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Andrew Cooper

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No Fracking Way

PRESENTED ON FEB 16, 2018
IN HUDDERSFIELD @ VOL 21

Green Party Councillor Andrew Cooper, Councillor for Newsome in Kirklees West Yorkshire, tells the story of leading a 120 mile walk along the No Fracking Way. 

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Protecting a Community, an Ecosystem

BY KAREN TAM WU
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

When Karen Tam Wu began her work in forest ethics, she never expected to be standing up to the CEO of the Shell Oil Company. What began with the company setting up three fracking stations near the headwaters in northern British Columbia, became a community-led campaign to stop the oil company from poisoning the groundwater that is so crucial to the surrounding area.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 4, 2014.

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HOWL, Poetry, Politics and Protest

BY ALEX LEVENE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Alex Levene spits out impassioned spoken word in support of poetry, politics and protest.

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Designing with Data

BY SARA LUM
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 06, 2015

Sara Lum grew up in South Dakota and has had the opportunity to study and work in diverse contexts in the U.S. And Europe. After receiving her Master of Architecture degree from the Rice School of Architecture in 2012, she completed a design fellowship at Emerging Terrain in Omaha, Nebraska. She is currently an instructor in the Department of Architecture at South Dakota State University where she has developed and taught multiple courses in addition to planning the annual Department of Architecture lecture series.

Sara is interested in developing research in how innovative research methods and tools, such as 3D laser scanning, contribute to creative solutions to design challenges. She recently co-founded FLAT (Future Landscapes + Architecture Terrains) which is an online platform connecting professionals, researchers, educators, and students who are invested in exploring architecture-based design and research in the upper Great Plains. 

 

http://www.lablab.us/flat/

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Three Cups of Tea

BY EMMA EXLEY
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Emma Exley traces the history of Africa's last colony, the Western Sahara, located on the continent's northern coast. Through images of traditional Sahrawi architecture and culture, we learn about the challenges of desert living, and how something as small as a cup of tea has massive significance in the every day life of the Sahrawi people. 

Emma Exley is a creative designer, former art educator, and diving enthusiast. After first discovering PechaKucha Night in Chicago in 2007, it was only a matter of time before she founded the Brooklyn chapter in 2014.

 

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Laugh Your Way To Health

BY ANNA SEMLYEN
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 18, 2017

Anna Semlyen of Yoga in York explains how laughter yoga is an easy and fun way to heal and connect 

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A Way To Make Mardi Gras More Green: Making Biodegradable Mardi Gras Beads From Microalgae

BY NAOHIRO KATO
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

"We have great resources to make our Mardi Gras celebrations more sustainable. Microalgae can produce both bioplastic and nutraceutical ingredients very efficiently. Louisiana is one of the best places to cultivate microalgae in the U.S. mainland. We can grow microalgae, then preserve local culture and human health."

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Youth Positivity

BY MAY MAYOR
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

May Mayor talks about her enthusiasm for taxidermy and how young people are doing positive things with their time, even if they appear just to be on their phone.

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Fear, Media and the Arab spring

BY RAD ADDALA
@ VOL 66 ON JUN 12, 2019

Fear, Media and the Arab spring is Rad Addala's reflections on the Arabic Spring.

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The Art of Protest

BY JEFF CLARK
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

International street art mural producer and gallery owner Jeff Clark talks about the street art migration, his explorations in personal photography, and how he developed his views on the world.