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The real gold - food

Christina Kaba, manager at Abalimi Farming in South Africa, talks with great passion about the immediate good that comes from ...

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Biggest climatic tragedy in Brazil

A huge storm in Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region is considered the biggest climatic tragedy of country's history ...

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A 'Sandy' experience

As part of the Open Minds project people from around the world shared their thoughts. In this clip Lou Ann ...

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Farming from space

Satellite technology is a real game-changer for our work towards a more secure global food supply. Remember the 2010 drought ...

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Storage - key to using renewable energy

The rumor has it that the next "new thing", key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind is - storage ...

STORY URL: Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy | Video on TED.com
What's the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage -- so we can have power on tap even when the sun's not out and the wind's not blowing. In this accessible, inspiring talk, ...

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Population Dynamics Everywhere

Population Dynamics Everywhere: How do we Preserve Wealth and Health? By Hans Groth, Chairman of the Board, WDA Forum, St ...

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A beach body at age 94?

Charles Eugster, born 1919 in London, is the world's oldest competitive oarsman and bodybuilder. His TEDx Talk gives insights ...

STORY URL: Why bodybuilding at age 93 is a great idea: Charles Eugster at TEDxZurich
Of the recent changes that the human race has experienced, the increasing population numbers are especially dramatic and worrying coupled with the frightenin...

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The GM food debate

While some countries have allowed GM foods to be sold and cultivated, in India the debate rages on if GM ...

STORY URL: BBC HARDtalk - Vandana Shiva - Environmental Campaigner (19/11/12)
HARDtalk speaks to the original tree hugger. The phrase was coined back in the seventies when she, along with a group of women in India, hugged trees to stop...

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Managing the risks of urbanisation

A recent McKinsey report states that it took India 40 years to add 230 million urban citizens since 1971 and ...

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Where government should spend money

Are earthquakes Acts of God that we should accept or should we take action? In times of crisis, governments struggle ...

STORY URL: Deadly Earthquake Hits Greece
PlusDeadly Earthquake Hits GreeceDeadly Earthquake Hits GreeceThe Associated PressA strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck southwestern...

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What if we all ate meat just 2x/week?

Had lunch at our company restaurant and - looking around - became aware once again how thoughtlessly we consume meat daily, just ...

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Tackling overpopulation: is space the place?

Let's face it: people are living longer...and we're running out of room. Could the colonization of other ...

STORY URL: Home - Mars One
Mars One will establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2023. Mars One invites you to join us in this next giant leap for mankind!

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Nat Cats - no longer a prelude to ruin

What do a billion dollar hydropower plant and a farmer in Ethiopia have in common? They can both be wiped ...

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Too individualised premiums?

For insurers, trends continue towards individual premiums taking into account not only individual risk factors, but also commercial factors as ...

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Who will take care of you in old age?

The film team that put together the "What's on your mind?" clip, talked to a lot of people around ...

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