Doha Debates: Water Scarcity
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Doha Debates: Water Scarcity

(dark music) – [Announcer] Dear World, we need to talk. Welcome to Doha Debates, where we are searching for solutions to global challenges. (dramatic music) (people shouting) – We are facing one of the greatest global risks of our time, the shortage of water. – Water scarcity impacts more than 40% of the world’s population. […]

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Fisheries Monitoring: Regional Rivers and Streams

The fisheries monitoring programs that we have at the Toronto Region Conservation Authority, are some of the longest standing programs around. There’s the regional watershed monitoring program, that has been operating within our streams and rivers for the last 20 years, where we sample approximately 150 sites. We’re basically fishing for information. The aquatic community […]

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“Trade Is Made of Win,” Part 3: Conservation

We know that trade creates wealth. Trade allows us to produce more stuff with a given quantity of resources. Also, trade conserves wealth. If we want to produce a given quantity of output, we can produce it using fewer inputs, using fewer resources, if we have an opportunity to trade. Consider Fritz and Lou. Fritz […]

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Our Planet’s Future Workshop
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Our Planet’s Future Workshop

We stand at a crossroads for our planet and our species. Some say that we have just ten years to make changes needed to ensure our planet can continue to support human life. The decisions we make today will define the wold of tomorrow. At this summit we have everyone needed to make the changes […]

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Road Kill Speed Talk (SCB 2011)
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Road Kill Speed Talk (SCB 2011)

>>Alright we have about a minute before we start. Just really quick, if you’re not familiar with the format of these sessions, I’m not necessarily familiar with these sessions. [laughter]. Each speaker is gonna have four minutes to present. I’m gonna flash a yellow card to those speakers at three minutes in. And then with […]

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Help Send the U’wa to the World Conservation Congress
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Help Send the U’wa to the World Conservation Congress

I’m Aura Tegría, legal advisor for the U’wa Association of Traditional Authorities Our indigenous nation has led important fights to defend our Mother Earth and natural resources In 1999, we fought the great battle against Occidental Petroleum In 2014, we went against the Magallanes gas exploration well being built within our ancestral territory In 2016, […]

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