Picture a jaunt through Europe, magic and beauty around on all sides. Beams of light hitting stately buildings in a way that they never will again. Walking past anchient cathedrals and the most treasured works of the old masters. And everywhere, every person has a story. No, it's not Fitzgerald or Hemingway. It is Richie Carter, whose uses plein-air painting to interact with people on a deeper, emotional level.
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Houdini's Charmed Life
BY CHARLES GREENE III
@ VOL 19
ON AUG 15, 2013
Self-proclaimed "Presentation Magician" Charles Greene III speaks on the most famous magician of all time: Harry Houdini. He goes into depth on Houdini's life, illusions, accomplishments, and the escape art that catipulted him to worldwide fame.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 11, 2014.
Air Quality in Prince George (the past, the present, the future)
BY DENNIS FUDGE
@ VOL 4
ON JUL 14, 2015
For decades, air quality in the city of Prince George has ranked as some of the worst in Province. Join meteorologist Dennis Fudge as he explores the trends in major pollutants over the years. Learn what “the smell of money” really is, and what pollutants are on the rise and on the way out.
The Wildlife Air Service
BY WIETSE VAN DER WERF
@ VOL 20
ON NOV 26, 2015
What if you could help protect the wildlife and other endangered species by air? What if you thought of a completely new way to protect forrest and sea? Speaker Wietse van der Werf wondered if he could set up a network of pilots to help from above. And as it turned out, he created a worlwide network of citizens who wanted to help him protect there local nature en envorinment. Now he and his Wildlife Air Service are an imortant partner for large environmental organizations.
Plein Air for the Planet: Landscape Art as Environmental Activism
BY STEPHEN WASHINGTON
@ VOL 3
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Speaker Stephen Washington, an artist living in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, believes strongly in the power of art—particularly plein air painting—to help save the landscapes it so beautifully captures.
The Magic House
BY MAIR HYMAN
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 02, 2016
“The house is built around the concepts of water, air, wind and light.”
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Have a safe flight!
BY CSILLA SZABO
@ VOL 34
ON JAN 30, 2018
We fly more often than before but seldom think about the people who actually make it possible for us, besides the pilots and stewardesses. Air traffic controllers are behind the scenes; their role is crucial for our family visits, business trips or dream holidays.
Csilla Szabó started working with air traffic controllers over a year ago and is fascinated by their work. In this presentation, she takes us into the world of air traffic controllers and tells us what she has learned from them.
Make our lungs clean again
BY MARIA NEIRA
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 20, 2018
Air pollution is a silent killer. 91% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality are dangerously high. Over half a million premature deaths annually in the European Region are attributable to air pollution. Air pollution does not recognize borders. Improving air quality demands sustained and coordinated action at all levels. Dr. Maira Neira speaks about her work at WHO, the upcoming WHO conference on air pollution in Geneva and solutions to improve our air through sustainable transport, more efficient and renewable energy production and use, and waste management.