon, so that places like Yasuní National Park and the Xingu and Tapajós rivers will never again be considered for industrial development. We are also waging international market campaigns to expose and pressure governments and corporations that are causing harm. Our new Amazon Crude Campaign aims to reduce demand for rainforest-destroying oil. We recently began working with Brazilian allies to expose the financiers of environmental and indigenous rights law rollbacks. Learn more and join the movement at amazonwatch.org. Produced by @Ecodeo (http://www.ecodeo.co) Additional footage generously provided by: Todd Southgate, SpectralQ, Gert-Peter Bruch / Planète Amazone.

Date 5/8/2017 Format Appeal
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Forests More Details
Our Children's Trust with Victoria Barrett
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May 8, 2017 Our Children’s Trust, which is suing the federal government over its climate policies on behalf of twenty-one young people. The lawsuit asks the federal government to prepare a science-based national climate recovery plan that will bring carbon dioxide to below 350 parts per million by the year 2100. And results have been encouraging: a preliminary ruling in November states that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to a climate system capable of sustaining human life. Victoria Barrett is one of the plaintiffs.

EarthSayer Victoria Barrett
Date 5/8/2017 Format Series
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Matt Damon on Water, Dignity and Being Intimidated by a 13-year-old
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Water.org co-founder Matt Damon shares some inspiring thoughts and anecdotes with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim. Learn how water can be made accessible to the world’s poorest. And see how even a mega-star can be humbled by a smart Haitian pre-teen.

EarthSayers Matt Damon; Jim Yong Kim
Date 4/22/2017 Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Courage of Leadership, Alberta's Carbon Pricing Story
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At the time, it seemed unthinkable. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley stood on a stage with oil industry executives and environmental leaders to announce a new climate change policy for Canada’s top oil-producing province, home to the world’s third largest oil reserves. How did they do it?

EarthSayer Rachel Notley
Date 4/17/2017 Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Bill Nye on Conspiracy Theorists: NASA's Moon Landing, Vaccines, Astrology, and Tarot Cards
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Denial comes in all flavors. Some think the moon landing was staged, some think Tupac is alive, and others reject vaccines. If the United States learnt anything in the 2016 election, it's that social bubbles need to be broken down — so how do you reason with someone who ignores evidence or bends it to fit their worldview? This has been on Bill Nye's mind more and more since climate change denial has become a political issue rather than a scientific one. People can't change their minds instantly when their beliefs are ingrained, so it's not a matter of convincing them on the spot. Nye suggests working together towards scientific understanding by tactfully pointing out that perhaps this person is rejecting evidence because the alternative makes them uncomfortable. Understanding is a process, not a flip switch.

EarthSayer Bill Nye
Date 4/4/2017 Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Twenty Years of Defending the Amazon.
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October 26, 2016 Since its beginning 20 years ago, Amazon Watch has been deeply committed to defending indigenous peoples' rights and territories, for they are the best guardians of their rainforest homes. Considering that indigenous lands hold 80% of global biodiversity, it is no surprise that extractive industries want their resources. If left to them, the Amazon's Sacred Headwaters would become one big oil field, and the watersheds of the Brazilian Amazon would be destroyed by agribusiness and mega-dams. There is another way! Amazon Watch continues to stand with indigenous allies in defending their territories and sacred natural areas as industrial "No Go Zones." We are committed to supporting and amplifying Sarayaku's Kawsak Sacha, or Living Forests, proposal in defense of all life in the Amazon by keeping the oil in the ground. We want to expand this model throughout the Amazon, so that places like Yasuní National Park and the Xingu and Tapajós rivers will never again be considered for industrial development. We are also waging international market campaigns to expose and pressure governments and corporations that are causing harm. Our new Amazon Crude Campaign aims to reduce demand for rainforest-destroying oil. We recently began working with Brazilian allies to expose the financiers of environmental and indigenous rights law rollbacks. Learn more and join the movement at amazonwatch.org. Produced by @Ecodeo (http://www.ecodeo.co) Additional footage generously provided by: Todd Southgate, SpectralQ, Gert-Peter Bruch / Planète Amazone.

Date 10/24/2016 Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Forests More Details
WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA? Aqueduct by Betsy Otto of WRI
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Water issues are among the most pressing facing our planet in the 21st century. Aqueduct, World Resources Institute (WRI) online water risk mapping tool, creates customizable, high-resolution maps of where and how water risks are emerging worldwide. Betsy Otto of WRI is the director of water initiataives and narrates the video. Go to wri.org/aqueduct for more information. There is a tutorial on the using this mapping tool here on the WRI Youtube channel. Published on Mar 22, 2013

EarthSayer Betsy Otto
Date 3/20/2013 Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
NYC Carbon Footprint 1.72 tons/second by Carbon Visuals
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NYC carbon footprint: 54,349,650 tons a year = 148,903 tons a day = 6,204 tons an hour = 1.72 tons a second

In 2010 New York City added 54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (equivalent) to the atmosphere, but that number means little to most people because few of us have a sense of scale for atmospheric pollution.

Carbon Visuals and Environmental Defense Fund make carbon emissions feel a bit more real - the total emissions and the rate of emission. Designed to engage the 'person on the street', this version is exploratory and still work in progress.

Date 11/30/2012 Format Visualization
Length 2:15 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
"Schwarze Energie: Changing The Momentum by J. Henry Fair
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Photographer J Henry Fair's talk at TEDxBerlin2011 on November 21st who has applied his considerable talents to photographing "industrial scars." Here he addresses energy and how we are stealing our children's future.  He wants his photographs to move people, to motivate them to change thier behavior.

Please visit www.tedxberlin.de and www.jhenryfair.com for further information.

EarthSayer J. Henry Fair
Date 2/10/2012 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Artists and Musicians More Details
 

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