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Educating our Children for the Future

BY LYNN ROGOFF
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 28, 2014

Lynn Rogoff discusses the oncoming 6th major extinction on the planet. She states that plant and animal species are becoming extinct at a catastrophic rate, and that it is entirely thanks to the growing human population. She speaks about the necessity for biodiversity, and how her organisation Amerikids is teaching children about the planet’s needs.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “extinction”

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Collective Intelligence vs. Extinction

BY KEVIN BARRON
@ VOL 6 ON JAN 31, 2013

Kevin Barron is IT Director at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, located at UCSB. He's been working in advanced network activities since 1983, including instigating the customer-owned CENIC network which connects all of K-20 and most gov't agencies in CA; he was the founder and chair of the Santa Barbara Broadband Coalition, and is generally the trouble-maker in chief when it comes to internet issues. He is a contributing author to two best-selling books on the internet, and has given many seminars, classes, and presentations on the subject of networking. 

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Rare Species

BY GLEN CHILTON
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2013

Biologist Glen Chilton speaks about his travels and writing. He has traveled across the world in search of rare or extinct species, in a quest to rediscover some of the rarest species recorded in history, and document their histories and current status. One of his books focuses on the history of the Extinct Labrador Duck, while another focuses on species falsely assumed to be extinct.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 18, 2013. 

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Perishing Reefs

BY DANIEL CHURCHMAN
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 09, 2013

Daniel Churchman gives a talk on coral reefs. They are an extremely important part of our ecosystem. Cyanobacteria, which creates some reefs, create 70% of the oxygen we breathe. Coral reefs are not studied or talked about enough; the first symposium on cold water reefs was not done until 2000. Due to global warming, we may be the generation that talks about their extinction.

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30,000 Foot View of Biology

BY BRITT WRAY
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 05, 2013

Britt Way, a radio documentray producer in Toronto, uses her biologist background and radio skills to talk about the development of biology today, especially concerning deextinction. As many of us know, we are living in the Sixth Extinction and our need to play God is more pressing then ever. She shows solutions to right the wrongs that we have created in several interesting and unconventional ways. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 1, 2014.

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The Future: Positively Fantastic?

BY RON VOGLEWEDE
IN ST JOSEPH

Ron Voglewede is the Director of Sustainability at Whirlpool Corporation and will ask the question of The Future, is it Positively Fantastic? He'll cover many perspectives from Sustainability to Artificial Intelligence. Fun fact. Ron is also an avid weather junkie, has worked on weather satellites and has even built his own lake effect model for St. Joseph, Michigan.

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Cider: America's Once (and Future?) Favorite

BY MARK TURDO
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Before beer, cider - the hard kind - was America's beverage of choice. Mark Turdo tells us cider's glorious past, Prohibition-era near extinction and its recent comeback.

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Waterways

BY URBAN EBERHART
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 25, 2016

With an eternal heart, Urban Everhart is pioneering how we channel our local resources to funnel into badly needed drylands. This natioanlly recognized project has kept farmers out of danger and animals out of extinction.

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Sobreviviremos... o no

BY LARA FERNÁNDEZ AJA
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 28, 2017

Lara Fernández Aja, De letras de profesión, y de ciencias por vocación, actualmente estudio el Máster de Profesorado para llegar a inculcar la importancia de la educación para vivir en el mundo en que vivimos.

Lara hablará las extinciones que ha sufrido nuestro planeta a lo largo de los millones de años de su existencia para mostrar que lo que buscamos, en realidad, es salvarnos a nosotros mismos y no al planeta, dado que éste sobreviviría sin nosotros como lo hizo antes de conocernos como especie.

 

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SAVE “THE WALL”

BY JAVIER DÍAZ GARCÍA
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 28, 2017

Javier Díaz, en teoría un físico teórico, y en la práctica profesor de Formación Profesional. Le gusta estudiar física y matemáticas.

El título hace alusión al album y la canción de Pink Floyd “The Wall”. Que habla sobre educación.
El hablará sobre la educación para salvar el mundo basándome en la máxima de Pitágoras “Educa a los niños y no tendrás que castigar a los hombres”. tenemos de salvar nuestra existencia en este planeta es que nos hagamos conscientes de nosotros mismos, y para ello es imprescindible que comprendamos el mundo y por tanto, nos eduquemos.

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30,000 Foot View of Biology

Jarring thought: "We are as gods, and we may as well get good at it." -Stewart Brand Britt Way, a radio documentary producer in Toronto, uses her background in biology, evolution, genetics and radio skills to talk about the development of biology today, especially concerning deextinction. As many of us know, we are headed towards a Sixth Extinction and our need to "play God" is more pressing then ever. In "30,000 foot View of Biology" from PKN Toronto Vol. 27, she shows solutions to right the wrongs that we have created in several interesting and unconventional ways.