Tag: sustainability

Video update #1: Silvia in the Rainforest – Ready for filming in Nepal

Video update #1: Silvia in the Rainforest – Ready for filming in Nepal

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 13, 2020

Hi, I’m Silvia and I’ve been here in the Daintree Rainforest for over a month. I came here the 12th of May participating in a community tree planting organised by Rainforest Rescue. I managed to be part of the campaign planting tree but also photographing together with my partner Marty. It was really exciting to […]

How capitalism tries to save nature – VPRO documentary – 2017
Food, Earth, Happiness [Official – Short Film on Natural Farming]

Food, Earth, Happiness [Official – Short Film on Natural Farming]

By Micah Moen 14 Comments January 9, 2020

This is an abbreviated edit of the internationally acclaimed documentary “Final Straw: Food, Earth, Happiness” It was filmed, edited, and produced by an American photographer and Korean book editor who quit their jobs and spent four years… …in search of those who are learning again how to live with the Earth The film is inspired […]

Wetland Wanderer Episode #3: Congaree National Park

Wetland Wanderer Episode #3: Congaree National Park

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 6, 2020

The Congaree is particularly valuable because of its biodiversity. Biodiversity means many species of animals and plants that are actually living in a thriving ecosystem. If you like to fish or kayak or birdwatch, the Congaree is for you. So go and explore the Congaree. My name is Lucia, and this is my story. You’re […]

Our Forests Aren’t Fuel: Wetlands Up in Smoke

Our Forests Aren’t Fuel: Wetlands Up in Smoke

By Micah Moen 9 Comments January 6, 2020

(Tim) I’ve had people look at me funny when I complain, but the thing is, I’ve seen it. I might rant and rave and carry on, but it’s because I’ve actually been out there and seen what’s going on, not just in this one particular spot, but the whole watershed. This used to be a […]

Interview with Mohamad Rafiq , Vice President of Programs, Rainforest Alliance

Interview with Mohamad Rafiq , Vice President of Programs, Rainforest Alliance

By Micah Moen 1 Comment January 3, 2020

We are aware of the issue around the multiplicity of standards and the potential confusion it can create with the consumers but the more we think about it, the more we feel that the solution of moving towards one single mega standard is not very likely to be there or to be successful. The reason […]

“Pitch For Nature” – Business & the value of nature

“Pitch For Nature” – Business & the value of nature

By Micah Moen 15 Comments January 2, 2020

Hi, I’m John I work for a company A big company A company that still doesn’t realise it relies on nature Which is why I’m organizing a meeting A big meeting To discuss “Natural Capital” It’s a new idea that’ll boost our business You’ve heard of ‘financial capital, right? So what is “Natural Capital”? Take […]

From rainforest to charcoal | DW Documentary
From Farm to Cup: A Word from the Rainforest Alliance

From Farm to Cup: A Word from the Rainforest Alliance

By Micah Moen 2 Comments December 31, 2019

Marc Monsarrat: This is the first step to really building a sustainable future for the factories and all the farmers. You can see when you walk around the factory, management is really excited about all the changes and they’re very proud to show us all the things that they’ve improved in the factory. Previously the […]

Ecology Action Center: New Initiatives in Zero Waste Events and HHW Collection in Bloomington-Normal

Ecology Action Center: New Initiatives in Zero Waste Events and HHW Collection in Bloomington-Normal

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 30, 2019

All attendees are in a listen only mode, I want to welcome everyone to todays seminar. Most of you know me, I’m Nancy Holm im the assistant director here and seminar organizer, the seminar schedule for the upcoming seminars is on the side table and we also have that on our website for those listening […]