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This short film explores the idea of what a steady-state economy is comprised of and how it could positively impact human behavior and our survival on the planet. The consequences of the present free market economic model are discussed in terms of how it...
Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for...
The first feature length documentary having been conceived by the Valhalla Movement, Valhalla follows the story of Earthship Biotecture down to "The End of the World" in a town called Ushuaia, Argentina as they and a group of academy students build a two...
Intro: 0:00 Part 1: Why Change?: 4:12 Part 2: Post Scarcity: 30:59 Part 3: Economic Organization and Calculation: 1:11:01 Q&A: 1:45:10 Berlin, Germany. November 12th, 2013   
Join Geoff Lawton on a Permaculture adventure as he demonstrates how to grow a food forest from start to finish. Over 90 minutes of quality information to get you on the right track in creating your own garden of Eden. We start with a 20 minute...
 "All the world's problems can be fixed in a garden" - Geoff Lawton
This is the story of a community that rose up to shut down a logging operation and their efforts to purchase the land in order to restore what was destroyed and save what is remaining. It is a love story, Oregon style. www.speakforthetreesoregon.org
When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable "trophic cascade" occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains...
Showing the deep connection between our present ecological crisis and our lack of awareness of the sacred nature of creation, this series of essays from spiritual and environmental leaders around the world shows how humanity can transform its relationship...
An interactive film about permaculture in the tropics, with education and inspiration as the main threads running through this hour-and-a-half-documentary. We remind you subtitles are available! Visit http://www.seedsofpermaculture.org for more...
Enough Is Enough lays out a visionary but realistic alternative to the perpetual pursuit of economic growth-an economy where the goal is enough, not more. “Based on the best-selling book by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill, the film explores specific strategies...
David Korten’s inspiring and extensively-illustrated presentation of his new book The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. David says we are at a defining moment in all of human history.   “Will future generations know our time …[as] the Great...
Not Business As Usual is a provocative look at capitalism and its unintended price of success. The film tracks the changing landscape of business with the rising tide of conscious capitalism through the stories of local entrepreneurs who have found...
Imagine a world where you know, regardless of the nature of your work, that your efforts provide you with a livelihood that contributes to the well-being of others - your family, your friends, and society as a whole - in a way that respects the ecological...
Nigeria will be celebrating its 100th birthday in 2014 and as part of the celebration a new city will be built based on biomimicry. Following the systems of nature, the 'Smart City' will be built in Abuja, being self sufficient and interdependent. The...
Most people were first exposed to Michael C. Ruppert through the 2009 documentary, Collapse, directed by Chris Smith. Collapse was one of the scariest documentaries about our world and the fragile state of our planet. It was also one of VICE's favorite...
A movement about building the world we know is possible in our hearts today.
This film is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. There are stories of communities printing their own money, growing food, localising their economies...
Set against the backdrop of the most celebrated democracy in the world -India- we learn how governments are pushing the democratic dream, while stealing and selling peoples land to foreign corporations on consumerists' behalf. In the documentary film...
The film, narrated by Peter and produced and directed by Tom and Barbara Burstyn, features Peter Proctor of New Zealand, the father of bio-dynamic agriculture. The documentary highlights his journey throughout India helping farmers revive their poisoned...
Will you join the movement to unbreak our birth care system in the U.S.? Watch the full videos at http://unbreakingbirth.org/videos Take action at http://unbreakingbirth.org/index.php/action-center Support our efforts at https://rally.org/
This is a general overview of how to built a 14x14 solar cabin for under $2000. For complete step-by-step directions, videos, and more project plans including how to install solar power, drill your own well, build a composting toilet and more please visit...
Follow Grand Designs as they document the building of a self contained, sustainable earthship home using mostly recycled materials for construction. Earthships = the houses of the future! http://www.groundhouse.com/ Enjoy :) Daren Howarth and partner...
Valhalla is a sustainable community hell-bent on inspiring people to be the change they wish to see. Together we can create the beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible. The website is developing a whole array of free resources to inspire and...
'Connected' is a film made by Paul and Kate Maple, a UK based couple who have made it their lives for the last 4 years. Worried about the future and the seemingly insurmountable mountain of problems in the world, Paul and Kate decided to ditch their busy...
The Race to Save the World is seeking funding on Kickstarter. Help them capture the dedication and sacrifice made by four scientists in their struggle to update society to 21st century energy sources. Donate here.
As the world’s agriculture and food systems face a crisis of disappearing seed diversity, a new short film tells the story of how African farming communities and organisations are reviving traditional seed diversity across the continent, and resisting...
Collective Eye Films is raising funds for SEED: The Untold Story - The Final Push on Kickstarter! Inspiring documentary unearths the dramatic story of seeds. From creators of QUEEN OF THE SUN & REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN. Go to Kick Starter to Read More...
It all started, in part, with Thomas Chevallier growing his own organic veggies and realizing the benefits of following a system that reflects the natural world, not only in the healthy food that was being produced, but the lesson of everything's inter...
What if I told you to wake up and see the human devastation of a world built on endless materialistic consumption, while living the illusion of infinite resources? Reclaim your mind and join the fight to restore ballance and sanity on this planet. It's...
The Killing Fields is a documentary highlighting the importance that economics and taxation plays in wildlife conservation. The Film explores the relationship between Wildlife, Land, taxation and Law. The film Documents how the introduction of Land Value...
This video consists of three mini-documentaries about permaculture: 1. (0:12) FOREST GARDENING with Robert Hart Find out loads about what forest gardening is, and how to make your own! 2. (15:55) PLANTS FOR A FUTURE with Ken Fern Second is an...
What defines true sustainability? How can we begin to create sustainability in a world that has such vastly differing views on the subject? If we perceive our external world as "unsustainable" what does this suggest about our own internal...
The triple bottom line for business is people, planet, profit. What is it for housing? A group of people in Leeds, England have built a cohousing project that sets a triple-benefit bar for housing projects by prioritizing three core tenets: the...
The LEGO® BUILD THE CHANGE workshop took place at the EcoCity2013 World Summit, 24 - 29 September 2013. Connect4Climate collected online submissions from around the world to be displayed at the event...
Designing Healthy Communities is a 4 part series and companion book that takes a comprehensive look at the impact America’s built environment has on public health, and at the people and communities working to turn things around through innovative...
On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented...
The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In the current 'Game of More', we're told to cheer a growing economy -- more roads, more malls...
The trailer for the upcoming documentary, Growing Cities, a film about two young men's journey across America to learn about urban agriculture and how it is revitalizing cities one animal, vegetable, and chicken at a time.   Take Action Community...
48% of all CO2 generated and energy consumed in the U.S. is from the construction and operation of buildings. Most climate scientists agree that CO2 emissions must be reduced 80% by 2050 to help stabilize the earth’s climate. Passive House is a new...
When our economy is based on, y'know, stuff ... and stuff is made out of, y'know, stuff we get from the Earth ... how exactly do we think this is going to end? My favorite moments are at 1:40, 6:20, and 8:00, when this cheerful guy explains why we're...
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children.
Throwing conventional environmental wisdom on its head, Ben Falk doesn't want to reduce his impact on the land. He wants to increase it as much as possible. We couldn't agree more. Ben Falk is a permaculture designer based in Moretown, Vermont. In this...
There are some things in our society.. and some things in our world.. which I am proud to be maladjusted" -Martin Luther King Jr. Mankind's increasing capability is at great contrast with the global state of disparity. We've reached unprecedented levels...
All over the world species are becoming extinct at an astonishing rate, from 1000 to 10,000 times faster than normal. The loss of biodiversity has become so severe that scientists are calling it a mass extinction event. Call of Life: Facing the Mass...
THE SPARK is a documentary about a genius technologist and a rebel educator, two pioneers from opposite spectrums with one goal in common: Build a sustainable community. Can two men driven by determination overcome global challenges to change the...
Bhutan, a small country enshrined in the Himalaya's leads the way in the pursuit of holistic, inclusive and truly environmentally sustainable development. This commitment emanates from the visionary statement in the early 1970s, of His Majesty, the...
Like most people, Bill (environmentalist and co-founder of 350.org), is not an activist by nature. There’s really not that many people whose greatest desire it to go out and fight the system. His theory of change was that he’ll write his book, people will...
Are you concerned that your food is lacking in essential vitamins and nutrients? Check out this super simple sprouter. Grow sprouts on your counter for pennies a day. Sprouts contain vitamins A-Z, they are hydrating, alkalizing, biogenic, regenerative...
What if we saw climate change as an opportunity to transform and improve our lifestyle? Whether it is pushing for cleaner energy or limiting practices that lead to the destruction of our precious forests, through individual action and collective effort...
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