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Published on Feb 2, 2016
On January 28, the leaders of different indigenous nationalities directly affected by the contract between Ecuador and Andes Petroleum held a press conference in Quito to publicly announce their position that the government process of consultation has been illegal and illegitimate and that they reject the plans for oil exploration and exploitation in blocks 79 and 83 and reject plans for additional oil development in the South-Central region. Read more here on the Pachamama website, the publishers of this video on their YouTube channel.
This is the testimony of Manari Shigua of the Sapara people of the Ecuadorian Amazon.His testimony addresses the designation of the Sapara peoples culture a masterpiece of the Oral heritage of humanity by UNESCO which acknowledges that all resources in t heir territory (trees, mountains, oil +) are the world's heritage. The Ecuadorian government wants to exploit these resources and must understand they are required to consult the world as no resources can be exploited in their territory especially those the people oppose.
Published on Nov 6, 2014
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference. Published on Oct 14, 2013
Mr. Speck talks about Portland, Oregon and it's early (1970's) commitment to bicycles and walkability. He has spoken in Portland, Oregon and remains a strong supporter of Portland's "new way."
Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at here.
How promoting walkability can increase citizen well-being and create both business and more liveable urban environment? How do we get people to walk and ride bikes instead of choosing cars?
Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates walkability and sustainable design. He is also author of the bestselling book: "Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time".
This video was recorded on 8th of April 2015 in Lahti, Finland. The event was organised by Aalto University Professional Development, The Regional Council of Päijät-Häme and the City of Lahti. It was partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Published on Apr 9, 2015
Deepa Senapathi talks about a study investigating the impact of over 80 years of land-cover change on insect pollinator communities in Britain and explains how results show expansion of single habitat types, such as arable land, may be detrimental for pollinators but diverse, mixed habitats including urban environments may benefit species diversity. Published on Apr 1, 2015
Documentary Pproduced by Dale and Tom Hallat of the Prosocial Progress Foundation (PPF) a non-profit, public foundation based in the United Kingdom with an international interest within its focus. It acts as an advocacy group which promotes economic, environmental and behavioural solutions to problems within our societies.
PPF is dedicated to communicating to governments, schools and education institutions, the application of effective behavioural tools found within the field of behaviour analysis, as well as the application of scientific knowledge that can drive our societies towards environmental sustainability
Wisdom Holder's Circle Luncheon, The Garrison Institute. The Garrison Institute applies the transformative power of contemplation to today's pressing social and environmental con
cerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient future.
To order Mr. Zolli's book from Amazon, please click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
Published on Feb 25, 2015
In this excerpt from the January 2015 event 'How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities', Dr Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation President, and one of the world's leading public thinkers, brings together ground-breaking research to outline a radical future in which individuals, companies and entire societies avert disaster by creating more dynamic, more resilient cities. Published on Feb 20, 2015
You can watch the full event here on EarthSayers.tv, Investing and Sustainability special collection.
We are at greater risk than ever from city-wide catastrophe, and as the severity and frequency of these disasters increase, we must become better at preparing for, responding to and recovering from them. Why did more girls than boys drown in Japan's 2011 tsunami, and what does the case of Haiti's humanitarian aid tell us about the future?
Dr Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation, author of The Resilience Dividend, and one of the world's leading public thinkers, brings together ground-breaking research to help build a radical future in which individuals, companies and entire societies avert disaster by creating more dynamic, more resilient cities. To order her book from Amazon, just click on the image or visit your local book store. Streamed live on Jan 20, 2015
Find out how AECOM is helping communities on Long Island, New York, United States, develop a sustainable plan for the future. Rosemary Olsen former director Green Initiatives, the Community Development Corporation talks about the consortium of towns they brought together. John Kaiman, special advisor to NYS Governor for Sandy Recovery and former Supervisor Town of North Hempstead and Diane Dale, AECOM Project Director talk about the public private partnership and the AECOM role in the project. Part 2 and Part 3.
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