Bill Plante was a CBS News Correspondent for 52 years. He was White House correspondent during the administrations of Ronald Reagan (beginning in 1981), Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. … Read more »
Climate change and loss of biodiversity threaten the very existence of the human race. While professors and policymakers in ivory towers study, debate and try to forge agreements, campesinos with little money or education are stabilizing the climate, bringing biodiversity back to degraded lands and feeding the world. Meet some of these unsung heroes and learn how millions more could join their ranks to become the cornerstone of a healthy planet and food system. … Read more »
Over the course of the twentieth century, San Miguel’s civic and cultural leaders made a series of trade offs to position the city as a “Best Destination” according to international travel trendsetters. This talk will examine economic development strategies and decisions about infrastructure and tourism promotion that prioritized international accolades over making San Miguel a great place to live. … Read more »
Guided nature hike, Via Organica Ranch tour, and a special comida at the new Via Organica Conference Center. … Read more »
Emma Marris is a science journalist based in Oregon, writing about nature, people, food, language, books and film. She strives to find and tell stories that help us understand the past; take meaningful action in the present; and move towards a greener, wilder, happier and more equal future.
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Dr. Disis and colleagues are investigating and developing ingenious technologies that harness own immune systems to eradicate this life-threatening disease. … Read more »