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Bioneers Published on Dec 19, 2014 UVM Ecology, Ecological Design, In this lyrical exploration, John Todd shares the essential principles of ecological design and reveals how mimicking nature’s forms and processes can lead to breakthrough design. He reveals the design secrets behind his award-winning eco-industrial park in Burlington, Vermont, and his strategies to clean up..
Bill McKibben – Founder and Senior Advisor at 350.org and Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. He is a 2014 recipient of the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel’ and is a founding fellow of the Sanders Institute. He has written a dozen books about the environment, including his..
Reducing the Impact of Wasted Food by Feeding the Soil and Composting The 5 Steps of the EPA Program Sustainable Management of Food Home Basics Food Recovery Hierarchy Prevention through Source Reduction Feed Hungry People Feed Animals Industrial Uses Composting Food Recovery Challenge
The oil industry giant Chevron began operating in Ecuador’s Amazon rain forest in 1964. Over the course of thirty years, this majestic environmental wonder became the victim of unregulated corporate abuse and greed. By the time the corporation vacated the area in 1992, their toxic footprint had brought about 1700 times more damage to the..
“The Trustees of Reservations preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts.” Who We Are We are more than 100,000 people like you who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting them, for everyone, forever. Together..
Former vice president Al Gore shares his concerns on the pressing issue of global warming in this documentary. A long-time environmental activist, Gore first became aware of evidence on global warming in the 1970s, and since leaving public office he has become a passionate advocate for large- and small-scale changes in our laws and lifestyles..
Once perceived as a laggard in hybrid technology, Ford now claims nearly 500 hybrid patents that allow the Fusion Hybrid to achieve 41 MPG on the highway. According to Hybridcars.com, Ford has pointed to its talented inventors, making “special mention of Ming Kuang who has helped Ford since 2000 to expand its portfolio of hybrid..
Become a VIP – Vermont Invasive Patroller! Early detection is vital to protecting Vermont’s water bodies from harmful invasive plants and animals. With more than 800 lakes and ponds throughout the state, volunteers play a key role in our surveying efforts. Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIPs) monitor water bodies for new introductions of invasive species and..
Eurasian Watermilfoil in Vermont – Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum L.) is a non-native aquatic plant that currently infests a number of Vermont lakes (pdf, 117 KB), including the state’s largest, Lakes Champlain, Memphremagog and Bomoseen (view map) & Dunmore. This plant is known for its rapid growth and ability to spread, which can lead to..
Project Description: The usage of drones to automate industrial scale reforestation.
22:13 Crows, smarter than you think | John Marzluff | TEDxRainier Bird intelligence, problem solving As research continues, the term “bird brain” no longer carries a negative connotation. Avian researcher John Marzluff showcases a few amazing, problem solving (and sometimes vindictive) feats accomplished by crows in order to break down common misconceptions about avian intelligence…
28:10 Bill McKibben: 2018 “What Now? The Climate Fight at a Desperate Moment” Environment, global warming, ecology. In January 2018 Concord’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series hosted Bill McKibben, the Climate movement’s foremost leader. He spoke here in Concord – from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s pulpit, no less. This video shows the key moments of that presentation…
28:10 Bill McKibben: 2018 “What Now? The Climate Fight at a Desperate Moment” Global warming, ecology In January 2018 Concord’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series hosted Bill McKibben, the Climate movement’s foremost leader. He spoke here in Concord – from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s pulpit, no less. This video shows the key moments of that presentation. In..
15:23 How do you design a city that works with nature? | Eric Sanderson | TEDxNYIT Mannahatta 2409 is an online platform that enables the public to develop and share their own ecological designs for Manhattan in the future using five metrics of sustainability: population density; carbon, fossil fuel use, and climate change mitigation; water..
41:37 David Attenborough – SURVIVAL ISLAND. Ecology Climate Documentary Around The World South Georgia is an island southeast of South America. For a short period each year, the temperatures rise into bearable regions, and the island fills with birds and seals who use the short time for feeding and breeding. Written by Julian Reischl
Preview of an article published on pages 20 – 22 of American Heritage September 2001. The brief Preview excerpt reads: EARLY NAVAL HISTORY AND TODAY’S URBAN ENERGY ON CHAMPLAIN’S SHORES IN FEBRUARY 1998, VERMONT’S senator Patrick Leahy attached few words to a bill pending in Congress: “The term `Great Lakes’ includes Lake Champlain.” With President..
12:58 The intertidal mudflats of the Yellow Sea contain the most important stopover sites for migratory shorebirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway – a flyway that has transported birds from breeding grounds in the Russian and Alaskan Arctic to wintering areas in Southern Asia, Australia and New Zealand for hundreds of thousands of years. The..
1:07:32 BBC News Official YouTube Channel Documentary Episode 1 North America Earth Flight Full Screen Published on Apr 17, 2016 Interested in global news with an impartial perspective? Birds, Ecology, Migration, Winged Migration, Pattern, Bonding, Preservation,
10:00 Know VT Neighbors Blue Spruce Dairy Farm in Bridport, Addison County, Vermont Vermont PBS Farming, Farm Technology, Ecology, Stuck in Vermont, Vermont Land Trust
9:52 Excerpts from Schwartzberg documentary narrated by Meryl Streep. Ecology, John Shegerian Radio GreenIsGood interview Louie Schwartzberg MovingArt Moving Art by Louie Schwartzberg Delves into the realm of flowers and their pollinators.