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Lynn Rogoff

Educating our Children for the Future

PRESENTED ON AUG 28, 2014
IN GARRISON @ VOL 7

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.

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Fabric that Inspires

BY NADJA SOLOVIEVA
@ JAPAN GREAT CREATIVE WEEK ON OCT 28, 2013

Nadja Solovieva, an award winning fashion designer from London, talks about what gives her her inspiration. Some of it comes from Japan, but it also comes from the fur patterns found on endangered animals such as bengal tigers and lemurs.

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An Adventure in Cohabitation

BY CARLA GOULD
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 05, 2013

Carla Gould, designer and researcher in Toronto, demonstrates her passion for animal and human cohabitation by focusing on the relationship between pigeons and urban city dwellers to show that we are more similar and essential to each other than we realized. Through her experiences on case studies and research projects, she takes these similarities and challanges us to expand our awareness of the animals that we share the earth with. 

 

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Cultivating Community

BY MATT SARGENT
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

Pairing poety and stories, Matt describes the importance of cultivating communities through farming, encompassing the cycle of healthy plants, animals, and earth.

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Veganism for a Better Planet

BY REBECCA WEYNBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Rebecca Weynberg is a 16 year old student who is extremely passionate about veganism and its great benefits on the animals, people and Earth itself.

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The Importance of Other Species

BY TIM HUIJSMANS
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

Tim Huijsmans might be one of the youngest PechaKucha speakers in Maastricht. He is the founder of Red de Aarde (Save the Earth) foundation. He, through his foundation, is running projects for bees, primates and other sorts of animals in the Netherlands, Ghana and Cameroon. In 2015, Tim was elected as Wold Improver of the Year by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Come and listen to his story and what he wants to do to make the world a better place.

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Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley

BY LAUREN MAPLES
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

"Teaching kids about food is a way to teach them about everything."

In Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley at PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16Lauren Maples walks us through the importance and strength of a sustainable, natural, and health-conscious education. While teaching yoga and dance in public schools, she developed the Bija approach - which strives to create a fulfilling and engaging educational experience. 

Lauren has danced with internationally acclaimed ballet companies including San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet, and holds a BA from New School. 

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Elephant tourism: spectacular shows or silent suffering?

BY KATIE GRIMMOND
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Katie Grimmond is completing her MSci in Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She is interested in animal behavior, cognition, and welfare. Her presentation is about the welfare of elephants used in tourism in Thailand.

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Our Role in Conservation

BY VICKI SEARLES
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 24, 2016

Vicki Searles is the Director of Conservation Education at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.  Her two passions are spending time with her family and serving our community by connecting people with nature and wildlife. She has worked at The Columbus Zoo, Zoo Atlanta the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and has been lucky enough to be involved in community based conservation in Asia, South America, Central America, and North America. 

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One Earth

BY CAMERON CRAIG
@ VOL 12 ON AUG 26, 2017

In this talk Cameron talks about the One Earth we have. He shares some history about the Earth and outlines some problems it faces if we continue to take from this Earth selfishly. It's not all bad news, Cameron shares some ways to live on this Earth in Harmony with all plants & animals. The future can be bright if we love this Earth.