Permaculture and Community: LILAC Green Cohousing

This is LILAC co-housing, and this is a completely different approach to a development in a suburb. It’s an old school ground, and it’s been developed with energy efficient buildings. They’re paneled straw bales, and it’s quite high density, and it’s just gorgeous. It’s a lovely way to settle people, in a really environmentally conscious […]

Making the Business Case: Improving Health in African American Communities

[MUSIC PLAYING] 45 million African Americans; 76 percent Obese & Overweight Adults; 40 percent High Blood Pressure; 48 percent Smoke Cigarettes Local Leaders & Businesses can help make healthy living easier in African American communities. People of color in this community continue to be the ones with [the] highest degrees of diabetes, highest degrees of […]

Nespresso – The community mill

NESPRESSO PRESENTS THE COMMUNITY MILL IN 2010 NESPRESSO PARTNERED WITH FARMERS IN JARDÍN, COLOMBIA, AND BUILT A COFFEE-WASHING MILL TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF THEIR BEANS IT ENDED UP SAVING THE FARMERS A LOT OF TIME AND MONEY, WHILE USING 60% LESS WATER Truth be told, this makes farming so much easier. You save on […]

Science Communication and Society specialisation – Leiden University

So I did a master of Bio-Pharmaceutical Science and I chose the specialization in Science Communication and Society. A lot of people are having doubts and not trusting science, like climate change or vaccines. So our job is to bring science to the wider public. So that they know that science is for everyone, and […]

This Family Tries To Not Make Trash

– This is our trash can. – [Mother] There’s nothing in there! (upbeat music) – Hello. – I just landed in Sacramento and I’m here to visit a zero-waste family, which I’ve been following on Instagram for about a year. And I’m really excited to meet them, ’cause I want to see how a family […]

Where the River Runs Red – a mining community caught between the past and a sustainable future

You’re lucky to live in Tasmania, it’s got everything. You wait till we reach the west coast. What’s down there? That’s Queenstown. The town seemed to grow just about overnight during the 1880s when gold and copper were found at Mount Lyell. It was a magnet for miners and their families. This is great! Look […]

How community-led conservation can save wildlife | Moreangels Mbizah

I’m a lion conservationist. Sounds cool, doesn’t it? Some people may have no idea what that means. But I’m sure you’ve all heard about Cecil the lion. [Cecil the Lion (2002-2015)] (Lion roaring) He roars no more. On the second of July, 2015, his life was cut short when he was killed by a trophy […]

Sustainable Community – Renewable

– This is Peter, and this is Peter’s building. Unless you are watching this outside, the kind of building that you are probably in right now along with all the other buildings that you live and work in make up nearly 40% of our total carbon emissions. But the buildings that Peter builds are different, […]

Building sustainable communities and their worldwide network | Hiroyuki Sato | TEDxKyoto

Translator: Kayoko Shiomi Reviewer: Denise RQ Four and a half years ago, 20,000 precious lives were lost. At that time, what was essential for survival? The morning after the disaster, people who escaped the tsunami got together in a community center. For what? People brought rice stockpiled in each house, drew water from a mountainside […]

Simulating Natural Selection

This video is about natural selection. If you’ve watched the previous videos in this series, you’ve seen these blob creatures live, die, and replicate; but it’s been a little bit artificial. We just gave each type of creature a replication chance and a death chance and we saw what happened. With natural selection though, we […]