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Planet Earth: Our Loving Home

Permaculture in a Guatemalan Farm

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Permaculture in a Guatemalan Farm

Today, we visit Atitlan Organics, an organic farm on the outskirts of Tzununa, Guatemalan, where Shad Qudsi and his partner, Colleen Donovan, have established a completely “off the grid,” zero waste, permaculture farming operation. Cultivating more than 200 different types of plants, they grow their own food, operate a profitable organic market garden, run a “farm to table” restaurant, and offer courses in permaculture.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-02-05   1707 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-02-05

Consequences of Global Warming, Part 1 of 2

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Consequences of Global Warming, Part 1 of 2

Our home, the beautiful planet earth, functions like a giant living organism made of many interrelated components. These components are constantly interacting to bring a harmonious balance to earth’s ecosystem, atmosphere, and weather-they function in unison to support all life on the planet. Sadly, planet earth is undergoing drastic changes and rapidly heating up. Greenhouse gas emissions are altering the climate drastically, threatening all life on earth. These emissions, namely carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, trap heat in the atmosphere and cause our planet to get warmer.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-11-12   1912 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-11-12

Enhancing Agriculture, Soil and Forest Management Across the Globe, Part 3 of 3

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Enhancing Agriculture, Soil and Forest Management Across the Globe, Part 3 of 3

Argentina, the country is now the second largest organic producer in the world. Organic farming is beneficial in mitigating clime change. Guyana, a nation renowned for its pristine forests. Forests play a crucial role in mitigating clime change. Guyana has worked diligently to prevent deforestation. Colombia, indeed, become a model for the world in terms of balancing conservation and development. Congratulations to the noble countries in South America who seek new ways to protect their precious forests and practice sustainable agriculture.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-07-09   1824 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-07-09

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: A Globally Urgent Call

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: A Globally Urgent Call

The international Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its special report on limiting global warming on Monday October 8, 2018. UN Chief, His Excellency Antònio Guterres said that this message should be heard around the world as an “ear-splitting wake-up call,” and that the long-awaited findings show that, “climate change is running faster than we are - and we are running out of time,” At a speech on September 10, 2018 at UN headquarter, His Excellency Antònio Guterres delivered a speech on Climate Change.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-11-07   2479 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-11-07

The Adventurous Mr. Rob Greenfield - Living Earth-Friendly, Part 1 of 3

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The Adventurous Mr. Rob Greenfield - Living Earth-Friendly, Part 1 of 3

My name is Rob Greenfield, and I’m an adventurer and an activist. Normally I live a near zero-waste life. But lately people have been calling me “The Trash Man”. I have been living just like the average American for the last month in New York City, wearing every single piece of trash that I create everywhere I go. In 2011, I was living a fairly normal American lifestyle. But then I started to watch a lot of documentaries, read a lot of books, realized that everything that I was doing was causing destruction to the world. At that point I decided to change my life.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-08-20   1771 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-08-20

Sustainable Cocoa: A Global Effort, Part 1 of 2

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Sustainable Cocoa: A Global Effort, Part 1 of 2

Through the years, cocoa cultivation has grown to the point where the crop is now being mass produced. Environmental groups and other organizations have voiced concern over the mounting ecological impact of the expansion of cocoa farming. One result of this expansion is the clearing of tropical forest areas required for cocoa farms. “Without action,” the report reads, “Ghana stands to lose all remaining forests outside its national parks in the next decade.” Fortunately, as global awareness of the deforestation caused by cocoa farming has grown, so has the increase in efforts to restore the precious tropical forests.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-10-08   1805 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-10-08

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs): A Health and Environmental Hazard, Part 1 of 2

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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs): A Health and Environmental Hazard, Part 1 of 2

With enormous influence from the biotech and the agribusiness companies, the administration at that time approved GMOs, even though they had very little evidence to determine whether they were safe or unsafe. And now there is accumulating evidence about possible health impacts of GMOs. I think some of the concerns that are being raised are essentially the way that the microbiota in the gut interacts with genetically engineered foods, and the possible allergic reactions of people who might be allergic to the thing, which is the gene that's introduced from one organism into another.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-10-29   1964 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-10-29

Animal Agriculture’s Generation of Deadly Black Carbon

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Animal Agriculture’s Generation of Deadly Black Carbon

We examine the effects of the short-lived climate forcer, Black Carbon, in ice masses and planetary warming, and the role that animal agriculture and deforestation for livestock raising play in intensifying Black Carbon’s impact. Black Carbon, also known as soot, is a powerful warming agent that originates from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, diesel exhaust, inefficient cook stoves mainly used in developing countries burning biomass such as dried dung, wood, brush, or crop residue as fuel, and the clearing forests and savannas with fire.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-04-07   1785 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-04-07

Singapore’s Earth Fest: An Eco message for a Sustainable Planet

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Singapore’s Earth Fest: An Eco message for a Sustainable Planet

Singapore’s EarthFest is an annual festival whose mission is to encourage people to chose more sustainable daily living habits, including a plant-based lifestyle, zero waste living, minimalism, and a greater connection with nature. The festival has been organized by the founder Mr. Micheal Broadhead and a group of volunteers. Mr. Broadhead believes the adoption of a plant-based lifestyle is the most powerful way for “going green” and protecting our environment, every major environmental problem we have now is very deeply connected to how people are eating and very deeply connected to animal agriculture because of its inefficiencies.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-12-10   1941 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-12-10

Sustainable Cocoa: A Global Effort, Part 2 of 2

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Sustainable Cocoa: A Global Effort, Part 2 of 2

As chocolate becomes ever more popular, the demand for cocoa will continue to rise. And in order to produce more cocoa without causing environmental damage such as deforestation and soil degradation, cocoa farmers need to adopt more sustainable agricultural method. A research team from Zurich’s Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) has found solutions to some of these problems. In the next part of the show, we’ll examine a serious issue surrounding cocoa production - child labor. The chocolate value chain is unevenly distributed. Most cocoa farmers do not receive a fair share of this money. As consumers, we can help end this practice by purchasing Fair Trade certified products.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-10-15   1831 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-10-15

The Stanford Inn by the Sea’s Victory Gardens for Peace: Model Vegan Organic Farming, Part 2 of 2

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The Stanford Inn by the Sea’s Victory Gardens for Peace: Model Vegan Organic Farming, Part 2 of 2

The Victory Gardens for Peace, a mini-farm located at the Stanford Inn by the Sea resort, California, USA, is a small-scale vegan organic farm that is a joint project between the resort and Ecology Action, an environmental non-profit organization. This mini-farm demonstrates the concept of biointensive agriculture. Matt Drewno, the Victory Gardens for Peace’s manager, and an Advanced Level Biointensive Farmer Teacher, will expand on the eight key principles of “Grow Biointensive Sustainable Mini-Farming.” The system now enjoys widespread practice and has been used in over 130 countries, and almost every climate and soil type.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-12-28   2347 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-12-28

TreePeople: Let’s plant the future together! Part 1 of 3

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TreePeople: Let’s plant the future together! Part 1 of 3

TreePeople is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and support people to plant and care for trees in their own communities, with the goal of growing a more beautiful, greener, shadier and more water-secure city. The mission of TreePeople is to inspire ordinary citizens to take personal reponsibility for beautifying their environment. The TreePeople staff work with Los Angeles area schools, providing environmental education to approximately 250,000 school children each year; developing programs through service learning for kids; and helped to start recycling programs, where the kids take it on.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-07-30   1796 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-07-30

Global Sustainability: The Future of Earth Rests in Our Hands, Part 1 of 2

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Global Sustainability: The Future of Earth Rests in Our Hands, Part 1 of 2

With our ever-growing population and our rapid technological advances, a period in which the activities, human beings are beginning to significantly impact the earth's ecosystems. Featuring world renowned global sustainable scientist, speaker and author, Dr. Johan Rockstrom explains the danger of this situation, and why we need to shift the way we think about our world. We have actually, just in five decades, transitioned from being a relatively small world on a big planet. Now the challenge, is to tip over into the similar exponential journey.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-05-21   1759 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-05-21

The Ethics and Climate Change Relationship: An Interview with Dr. Jeff Sebo, Part 2 of 2

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The Ethics and Climate Change Relationship: An Interview with Dr. Jeff Sebo, Part 2 of 2

MA program will be one of the first graduate programs in animal studies in the world. I hope that they can take away an appreciation for why animals and the environment matter. I think that a lot of people, when they think about this type of information can have a tendency to either be overly optimistic or overly pessimistic. And I think the reality is that there are opportunities to make the world a better place and mitigate some of these harms. I spend a lot of time working, but I also like doing fun creative projects improv comedy and hip hop.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-09-19   1831 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-09-19

Enhancing Agriculture, Soil and Forest Management Across the Globe, Part 2 of 3

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Enhancing Agriculture, Soil and Forest Management Across the Globe, Part 2 of 3

The Middle East, during the past few decades, soil erosion, deforestation and clime change have threatened both the natural resources and agriculture. But the good news is that many projects are underway; the SFP scheme of providing food, fresh water and clean energy to the people of Jordan. And another exciting development is the SOILS Permaculture Association Lebanon. The permaculture ethics of ‘People care, Earth care and Fair care’ serves as guiding principles to work towards a better, improved future.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-07-02   1819 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-07-02

TreePeople: Let’s plant the future together! Part 2 of 3

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TreePeople: Let’s plant the future together! Part 2 of 3

TreePeople is a US-based organization teach about the context of the whole ecosystem, the role the trees play and people play. And then they have different stations. The kids learn about healthy soils and they learn about trees, and water and they do it in a way where it’s super fun. It’s all science based, it all matches the state curriculum. However, in more recent times, TreePeople has expanded their focus. Tree People now also provides education on how to conserve water and harvest rain. It [all] started with tree plantings.The whole cycle that supports that tree and that supports us, people living here.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-08-06   1779 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-08-06

TreePeople: Let’s plant the future together! Part 3 of 3

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TreePeople: Let’s plant the future together! Part 3 of 3

“My heart is filled, time and time again, when I see people in their community, wherever it is, smiling because they've planted a tree.” “Trees bring greenery, peace and beauty to our lives!” Jim Hardie, Director of Operations of TreePeople, recalls some. TreePeople is a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, California, whose mission is to inspire and support people to plant and care for trees in their own communities, with the goal of growing a more beautiful, greener, shadier and more water-secure city.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-08-13   1762 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-08-13

The Stanford Inn by the Sea’s Victory Gardens for Peace: Model Vegan Organic Farming, Part 1 of 2

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The Stanford Inn by the Sea’s Victory Gardens for Peace: Model Vegan Organic Farming, Part 1 of 2

The Victory Gardens for Peace, a mini-farm located at the Stanford Inn by the Sea resort. Nestled on a hillside and surrounded by luscious greenery, the Inn overlooks the scenic coastline of Mendocino, California, USA. Jeff and Joan Stanford, founders of this 100% vegan, eco-organic resort have been operating it since 1980. It is truly a source of inspiration and excitement for a sustainable and compassionate lifestyle - both for the Inn’s guests and the local community.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-12-27   1864 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-12-27

The Adventurous Mr. Rob Greenfield - Living Earth-Friendly, Part 3 of 3

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The Adventurous Mr. Rob Greenfield - Living Earth-Friendly, Part 3 of 3

The first step that someone can take to living a simpler life. I think the first step is a step that feels right to you. Something that you feel like you can do right now. And for each person that could be totally different. For some people, maybe they feel like they could move to a more plant-based diet tomorrow and it would feel great and it would feel right. For some people maybe they feel like they could start their bike more. Some people feel like, they could fund a local organization. Maybe they have a lot of extra money and they could fund a local organization that can feed tens of thousands of people.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-09-03   1851 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-09-03

Enhancing Agriculture, Soil and Forest Management Across the Globe, Part 1 of 3

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Enhancing Agriculture, Soil and Forest Management Across the Globe, Part 1 of 3

For Africa, as it is the second most populous continent in the world. And, despite being the world's second largest continent, there are vast areas of land that cannot be used for agriculture. With an increase in climate change-related effects, Thus, soil management is a serious issue for Africa's food security. The good news is that, in several parts of Africa, farmers have started sustainably managing their agricultural soils to improve food production. Demonstrated in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Morocco, Malawi and Ethiopia.
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-06-25   1808 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2018-06-25
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