All Videos Tagged hydrology (Village Vancouver) - Village Vancouver 2024-06-22T10:56:51Z http://www.villagevancouver.ca/video/video/listTagged?tag=hydrology&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Green Gold - Documentary by John D. Liu tag:www.villagevancouver.ca,2013-06-02:4670368:Video:94466 2013-06-02T15:18:02.213Z Randy Chatterjee http://www.villagevancouver.ca/profile/RandyChatterjee <a href="http://www.villagevancouver.ca/video/green-gold-documentary-by-john-d-liu"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1946078729?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Catch and Hold, a permaculture principle humanity has forgotten and defeated nearly everywhere, including Vancouver, teaches the importance of water infiltration into the earth and its absorption into organic-rich soils and plant root systems. Flooding is reduced and water quality is enormously improved, ecosystem services of enormous value.<br></br> <br></br> "It's possible… <a href="http://www.villagevancouver.ca/video/green-gold-documentary-by-john-d-liu"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1946078729?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Catch and Hold, a permaculture principle humanity has forgotten and defeated nearly everywhere, including Vancouver, teaches the importance of water infiltration into the earth and its absorption into organic-rich soils and plant root systems. Flooding is reduced and water quality is enormously improved, ecosystem services of enormous value.<br /> <br /> "It's possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems." Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.<br /> <br /> More information:<br /> <a href="http://eempc.org/">http://eempc.org/</a><br /> What If We Change restoration media project:<br /> <a href="http://www.whatifwechange.org">http://www.whatifwechange.org</a><br /> <br /> The principles and lessons from this film need to be applied also in BC, the Lower Mainland, and Vancouver for the costs of ignoring these lessons is already immense.