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
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
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?
Dr. Vandana Shiva, a physicist and powerful leader in the worldwide, growing movement towards organic food, describes her vision for the diverse, healthy ecosystems that once sustained, can provide ample food for humanity. Part of her experience is the nearly
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).
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
AfroPop Star Singer Jean Paul Samputu speaks of the forgiveness that is healing Rwanda, as neighbors re-discover that they can live together. Mizero Children was founded by Jean Paul to help heal the orphans of Rwanda from the genocide, HIV/AIDS