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Ideas that Bring People Together

By on June 9, 2015

Ideas That Bring People Together A message of greeting and hope from renowned traveler and humanitarian Paul Osimo – also a Rotary International member and Past District Governor (PDG) heavily involved in humanitarian relief efforts to Madagascar, India, central Asia


State of the Union (this film got 230,000 hits in 3 weeks…)

By on January 26, 2013

What if the President of the United States said everything you always wanted?


Earthship Home Construction – Narrated Slide Show 2009

By on January 2, 2013

Narrated visit to the Earthship location northwest of Taos, New Mexico in the US, showing construction techniques. This is a simple narrated video showing a site visit in 2009 by my father and I. Earthship is a wonderful, creative, beautiful


How to Create a Honey Bee Haven!

By on August 18, 2012

There is a wonderful new program by Pesticide Action Network that appears very helpful for bees, pollinators and habitat: Honey Bee Haven: http://www.honeybeehavens.com/content/honey-bee-toolkit? Download the guide here. http://pierreterre.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/BeeToolkit_Reduced_0.pdf  


Ocean Acidity: Unprecedented Man-Made Trends: Univ. of Hawai’i Study

By on February 4, 2012

This study reflects a huge shift in ocean chemistry exacerbated by CO2 absorption. Higher acidity and changed chemistry in the oceans affects countless forms of life – including our own. Kevin Researchers find unprecedented, man-made trends in oceans acidity – University


Global Simultaneous Die-Offs of Multiple Species

By on January 24, 2012

This great article in two parts, from Australia, details the mass die-offs around the world, of many species – including the beautiful Ladybird Beetle that is surprisingly important to the web of life: Original Articles at: Part One: http://hydroponics.com.au/free-articles/where-have-all-the-ladybirds-gone and


A World that Works for Everyone By Jay Walljasper – #Commons

By on January 15, 2012

A World that Works for Everyone By Jay Walljasper Original article in Notre Dame Magazine: http://magazine.nd.edu/news/27932-a-world-that-works-for-everyone/ PUBLISHED: WINTER 2011-12 POSTED IN: CAMPUS & COMMUNITY AND CURRENT AFFAIRS You would expect Notre Dame’92s Mendoza College of Business to focus its teaching

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Honey Bee Murder Mystery Game – with Lesson Plan!

By on June 30, 2011

This wonderful game made by Shawn Caza in Ontario, Canada is a terrific way of learning about the issues surrounding the die-off of honeybees. Most importantly, it encourages critical thinking about the issues surrounding the entire matter. Please play the


Nicotine Bees – Text and Trailer

By on July 9, 2010

Buy Nicotine Bees on DVD: http://www.amazon.com/Nicotine-Bees-Kevin-Hansen/dp/B002R8AU4Y   Transcript of the film: ___________________________  Music – Nicotine Bees by Mark Leighton JB- What we are going to do now is, we are going to light a smoker. Beekeepers use smoke to, ah,


Think Like a Coral

By on November 2, 2009

Pierre meets a coral, and asks how a colonial animal can be many lives and one life, in harmony, at the same time…. Language: English Run Time: 1 min. 30 sec. Story Level 1 = Intended for all children or


Paolo Lugari: Founder of Las Gaviotas (en Español, with simultaneous English translation)

By on September 16, 2008

Paolo Lugari, the founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, describes the incredible energy of the human spirit, and some examples of how it has transformed Las Gaviotas into a world-famous example of sustainable living – in a harsh environment. Interview


Bombed by 67 Nuclear Weapons

By on August 18, 2008

Senator Abacca Anjain Madisson of Rongelap, Marshall Islands, describes how her country was struck by 67 nuclear weapons during Pacific Islands testing by the United States. The devastating consequences of this testing have lingered for generations among her people, and led

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Think Like A Forest

By on June 22, 2007

In the forest there is no such thing as garbage! Everything works together without harming anybody.They find ways to get along because they need each other. Pierre talks about how people can learn to think like a forest. When we

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Singing Frogs of Vernal Pool

By on March 13, 2006

Hear the music of the spring peepers (frogs) in a forest wetland. These frogs are signs of a healthy ecosystem. This was filmed at a “vernal pool,” that usually lasts only for a few weeks during the spring. If there