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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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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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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.

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Saving India's Elephants

BY WILFRED MEJIA
@ VOL 45 ON MAR 06, 2018

Wilfred Mejia makes an empassioned plea for animal's rights.

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Our Pets, Ourselves

BY JESSICA FUSCH
@ VOL 11 ON OCT 22, 2018

How closely linked is our health to our pets' health? Listen to veterinarian Jessica Fusch as she explains why we should pay close attention to the ailments our pets have- it might just save our lives. 

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Probably the best job for the world

BY SOFIE FLENSBORG
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 01, 2018

Sofie Flensborg photos illustrate what it is like to work as a lawyer for the Secretariat of the UN Convention that aims to ensure that species of animals and plants don’t go extinct - while at the same time contributing to sustainable development…