LIVING EXAMPLES OF EARTH REGENERATION
Allan Savory: How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change.
Published: 4 Mar 2013
"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it's happening to about two-thirds of the world's grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert.
Green Gold - Documentary by John D. Liu
Published: 19 Jul 2012
"It's possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems." Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.
WATER IS LIFE - The Water Retention Landscape of Tamera.
Uploaded: 14 Sep 2011
Sepp Holzer and Bernd Mueller explain the effect and the basic ideas for the construction of a water retention landscape: a local and natural solution to the global problem of disturbed water balance.
Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish
Uploaded: 10 Mar 2010
Chef Dan Barber squares off with a dilemma facing many chefs today: how to keep fish on the menu. Here, what is demonstrated is an example of extensive (not intensive) farming and the creation of an ecological network! A fish farm that doesn't feed it's fish, and a farm that measures it's success on the health of it's predators. A fish farm and a bird sanctuary. A system so healthy that it purifies the water that comes in from the Guadalquivir River.
Greening the Desert with Geoff Lawton
Uploaded: 13 Dec 2009
This half hour video documents the ongoing work of Permaculture Gurus, Geoff and Nadia Lawton, in the Dead Sea Valley. It begins with the famous original 'Greening the Desert' five minute video clip, and then continues into Part II, a 2009 update to the 2001 original.