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Martin Ferguson - Minister for Resources,Energy and Tourism at QREX
 
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Excerpts from opening day speech by the Minister for Resources and Energy.
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What renewable energies are the most appropriate for the  tourism sector?
 
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Learn about the benefits that renewable energies have for the hotel sector and also the requirements that are demanded. What is more, the viability of these installations depending on the demand you face as hotel entrepreneurs will be analysed. Energy sources: Renewable Energy: solar energy, wind power, Geothermal energy, Biomass. Do not run out over time Non-renewable energy: Run out over time. Generate waste Solar energy: Solar thermal energy: Heat from the sun. Application: mainly hot water. Performance Save 80% on hot water. return on investment: 2-10 years. Photovoltaic: Light from the sun. Application: Isolated systems (irrigation, lighting, ...) and connected (solarium, rooftops ...). Performance Low (12-13%).. return on investment: Long term. Wind Power: It is the energy we collect from wind power. Advantage: It can be applied in a space that is being used for something else too. Advantage: - Good level of technological development and business competitiveness. - Implementation is fast and creates jobs. - Synergistic effect such as saving energy with alternative sources. Disadvantage: - Causes environmental problems. - It has technological limitations. To put this energy into your tourism business you must: analyse the wind, find a feasible place, have permission and take stock of the energy you consume and that which you want to implement. Geothermal Energy is extracted from the heat beneath the surface of the Earth by an underground heat pump. Uses the Earth as an energy source during cold periods or as an energy dissipater in summer. Advantage: - Resource availability. - High energy efficiency and high durability. - No effect on the landscape. Disadvantage: - Very high implementation costs. - Risks of toxic contaminants and emission of energy sources (heat). - Limitation on their location in places. - Can cause environmental problems. - Limited capability to cool spaces. Biomass is obtained by burning wood residues, fodder from crops, food waste, paper, manure and other byproducts. Advantages: Can be stored, Low cost. Disadvantages: Contaminates, can require a lot of resources.
Visions Episode 84: Our Energy Future
 
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The world's energy needs have significantly increased as a result of industrial development and population growth, and our limited supply of fossil fuels is failing to meet demand. University of Melbourne researchers are among many working toward a solution to this energy crisis and in this episode of Visions we take a closer look at various alternative energy research projects. Produced by Emma O'Neill Camera by Clive Banfield and Vlad Bunyevich Edited by Robert Cross, Corporate Video Productions With thanks to: CO2CRC and Arrow Films for use of their footage; Sumisha Naidu (Media and Communications student, University of Melbourne); and Bryan McGowan (Safety Officer, School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne). Dr Greg Martin would also like to thank Bio Fuels Pty Ltd (a division of the Victor Smorgon Group) and the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism. Professor Iven Mareels would like to thank the Australian Research Council and key corporate partners Better Place Australia and Senergy. © The University of Melbourne, 2010. All rights reserved. add comment
Policymaker Response: Subho Banerjee
 
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Subho Banerjee, Deputy Secretary, Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Australia, speaks at the Global Energy Assessment side event at CEM4 in April, 2013.
What is Sustainability? | Mocomi Kids
 
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https://mocomi.com/ presents: What is Sustainability? An informative video on Sustainability, For humans, sustainability is the potential for long-term maintenance of well being, which has ecological, economic, political and cultural dimensions. Here are a few ways in which your actions can contribute to sustainability. Lifestyle - Your lifestyle is your choice and you can change it. For example, when you go to the grocery store, make sure you always carry a cloth bag. This way the shopkeeper does not have to give you many plastic bags. Fixing - If your watch, or a toy, or a camera is broken or not working, try getting it fixed before you buy yourself a new one. Recycle - Try and be conscious about the things around you. When you consume something, see if you can re-use it later. Learn more about how we can contribute to sustainability. To learn more about sustainability, read: https://mocomi.com/sustainability/ For more fun learning videos and interactive articles related to the environment and its issues, visit: https://mocomi.com/learn/environment/ Follow Mocomi Kids - Top educational website for kids, on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mocomikids/ on Twitter https://twitter.com/MocomiKids on Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/mocomikids/ on Google+ https://plus.google.com/+mocomikids/ on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/mocomi-kids
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How to fuel the future | The Economist
 
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America, under President Donald Trump, is securing its “energy independence” with oil and gas. But unlike fossil fuels, renewables will not increase global warming —and China is moving fast. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Oil moves the world around and creates powerful countries. Oil is such a vital commodity that it provoked wars throughout the 20th century. The few countries that produce it, try to keep control of it to ensure its riches stay at home. Those who do not have it, strive to get it. In the 1930s Saudi Arabia was one of the poorest countries in the world but the discovery of oil transformed it and Saudi Arabia has amassed $515.6 billion in sovereign wealth funds. It has become the linchpin of a powerful cartel that sometimes rations oil to push up prices. The United States is now the biggest producer of oil and gas owing to its shale revolution. It has tapped abundant reserves through fracking - a technology that uses high-pressure water and sand to fracture rock deep below the ground to extract hydrocarbons. This shale revolution has helped the United States become less dependent on oil imported from Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Iraq, and other OPEC countries. More oil and gas on global markets has also benefited the world's energy consumers by pushing down costs. Oil still remains the primary fuel, supplying almost 1/3 of the world's energy but its heyday may soon be over, despite growing demand. By 2040 the world's global energy use is set to increase by 30 percent. That energy must be much cleaner if the world wants to prevent catastrophic global warming. In the past coal and gas were less expensive than renewable technology but their costs have come down dramatically. There is now a race among some nations to create more efficient renewable technologies to reduce pollution and be more energy self-sufficient. China is the world's largest consumer of coal and the second largest of oil but it also now leads the world in clean energy. one third of the world's new wind power and solar panels is installed in China, and it sells more electric cars than any other country. The quest for energy self-sufficiency is a big motivation for many countries. China is moving fast, and America under President Donald Trump, is securing its energy independence with oil and gas. But unlike oil and gas renewables will not increase global warming. The long term transition to clean energy will throw up new global challenges. It will create tensions in unstable parts of the Middle East as oil revenue starts to dry up. Another challenge is that wind and sun are intermittent. renewables may require vast shared electricity grids spanning boarders to make them more efficient. To stop global warming the world needs a huge collaboration over our shared energy future. If we fail, wars over scarce resources could be even worse in the 21st century than in the 20th. Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/ Follow The Economist on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeconomist Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theeconomist/ Follow us on Medium: https://medium.com/@the_economist
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What Countries Are The Most Energy Efficient?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Jordan recently attacked Islamic State targets in Syria after the terrorist group released a video showing the brutal execution of a Jordanian fighter pilot. Now, Jordan's King Abdullah II has promised a relentless and punishing campaign against ISIS militants who are attempting to destabilize the country and the Middle East. So can Jordan win the fight against ISIS? Learn More: Jordan On ISIS Strike: 'Beginning Of Our Retaliation' http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/05/jordan-isis-strike-retaliation_n_6626176.html "Jordanian fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria on Thursday, before roaring over the hometown of the pilot killed by the militants while King Abdullah consoled the victim's family." Obama rejected Jordanian King Abdullah's pleas for Predator drones http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/feb/5/obama-denied-request-jordan-predator-drones-islami/?page=all "The Obama administration this year turned down a request from Jordan for Predator spy drones that would help it locate targets in the war against the Islamic State." General Allen: ISIS Burning Of Pilot Backfired, Strengthened Coalition Against Extremist Group http://www.ibtimes.com/general-allen-isis-burning-pilot-backfired-strengthened-coalition-against-extremist-1809148 "Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen says the Islamic State group is at an 'entirely different level' than al Qaeda and the United States should take its threats very seriously." Watch More: Who Are The Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPwZGHivQSQ _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Check out more of Evan on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SeekerNetwork
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World's Most Asked Questions: What Is Energy?
 
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What is Energy? The short answer is EVERYTHING. But what does that mean? Let SciShow explain. And if you're in New York, join us to talk about energy more! https://www.facebook.com/events/866662523353099 Check out the World's Most Asked Questions playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6L1A74436Ccy3pvDhb33fhi ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/collections/scishow Or help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Thanks Tank Tumblr: http://thankstank.tumblr.com Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rp094DS5H4 http://www.livescience.com/42881-what-is-energy.html http://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=about_home-basics http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter01.html http://newt.phys.unsw.edu.au/einsteinlight/jw/module5_binding.htm http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/members/courses/teachers_corner/49039.html http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/nucene/nucbin.html#c1 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_pointnshoot_642959103--Patty_melt.jpg
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Sustainable development in hindi | Environment and sustainable development | Class 11
 
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What is sustainable development ? To join Guaranteed Suksez whatsapp group send hiiiii on 7084741319 Feat-Aditya Bhardwaj
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5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10
 
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Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Follow Crash Course! http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse T*mbl Crash Course: http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Table of Contents Ecosystem Services 00:51 The Importance of Biodiversity 04:07 Deforestation 06:42 Desertification 06:49 Global Warming 07:59 Invasive Species 08:51 Overharvesting 09:20 Crash Course/SciShow videos referenced in this episode: Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D7hZpIYlCA Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leHy-Y_8nRs Ecological Succession: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZKIHe2LDP8 Climate Change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Jxs7lR8ZI Invasive Species: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOwTXobJ3k Food Shortage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLJP84xL9A References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3n5P Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030 | Michael Green | TED Talks
 
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Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of Global Goals for the development of the world to 2030. Social progress expert Michael Green invites us to imagine how these goals and their vision for a better world can be achieved. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Sustainable development for kids (by grade 3 kids)
 
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Engaging sustainability videos to learn & teach. More sustainability videos on www.sustainabilityillustrated.com & http://www.youtube.com/learnsustainability Subscribe to receive the latest videos: http://alturl.com/jc8u6 Become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/sustainability. Extra info & links below... Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sustain_Illustr Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sustainabilityillustrated Videos are created by Alexandre Magnin using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities: http://www.amcreative.org ** This video was created with a group of grade 3 kids (8-9 years old) from Saint Michel de Picpus (Paris) to explain sustainable development to other children. Things such as waste, food and transportation are presented in a simple way with a superhero (Ecoman) and a vilain (Dump-it-man). Original script written by Marion and Pauline from sb factory. Adaptation and translation into English: Sarah Brooks. Illustrations (inspired by drawings by the children) and video creation: Alexandre Magnin. Narration and voices: Vincent Tong. Music: "Morning stroll" by Josh Kirsch and "Sing Swing Bada Bing" by Doug Maxwell / Media Rights Productions ** Hey kids! Did you hear about the grade three class who partnered with Ecoman to beat the dreaded Dump It Man to make a better world? Check it out! It all started out as a normal day, but when the children arrived at school, the playground was filled with garbage, and on top of it stood the dreaded Dump It Man. Horrors! What to do?? The class had been studying how to be green, so they knew to call their friend Ecoman. Ecoman was busy protecting the Amazonian rainforest, but he was able to arrive in just a few seconds – thanks to his renewable energy jetpack. “Hey Ecoman!” cried the class. “ What’s going on here??” Ecoman looked around. “Ah!” he said. “Someone has been duped into dumping! If we don’t want the whole world to look like this, we have to recycle. Luckily, we have a system to do this: different waste goes into different bins. One for glass, one for plastic, one for cardboard and newspapers and one for everything else. If we do this, then glass can be melted and made into new glass; paper can be recycled, and plastic turned into hangers, bottles or even a new sweater!” “Thanks, Ecoman!” the class shouted. Later that day, the class sat down to have lunch and found pale, tasteless tomatoes on their plates. “BLECH!” They could see the dreaded Dump It Man sneering in the corner, so they called Ecoman again who was busy protecting endangered animals. “Hey Ecoman! What’s going on???” Ecoman explained that the Earth gives us fruits and vegetables all year round but different ones grow in different seasons. For example, rhubarb comes in the spring, tomatoes in the summer, pumpkins in the fall, and in the winter we get carrots. And when we respect natural cycles, Nature helps us, for example by giving us ladybugs, who eat the aphids who would otherwise eat our plants. “Yay, Nature!” At the end of this strange day, the children left school, only to see tons of pollution in the city. Dump It Man was there too – laughing. Ecoman was able to leave his work installing solar panels that brought electricity to a village without lights and arrive to answer the children’s question. “Ecoman!” the class shouted. “Why is the air so grey and smelly? Can’t we do without these polluting cars??” “Absolutely!” said Ecoman. “This is already happening. Lots of people are riding bikes to work, or travelling by public transport or carpool. You can help by doing this too. Also, new, non-polluting options are being invented everyday – things like electric cars and solar planes like the Solar Impulse that flew around the world using only energy from the sun. So you see, when we work together to be green, Dump It Man is outta here!!” Ecoman then left with his awesome renewable energy jet pack to save the bees! What a day for that class!! And who knows…maybe tomorrow it will be YOUR CLASS!!!
Best Photos of Sports Tourism Resources in the World with High Visitor Statistics
 
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Doing to sports tourism resources and activity will certainly relax your mind. You could go to sport tourism around the world likely sports tourism resources in Indonesia, New Zealand, Ecotorism, as well as much more. Simply watch this video to enhance your info concerning sport tourism destinations.
Jeff Bezos Reveals Why He's Spending Billions Of Dollars To Go To Space
 
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The founder of Blue Origin and founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, was recently interviewed by the CEO of Axel Springer, Mathias Döpfner. Bezos talked about why he considers Blue Origin to be above anything else he does. Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets, how-to's, gaming, science, digital culture, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/sai TI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techinsider TI on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tech_insider/ TI on Twitter: https://twitter.com/techinsider -------------------------------------------------- Following is the transcript of the video: Mathias Döpfner: ... Could you share with us the vision of Blue Origin and the idea of space tourism with reusable rockets? Jeff Bezos: Yes. This is super important to me, and I believe on the longest timeframe - and really here I'm thinking of a timeframe of a couple of hundred years, so over millions of decades - I believe and I get increasing conviction with every passing year, that Blue Origin, the space company, is the most important work that I'm doing. And so there is a whole plan for Blue Origin. Döpfner: Really, so you'd say retail, e-commerce, clouds, publishing - that's all less relevant than the space project. Bezos: Yes, and I'll tell you why. First of all, of course, I'm interested in space, because I'm passionate about it. I've been studying it and thinking about it since I was a five-year-old boy. But that is not why I'm pursuing this work. I'm pursuing this work, because I believe, if we don't, we will eventually end up with a civilization of stasis, which I find very demoralizing. I don't want my great-grandchildren's great-grandchildren to live in a civilization of stasis. We all enjoy a dynamic civilization of growth and change. Let's think about what powers that. We are not really energy-constrained. Let me give you just a couple of numbers. If you take your body - your metabolic rate as a human it's just an animal, you eat food, that's your metabolism - you burn about a 100 Watts. Your power, your body is the same as a 100-Watt light bulb. We're incredibly efficient. Your brain is about 60 Watts of that. Amazing. But if you extrapolate in developed countries where we use a lot of energy, on average in developed countries our civilizational metabolic rate is 11 000 Watts. So, in a natural state, where we're animals, we're only using a 100 Watts. In our actual developed-world state, we're using 11 000 Watts. And it's growing. For a century or more, it's been compounding at a few percent a year - our energy usage as a civilization. Now if you take baseline energy usage globally across the whole world and compound it at just a few percent a year for just a few hundred years, you have to cover the entire surface of the Earth in solar cells. That's the real energy crisis. And it's happening soon. And by soon, I mean within just a few 100 years. We don't actually have that much time. So what can you do? Well, you can have a life of stasis, where you cap how much energy we get to use. You have to work only on efficiency. By the way, we've always been working on energy efficiency, and still we grow our energy usage. It's not like we have been squandering energy. We have been getting better at using it with every passing decade. So, stasis would be very bad I think. Now take the scenario, where you move out into the Solar System. The Solar System can easily support a trillion humans. And if we had a trillion humans, we would have a thousand Einsteins and a thousand Mozarts and unlimited (for all practical purposes) resources and solar power unlimited for all practical purposes. That's the world that I want my great-grandchildren's great-grandchildren to live in. By the way, I believe that in that timeframe we will move all heavy industry off of Earth and Earth will be zoned residential and light industry. It will basically be a very beautiful planet. We have sent robotic probes to every planet in this solar system now and believe me this is the best one. Döpfner: Jeff when can I buy the first ticket to do a little space tour. Bezos: We are going to be… So the first tourism vehicle - we won't be selling tickets yet - but we may put humans in it at the end of this year or at the beginning of next year. We are very close. We are building a very large orbital vehicle. We have been working on that for more than five years. It will fly for the first time in 2020. The key is reusability. This civilization I'm talking about of getting comfortable living and working in space and having millions of people and then billions of people and then finally a trillion people in space - you can't do that with space vehicles that you use once and then throw away. It's a ridiculous, costly way to get into space.
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GiFT2013 TV Dramas & Tourism, Japanese Historical Sites as Sustainable Tourist Resources
 
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For the film and historical tourists among us, Dr. Philip Seaton links the venerable Taiga drama to the promise of sustainable contents tourism, a growing business model that respects local people and travellers, cultural heritage and the environment. With details of visits to museums in historical locations complete with hands-on interactive exhibits, Dr. Seaton discusses strategies designed to ensure a contents tourist site succeeds beyond a sightseeing boom spawned by the weekly Taiga drama broadcast. --- People in the Video --- Dr. Philip Seaton (International Student Center) Research Area: Japanese History and Media http://www.philipseaton.net/ ----What is GiFT? ---- GiFT stands for Global Issues Forum for Tomorrow. It's an event that was inaugurated in 2011 to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sustainability Weeks, which is an annual gathering we've hosted since 2007. The Sustainability Weeks is part of the Hokkaido University's annual social contribution to help create a sustainable society. ---Purpose--- GiFT is designed to guide undergraduate and master's students in choosing a field of specialization and beginning full-fledged research so that they can engage in collaborative work to address global issues and rise to meet challenges together. GiFT http://sustain.oia.hokudai.ac.jp/gift/index.html Sustainability Weeks http://sustain.oia.hokudai.ac.jp/sw/ Hokkaido University http://www.oia.hokudai.ac.jp/
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Geothermal for Canada, its the Future (Food Security, Jobs, Tourism, Renewable Energy)
 
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CanGEA's chair Alison Thompson visits Craters of the Moon in New Zealand and tells us more about how Canada's resources compare.
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Active tourism, an actual heritage resource. SPAIN
 
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Identification and videographic aerial data of heritage sites to in order to design a museographic and touristic project. Micro-Cluster of Investigation (MCI) "Globalization, tourism and heritage: towards a sustainable management of the past as a future" VLC/CAMPUS International.
Afghanistan seeks bids for energy ventures
 
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Afghanistan's natural resources could one day provide an almost endless supply of energy for its citizens. This year the Afghan government plans to ask for bids for a series of exploration projects for oil and gas in the north and west of the country. At the end of a long violent conflict, there are still significant hurdles to overcome before the dream of energy prosperity becomes a reality. Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Mazar-e-Sharif. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
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ehub - Energy Hub
 
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ehub is an energy research platform aimed at optimizing energy management at district level. It intelligently combines all the components in NEST that generate, store, convert or release energy. Moreover, it couples the energy flows from the building sector with the mobility demonstrator “move”, which is also located on the Empa campus and where surplus energy from renewable sources is converted into sustainable fuels for the mobility of the future.
Views: 1907 EmpaChannel
Which energy-saving solutions can I apply to my tourism  business?
 
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Find some ideas for saving energy in specific equipment in each of the main energy consumption systems that exist in a tourism installation. Variables for measuring energy demand: Number of rooms available Number of services offered Geographical location (latitude) Location of the hotel (countryside, beach, urban, etc.) Architecture and design of the building Electricity and Illumination. Measures for reducing consumption: Fluorescent lamps with regulators or electronic ballasts Gas-discharge lamps Compact flourescent lamp Maintenance of fixtures and walls Use of LED technology Replacement of old fixtures Integration of daylight Installation of lighting control systems Climate control: heating and air conditioning Actions for doors and windows. Measures for reducing cool air / heat loss: - Glass closures with air chambers. - Window films. Actions for control and regulation of the installation. Measures for reducing cool air / heat loss: - Zoning. - The use of autonomous systems. - Regulation of speeds. - Regulation of water pumps. Actions for climate control in rooms. Measures for reducing cool air / heat losses: - Centralised management systems. Actions for DHW (Domestic Hot Water) production. Measures for reducing cool air / heat losses: - Harnessing heat / cool air from heating / cooling systems: heat recovery equipment. Actions for additional services. Measures for reducing cool air / heat losses: - Heat pumps. - Hot water boilers. - Free-cooling. - Low temperature boilers. Measures for Domestic Hot Water (DHW): Installation of thermostatic valves Minimisation of water consumption: Installation of tap flow restrictors; Work with moderate pressures; Insulation in pipes and water storage tanks; Minimise the water flow; Max Temp of storage tank: 58ºC / Max Temp of distribution: 50ºC Solar-thermal systems Application of leak monitoring techniques: Periodic inspection of the installation; Zoning of the installation; Installation of pressure gauges; Electroacoustic techniques Advice and guidelines to adopt in kitchens: Refrigeration equipment for food: - Maintenance and cleaning behind the fridges. - Do not put hot things in refrigerators. - Do not lower the temperature below 3°C-5°C. - Prevent and eliminate frost. - Airtight sealing. - Adequate load level. - Good food management. Food preparation equipment: - Use of equipment with high energy efficient categories. - Maintenance and cleaning. - The use of pressure cookers and lids. - Good choice of instruments. - Good space management.
China's Race for Resources
 
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China and the U.S. are neck and neck in energy consumption, but China's energy needs are expected to rapidly grow to almost double America's demand by 2035. Where will all that extra energy for both countries come from? Chief correspondent Tyler Suiters went to China as part of energyNOW!'s "The China Factor" series to see how the international race for resources could affect America and the world.
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The New Pilbara - Edward Mead, Artemis Resources
 
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SESSION 2: New Innovation and Investment in the Resources Industry Sponsored By Woodside Energy Ltd Project Update Edward Mead, Executive Director, Artemis Resources The New Pilbara Economic Development Conference is an initiative of the Karratha & Districts Chamber of Commerce, Port Hedland Chamber of Commerce, Onslow Chamber of Commerce and Newman Chamber of Commerce. Held at the Hyatt Regency on Tuesday August 29, 2017, The New Pilbara Economic and Development Conference highlighted the region’s main drivers of productivity, innovation and technological change. Emerging industries that have the potential to drive sustained economic growth and diversification across the Pilbara region were explored including tourism, agriculture, renewable energy and education. The event generated lively discussion about the investment and exciting economic opportunities that are currently thriving in the region. The Pilbara accounts for 36% of Australia’s exports, and boasts a powerhouse combination of location, access to markets, a world class customer base and unique natural assets that position the region for long-term future growth and prosperity. #thenewpilbara #PEDC
Ep.14-Tourism Resources Protection -- BONTV
 
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Tourism is a double-edged sword. It both contributes to local economic development and leads to environmental degradation. Areas like the northern slope of Changbai Mountain have seen the construction of hotels and parking lots, and have experienced the destruction of large swaths of woods and forests. This year, in a move to combat this trend, many of China's tourism attractions are increasingly emphasizing the protection of tourism resources. Some areas in China are subject to heavier tourism traffic than usual. One obvious example of this is China's Great Wall which attracts more than 20 million visitors each year. In order to protect this cultural relic, in 2007, the Badaling section of the wall began instituting limits on the number of travelers that can visit each day. Now the best preserved areas lie in China's western and southern regions. These areas include Tibet, Xinjiang, Guizhou and Guangxi Province. The regions pristine conditions are due to the areas late economic development, and many beautiful scenic spots have yet to be developed. Although you may have to take an old bus or van in order to travel to many of these areas, once you arrive and take a look around at the natural beauty and experience the regions traditional lifestyle, I'm positive that you'll find it was worth the trip.
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Ignoring Tourism Development in spite of potential resources - Visakhapatnam
 
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So Many Natural Resources in Visakhapatnam but Tourism restrictions and Rules Stopping the Development in Beaches and in Other Areas, showing Clearances as a main Cause. Visit our Website : http://V6news.tv Twitter : https://twitter.com/#!/V6News Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/V6News.tv Google+ : https://plus.google.com/109903438943940210337 V6 News Channel
Views: 236 V6 News Telugu
Renewable energy sources | Renewable energy | Energy sources| Renewable resources | clean energy
 
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This video explores short introduction of renewable energy sources. In this era of technology human being is in search of clean energy and on his way to find the resources of renewable energy which will be clean as atmospheric conditions are concerned and also this will account for the global warming as the conventional energy resources are the big contribution to global warming. Renewable energy sources | Renewable energy | Energy sources| Renewable resources natural labor, natural childbirth, unmediated childbirth, home birth, scared of giving birth, fear-free childbirth, fearless childbirth, labor contractions,solar, solar panels , wind, biomass, solar energy (industry), wind power (industry), fuell cells, tesla, hillary clinton, global warming, turbine, documentary, renewable energy sources list, renewable energy sources in canada, renewable energy sources documentary,Renewable Energy (Economic Bubble), Random, Things, Out, Work, Something, Stuff, Different, Doing, Different (Musical Album), Happens, Happen, Funny, All, Album (Ontology Class), Bad, Bored, Other, You, Renewable Energy (Industry), Industry (Organization Sector), Room, Happened, Things You, Strange, Weird, Terrible, Whatever, how to build an electric motor, how to build a simple electric motor,
Building Australia's Resource Wealth
 
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This short video summarises the value of Geoscience Australia's work to discover and develop Australia's mineral and energy commodities. The video is from a series of six movies produced to demonstrate Geoscience Australia's value to the nation. Further information about the agency's work in this area can be found at http://www.ga.gov.au/value-to-the-nation Credits and metadata information: http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/84552
Views: 1139 GeoscienceAustralia
Future of Energy Forum
 
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Jointly hosted by the Queensland University of Technology and the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, this event gave thought leaders in the energy domain--one from government and one from industry--a forum for sharing perspectives and ideas about how the world's ever increasing demand for energy will be met in the future. Featured speakers included (1) Hon. Martin Ferguson, the Australian Minister for Resources and Energy and Minister for Tourism, and (2) Mr. Andrew Faulkner, CEO of Arrow Energy. Introduction by Dr. Robert K. Perrons. Recorded on 30 March 2012 at QUT's Gardens Point Theatre in Brisbane, Australia.
Views: 635 Rob Perrons
School of Tourism & Natural Resources - CNA
 
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Newfoundland and Labrador is a land rich in cultural heritage, minerals, forests, fish and wildlife an abundance of natural resources upon which the people of this land have drawn for millennia. With increasing global emphasis on environmental education, sustainable tourism, integrated resource policy and ecosystem-based management, College of the North Atlantics (CNA) School of Tourism and Natural Resources has become a leader in applying these principles to the management, protection and utilization of our natural resources. With six well integrated programs across broad tourism and natural resources sectors, the school is home to training opportunities for many of Canadas fastest growing industries. With two-year and three-year diploma programs of study encompassing forest management, fish and wildlife monitoring, environmental remediation, fisheries enforcement, hospitality management and adventure tourism, the school provides a wealth of knowledge, understanding and experiential education to the natural resources and tourism industries. Join us in the journey for environmental sustainability!
Views: 1031 Chris Yeo
Invest in Japan: Energy Industry
 
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The Japanese government welcomes global investment partners in the energy industry. A French energy company, Air Liquide, has been doing research and development on various technologies, including those related to hydrogen energy. They say Japan’s economic revitalization and innovation-driven approach, including public-private collaboration and deregulation, continue to create exciting possibilities for business. _______________ □ Web site ▼Invest Japan https://www.japan.go.jp/investment/ ▼JapanGov https://www.japan.go.jp/ □ Official Facebook ▼JapanGov https://www.facebook.com/JapanGov/ □ Official Twitter ▼JapanGov https://twitter.com/japangov/ Prime Minister's Office of Japan YouTube Channel is operated by the Government of Japan.
BAMYAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT
 
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The largest solar project in Central Asia has just been completed in Bamyan City, the capital of Afghanistan's ruggedly scenic and historic, central province of Bamyan. The project also installed Bamyan City's first power grid. The Bamyan Renewable Energy Project was built within sight of the alcoves where Bamyan's giant Buddhas stood for one and half thousand years.
Views: 45034 robert zuill
BEST Porto | SC'19 | Teaser - How I met your city
 
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Teaser of Summer Course 2019. Apply until 10 March! Apply here: https://www.best.eu.org BEST Porto Website: http://bestporto.org/website/en/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bestporto/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bestporto/ ------------------------------------ How I met your city: Every year, BEST Porto organizes an Academical Course on Technology, open to all European students in universities members of the network. We will select 22 applicants and give them the opportunity to receive an advanced academical and extracurricular education. They will share ideas with students coming from different countries and learn everything about Portuguese culture and Porto. This year our Summer Course will focus on Urban Planning by analyzing the geographical environment and metabolic impact on the city’s development. Do you know how your city is actually developing? How does a city use their natural resources to grow? In twelve days, you will have the chance to answer these questions and learn how your city is growing right before your eyes, through enthusiastic lectures, workshops and a case study to put in practice what we have learnt. At the end of this course, you will be able to analyze the impact of land use, identify transportation patterns and recognize food, water and energy supply.
Views: 276 BESTPorto
World Environment Day: Africa Sustainable Energy
 
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n Africa, UNDP, as an implementing partner of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), is getting people in remote areas onto the electrical grid by harnessing green sources of energy like hydropower and solar energy. In the Embu district of central Kenya, a high rate of rainfall combined with a large amount of runoff water from the snows of Mount Kenya made hydropower the obvious choice. Through GEFs Small Grants Programme, which is managed by UNDP, the community there has established a hydro-powered turbine. Today it provides power to hundreds of people with the potential to reach thousands more. Namibia, meanwhile, is unable to receive all the energy it needs from its coal and hydropower plants to feed its rapidly growing tourism, fishing and mining industries. A UNDP/GEF initiative there is working with the Ministry of Mining and Energy to provide financing for people so they can install solar energy systems in both private homes and public buildings like schools and health clinics. In both initiatives, the introduction of alternative sources of energy has cut down on the collection and use of biomass fuels, which cause an estimated 1.4 million people around the world to die from respiratory disease every year. The collection of firewood also leads to the destruction of vital forest lands. In Embu, for example, people are collecting and burning firewood less and less. Instead, they are relying on the hydropower turbines output for all of their electricity needs, from simple things like cooking, television and house lights to the powering up of small businesses like a mobile phone charging shop.
WAs sustainable forest and timber industries
 
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The Forest Products Commission is responsible for the sustainable management and development of Western Australia's forest industry. The State's forest and timber industry generates $1.06 billion annually and directly employs more than 3,400 people in timber related industries throughout the South West region. Timber is a natural and renewable resource. Wood and timber products also stores carbon from the atmosphere and use less energy to produce than other building materials, such as steel, aluminium and concrete.
Views: 2774 fpcwa
Assessing renewable energy potential using the Geospatial Toolkit: Applications in Vietnam’s Tha
 
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This webinar provides an overview and demonstration of the desktop-based Geospatial Toolkit, which can be used to identify areas with large amounts of renewable energy resource potential.
Question Time: Hon David Parker to the Minister of Energy and Resources
 
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Hon David Parker to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Has he received my invitation dated 14 December to accompany me, after Parliament rises, on the Gillespie Pass tramping circuit in the north-eastern parts of the Mount Aspiring National Park, so that he can inspect first-hand areas in the conservation estate included in his stock-take of mineral resources, and will he accept it? From inthehouse.co.nz - New Zealand's Parliament online
Views: 4252 inthehouseNZ
LAGOS STATE NOW EXPORTS CRUDE OIL
 
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Lagos has Natural resources and is Oil producing. We see a bigger economy going forward with expectation of more oil fields. Wale Oluwo, Hon. Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources Lagos State. You can leave your comments below on what you think. http://lgps.com.ng/
Views: 279 LAGOS GLOBAL on TV
INVESTING IN GHANA’S ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE- SESSION 3 PANEL DISCUSSION
 
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Excerpts from the UK-Ghana Trade & Investment Forum held in London Wednesday June 28th 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Park Lane London. The Forum was aimed to showcase the many investment opportunities that Ghana has to offer international investors. The event was organised by Developing Markets Associates in collaboration with the Ghana High Commission UK Filmed and produced by EMH Global, London's most dynamic, diverse and ethnic communications and tech agency. www.theemhglobal.com
Views: 10999 Eagle The Agency
Tapping on infinite resources: Innovative renewable energy projects in Jordan and MENA - Round table
 
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Round table moderated by Bruno Lescoeur. Participants: Rasmi Hamzeh (Jordan Renewable Energy Fund) and Hanna Zaghloul (Kawar Energy).
Views: 31 SKF Conferences
Wind Power Careers - Science Nation
 
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Wyoming has long been known as an energy exporter, from oil to natural gas to coal. The state is now booming with two other resources : wind energy and qualified technicians trained to build, install and service the enormous growth in wind turbine technology. With funding from the National Science Foundation, Laramie County Community College in Wyoming is becoming a national leader in training. Many students are older than average college students; many also are re-training from 20th century industries that have disappeared. It is not a career for the faint of heart, or those with acrophobia. Turbines can be perched 250 feet in the air. We'll join some of the students and instructors during training. For more Science Nation: Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=VideosatNSF or Youtube Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL833118C47C3E8362 or http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp .
Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Project
 
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Nooksack Falls, is a low impact hydroelectric located on the North Fork of the Nooksack River in Washington state. Originally built in 1903, Nooksack is one of the sustainable resources generating electricity for PSE’s Green Power program.
Views: 1070 Puget Sound Energy
Ted Talks To: Jawun Indigenous partnerships in West Kimberley
 
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Ted Surette, KPMG Australia's Leader of Energy & Natural Resources, talks about the Jawun Indigenous partnerships in West Kimberley. Accompanied with other corporate sponsors, Ted visited communities in Broome, Fitzroy Crossing and Cape Leveque. Ted explains the purpose of secondment programs and its value to Indigenous communities and secondees. This short visit showcases the scenic and spectacular landscape in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.
Views: 155 KPMG Australia
Question 9 - Sarah Dowie to the Minister of Energy and Resources
 
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2017-07-05 - Question 9 - Sarah Dowie to the Minister of Energy and Resources Judith Collins,Sarah Dowie Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/8Ug2/
Views: 69 inthehouseNZ
The New Pilbara - Nicole Roocke, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA
 
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SESSION 2: New Innovation and Investment in the Resources Industry Sponsored By Woodside Energy Ltd New Innovation and Technology in Mining Nicole Roocke, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA The New Pilbara Economic Development Conference is an initiative of the Karratha & Districts Chamber of Commerce, Port Hedland Chamber of Commerce, Onslow Chamber of Commerce and Newman Chamber of Commerce. Held at the Hyatt Regency on Tuesday August 29, 2017, The New Pilbara Economic and Development Conference highlighted the region’s main drivers of productivity, innovation and technological change. Emerging industries that have the potential to drive sustained economic growth and diversification across the Pilbara region were explored including tourism, agriculture, renewable energy and education. The event generated lively discussion about the investment and exciting economic opportunities that are currently thriving in the region. The Pilbara accounts for 36% of Australia’s exports, and boasts a powerhouse combination of location, access to markets, a world class customer base and unique natural assets that position the region for long-term future growth and prosperity. #thenewpilbara #PEDC
Land & Water Resources - Field School I Olds College
 
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For more information please visit: https://www.oldscollege.ca/programs/land-environment/land-water-resources-lwr/index.html Do you want to have a role in shaping our living environment and its effect on the natural habitat? Get involved in Land Reclamation and Remediation or Environmental Stewardship and Rural Planning, through the only certified planning diploma in Western Canada. Put yourself on a career path constructing a positive and sustainable environment for future generations. Olds College campus is within an hour of many differing environments situated in rural Alberta. The Rockies are on our horizon to the west and Olds is nestled between two metropolises. Expanding residential suburbs, redeveloped industrial areas and rural energy operations are all activities on our doorstep. The world around us is your classroom allowing you to receive relevant hands-on training.
Views: 232 Olds College
Latrobe Valley Microgrid - Feasibility Study
 
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Participate in the Latrobe Valley Feasibility Study. Learn more by visiting: http://latrobeValley.energy The Latrobe Valley Microgrid will demonstrate how local distributed energy resources and demand response can be incorporated into a local energy marketplace to improve the efficiency, security and resiliency of the electricity grid and improve economic outcomes. Participants will be able to sell excess energy generation, demand response capabilities and network support services to improve integration of distributed energy resources, such as rooftop solar. The Project will incorporate solar panels, battery storage, demand response and LO3 Energy’s Exergy platform to deliver an optimal distributed energy model for the region.
Views: 339 LO3 Energy
New Zealand: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar 5/5
 
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New Zealand: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar gives you all the info you need to explore this nation of Kiwis. Learn some basics about the country, including what you have to do & see once you arrive, when it's best to travel and which food & drinks you definitely need to enjoy throughout your journey. ----------------------------------------------- New Zealand has a lot to offer even the most particular traveller. From the lively neighbourhoods of Wellington to the breathtaking Fiordland of the South Island, there's an adventure tucked away in every corner of this impressive country. Consider living out your own Lord of the Rings adventure in Hobbiton, or hike past Mt. Doom in Tongariro National Park. Not thrilling enough? Then skydive over Auckland, go white water rafting down Kaituna River or take a leap of faith and bungee jump in Queenstown! When you're in New Zealand, nearly ever adventure is only a stone's throw away. Make the most out of your visit to this remote island nation by assembling your bucket list with our travel guide. Booking a tour will ensure your trip is fun, flawless and stress-free: http://www.tourradar.com/d/new-zealand New Zealand boasts a temperate climate with plenty of sunshine and moderate rainfall. Because of the long coast line, you can expect mild temperatures for the most part. The average temperature decreases as you travel south; January and February are the warmest months with July being the coldest month of the year. Remember to pack your waterproof hiking boots, waterproof rain jacket, swimsuit, flip flops, thin gloves, hiking socks, sunglasses, and a camera with extra batteries. New Zealand's currency is the New Zealand Dollar (NZ$). You should expect to be able to switch between cash and cards quite seamlessly, as all major credit cards can be used in New Zealand. Alcohol and restaurant meals can range from moderate to quite expensive so prepare yourself accordingly. We'd like to thank New Zealand's incredible tourism board for allowing use of their travel footage: http://www.newzealand.com/ ---About New Zealand--- New Zealand, exists on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean and is home to over 4.6 million people, and nearly 30 million sheep. The country is divided into two portions: the North and South Islands separated by the Cook Strait. The North Island is home to many hot springs and geysers while the South Island is mountainous, forested and covered in glaciers. Over 75% of New Zealanders call the North Island home, and more than 15% of New Zealand's energy comes from renewable resources. 🤟 Find your tour through New Zealand: https://www.tourradar.com/d/New-Zealand?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=New+Zealand:+The+Ultimate+Travel+Guide+by+TourRadar+5+5+ST1809-New+Zealand&utm_content=YT+Description ℹ️ Learn more about New Zealand: https://www.tourradar.com/travel-guide/New-Zealand?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=New+Zealand:+The+Ultimate+Travel+Guide+by+TourRadar+5+5+ST1809-New+Zealand&utm_content=YT+Description 🎬 Watch another video: "7 Things To Do in Sri Lanka": https://youtu.be/u3ZarK9wigk 📚 Visit us on Days to Come: "7 Unnatural, Natural Sights of New Zealand": https://www.tourradar.com/days-to-come/natural-sights-of-new-zealand/?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=New+Zealand:+The+Ultimate+Travel+Guide+by+TourRadar+5+5+ST1809-New+Zealand&utm_content=YT+Description ✌️ Subscribe for more travel tips & inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/user/tourradar?sub_confirmation=1 🌍 #gotouring with TourRadar: https://www.tourradar.com ----------------------------------------------- 👫 Let’s get social! Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TourRadar/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TourRadar Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tourradar/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tourradar/"
Views: 1014490 TourRadar
Dr. Anton Treuer (03-22-2012) "Historical Trauma"
 
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Keynote speaker Dr. Anton Treuer closes out Inver Hills Community College's Student/Faculty Conference. This year's theme was Flourishing in a World of Disasters. In this talk Dr. Treuer discusses some of the disasters visited upon American Indians, as well as how the effects of those disasters continue to linger even today. What makes this talk so powerful is that it does not simply attempt to lay blame, rather, Dr. Treuer offers possible solutions for growth and the possibility of authentic global flourishing. (NOTE: the camera needed reset every 30 minutes, which is why there are three "two second" breaks. NO content was lost in those, and the battery died right as Dr. Treuer cited Chris Rock and how racist does one have to be to turn down a day off of work just because it celebrates a black person. The talk ended right after that, so nothing of import was lost.) Thank you to all that helped make this happen!
Views: 6623 Shane Stroup
Launch of B.C. Tourism Labour Market Strategy
 
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British Columbia's tourism industry will be a leader in provincial job growth as businesses look to fill 101,000 new job openings by 2020, according to a study of labour demand and supply by go2, the BC tourism industry's human resource association. The Tourism Labour Market Strategy sets out the plan to recruit, retain and train the workers needed to keep pace with the growth projected for the industry. Nearly half of the 101,000 openings will be new jobs created by the tourism industry across the province, adding 44,220 more jobs to the provincial workforce by 2020. The other approximately 57,000 openings are due to replacements (i.e. retirements). "After several years of slow labour growth, the tourism industry is poised to expand," said Arlene Keis, CEO of go2. "Labour shortages are already being felt in places like Northern BC and in the Rockies regions. By 2016, the crunch will be more acute throughout the province." More than 80 per cent of tourism's new job openings are projected to come in Food and Beverage Services (43,410 openings), Recreation and Entertainment (20,530 openings) and the Accommodation sector (18,920 openings). "Our government is committed to providing British Columbians with the skills training opportunities needed to fill the anticipated one million job openings in our province by 2020," said Pat Bell, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. "We are working closely with industry partners like go2 to make sure that we are focusing government investments where they will have the most impact -- like training workers for careers in the tourism industry." For more information, please visit: http://www.go2hr.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=2583 Stay connected: http://www.gov.bc.ca/connect
Views: 695 ProvinceofBC