Green Gold (Full Version)

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“It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits to people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.

In only 10 years, the Chinese converted an area almost the size of Belgium from fallow land to a lush, productive ecosystem that produces food.  In a changing climate and with 1 billion added to the world population every 12 years, humans will have to undertake more projects like this to avoid a widespread Malthusian crisis.
 

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Off The Grid: A Family’s Journey To Building An Off The Grid Home (Full Version)

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In 2006, Les Stroud produced a special documenting his family’s journey to building an off-the-grid home. The show, Off the Grid with Les Stroud, chronicled the process of buying property and refitting an old farm house with solar and wind power, a rain catcher and well, as well as the adjustments the Stroud family had to make to adapt to this style of living.  Run time: 67 minutes
 

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  • nativewoman

    Where is their garden? Where are their chickens, pigs, cattle?
    We are farmers who are moving to Colorado…we watched just to see what they did. We scratched our heads and asked these questions.
    How can you claim to be “off the grid” if you are still dependent? It is confusing to say the least.

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