Socio-Cultural sustainability Socio-Cultural sustainability means that our children are aware that different people have different and valid perspectives. They know about different religions and political stances and they need to be aware that politics and economics have a cultural basis.

Sustainability at IDEO: A first look through the lens

Sustainability at IDEO: A First Look Through the Lens from IDEO on Vimeo.

(This video is also on the homepage of this wiki.)

2011 Buckminster Fuller Finalists

2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Finalists from Buckminster Fuller Institute on Vimeo.

2010 Buckminister Fuller Finalists

The 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Finalists- Conferring Ceremony Video from Buckminster Fuller Institute on Vimeo.

Scaling Up Sustainable Sanitation in Rural India

Uploaded by WaterSanitation on Feb 25, 2009

The film documents the new approaches in rural sanitation, which advocates for community-driven approaches, appropriate policies, incentives for achievement, and decentralized responsibilities for implementation has resulted in scaling up sustainable sanitation across many communities spanning the country.

Wilderness Safaris - Sustainable Tourism

Bridging mountains...sharing smiles-Part 2

This film narrates the story of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust-funded Himmotthan, which is bringing about a quiet revolution in the central Himalayas with its efforts at promoting the conservation of the region's natural and socio-cultural resources through sustainable livelihood strategies.

An Interesting blog to follow for learning about the world's peoples and cultures is
Pocket Cultures
"PocketCultures is an independent site which aims to increase connections, awareness and understanding between different cultures. The best way to learn about life in different countries is to go there and see for yourself, talk to people from that country. However travelling abroad is not always possible.
PocketCultures provides a place where you can go to find out about what life is really like in different countries that you haven’t travelled to, and hopefully to find even more information, and join in the discussion about countries you have visited."

Here are the 5 most recent posts on PocketCultures:

  • Goodbye for now by Lucy Oct 5, 2014
    We’re sad to announce that we won’t be updating PocketCultures for the time being. We’ve had a great time over the last few years; we’d like to thank everyone who has participated and especially to our amazing contributors from all over the world. It’s been a privile...
  • Kazakh Proverbs for Your Wedding: Equals With Equals, Cow-Patties with Carrying-Sacks by Celia Mar 25, 2014
    It’s a muggy day in July when my Kazakh teacher, Aryslan, promises that I’ll have a free day tomorrow — he needs to go home to his village and prepare for his brother’s wedding. “Toidyn bolganynan, boladysy qyzyq,” he says. Everything that happens at a wedding ...
  • Thought on her travelling life since teenage years by LeX Tan Yih Liang Mar 13, 2014
    Tell us a bit about yourself. How would your friends or family describe you? Hello, my name is Nga (pronounce Nah), I’m finishing my master at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France. This is my 10th year living abroad, which means more than one third of my life. And while I have [...]
  • Sunderbans National Park by Ana Mar 11, 2014
    Lying in the cozy serene atmosphere of the border of West Bengal- Bangladesh, it is one of the most enthralling places to travel to. One of the natural UNESCO heritage sites shared by both India and Bangladesh, it is a brilliant place to travel to enjoy the natural pristine beauty [...]
  • Films from around the world by Ana Feb 18, 2014
    Our contributors put their heads together and came up with this wonderful idea: to write about a film that represents their country and their culture. So grab some popcorn, sit back and get ready to enjoy the films chosen by our contributors. Sean Oliver, our contributor from the United States, [...

Wired for Culture

This week's Science Weekly is dedicated to an extended interview withMark Pagel, a fellow of the Royal Society and head of the Evolutionary Biology Group at the University of Reading.
Mark has just published his latest book Wired for Culture: The Natural History of Human Cooperation which explores the diversity of language and culture around the world from an evolutionary perspective.

One Day on Earth

One Day on Earth the music video - by Cut Chemist from One Day on Earth on Vimeo.

Please attend the global screening of our motion picture.