This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Biologist and cultural practitioner Sam Ohu Gon III reveals the true Hawaii, a place much more than beaches and mai tais. In these islands, there is a message for the world. Senior Scientist […]
Never heard of these islands? Check out where they are on Google maps. On top of Antigua and Barbuda having world-class beaches, this island nation is leading the effort to create more sustainable tourist destinations.
Vancouver Island marmots may just be the antidote required for the dystopian times we are living in. If you must be trapped inside during this current winter of discontent, alone at a desk, scrolling through hours of video—best it be watching one of the most endearing animals on […]
Great documentary! Cocos Island protrudes from the Pacific Ocean – a lone volcano peeking out of the blue grey waters, off the Costa Rican coast. The island has many similarities with the fictional Treasure Island, penned by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, himself an intrepid traveler. Maybe he […]
Nearly half a billion animals have been killed in Australia’s devastating bushfires. Rare species of birds, bees and marsupials on Kangaroo Island could be near extinction. A quarter of Kangaroo Island’s beehives has been destroyed, while thousands of koalas have been killed. Locals have also expressed concern about […]
Millions of hectares of land have burned in the bushfires in Australia, killing an estimated 1 billion animals. As the death toll climbs, many creatures have been orphaned or left without homes. In particular some unique ecosystems, like the one of Kangaroo Island are hit especially hard. Ecologists […]
A small Greek island is about to show the islands around the world how to become energy independent using only renewable sources, if only on a small scale. They are not yet like Apple, running on 100% or Scotland running at 98%. The small island of Tilos is located […]
Great example of a Greek island, Tilos, getting rid of its dependency on fossil fuels!
One on the top 5 environmental concerns of 2019 is, sad to say, quite active on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance are dismayed that new logging has commenced on Edinburgh Mountain, an old-growth “hotspot” of high conservation value near Port Renfrew in Pacheedaht […]
Great initiative in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Turning trash into a floating park!