Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation

The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

Published on Mar 12, 2015

Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation, speaks with Economic Club president David M. Rubenstein on Thursday March 12, 2015

Noam Chomsky – Why Philosophy?

Chomsky’s Philosophy

Published on Feb 3, 2015

Chomsky on philosophy.

Let’s talk about soil

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Published on Dec 4, 2014

This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation, urbanization, land grabbing and overexploitation; the film offers options to make the way we manage our soils more sustainable.
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Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Published on Jul 17, 2017

This video explains progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be monitored and the contributions of FAO to this process.


‘We’ve been invaded’: Italian mayor slams govt’s policy on migrants


Published on Jul 17, 2017

Rural Italian mayors protest govt’s poor handling of housing migrants.

Is America Facing A Farming Crisis?


Published on Oct 6, 2016

Why The U.S. Needs A New Generation Of Farmers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TozV…
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With a dwindling number of millennials interested in farming, the agriculture industry is bracing for impact. Is the U.S. food industry in decline?

Learn More:
The Economist: Daily Chart: Thought for Food

The Hill: We Can’t Keep Losing Farmland and Agricultural Students

Feeding America: Hunger Facts & Poverty Statistics

Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: “Survivor”



Drought and Agriculture – Predict, Plan and Prepare: Stop Drought Becoming Famine

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Published on Jun 16, 2017

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals, the world needs to move faster from a crisis-led response to a proactive approach that reduces impacts, builds resilience and allows people to cope with drought. The tools, systems and techniques are already available. FAO supports countries to increase resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises. Everyone has a role to play, from the policy to the community level to avoid drought becoming famines and to ensure no one is left behind.