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This documentary contains engaging explanations for designing sustainable systems in the tropics of Asia. How to build a house, what to keep in mind while planting a veggie garden etc. Christian Shearer - well known permaculturalist and teacher - is our guide in the world of permaculture and inspires us to take care of ourselves and each other.
Caryn Hartglass, Responsible Eating And Living founder and vegan for 25 years, was invited by the owner of a feedlot in Yerington, Nevada to give a talk on climate change to cattle ranchers on the eve of an annual bull sale. Part of a four-person panel that included a climate change skeptic and an advocate of animal agriculture intensification, Caryn was the “Lone Vegan” who prepared to speak about the devastating effects animal agriculture has on climate change. When the organizer learne...
The documentary's theme is the financial activity behind the recycling of metal objects that are "disposed" by the average consumer of a large city, collected by fringe groups who unconsciously are the kingpin of a gigantic mechanism of wealth. Through five ragmen, the documentary explores the backstage of consumerism and follows the invisible journey of metal that ends up as RAW MATERIAL.
In Four Stories About Water, the Navajo describe water contamination problems caused by uranium mining, petroleum drilling, bacteria, and natural causes. They detail the devastating health consequences of this contamination and what people are doing to avoid further problems, such as hauling water. People who are working on health studies and environmental cleanup discuss efforts to prevent future illnesses and remediate the more dangerous radioactive sites. Four Stories About Water is mostly i...
Troubled Waters tells the story of the Aboriginal Commercial Ice Fishers of Lake Manitoba. Every season the fishers brave harsh temperatures and conditions to continue the traditions of their ancestors. Each season there are fewer fishers venturing out on the ice as many have found employment in better paying jobs. A changing ecosystem, low prices for their fish and a disappearing workforce threaten this once vital industry. Take a trip out on the lake and into another world as we follo...
Best-selling author and renowned environmental activist Bill McKibben lays bare the only three numbers we need to know to understand the climate crisis. McKibben's clear breakdown of the facts — and the stakes — has sparked an unprecedented global movement that is rising up to keep CO2 emissions down.
Physicists all over the world are currently working on the revolutionary quantum computers of the future, whose dizzying power will turn society as we know it upside down. The quantum computer will be a threat to any existing form of internet security but it will also give us quantum encryption, which will be impervious to any surveillance. Quantum computers will be able to mimic nature down to the tiniest detail, enabling global solutions to energy problems. Quantum computers apply Niel...
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- from: Rebecca CentenoNative Americans speak about the Earth as our Mother and the impacts of oil and gas drilling on tribal lands in the United States, particularly on The Blackfeet Nation in North Central Montana. Outside entities target territories where unemployment hovers at 70%, promising wealth and prosperity, and offering little in return. The exploitation o...11minsJUST VIEWED BY:GUEST
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- from: Edward Homer“Saving the Tsolum” chronicles the efforts of people in the Comox Valley determined to restore a river that was poisoned by an abandoned open pit copper mine on Mount Washington. At a public meeting in 1998 of the Tsolum River Task Force it was determined that a “dead” Tsolum was not acceptable and the long road to recovery for this onc...41minsJUST VIEWED BY:GUEST