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What Is Sustainability?
 
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This video provides a basic definition of sustainability. You’ve probably heard the term “sustainability” in some context or another. It is likely that you’ve used some product or service that was labeled as sustainable, or perhaps you are aware of a campus or civic organization that focuses on sustainability. You may recognize that sustainability has to do with preserving or maintaining resources—we often associate sustainability with things like recycling, using renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, and preserving natural spaces like rainforests and coral reefs. However, unless you have an inherent interest in sustainability, you probably haven’t thought much about what the term actually means. Simply put, sustainability is the capacity to endure or continue. If a product or activity is sustainable, it can be reused, recycled, or repeated in some way because it has not exhausted all of the resources or energy required to create it. Sustainability can be broadly defined as the ability of something to maintain itself. Biological systems such as wetlands or forests are good examples of sustainability since they remain diverse and productive over long periods of time. Seen in this way, sustainability has to do with preserving resources and energy over the long term rather than exhausting them quickly to meet short-term needs or goals. The term sustainability first appeared in forestry studies in Germany in the 1800s, when forest overseers began to manage timber harvesting for continued use as a resource. In 1804, German forestry researcher Georg Hartig described sustainability as “utilizing forests to the greatest possible extent, but still in a way that future generations will have as much benefit as the living generation” (Schmutzenhofer 1992). While our current definitions are quite different and much expanded from Hartig’s, sustainability still accounts for the need to preserve natural spaces, to use resources wisely, and to maintain them in an equitable manner for all human beings, both now and in the future. Sustainability seeks new ways of addressing the relationship between societal growth and environmental degradation, which would allow human societies and economies to grow without destroying or overexploiting the environment or ecosystems in which those societies exist. The most widely quoted definition of sustainability comes from the Brundtland Commission of the United Nations in 1987, which defined sustainability as meeting “the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” But sustainability is about more than just the economic benefits of recycling materials and resources. While the economic factors are important, sustainability also accounts for the social and environmental consequences of human activity. This concept is referred to as the “three pillars of sustainability,” which asserts that true sustainability depends upon three interlocking factors: environmental preservation, social equity, and economic viability. First, sustainable human activities must protect the earth’s environment. Second, people and communities must be treated fairly and equally—particularly in regard to eradicating global poverty and the environmental exploitation of poor countries and communities. And third, sustainability must be economically feasible—human development depends upon the long-term production, use, and management of resources as part of a global economy. Only when all three of these pillars are incorporated can an activity or enterprise be described as sustainable. Some describe this three-part model as: Planet, People and Profit. From pollution, to resource depletion, to loss of biodiversity, to climate change, a growing human footprint is evident. This is not sustainable. We need to act differently if the world and its human and non-human inhabitants are to thrive in the future. Sustainability is about how we can preserve the earth and ensure the continued survival and nourishment of future generations. You and everyone you know will be affected in some way by the choices our society makes in the future regarding the earth and its resources. In fact, your very life may well depend upon those choices. For more information about sustainability, see: http://www.macmillanhighered.com/Catalog/product/sustainability-firstedition-weisser This video is available under a Creative Commons Attribution license.
Views: 131780 Christian Weisser
GCSE Science Chemistry  (9-1) Using the Earth's Resources
 
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Find my revision workbooks here: https://www.freesciencelessons.co.uk/workbooks/shop/ In this video, we look at how humans use the Earth's resources. We explore the idea of sustainability and look at how some resources are finite but others are renewable. Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/?keywords=deliberate+thought Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Image credits: Mixed bread loaves By Flickr.com user "FotoDawg" - https://www.flickr.com/photos/fotodawg/111052842/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1017626 Open wood fire "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AOpen_wood_fire.JPG By Edoddridge (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons" Houses "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AHerengracht_10%2C_11%2C_12_en_13%2C_Purmerend.JPG By Dqfn13 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons" Audi By Tokumeigakarinoaoshima - Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41505867 Cotton By Kimberly Vardeman - Flickr: Cotton Harvest, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17156928 Trees By Bob Ionescu - self-made by author, Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=250488 Tires By Antti - PRCF Alastaro 2.6.2013Uploaded by AVIA BavARia, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28901485 Rubber farming By Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34241128 Gas platform By Varodrig - I took this photo myself from the Ula platform, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19089930 Copper https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Treccia_di_rame_-_Foto_di_Giovanni_Dall%27Orto.jpg#filelinks Bins "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ACity_of_Wagga_Wagga_-_240L_FOGO%2C_240L_Recycling_and_140L_general_waste_bins.jpg By Bidgee (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons" California grain harvesting By JGkatz Jeffrey G. Katz - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14588541 Drinking water "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ADrinking_water.jpg By Photo taken by de:Benutzer:Alex Anlicker using a Nikon Coolpix 950. (Own work Source: [1]) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons" Brassica "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ABrassica_rapa_bgiu.jpg By No machine-readable author provided. Bogdan assumed (based on copyright claims). [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons"
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Sustainable management of natural resources
 
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Will we be able to feed a population of ten billion people? STOA is the Science and Technology Options Assessment body of the European Parliament. This video explains STOA's work on the sustainable management of natural resources carried out from 2009 to 2014, the seventh legislature of the European Parliament. For more information, visit our website: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/ Here are links to videos with more details about the work STOA has carried out from 2009 to 2014: STOA: Science and Technology Options Assessment in the European Parliament, 2009-2014 http://youtu.be/194jzeWzOV8 Eco-efficient transport and modern energy solutions http://youtu.be/6I5bmxnmMKw Security of the internet http://youtu.be/uFn2qanpdQs Health and technology in the life sciences http://youtu.be/ULu-xgJKY4U Science, Technology and Innovation Policy http://youtu.be/WV9p6_XgY8I
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Sustainable development |  Biology for all | FuseSchool
 
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Like all living organisms, humans need resources to live. We need food, clean water and a shelter to live in. A few thousand years ago, this is all we would have wanted - a full stomach and a warm, dry home. But, as the human race has developed we now have a need for other, more luxury items - maybe a bicycle or car to get us from a to b, electricity, even the internet. And all these things require resources, lots and lots of resources such as fossil fuels and metals. Many of these resources are limited - once all the fossil fuels have been extracted from the Earth and burned to provide us with fuels and electricity, there will be none left. How will future generations of humans cope without the things we take for granted? And that’s before we even consider the effect the burning of fossil fuels is having on our planet and the climate… future generations will also have to deal with the effects of that too. Sustainable development involves making sure that there will be resources left for future generations. One way is to use renewable resources, such as solar energy, wind and biogas, to generate electricity rather than fossil fuels.Another example is using quick growing trees, like pine, as a source of wood. These trees can be cut down and replanted, providing an ever-ready supply. This is more sustainable than using slow growing trees like oak, which take hundreds of years to reach maturity. Recycling plastics, metals and paper means that fewer resources need to be extracted from the earth, as we can reuse the already extracted products, meaning more resources for future generations. As the human population grows, so does the demand for food. There is limited farmland, soil fertility, water and fish-stocks. So we should also be using sustainable ways of growing, catching and farming food. We remove more than 77 billion kilograms of fish from the oceans each year! Unsurprisingly, the number of some species of fish in the wild are declining because of overfishing: we’re taking fish from the sea faster than populations can reproduce. Some species of fish are endangered because of this, and might go extinct if their populations continue to fall. There are several initiatives that have been introduced to help conserve fish populations and allow us to enjoy eating fish now and in the future. Fishing quotas are strict numbers of fish that limit the amount of fish that people can catch. This reduces the amount of fish being taken from the sea. The holes on fishing nets have to be large enough to let the smaller, younger fish escape. This then gives them the chance to reproduce, and help maintain the population. Another solution is fish farms. Eating farmed fish reduces the number of fish being caught from the wild. It is important to realise that these initiatives have an impact on the people who rely on fishing for their income. Fishing quotas have helped to increase fish populations, but there has to be a balance between sustainable development for future generations and making sure that people today are also provided for. So, in this video we have covered what sustainable development is and some examples including how to solve the problem of overfishing. SUBSCRIBE to the FuseSchool YouTube channel for many more educational videos. Our teachers and animators come together to make fun & easy-to-understand videos in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths & ICT. VISIT us at www.fuseschool.org, where all of our videos are carefully organised into topics and specific orders, and to see what else we have on offer. Comment, like and share with other learners. You can both ask and answer questions, and teachers will get back to you. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Find all of our Chemistry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRnpKjHpFyg&list=PLW0gavSzhMlReKGMVfUt6YuNQsO0bqSMV Find all of our Biology videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjkHzEVcyrE&list=PLW0gavSzhMlQYSpKryVcEr3ERup5SxHl0 Find all of our Maths videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJq_cdz_L00&list=PLW0gavSzhMlTyWKCgW1616v3fIywogoZQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Instagram: @fuseschool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the FuseSchool platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Follow us: http://www.youtube.com/fuseschool Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: [email protected]
Sustainability explained through animation
 
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Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability created for RealEyes by Igloo Animations
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Resources and Sustainability I: Resources and Soils
 
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Xtra Gr 11 Geography: In this lesson on Resources and Sustainability I we look at the relationship between resources and economic development. We consider the exploitation and depletion of resources. Finally, we discuss concepts of sustainability as well as the sustainable use of resources.
Views: 3117 Mindset Learn
Growth vs Sustainability:  A Crash Course in Economics, Resources, and Our World Today
 
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Growth profoundly affects our world through economics, the environment, and our energy use. As population and resource use increase, exponential growth intersects our finite planet resulting in the problems and challenges we face today. This live presentation, given at the Green Summit in summer 2010, is based upon the 20 chapter, 3+ hour Crash Course by Chris Martenson (available on YouTube and at http://www.chrismartenson.com/ ). To learn more about the specific issues of agriculture, water scarcity, and oil depletion, be sure to check out my other videos.
Views: 5096 SustainableGuidance
Sustainability of Natural Resources
 
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Useful for CBSE, ICSE, NCERT & International Students Grade : 10 Subject : Biology Lesson :Management of Resources Topic: Sustainability of Natural Resources Ecosystems are under increasing pressure to provide an expanding population with a sustainable supply of food, fiber, fuel, and other commodities while still providing services related to biodiversity and clean water and air. Economists develop analytical tools that help individuals in the public and private sectors to develop reasoned policies for managing forests and other natural resources. Visit www.oztern.com to find personalized test preparation solutions for Pre Medical - AIPMT, AIIMS, JIPMER, State, Pre Engineering - IIT JEE, JEE MAIN, BITSAT, State and Foundations - Class 6 to 10.
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Resources - Leadership Sustainability - Dave Ulrich
 
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Dave Ulrich speaks about how to use a coach and to align your HR systems to sustain leadership endeavors. The RBL Group presents Leadership Sustainability, a book by Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood. In order to sustain individual and organizational initiatives, leaders need to incorporate these seven principles: -Simplicity -Time -Accountability -Resources -Tracking -Melioration -Emotion To learn more about or buy the book Leadership Sustainability, visit http://leadershipsustainability.com To learn more about education, assessments or consulting around Leadership Sustainability or other leadership, HR and Organizational issues, visit http://rbl.net/index.php/clients/services
Views: 1852 The RBL Group
What is Sustainability? | Mocomi Kids
 
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https://mocomi.com/ presents: What is Sustainability? An informative video on Sustainability, For humans, sustainability is the potential for long-term maintenance of well being, which has ecological, economic, political and cultural dimensions. Here are a few ways in which your actions can contribute to sustainability. Lifestyle - Your lifestyle is your choice and you can change it. For example, when you go to the grocery store, make sure you always carry a cloth bag. This way the shopkeeper does not have to give you many plastic bags. Fixing - If your watch, or a toy, or a camera is broken or not working, try getting it fixed before you buy yourself a new one. Recycle - Try and be conscious about the things around you. When you consume something, see if you can re-use it later. Learn more about how we can contribute to sustainability. To learn more about sustainability, read: https://mocomi.com/sustainability/ For more fun learning videos and interactive articles related to the environment and its issues, visit: https://mocomi.com/learn/environment/ Follow Mocomi Kids - Top educational website for kids, on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mocomikids/ on Twitter https://twitter.com/MocomiKids on Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/mocomikids/ on Google+ https://plus.google.com/+mocomikids/ on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/mocomi-kids
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Plant Gene Resources of Canada: Our Investment in Biodiversity and Sustainability
 
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View the video about this essential service for plant breeders and visit the Plant Genetic Resources Canada web pages for more information. Get informed about similar resources for other crops. There is the Canadian Clonal Genebank at the Harrow Research and Development Centre (the primary germplasm repository for fruit tree and small fruit crops), and the Canadian Potato Genetic Resources at the Fredericton Research and Development Centre. For an accessible version, please visit: http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/?id=1450811236609 Follow us on our other platforms for the latest Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada updates! -Website: http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/home/?id=1395690825741 -Facebook: @CanadianAgriculture https://www.facebook.com/CanadianAgriculture/ -Twitter: @AAFC_Canada https://twitter.com/AAFC_Canada?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
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Graduate Studies at the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS)
 
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Graduate students and research are at the core of the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) community. And whether you're looking to start your masters or doctoral program, you’ll join a community that is dynamic, committed and engaged. Learn more at https://uwaterloo.ca/sers/graduate
Renewable Energy 101 | National Geographic
 
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There are many benefits to using renewable energy resources, but what is it exactly? From solar to wind, find out more about alternative energy, the fastest-growing source of energy in the world—and how we can use it to combat climate change. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Select footage courtesy NASA https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11056 Read more in "Renewable energy, explained" https://on.natgeo.com/2I5gp3L Renewable Energy 101 | National Geographic https://youtu.be/1kUE0BZtTRc National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Sustainable development in hindi | Environment and sustainable development | Class 11
 
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What is sustainable development ? To join Guaranteed Suksez whatsapp group send hiiiii on 7084741319 Feat-Aditya Bhardwaj
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10 Tips To Ensuring Long-Term Nonprofit Sustainability
 
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https://bloomerang.co/resources/webinars With increasing financial challenges and diminishing resources, nonprofits must learn new techniques to make their mission is relevant, engaging and fund-able. This interactive webinar will highlight 10 tips to ensuring your organization's long term sustainability. Webinar participants will: • Understand the state of the nonprofit sector in today's economy • Explore ways to create long-term viability • Develop realistic strategies to implement a long term sustainability focus
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Market failure #6 - common access resources & sustainability
 
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Looking for online IB Economics tutoring, go to: https://teachingibeconomics.com/ This project has been created with Explain Everything™ Interactive Whiteboard for iPad
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Masters in Sustainable Resources
 
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The sustainable extraction, supply, use and disposal (or re-use) of natural resources has become increasingly important to business, policymakers, and civil society around the world. This new degree launching in 2016/17 aims to deliver a sustainability perspective on the international supply and demand of natural resources, as well as the more traditional focus on the environment, socio-economic development and equity issues, and train the future leaders in the field. This exciting multi-disciplinary programme includes contributions from law, political science, development planning, engineering and the natural sciences as appropriate for understanding planetary boundaries, people and the resource nexus. Visit our website for more information: http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/sustainable/programmes/msc-sres
ELIXIR webinar: Sustainability of Life Science Resources
 
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Chiara Gabella (ELIXIR Switzerland) discusses different funding models for life science resources and applies them on the Universal Protein Resource (UniProt), a key resource for protein sequences and functional information knowledge. The webinar also presents a new model whereby funding agencies would set aside a fixed percentage of their research grant volumes, which would subsequently be redistributed to core data resources according to well-defined selection criteria. Under this model, compatible with the principles of open science, less than 1% of the total amount dedicated to research grants in the life sciences would be sufficient to cover the costs of the core data resources worldwide, including both knowledgebases and deposition databases.
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Resources and sustainability in Plain English
 
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A project for environmental systems and societies IB course. Credits of inspiration to Commoncraft.
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Resources & Sustainability II: Energy
 
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Xtra Gr 11 Geography: In this lesson Resources and Sustainability II we consider conventional energy sources and their impact on the environment. We look at non-conventional energy sources as well as energy management in South Africa.
Views: 1598 Mindset Learn
Can 100% renewable energy power the world? - Federico Rosei and Renzo Rosei
 
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-100-renewable-energy-power-the-world-federico-rosei-and-renzo-rosei Every year, the world uses 35 billion barrels of oil. This massive scale of fossil fuel dependence pollutes the earth, and it won’t last forever. On the other hand, we have abundant sun, water and wind, which are all renewable energy sources. So why don’t we exchange our fossil fuel dependence for an existence based only on renewables? Federico Rosei and Renzo Rosei describe the challenges. Lesson by Federico Rosei and Renzo Rosei, directed by Giulia Martinelli. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! David & Pamela Fialkoff, Miami Beach Family, Kostadin Mandulov, Kyoung-Rok Jang, Alex Schenkman, Hachik Masis Bagdatyan, Sdiep Sriram, Ivan Todorović, Antero Semi, Yanuar Ashari, Mrinalini , Anthony Kudolo, Scott Gass, Querida Owens, David Lucsanyi, Hazel Lam, Jhiya Brooks, Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk , Stephen A. Wilson, Siamak H, Minh Tran, Dominik Kugelmann, Michel Reyes, Katie Winchester, Mary Sawyer, Ryan Mehendale, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Be Owusu, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Chad Harper, Dawn Jordan, Constantin Salagor, Activated Classroom Teaching, Kevin Wong, Umar Farooq, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Mohammad Khory, Dmitry Neverov, Tushar Sharma, Mukamik, Cristóbal Medina Moenne, Silas Schwarz, Fabio Peters, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Michael Aquilina, Joanne Luce, Ayaan Heban, Henry Li, Elias Wewel, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, Bev Millar, Rishi Pasham, Jhuval, SookKwan Loong, Daniel Day, Nick Johnson.
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Sustainability and Natural Resources
 
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Lectures of Development and Geography, University of Turku - Department of Geography and Geology Monday 17-11/2014
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Discarded Resources (Short film about sustainability)
 
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The amounts of waste we produce and the amounts of resources we extract from the earth on a yearly basis are depleting the earth of its resources, endangering our existence as well as all life on earth. Can the Waste become a resource to prevent the depletion? - Rima Murad This short film is part of a project at Aarhus School of Architecture where master students have created short films about sustainability. For more information: http://aarch.dk/12-short-films-sustainability/
Integrating sustainability into HR mandates
 
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Author Bob Willard explains how prioritizing sustainability in a work environment increases employee productivity and improves business results
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UMTMOOC - Water Resources Sustainability
 
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Presented by - M. Shahrir M. Zahari
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End of Capitalism, Access to resources & sustainability
 
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This lecture was given in Milano Italy on the 20th of April 2018. It is the second lecture of three. It tries to convince Westerners of the importance of learning from other cultures to have a sustainable environment. It argues that current western economic model, whether capitalist or socialist, will lead us to climate change and pollution no matter what. Thus, it proposes an altarnative لقد ألقيت هذه المحاضرة بحمد الله وتوفيقه في مدينة ميلانو الإيطالية بتاريخ 20 إبريل 2018 وهي المحاضرة الثانية من ثلاث محاضرات لمحاولة إقناع الغرب بضرورة الاستفادة من الحضارات الأخرى وبالذات الإسلام للخروج من مهالك التغير المناخي القادم لا محالة والظلم الواقع على بعض سكان العالم، ذلك أن النظم الاقتصادية الحالية سواء الرأسمالية منها أو الاشتراكية ستسحب البشر للفساد بالتأكيد
Seeking Sustainability of Natural Resources, Part 1
 
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"An Overview of the Concepts, Challenges and Benefits" brings together public and private land managers, academicians and private landowners to discuss the subject of sustainability. Each speaker interprets the concept of sustainability with respect to his discipline, allowing viewers a better understanding of the complexity, obstacles and opportunities of sustainable approaches to managing natural resources.
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1.4 Sustainability and sustainable development
 
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Sustainability is the use and management of resources that allows for regeneration. It is the use of our natural capital in a managed, smart way that does not impact future generations. Ecosystems can provide goods and services, through natural capital, that are beneficial to humans. Sustainable development meets the needs to the present without harming the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Views: 9225 Cara Marlowe
Environmental Sustainability: An Earth Friendly Way to Get the Resources We Need with DeepGreen
 
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Earth is our home, and future generations need its resources in order to survive and thrive. It’s crucial we move off of reliance on dirty energy and towards renewable energy. To create the physical resources for battery, wind and solar power, we need metal, but common metal mining practices cause huge negative impacts. Gerard Barron and Dr. Greg Stone with DeepGreen join our host, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to define environmental sustainability and discuss how it can coincide with economic growth and prosperity. Join us as we journey through DeepGreen’s method of ocean mining, what they’re doing to minimize their environmental impact, and their development goals to no longer need to mine metals within 70-80 years. For full show notes visit: https://neurohacker.com/environmental-sustainability-an-earth-friendly-way-to-get-the-resources-we-need
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Ethics and Sustainability: Human Resources Management- Professional Development 401
 
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This video is part of PRDV401 Unit 5 at the Saylor Academy on http://www.saylor.org/
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Jamel Akbar - Urbanization, Access To Resources  And Sustainability
 
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07.02.18 Jamel Akbar "Urbanization, Access To Resources And Sustainability" Third lecture from the seminar: "The Case Of The Muslim City" Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
The science of water sustainability | TechKnow
 
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From space, the Earth is a big blue planet covered 70 percent in water. However, a closer look reveals that only two and a half percent of that is fresh water, with only one percent being easily accessible to keep our 6.8 billion inhabitants alive and well. On TechKnow, we explore the possible solutions to address water scarcity through science, and explore the effect these new initiatives could have in the larger agricultural areas around the world. We also explore technological advancements that are having a quantifiable impact on conserving fresh water through innovation. More from TechKnow on: Twitter - https://Twitter.com/AJTechKnow Website - http://aljazeera.com/TechKnow Subscribe to AJE on YouTube - http://aje.io/YTsubscribe
Views: 35144 Al Jazeera English
Sustainability, Natural Capital and Natural Income
 
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/science_sauce Natural capital refers to the resources a nation has such as fisheries, fossil fuels, forests etc. Natural income is the annual yield of goods and services provided by the capital. For example, a forest provides a yield of wood and paper. Sustainability refers to the extraction of a material at a rate at which the system can naturally replace it. For example, chopping down more wood than a forest produces each year through new growth would be unsustainable.
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Forest Resources, Sustainability and its Importance
 
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Forest Resources, Sustainability and its Importance
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Sustainability Profiling, Emily King, Senior Consultant, Environmental Resources Management
 
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In 2012/13 UCL ISR launched our BHPB Sustainable Communities/UCL Grand Challenges Symposium Series, as a forum to bring together a variety of stakeholders integral to the debate around issues of global concern. A two day 'Sustainable Resources for Sustainable Cities' symposium was hosted in November 2013 in collaboration with the UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities (GCSC). Emily King, Senior Consultant, Environmental Resources Management (ERM) Read more about the event and view the outputs from the symposium on our website http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/sustainable/latest/activities/symposium_series/activities
Beyond Sustainability
 
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In the future we will need to obtain energy and raw materials from beyond our first planet. This is the prequel to my series "Resources from Space". You can watch the other webisodes here: "Space-Based Solar Power": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJcev0Jq3Ig "Asteroid Mining": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erF17yO9VsE "Mining the Moon": http://youtu.be/n9EMcyfGMDA You can read more about resources from space, and access images from the videos, at: http://www.explainingthefuture.com/resources_from_space.html
Views: 13501 ExplainingTheFuture
Sustainability and Water Resources - Special Lecture
 
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Clips from the lecture today #climate #sustainable #water #usa #Bangladesh #alabama
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"Sustainability of Water Resources: Status and Outlook" - Brent Newman
 
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Dr. Brent D. Newman, of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, presented a seminar titled "Sustainability of Water Resources: Status and Outlook" on the Texas A&M University campus on April 24. Newman is one of three candidates for the chief water scientist position with TWRI.
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Experience Sustainability | Save natural resources
 
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Protect the environment, reducing the use of natural resources. Experience Sustainability with #thisisfimap.
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Our Environment and Management of Natural Resources Class 10| Pollution| Sustainability| Ozone Layer
 
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#CBSE #boardexam #class10 #CBSE10th #Cbseexam #ncertsolutions #NCERT #Exam #boardTips #LastMinute #Extramarks Clear your concepts on "Management of Natural Resources" with multiple examples and numericals only here, at Vedantu presents Sprint X. . Done with a subject? Evaluate yourself. For an absolutely FREE test, Register NOW at https://vdnt.in/xtest . What IS SprintX? What does Sprint X have in store for YOU? - Complete Revision of CBSE 10th Board Exams Online on Youtube Classes - Bench Mark Test for Practice & finding out your point of improvement - PDF Content of Slides used in the Classes by our Master Teachers, for Quick Revision - Score Improvement Test post attending the Sessions at https://vdnt.in/SprintX11 - Short Courses Starting at Rs 11 only, on ALL Important Topics for Boards
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PODCAST TRAILER Environmental Sustainability: An Earth Friendly Way to Get the Resources We Need
 
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Earth is our home, and future generations need its resources in order to survive and thrive. It’s crucial we move off of reliance on dirty energy and towards renewable energy. To create the physical resources for battery, wind and solar power, we need metal, but common metal mining practices cause huge negative impacts. Gerard Barron and Dr. Greg Stone with DeepGreen join our host, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to define environmental sustainability and discuss how it can coincide with economic growth and prosperity. Join us as we journey through DeepGreen’s method of ocean mining, what they’re doing to minimize their environmental impact, and their development goals to no longer need to mine metals within 70-80 years. For full episode visit: https://neurohacker.com/environmental-sustainability-an-earth-friendly-way-to-get-the-resources-we-need
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"Fishing resources and sustainability" by Colégio Euro-Atlântico, Portugal #14
 
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Video #14 in the CEI Short Film Contest. Please "Thumbs up " this video if you want to vote for it! Students: Francisca Abreu João Freitas Rui Gândara Ana Jorge José Marques Vasco Pires Veronika Somova António Sousa Teacher: Paula Pinto The Atlantic horse mackerel is one of the main species fished off the coast of Portugal. It has a great economic importance and it is one of the most used species in Portuguese traditional dishes. Our research was initiated with a visit to IPMA where we learned about the characteristics of the species. We then visited a fish market where we learned how to correctly obtain the measurements of the fish. We also visited a traditional fishing boat where we got to know how people that fish as a profession spend their days on the sea and a canning facility where we learned about the different processes of fish conservation. In our research we studied a population of Atlantic horse mackerel from the north of Portugal with a total of 29 individuals. Some of the characteristics we studied were: the size, the weight, the state of the reproductive organs and the age, using the otoliths. We could therefore conclude information about the reproductive cycle and establish a relation between length and age of the specie. It is important to conduct research like this in order to establish fishing restrictions with a view of sustainability and the species’ future.
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Environmental Econ: Crash Course Economics #22
 
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So, if economics is about choices and how we use our resources, econ probably has a lot to say about the environment, right? Right! In simple terms, pollution is just a market failure. The market is producing more pollution than society wants. This week, Adriene and Jacob focus on the environment, and how economics can be used to control and reduce pollution and emissions. You'll learn about supply and demand, incentives, and how government intervention influences the environment. Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark, Eric Kitchen, Jessica Wode, Jeffrey Thompson, Steve Marshall, Moritz Schmidt, Robert Kunz, Tim Curwick, Jason A Saslow, SR Foxley, Elliot Beter, Jacob Ash, Christian, Jan Schmid, Jirat, Christy Huddleston, Daniel Baulig, Chris Peters, Anna-Ester Volozh, Ian Dundore, Caleb Weeks -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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Sustainability? Using resources found in the city” – Sheila Kennedy
 
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“Chrysanthemum Building: Affordable residential urban infill development, Boston, USA” by Kennedy & Violich Architecture doesn’t make a separation between natural resources and resources that are found in the city. The project won a Holcim Awards Acknowledgement and promotes sustainability as a ‘common sense’ culture. Read more: http://www.holcimfoundation.org/Projects/chrysanthemum-building
Webinar Three: Evaluating Decision Support Tools—Sustainability of Tools and Resources
 
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This webinar is the third in a three part webinar series: Evaluating Decision Support: Tools, Resources, and More. n this ongoing webinar series, Holly Hartmann will discuss best practices for climate change decision-support evaluation. Climate change decision-support is defined by the National Research Council report (2009), Informing Decisions in a Changing Climate, as “organized efforts to produce, disseminate, and facilitate the use of data and information in order to improve the quality and efficacy of climate-related decisions.” In the first webinar, Holly will cover topics of communication effectiveness for decision-support tools and resources ranging from strategies to field-testing. In the second webinar, Holly will discuss design strategies and tactics for decision-support tools and resources that begins with understanding what decision-makers are trying to do, then facilitates the resource’s ease of use. In the third webinar, Holly will discuss factors supporting the longevity of decision-support tools and resources beyond its funded research project timeline, including technology sustainability, transferability, and interoperability. Presented by Holly Hartmann the Director of Climate Science Applications for Carpe Diem West, a nonprofit dedicated to tackling the challenges posed by climate change in the American West. Holly is a leader in research related to the development of decision support tools for climate, water, and other resource management applications, especially linking research with the needs of decision makers and moving research into agency operations. Formerly the Director of the University of Arizona Arid Lands Information Center and a co-investigator in NOAA’s Southwest RISA team, CLIMAS, Holly joined the Pacific Northwest RISA team, CIRC, in 2015. She is currently working with CIRC’s fellow Climate Tools builders on assessing the user-friendliness and sustainability of CIRC’s sites and applications.
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