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Engineering with nature

This video is the first video of unit 5.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Farm Systems, Ecology and Food Security

Addressing agriculture is a key part of addressing world hunger, but agricultural systems across the world are not universal. As such, this lecture address the different ways in which a change in…

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The State of the World's Water Resources

This chapter discusses the linkages between ecological processes and water. Learn about water management and the state of available water in the world. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Ecological Surprises

Professor Peterson gives four classic examples of ecological surprise from the twentieth century, namely, DDT-resistant mosquitoes, biomagnification of toxins in food, agriculture changing disease…

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Feedbacks Interactions and Regime Shifts

This chapter discusses feedbacks, interactions, and regime shifts in social-ecological systems, which can also be thought of as tipping points or critical transitions, and which have some sort of…

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Social-Ecological Systems

Professor Carl Folke discusses a social-ecological system approach, in which people are looked at as being part of, and changing, the planet, in addition to being dependent on the Earth for resources…

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The Classical World

This chapter focuses on the third wave of globalization (land-based globalization), the Classical Age of the Roman Empire and the Han Empire in China, and the role of physical ecology in shaping…

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Multiple Determinants of Health

This video looks at the determinants of health, including the ecological, economic, and political determinants, analyzing the interaction of all determinants and their impact on public health. This…

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From Strategy to Action in Sustainable Land Management

This chapter discusses how to move from strategic thinking to into action using the motto of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation: think big, start small, and move fast. A strategy that is borrowed…

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Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis

Dr. Anthony Annett discusses the third section of the Pope’s encyclical, which highlights the roots of the existing ecological crisis. The encyclical frames the many social and environmental…

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Ecological Conversion

Dr. William Vendley discusses how to address integral ecology through personal transformation in addition to collective humanity. He frames this approach in the context of ecological conversion, in…

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Global, National and Local Solutions to the Ecological Crisis

Jeffrey Sachs addresses how the topics discussed in the earlier chapters–including the anthropogenic roots of the ecological crisis and the theological underpinnings of the concept of integral…

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Laudato Si' - Trailer

Enroll in Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home. What is “Laudato Si”? First presented by Pope Francis – spiritual leader to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics…

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