Sustainable Futures

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Sustainable Futures (2011)

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In this environmental series, we look at the impact that our way of living has on people, animals, plants and landscapes around the world. Sustainable Futures shares stories from all parts of the globe and looks at how our actions have contributed to environmental changes, showing that everything is connected. We examine the factors that are changing our earth, ways to mitigate them, and steps we can take to reduce our effect – offering us hope for a better future.

Episode List

Water is one of the most crucial resources for life on earth and by the end of the century, more than half of the world could be facing critical water shortages. People, all over the world, are working diligently to conserve this precious resource. Join us ...
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24 minutes
Fossil fuel has been the first choice of energy for decades, but supplies are depleting fast. Join us as we explore technological innovations and conservation programs from all over the world.
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24 minutes
Virtually everything we use creates waste at each stage of its life-cycle and landfills are reaching capacity in nearly every community. Meet innovators describing and demonstrating their novel solutions.
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24 minutes
Forests around the world are disappearing at an incredible rate. Travel with us as we explore some of the world’s most endangered forests and see, firsthand the tragedy among the beauty and majesty.
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24 minutes
In the past several years the world has experienced many devastating natural disasters perhaps brought about by massive climate changes. Join us as climate scientist, from all over the world, present their best evidence of global warming.
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24 minutes
Scientists all over the world are concerned about the consequences of global warming. Explore with us as we travel the world over to discuss potential solutions to safeguard the future of life on Earth.
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24 minutes
Pollution affects a wide range of lives and lifestyles of people in all walks of life, in every country. Come with us as we explore the pollution problems people are facing all over the world.
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24 minutes
Transportation may be needed for life in the modern world, but it also a major source of greenhouse gasses contributing to climate. Journey with us as we meet the people working to discover viable solutions to environmentally safe transportation.
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24 minutes
Many of the things we consider to be vital technologies of our lives are major contributors to carbon emissions. Join us as we visit innovators in technologies and laws concerning the reduction of carbon emissions.
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24 minutes
Ecotourism and sustainable development are taking the world by storm. Join us as we explore travel destinations that are as unique as they are environmentally responsible.
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24 minutes
Join us as we explore potential life saving sustainable economic and environmental solutions and meet the people responsible for these burgeoning industries.
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24 minutes
Come with us as we visit farmers and food producers all over the world to learn the challenges they face and the novel solutions they are implementing to sustainably feed the populace.
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24 minutes
Living in harmony with the earth is essential to the continued survival of life as we know it. Personal lifestyle changes may seem like a small thing, but collectively it may be the most important component to ensuring a sustainable future.
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24 minutes

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kerri888, posted on October 31, 2013

This series should be more heavily promoted, I only found it by accident. If anyone reads this, is it possible to add some favourites/add to playlist icons? Thanks

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