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January 2016

First from a series of introductory videos about the use of horses and mules on a farm. The farmer Donn Hewes describes his motivation, the use of horses and mules, some considerations for start-up capital requirements and more:

December 2015

Trailer of the documentary Anima Mundi – Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change, Gaia theory from director Peter Charles Downey:

Novembre 2015

Brief introduction to silviculture. The 1979 footage come from the British Colombia Forest Service:

Octubre 2015

NBC Nightly News coverage of OPEC’s decision to cut exports of oil to the United States along with other nations. Reported by John Chancellor on the evening of October, 17 1973:

Setembre 2015

Short video about the 15th element of the periodic table of the chemical elements: Phosphorous. The video reviews its importance in biology, agriculture and industry and the paradox of its use:

Agost 2015

Vintage documentary about the classical techniques used to extract oil and gas:

Juliol 2015

Short video produced as part of a “Principles of Ecology” course term project. Vulnerabilities of the industrialized agricultures in a world that keeps changing:

Juny 2015

A TEDx Conference by photographer Garth Lenz about the extraction of tar sands in Alberta (Canadà):

May 2015

A very short video about another link between fossil fuel extraction and climate change. The total deforestation of large areas for oil and gas drilling alters the fluxes of water and CO2 between soil and atmosphere, reducing the resilience of ecosystems to climate change. (Original article published in Science magazine):

April 2015

About the Yemeni crisis. AFP News agency news from 2010: “The World Banc has already predicted that Yemen’s oil and gas reserves will plummet this year and disappear all together by 2017 as supplies run out.

March 2015

Video produced by California Academy of Sciences where systematic social activities (local and global) that reduce biodiversity:

February 2015

Video produced by the Post Carbon Institute to promote the photo book Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth, edited by George Wuerthner, photographer, writer and ecologist and director of Deep Ecology Foundation:

January 2015

Video produced by the Post Carbon Institute. The video visualizes the espatial and temporal expansion of the around 85.000 fracking wells deployed in the US during the last ten years:

Decembre 2014

Video produced by National Geographic in 2010 to remind us that we are already 7,000,000,000 humans in the planet:

November 2014

Video produced by National Public Radio, with an interesting visualization about the time evolution of the rate of births and deaths of the human species:

October 2014

Video produced by Good Magazine compiling some numbers about the uses of water in year 2008: “Whoever you are, wherever you live, water is the liquid of life“:

September 2014

Video produced by Gwen Pepin of the Westside Writing Project (WWP). Students Gwen Pepin and Richard Marion, from WWP, talk about Food Deserts in Chicago. Food Deserts refer to areas, rural and urban, where is not possible to buy fresh products:

August 2014

Video produced by Australia Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO). Interesting analysis that reminds us that “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil” (Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, 2003):

July 2014

Video produced by Post Carbon Institute where the growth during the last two-hundred years is explained in 300 seconds:

June 2014

Video produced by the Community Research Connections containing a short list of the fundamental concepts of degrowth, with emphasis about the importance of coops. Based on the published work of Daly H., 2011: Growth, Debt and the Global Bank, Ecological Economics, 72, 5-8:

May 2014

Video produced by the Peak Oil and Economic Contraction (POAEC). Fifteen minutes full of interesting examples:

April 2014

Extract from Roger Stone’s Earth Days (2009) film. The author of The Limits to GrowthDennis L. Meadows explains exponential growth, overpopulation,  and collapse: