Videos about Solutions
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Pushing Through the Pavement: a Permaculture Action Story || OFFICIAL TOUR FILM
Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Story It’s true; musicians can be a catalyst for social change!  Watch the inspiring story about the first Permaculture...
Regenerative Response to Crisis: Blueprint Meeting at Tamera August 2015
The Blueprint project is an integrated response system especially applicable in emergency situations. The model includes permaculture practices, solar and biogas energy usage...
Rites of Passage
If we do not initiate the young they will burn down the village to feel the heat. - African Proverb The villages are burning.  Worldwide. An estimated $500 billion is spent...
Healing Forest
Can a forest heal people? Explore the magic of nature. Come home. Be Healed. HEALING FOREST is a journey to discover the healing powers of nature. Humans have evolved in...
The Organic Revolution
Sex, drugs and rock&roll, now thàt used to be cool. Someone who wants to be cool today, grows his own organic vegetables. Hip and trendy, or is there more to it?
Nomadic Community Gardens
Nomadic Community Gardens breathe life into disused parts of cities, which become places where nature and community thrive. This short film shows one such project near Brick...
Sustainable Human Launches New Gift-Based Economic System
We recognize at the very root of many of our systemic issues is an economic system that measures progress and success in only one metric - growth or profit. Economic growth...
Gross National Happiness Is a Profound Alternative to How Our Failing Economy Measures Progress
Bhutan is a living example that it is possible to develop in a different way, and is creating a caring economy based on the values of altruism, compassion and...
A New Story for Humanity
The film was inspired by the New Story Summit at the Findhorn Foundation: a sold-out multicultural, multigenerational enquiry into a new story for humanity, attended by change...
Ghana's Eco-Friendly Bamboo Bikes
Meet the Ghanaian entrepreneur who's building bikes out of bamboo.
Guerilla Gardening in South Central LA
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some...
Palm Oil Alternative Offers Hope for Rainforest Deforestation
Harvesting palm oil is destructive to the environment, resulting in the destruction of thousands of miles of rainforest and destroying crucial orangutan habitat. But some...
Paws of War
This short film highlights the non-profit organization "Paws of War" which rescues dogs and pairs them with U.S. Veterans.
POWER (2014)
POWER is Jeanny Gering's first independent short documentary, about women and girls in India who are learning to fight back. Debi Steven, martial arts champion and self defense...
The Great Everything & The Nothing (2016)
'LIFE-CHANGING!! THIS IS THE VERY DEFINITION OF A FILM YOU MUST-SEE BEFORE YOU DIE'. We all know that there's something odd about life. But we never really discuss it. 'The...
A New Years Resolution For Everyone Fighting For A Better World In 2016
For 2016, we need a resolution capable of confronting the crisis we face, and making a future worth fighting for. "A Resolution" looks back on the crisis and confusion of...
Money for Free (2015)
Around the globe, experiments are conducted with alternatives for the existing social security system that has become stuck. People no longer believe in centrally organised...
How Cities Make Us Sick
Over the last century, cities have been designed to accommodate the automobile. So, how do we redesign them to benefit people?
The Man Who Stopped the Desert (2010)
As early as the 1970's the word ' Sahel ', a word that describes that bleak land between the Sahara desert and the wet forest of tropical Africa , had become synonymous with...
Could These Bugs Solve Our Trash Problem?
Can worms solve our planet's plastic problem?
$420 Tiny House Made From Recycled Materials
The build of a $420 tiny house almost entirely made from recycled materials. The house is 6.25 square meters and includes a loft with a bed.
How Can We Stop This Planet-Killing Machine?
In Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love, Dr. Dieter Duhm presents a vision for a new global culture – a world without war, a society without violence, love...
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
"The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace." "Where are you? Where are you, little girl with broken wings but full...
Baranaja - Twelve Seeds of Sustainability
300 million farmers is a whole lot of famers. India is their home, making it the country with the largest number of small-scale food growers in the world. Most of these farmers...
Watch a Really Cool Tiny House Get Built from Start to Finish for $2500
Watch a tiny house get built with a lead lighting geodesic dome window! The 10 square metre tiny house cost around $2500 to build and was mostly made from recycled...
What The World Needs Now Is A Vision Of A Global Peace Culture Based On Trust
"Trust is the basis on which life heals. There is no deeper vision than the vision of a world in which trust reigns between all beings." The video is inspired by the english...
I LIKE MYSELF
Woman learns to like herself even when others don't always act like they like her.  lyrics: I LIKE MYSELF  so you don't have to  I LIKE MYSELF  i'm down with me  I LIKE...
These City Buses Are Now Showers for the Homeless in San Francisco
Mobile Showers for the Homeless in San Francisco. Lava Mae is a nonprofit with an interesting idea. They convert old donated city buses into mobile shower units for homeless...
ESPEJO - a Short Film About Empathy
"Empathy is not to bring comfort, nor to advise. It is not to judge or try to distract someone from their pain... It means being fully present with the other, to serve as a...
Here and Now (2015)
Here and Now weaves together social justice, land conservation, human history, and scientific knowledge into a cohesive and moving story about what’s possible by working...
Sweden Is Now Recycling 99 Percent Of Its Trash. Here's How They Do It
Everyone produces waste, and the Swedes are no different. It’s what they do with it that is unusual. Sweden recycles and sorts its waste so efficiently that less than 1 percent...
Stunning Trailer for POC21 Shows "The World We Need" Is Possible Now
POC21 is an innovation camp for open-source sustainability taking place at Chateau de Millemont (Paris) in 2015. 100+ makers, designers, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #25 - TANA
NEW ZEALAND - Wellington - Tana is a self taught Māori wood carver. As a little boy he admired his ancestors pictures hanging in the living room. He would stare at their...
Fungus: The Plastic of the Future
Motherboard dives head first into the R+D world surrounding the development of fungi as a viable replacement for plastic, and the people who hope it can lead to a better and...
Forget Shorter Showers: Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change (2015)
Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping...
Living With The Land
A rich and imersive nine part series looking at all aspects of living with the land. Produced by Permaculture magazine and Permaculture People the films explore successful...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #2 - BRUCE
NEW ZEALAND - Franz Josef - Bruce is a dairy farmer in Franz Josef, New Zealand. In the busiest parts of the year, he can work over 100 hours per week. To unwind after a long...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #18 - GEORGE
NEW ZEALAND - Mangaweka - George is 10 and lives in a small town in New Zealand. In his spare time, he designs "Cool Stuff for Boys" made from recycled materials, which he...
How a Land High in the Western Himalayas Can Help Us Understand The Crisis of The Modern World
This is a clip from The Economics of Happiness (2011). Watch it here. It's a brilliant film that was easy to put at the top of our list of the top 100 documentaries we can use...
Unity: Not The Same, But Equal (2015)
Seven years in the making, the new documentary, UNITY, takes an in-depth look at what it truly means to be human. Writer/Director Shaun Monson (EARTHLINGS), collaborates with...
The Venus Project by Jacque Fresco
For more information visit the official web site: thevenusproject.com Facebook: facebook.com/TheVenusProjectGlobal Music: Salomon Ligthelm - Close Horizonz Hanz Zimmer ...
ʻĀINA: That Which Feeds Us (2015)
ʻĀINA (pronounced "eye-nah") means "That Which Feeds Us" in the Hawaiian language. The film highlights a way to address some of the most pressing environmental and health...
Where is California's Water Really Going? (And Where is it not?)
Comedian Eddie Pepitone gives some revealing statistics about how California's water is distributed during the most recent water shortage. (2015)
Horizon-1: A New Horizon For Humanity
For two weeks in March 2015, a film crew was given exclusive access to the Horizon-1 high-tech experimental community, which has been in development since 2006 via an...
The Anarchist Ideal Summed Up Beautifully in 7 Minutes
This 7-minute clip from Engines of Domination discusses the abolition of armed central authority and what kind of world that would make possible -- a world of peaceful...
'Hobbit House' Family Succeed in Quest to save Home from Bulldozers
A young family has won its epic battle to live in a real-life “hobbit house” after defeating an attempt by planners to bulldoze it. Charlie Hague and Megan Williams, both 27...
Got First World Problems? This Might Help
A pop-up shop selling placebo pills for “first-world problems” just opened its doors in Amsterdam on June 7th. A Netherlands-based fund created the campaign to raise money for...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #10 - MATHIAS
NEW ZEALAND - Queenstown - Mathias is a busker in Queenstown. In 2009, after 7 years of studying business & management, he taught himself to play piano and began to pursue his...
First He Left His Wall Street Job. Now He's Fed Over 14,000 Homeless For Free
In 2013, Mason Wartman left a successful career on Wall Street to open Rosa’s Fresh Pizza. Inspired by the kindness of one customer, Wartman instituted a system that allows...
Kid Warrior: The Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Story
The planet doesn't need saving. We do. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is not your average 14 year old. Dubbed the ‘Anti-Bieber', he is mobilizing his army of teens in 25 countries to...