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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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Videos: Transition Design Symposium - June 2016

This international symposium held in June 2016 brought together leading designers, educators, environmentalists and activists working, writing and researching on transition-related issues to explore the potential of Transition Design.

Earth Talk Video: The Adventure of Active Hope - Chris Johnstone

Chris Johnstone looks at how we can deepen our sense of purpose by cultivating our desire and capacity to make a difference in the world.

Earth Talk Video: Mind How You Bake! The Transformative Power of Sourdough Bread with Andrew Whitley

Andrew Whitley, founder of the Village Bakery and co-founder of the Real Bread Campaign talks about the transformative power of sourdough and gain a new perspective on why bread means so much to us.

Earth Talk Video: Perseverance. Walking the Path with Heart in These Difficult Times - Margaret Wheatley

Margaret Wheatley asks: How do we confront the dominant energies of our time — aggression, fear, patriarchy — and not get caught up in them? How do we cope with our exhaustion and overwhelm? How do we deal with our grief for the world?

Earth Talk Video: Agroecology: Who will feed us in a planet in crisis - Miguel A. Altieri

Miguel A . Altieri, one of the leading voices in agricultural sustainability, discusses how agroecology can provide sound solutions to the current global challenge of food security and agricultural sustainability worldwide.

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.