Inspiration

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Our Pact for Parks, People and Planet


Young people at the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia in November 2014 created this video conveying the spirit of "Our Pact for Parks, People and Planet" supported by No Walls, Young Peoples Media Coalition, Conservamos por Naturaleza, Coalition Wild, IUCN Task Force on Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability and IUCN WCPA Young Professionals. Read and sign the Pact!


Nelson Mandela's speech at 2003 World Parks Congress, South Africa.


He champions youth engagement, calls for parks to work for the poor, and promotes transboundary cooperation. As we prepare for the next WPC in 2014, it is time for us to deliver!


Love. Not Loss.


This video presents a new and inspiring biodiversity message. It challenges us to talk about nature in terms that others want to listen to. The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat produced the video in partnership with CEC members in Wildscreen and Futerra.


The Secret: Planet Earth


This video by Secret Team features our beautiful Planet Earth. The music was composed and gifted for this video by Jo Blankenburg. Posted by Jiban Khuraijam, Fellow of Linnean Society of London, YPLT CEC member and YLT CEESP member, with the North East Center for Environmental Education and Research, Imphal, Manipur, India.


Hope in a Changing Climate Trailer


An uplifting trailer from the Hope in a Changing Climate film. Includes case studies from China, Ethiopia, and Rwanda on the reforestation of river basins and the many positive feedback loops this sets in motion.


Generation Waking Up: Igniting a Movement

From the Generation Waking Up website: "...young people are waking up and taking a stand for a new future. We know that our generation is faced with both the challenge and the opportunity to turn the tide of history. Generation Waking Up is a global campaign to ignite a generation of young people to bring forth a thriving, just, sustainable world."


She's Alive... Beautiful... Finite... Hurting...

This video is dedicated to all who have died fighting for the planet and those whose lives are on the line today. The cut was put together by Vivek Chauhan, a young film maker, together with naturalists working with the Sanctuary Asia Network .

Posted by Jiban Khuraijam, Fellow of Linnean Society of London and YPLT CEC member, with the North East Center for Environmental Education and Research, Imphal, Manipur, India. He writes: "The Earth is a living planet and she is threatened. It is our duty to find an integrated balance between nature and people. This video is really touching and inspires me to enhance my efforts in conserving natural resources."


Project Wild Thing

It is the most recent film released in the UK about reconnecting children with nature. Watch, learn, get inspired, go wild.