Videos about Relocalization
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Own The Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time (2015)
Own the Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time is a short documentary meant to give an overview of what a worker co-op is, how it can transform lives...
Seeds of Time
A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are...
It Takes More Than One Person to Change The World
Want to change the world? Show people that it is already happening. (An inspirational primer on how to get started.) The video is a clip from Unveiled & Lifted (2013)...
The Movement for Localization Is Growing Rapidly, Worldwide
These international voices from the 2014 Economics of Happiness conference in Bangalore, India, succinctly tell us why globalization is so damaging, why localization is the...
The Nature of Cities (2010)
"The Nature Of Cities" follows the journey of Professor Timothy Beatley as he explores urban projects around the world, representing the new green movement that hopes to move...
The Power of Just Doing Stuff
Your community needs you – now, more than ever. This books tells you why and what you can do to help, giving examples of creative, exciting and fulfilling projects and...
Within Reach (2013)
Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles...
The Silence of the Pandas - What the WWF Isn’t Saying (2011)
  ** UPDATE 24 JULY 2015 SEE BELOW ** The WWF is the largest environmental protection organisation in the world. Trust in its green projects is almost limitless. Founded in...
Into the Fire: The Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece (2013)
Into the Fire is being crowd-released: All over the internet people are embedding Into the Fire on their website or blog. With everyone who participates the audience and...
How Worker-Owned Companies Work
At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, the economic crisis and growing inequality in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution...
Urban Roots
Urban Roots is the next documentary from Tree Media. Produced by Leila Conners (The 11th Hour) and Mathew Schmid and directed by Mark MacInnis, the film follows the urban...
Fall and Winter (2013)
This stunning film takes you on a hypnotic journey, reaching to the past to understand the origins of the catastrophic environmental transitions we now face. Over two years...
Peter Warshall: Dreaming New Mexico
Peter Warshall is Co-Director of the Bioneers' Dreaming New Mexico Project, and a world-renowned water steward, biodiversity and wildlife specialist, research scientist...
Introduction To Permaculture Design by Geoff Lawton (2009)
Based on the 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course as devised by Bill Mollison, join Geoff Lawton as he takes you into the world of Permaculture Design and introduces...
Occupied Cascadia (2012)
Occupied Cascadia is a documentary film both journalistic and expressionistic. Exploring the emerging understanding of bioregionalism within the lands and waters of the...
Edible City: Grow the Revolution (2012)
Edible City tells the stories of the pioneers who are digging their hands into the dirt, working to transform their communities and do something truly revolutionary: grow...
Real Estate 4 Ransom: Why Does Land Cost the Earth? (2012)
REAL ESTATE 4 RAN$OM outlines a genuine alternative to the global property speculation that forced so many into debt. Doubling the pressure, the tax game has become just that...
In Transition 2.0 (2012)
In Transition 2.0 is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You’ll hear...
GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth
How do we become a sustainable civilization? GrowthBusters explores our society's worship of growth everlasting: Economic Growth, Population Growth, Increasing Consumption, and...
Institutional Corruption and How we Can Fix It
Lawrence Lessig explains how institutional corruption has affected every aspect of our government.  Quotes from the video: "The big change came in the late 1970s and 1980s when...
Grow Heathrow: "Everythings Changing"
On March 1st 2010 Transition Heathrow members swooped on an abandoned market garden site in Sipson; one of the villages to be completely tarmacked to make way for a third...
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006)
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This...
Coming Home: The Reinvention of Localized Economies (2009)
In 1973, British economist E.F. Schumacher wrote “Small is Beautiful – Economics as if People Mattered”, – a book that offered a vision of an economy driven by a desire for...
ANIMA MUNDI: Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the Soul of the World
Will you survive the transition of human industrial civilization happening now due to peak oil and climate change? Can you see the forest for the trees, the earth for the...
Eugene City of Peace Introduction
Describes the goals, process, and philosophy of an experiment in community-building. A movement of people interested in defining, nurturing, and celebrating Eugene as City of...
106 Acre Profitable Permaculture Farm - Interview with Owner Mark Shepard
In this interview we discuss Mark Shepard’s 106 acre profitable permaculture farm – New Forest Farm. Specifically: -Mark’s decision to use permaculture in his...
Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution (2008)
As corporate media fails to provide accurate news of the world's dire environmental predicament, the Earth sends a clear message in the form of record-breaking natural...
Intro to Permaculture
This is an 18 part 90 minute intro to permaculture webinar with Bill Wilson of Midwest Permaculture in Illinois. Bill has been teaching permaculture for 6 years. He holds 2...
Urban Farming Guys: Farmin' In the Hood!
This is a story of about 20 families who have purposefully uprooted from out of their comfortable suburban homes and moved into one of the worst neighborhoods in Kansas City. ...
The Economics of Happiness (2011)
Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking. It has also worsened nearly every problem we face: fundamentalism and...
Rob Hopkins: Transition to a World Without Oil
Rob Hopkins reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem -- the Transition response, where we prepare...
Local Living Economies - Protecting What We Love
Judy Wicks’ love of place has made widening ripples on a global scale. She’s the founder of BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies), a national network of...
Calm Before the Storm
Richard Heinberg, author of “Peak Everything”, reviews the accelerating events since mid-2007, including the credit crunch and fossil fuel price volatility, noting that we’ve...
An Engineer Examines a Town’s Energy Future
How much energy does a town consume? Brian Corzilius sleuthed that out for Willits, California, and got a big surprise: in this community of 13,000 people, nearly 25% of...
Making Way for Bikes
City Councilor Scott Walker of Port Townsend, Washington is working to build a walkable, bikeable community where the car is not essential. As a result, the town has designated...
Local Currencies - Replacing Scarcity with Trust
Francis Ayley established over a dozen local currencies in the UK before moving to the U.S. He contrasts our standard, scarcity- and debt-based money system with local...
Boulder County Going Local!
Michael Brownlee didn't stop after creating the Boulder Valley Relocalization group. He's catalyzing Boulder County's Going Local! campaign, encouraging residents to buy local...
Social Effects of Peak Oil
How will rising oil prices affect low- and middle-class lives? Sociologist and professor Rowan Wolf sees at-risk populations growing while government services and class divides...