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Sustainability: Internet Resources

How to Evaluate Websites

Click on the link below to view/print a handout on evaluating Internet sources.

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Resources

GreenBiz.com, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led, global association of some 200 companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development.

Sustainable Life MediaThe Bridge to Better Brands is a great place to learn about the recent innovations in sustainable strategies, brands and design.

World Inquiry: An expanding collection of business innovations that create societal good. Each record of the archive is a profile highlighting an innovation, its context, roots and impacts.

Online Videos: General Focus

Many more short videos are available on YouTube or at various environmental sites.  If you are searching for one on a specific topic, or would like to add one to our growing list, please let us know.

Sustainability Explained

Concise and to the point: the four "care instructions" for the planet, and us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5NiTN0chj0

Who do you think produced this short?  What is on the other side of the issue?  What statements do you agree with?  Which do you think are not represented accurately?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ubxq33Q5to&NR=1

Rethink Sustainability

Message:  Human impact on Earth.  Inspiring change.  Embrace sustainability.  Individual actions can change the world!

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9I3Q6-ZSTI

Sustainability at the Vancouver Winter Olympics (4 minutes)

Discover symbiotic relationships planned during construction for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

https://blogs.natlogic.com/friend/2010/04/sustainability_explained_in_2.html

Global Warming

“What is Global Warming?”  1.5 minutes  - Short videotape  https://videos.howstuffworks.com/howstuffworks/202-what-is-global-warming-video.htm

Introduction Article to Global Warming:  https://science.howstuffworks.com/global-warming.htm 

Sum Total: Being Green Isn’t New

Behind every statistic, there's a good story: facts and figures can add up to something greater than themselves.  Focus on green is not a new concept, national carbon footprints, water use, waste, recycling, etc…  Think and discuss the facts that are presented! What do they mean to us here in Canton, Ohio?  By Newsweek.  (The video may show up on the second page of the article.)

https://www.newsweek.com/2010/09/12/george-will-earth-doesn-t-care-what-is-done-to-it.html?gt1=43002

Consumption – Chris Jordan

Photographic Artist Chris Jordan turns the statistics of consumerism into palpable images in his new photo series.  (10 minute video)

https://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/09212007/watch3.html  

One Simple Idea, 2 Minute Videos from CNN

https://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/category/one-simple-thing/

TERRA:  The Nature of our World

100 short films.  TERRA is a collaborative indie filmspace and laboratory explore the horizons of the natural world. 

https://www.lifeonterra.com/aboutus.php 

Drawndown: https://www.drawdown.org/?mc_cid=4fba2ed318&mc_eid=8631f6c46a

Sustainability topics: https://www.bsr.org/en/topics

Bioneers: https://bioneers.org/

Biomimicry: https://biomimicry.org/

Strategic Sustainable Development: https://www.naturalstep.ca/abcd

AASHE sustainability rating: https://www.aashe.org/

Global Justice center: http://www.globaljusticecenter.net/

Circles of Sustainability: https://www.circlesofsustainability.org/

Sustainable Design: http://ecovativedesign.com/