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Video Archive – ‘Voices for the Earth’

Many of the world’s greatest thinkers, leaders and activists come to teach at Schumacher College.

Where possible we share their inspirational contributions through our series of Earth Talks open to the general public – most of which are filmed so that we can spread the word more widely.

This video archive dates back to 2010 and represents a wealth of insight and information about the pressing issues of the 21st Century, through different voices speaking on behalf of the Earth.

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Earth Talk Video: Building Community in our Shared Endeavours - Sister Jewel

Sister Jewel asks how we can support each other by cultivating our relationships in our places of work, learning to flow like a river rather than living as isolated drops of water. The Earth Talk includes experiential practice such as mindfulness exercises.

Earth Talk Video: Finding God Again - The Rise of Anatheism Rupert Sheldrake

Rupert Sheldrake talks about his own personal journey and about contemporary cultural, intellectual and and social movements that are leading to a rediscovery of God.

Earth Talk Video: Eating green for animals and our planet - Joyce D’Silva

What we eat may have the greatest impact on our planet’s climate and environment – and on animals too. How far should we go? Caring carnivore, veggie or vegan? Watch this Earth Talk with Joyce D'Silva and find out.

Earth Talk Video: Bhutan and the Journey towards Happiness

Dr. Julia Kim shares her reflections on the journey that has taken her from the heart of the HIV epidemic in rural South Africa to the Gross National Happiness (GNH) Centre in Bhutan.

Earth Talk Video: Thriving Life - The Feminine Design and Sustainability

Pat McCabe, Weyakpa Najin Win (Woman Stands Shining) of the Diné (Navajo) Nation in the SouthWestern United States, offers an indigenous perspective on Sustainability and the treatment of the Feminine aspect of our species.

Adventures in New Economics - Alternatives to Owning the Earth

Jonty Williams and Julian Pratt, both of the Henry George Society of Devon, discuss property rights to the earth and a radical approach whereby everybody benefits from the wealth of the natural world.

Adventures in New Economics - What’s up with the Totnes REconomy Project?

For the past three years, the Totnes Reconomy Project has advocated and acted for a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient local economy. What are we doing and what might be next?

Stephen Buhner - The Living Touch of Wild Earth (part 1)

The first morning of teaching on the short course "The Living Touch of Wild Earth" led by Stephen Buhner at Schumacher College on October 6th, 2014.

Adventures in New Economics - Tony Greenham (Part Two)

Tony Greenham from the new economics foundation, talks about The Sharing Economy. This is the first part of his talk and discussion arranged by REconomy Project and Schumacher College.

Adventures in New Economics - Tony Greenham (Part One)

Tony Greenham from the new economics foundation, talks about The Sharing Economy. This is the first part of his talk and discussion arranged by REconomy Project and Schumacher College.

Earth Talk Video: Ritual, Omens, and Divination - Colin Campbell

Is there a treatment in these modern industrialised times for the loss of soul and the severance from spirit? Are we even ill? Should such notions as soul and spirit be considered worthy of a place amid the pragmatics of daily life in a world fuelled by the glitter and promise of modern technology? If so then how do we begin the healing of these parts of our communities and ourselves?

Earth Talk Video: Manari Ushigua Kaji in conversation with Colin Campbell and Stephan Harding

There are still several public policies that affect the integrity and violate the rights of the Sapara people. This is especially so in what the Ecuadorian Government has called the 11th Round of oil exploration that affects 100% of the Sapara Territory.

Earth Talk Video: Five years on a mountain - Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine

In this public conversation, Dougald and Paul will discuss some of the lessons they have learned from their Dark Mountain journey and the questions it has thrown up: where are the new stories that could help us make sense of our situation?

Earth Talk Video: I Dare You To Be Great - Polly Higgins

Polly Higgins has opened herself up to daring herself to be great, delving into a deeper personal enquiry. For her, daring to be great is to be in service to something greater than the self. In this video, Polly shares some insights and stories of where her adventure is taking her. Polly Higgins has opened herself up to daring herself to be great, delving into a deeper personal enquiry. For her, daring to be great is to be in service to something greater than the self. In this video, Polly shares some insights and stories of where her adventure is taking her.

Earth Talk Video: The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible - Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein is a writer, speaker, and social philosopher. In this video Charles explores why. in the face of grave ecological and social crises, is a spirit of optimism poking through the despair?
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