An incredible voice for the environment, women and peace, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai speaks of the connection between peace and the environment. Produced by: Pierre Terre, 10/17/2006 Language: English Run Time: 2 min. 12 sec. Story Level
The many efforts of groups around the world are converging for justice, peace, the end of poverty, the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, and the restoration of a healthy planet.
In the face of many obstacles, we meet a courageous group of women who have organized to change their world. Throughout India, women are forming ‘self-help groups’ (SHGs) to combat the many issues facing them. With the great help of
Dr. Craig Eisendrath, formerly Chairman of the Project for Nuclear Awareness (PNA), speaks about the grave risks of nuclear weapons if they are placed in earth orbit by the US as proposed.
My friend and alter ego Pierre presents the great ‘Sustainable Lawrence’ community design event in 2006. The late and very amazing, inspirational Ralph Copleman was one of the leaders of the event. The community used a ‘Future Search’ format that engaged
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
Rotarians help people. In this short introduction for kids, Carol Metzker of the Rotary Club of West Chester Downtown in Pennsylvania, in the United States, shares the work of the global Rotary International organization. I have long admired the work
What if the President of the United States said everything you always wanted?
For decades, Rotary Clubs around the world have focused on one goal – the Eradication of Polio. In India, this required one of the largest civilian mobilizations in human history. Together with many groups, here is how they did
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
Prerna Girls School is a part of the Study Hall School in Lucknow, India. It serves the largely impoverished girl children of the surrounding slums, by providing educations to 540 girls from kindergarten through 12th grade (as of June 2010).
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, 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
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
Community leader Damon K. Roberts, Esq. helps bring together hundreds of people across more than 300 blocks in South Philadelphia, all to take charge of their neighborhoods, to take a stand for quality of life, and make the neighborhood SAFE