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BRIGHT FUTURE LAB - BLAUWE ECONOMIE
Duurzaam seminar 10/10/2013 met Gunter Pauli e.a.
BUILDING RESILIENCE - PEOPLE WITH GREENER LAN
This 6-minute video produced by WOCAT shows us why strengthening the resilience to drought and disaster through sustainable land management is key for sustainable development
DOCUMENTARY 'WHAT IF WE CHANGE'
All across the world, people are making efforts to restore and protect the ecosystem they are part of. Video reporters of the initiative What if we change followed the work of local communities and organizations in India, Bolivia, Mali and Bonaire for two years. This documentary is compiled from over 1000 video stories they produced for the interactive platform whatifwechange.org. It shows both the challenges AND the solutions when it comes to offering nearly 7 billion people a healthy life on earth.
HOPE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE - FRENCH SUBTITLES
A major project is restoring fertility and hope to China's Loess Plateau, until recently one of the poorest regions of the country. Centuries of continuous agriculture have removed the trees and leaving land vulnerable to erosion from wind and rain. An area the size of Belgium, its once fertile soils have been washed away, leaving a blighted land scarred with deep ravines - and farmers scarcely able to make a living. According to soil scientist John D. Liu of the Environmental Education Media Project (EEMP), it's a story repeated all over the world. For 15 years John has been following a remarkable project to replant trees and stabilize the soils of the Loess Plateau. Once bare hillsides are now cloaked with green forest and productive fields. Hope in a Changing Climate follows John on a journey from China to Africa to find out how the lessons learnt about the Loess Plateau could help restore degraded lands around the world.
6TH INTERNATIONAL GREEN AWARD: PERU: THE 230 MILLION TREE CA
PERU: The 230 Million Tree Campaing done by AGRORURAL . MINAG in 2007 - 2011- Winner of the 6th International Green Award -Collaborative Initiative, London UK
APEGA PROJECT: ANDENES ADOPTION
PERU: ADOPTION OF ANDENES PROJECT, Designed by APEGA, Peruvian Association of Gastronomy. MISTURA 2013 FORUM , BERNARDO ROCA-REY, MARIO TAPIA and RODOLFO BELTRAN, Gastronomy and Sustainability
LAND FOR LIFE WINNER: FOUNDATION FOR ECOLOGICAL SECURITY
Overcoming the tragedy of the commons is difficult enough. But FES has mobilized communities, including peasants, to protect and restore over 200,000 ha of common property rangelands, forests and water resources, and influenced national policy on the commons.
Megan and Paul
ABODE OF THE CLOUDS
In the Garo Hills, North East India, local communities are taking the lead in adapting to climate change. By abandoning the age old tradition of slash and burn "jhum" cultivation in favor of large scale ecorestorative projects, the Garo's are actively creating a favorable environment for a wide variety of flora and fauna, including the Asian elephant and the Hoolock Gibbon. IUCN and the Wildlife Trust of India support these efforts by cooperating closely with the local communities. "Abode of the Clouds" is a film by Megan Haagh, Paul Hendrix, narrated by John D. Liu. It is the result of two years of reporting on the elephant corridor projects in the Garo Hills and is a part IUCN's What if we Change project.
DUNE STABILISATION IN THE MALI INNER DELTA
The Sobé village located in Deboye Rural District, just like the northern part of the Mali inner delta, is threatened by drought, particularly the silting up. Wetlands International and its partners are trying to meet this challenge by planting Euphorbia balsamifera which is a species adapted to the local environment. The first part of this dune stabilization work has helped to protect the Sobé village against sand.
HOW TO ADAPT CLIMATE CHANGE IN MALI INNER DELTA
Wetlands and Partners for Resilience are working to alleviate the climate change impacts on communities in the Mali inner delta. For this, two market gardens and and one well have been achieved in the Deboye and Youwarou Rural Districts