United Nations University: Our World 2.0

Posted on May 14, 2010 by Amy Lenzo

Submitted by Citt Williams

An invitation from Our World 2.0:
Our video collection “Indigenous Perspectives of Climate Change”, made collaboratively with communities and researchers in 2008-9, documents several important traditional knowledge perspectives of environmental change.  Of particular relevance, the video created with FSDA.ru in the Russia’s Altai Mountains “Land has Breath” and another with Marilyn Wallace from the Wet tropics of Far North Australia “Walking on Country with Spirits”.

All of our written and video work is creative commons and is available for wide online sharing, embedding, teaching and discussion. We invite you take a look at Our World 2.0

United Nations University Media Studio
The think tank of the UN, the United Nations University (UNU) strives to contribute through collaborative research, capacity development, and advisory services in effort to resolve the pressing global problems of our time. Through a small creative team based in Tokyo, the UNU’s flagship webmagazine  “Our World 2.0” is a conversation about complex, inter-connected and pressing problems on climate change, oil depletion, food security and biodiversity. The magazine’s core creative team is comprised of specialists in web and graphic design, documentary and multimedia production, as well as educational technology and instructional design. The UNU enjoys academic freedom, with particular reference to the choice of subjects and methods of research and training, the selection of persons and institutions to share in our tasks, and freedom of expression. UNU Media Studio, works in collaboration with a global network of partners to develop innovation and interactive content and video documentaries that engage, entertain and educate.

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