|How to Start a Movement - Derek Sivers (TED Talk)
This degree should encourage individuals to employ an appropriate form of activism to become agents of change to alter the status quo.
|Start With Why - Simon Sinek (TED Talk)
There is a pattern among great leaders; they often start with a why. Sinek describes finding those who believe what you believe, and much more. He strongly believes that people don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it.
|How Permaculture Can Save Humanity and the Earth, but Not Civilization - Tobey Hemenway (Lecture at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment)
Hemenway, who was an adjunct professor at Portland State University, in Portland, Orgeon, described how permaculture can help with the agricultural food crisis. Since the explosion of the industrialize agricultural system during the Green Revolution many issues have emerged, permaculture is regenerative. Permaculture can leave a site better than you found it.
|More Than Honey (2012)
The bees all around the world are disappearing. This film shares shocking realities, and is a way of encouraging us to all take action now.
|A 25 year Permaculture Project - Bullock Brothers Homestead
A fun and lighthearted, but good example. This is an example of a positive response to energy decline and climate change through local community action.
|Homegrown Revolution - The Urban Homestead
, Dervaes (Urban Homestead)
A family makes a change on a small plot of land to grow food and grows away from GMOs, the American grass craze, and more.
|Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006)
Oil is a nonrenewable resource; when oil disappears, it will be gone forever. Peak oil is when oil production and consumption are at its highest, and following this period will decline until oil is gone entirely. Curious, how will America survive peak oil ?
|Before the Flood (2016)
This documentary through National Geographic that follows actor Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey to discover, and shed light on climate change.
|Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (2015)
Inhabit is a feature length documentary introducing permaculture: a design method that offers an ecological lens for solving issues related to agriculture, economics, governance, and on. The film presents a vast array of projects, concepts, and people, and it translates the diversity of permaculture into something that can be understood by an equally diverse audience. For those familiar, it will be a call to action and a glimpse into what's possible - what kind of projects and solutions are already underway. For those unfamiliar, it will be an introduction to a new way of being and a new way of relating to the Earth. For everyone, it will be a reminder that humans are capable of being planetary healing forces.