The Story of Bottled Water - The Story of Stuff Project The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day), employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows virtually free from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industry’s attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call for viewers to make a personal commitment to avoid bottled water and support public investment in clean, available tap water for all. Credits The Story of Bottled Water was co-created and released by The Story of Stuff Project and a coalition of partners, including Corporate Accountability International, Food & Water Watch, Polaris Institute, Pacific Institute and Environmental Working Group. Show full list of credits
Wake Up Call: End the Nightmare of Consumption Hidden beneath sleek, space-age screens and shining metal, the true cost of our gadgets lurks unseen… Have you ever felt like we're living through a nightmare of consumption? That you wish you could un-hook yourself and reconnect with a life that is somehow more real and vivid? Then perhaps you're ready to heed Earth's Wake Up Call. Today we live in a time when there is little to no understanding of how the goods we consume and take for granted came into being. Wake Up Call takes us on a fast-paced, animated glimpse of the true costs behind some of our most prized possessions - our electronic gadgets. This new short film for the Gaia Foundation was made by Steve Cutts, the animator who produced this great film.
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Shakespeare Solos: watch the first six films | Stage Adrian Lester, Hamlet ‘To be or not to be’ Adrian Lester performs Hamlet’s soliloquy from act III, scene 1, in which the prince reflects on mortality and considers taking his own life. Joanna Vanderham, Romeo and Juliet ‘The mask of night is on my face’ Joanna Vanderham speaks Juliet’s monologue from the balcony scene in which she insists that her devotion to Romeo is true even if it has been a whirlwind romance. Roger Allam, King Lear ‘Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks’ Roger Allam plays Lear in act III, scene 2 of the tragedy. Eileen Atkins, Othello ‘I do think it is their husbands’ faults’ Eileen Atkins speaks Emilia’s lines from Othello, act IV scene 3. David Morrissey, Richard III ‘Now is the winter of our discontent’ David Morrissey speaks the play’s opening lines in which the scheming Richard lays out his plan to turn his brothers, the Duke of Clarence and King Edward IV, against each other. Ayesha Dharker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream ‘These are the forgeries of jealousy’
Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future | Module 1: Exploring global realities Introduction This module introduces some of the major issues – the global realities – that need to be addressed in building a sustainable future. As such, it serves as a foundation for the more in-depth studies in following modules. It also highlights the interdependence of these issues and how our daily lives, as inhabitants of the world, are related to social, economic and environmental processes. Objectives To develop an understanding of the range of social, economic and environmental issues facing the world today To develop an understanding of the interrelationships among these different types of issues To recognise that education can play a key role in empowering people to work for a sustainable future. Activities References and Internet Links Brown, L.R. et al. Reuters.com State of the World UN-HABITAT (Annual) State of the World’s Cities, Earthscan Publications, London. United Nations Children’s Fund (Annual) State of the World’s Children Report, UNICEF, New York. Credits A Reality Check
Watch this bead chain loop defy gravity and bend physics | Science! Science is unendingly cool because it can consistently confound the expectations of researcher and layman alike. Case in point, what do you figure would happen if you had a bead chain coiled up in a small container, then pulled one end out? You probably didn’t guess that it would leap up and uncoil like a tiny metallic snake, but that’s what happens. This demonstration is sometimes called Newton’s Beads. The effect seen above in slow motion is a function of momentum. It’s not a smooth arch like you might expect, even after coming to terms with the fact that it’s happening.
alpha-Centauri: Videothek 2006 | alpha-Centauri | BR-alpha | BR Gibt es Außerirdische? Wie dünn war die Ursuppe? Und wie sieht eigentlich die Zukunft des Universums aus? Manchmal wissen nur Experten wie der Astrophysiker Harald Lesch weiter. Hier können Sie die aktuelle Sendung online anschauen: Harald Lesch Geschichtenerzählen und Astrophysik - das sind seine beiden großen Leidenschaften: Dr. Yoga - with dogs It started in the US, when a growing band of health-conscious dog owners wanted a way of combining their favourite exercise with spending quality time with their pets. Now 'Doga' - yoga with dogs - is growing in popularity in the UK, mainly thanks to the efforts of Swiss-born yoga teacher Mahny Djahanguiri. She runs classes in London for people and their pets, and while the dogs do not really get a yoga workout themselves, they certainly play a part in some of the poses. A spokesperson from the Dogs Trust said: "It is important to remember that dogs can't tell us when they have had enough. BBC News went along to find out more about about the activity. Stop/Start is a series of video features for the BBC News website which follows both new trends that are beginning and old traditions that are coming to an end. Video journalist: Tom Beal
untitled Origine Le jeu des chaises a été créé par ITECO. Cette version-ci a été adaptée et actualisée par Corinne Mommen et Chafik Allal, formateurs à ITECO. Objectif Ce jeu permet de prendre conscience de façon vivante du développement inégal de la planète sur le plan économique, démographique et sanitaire. Durée Trente minutes environ. Nombre de participants Douze à 50 personnes. Matériel nécessaire Tableaux de chiffres (ci-dessous).Affichettes des cinq continents : Afrique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique latine, Asie-Océanie, Europe.Autant de chaises que de participants.Autant de cartons verts, de feuilles d’arbres ou d’autre « symbole environnemental » que de participants.Un tableau. Déroulement du jeu Première étape : répartition de la population mondiale Dans un premier temps, l’animateur du jeu répartit les affichettes des cinq continents sur les murs de la salle. Deuxième étape : répartition de la richesse mondiale Troisième étape : répartition de l’empreinte écologique