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Videos: The Gund In Action

Regularly explore these seminars, interviews, short research profiles, and talks for fresh educational content about the thought, science and life behind ecological economics and design. With a variety of people doing exceptional work around the world, we make it our priority to share the energy, depth, and lessons of these unique experiences through multimedia production.

Featured Videos


Gund Research Profile: Sustaining Forest Ecosystem Services

Gund Fellow, William Keeton, discusses his research as an ecosystem scientist developing and applying the best available science to questions of local, regional, and global forest ecosystem sustainability. Research foci include forest carbon dynamics and management, climate change impacts, disturbance-based silviculture, ...

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Video of the Vermont Climate Assessment Launch

On June 10th the Gund Institute launched the Vermont Climate Assessment (VCA).  The VCA is the first comprehensive report in the nation to be released focusing on state-specific climate data and projections.

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Gund Graduate Fellow, Joan White, on Renewable Energy and Conservation

Gund Graduate Fellow, Joan White, presents her thesis, "Renewable Energy vs. Conservation, Cutting Green Tape, but Improving Ecological Outcomes for Renewable Energy Projects".  In this talk, Joan seeks to bridge the divide between ecology and law when it comes to wind energy siting. Using the state of Vermont as a case study, ...

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Gund Research Profile: Working Towards Biodiversity Conservation and Improved Livelihoods

Gund Fellow, Brendan Fisher, discusses his research looking at the intersection of biodiversity conservation, human livelihoods, and environmental economics. Brendan's work is applied by nature, working on the ground in Mozambique and SE Asia.

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Gund Tea: Michael Klare, Carbon Shock: Economic and Political Implications of the Revolution in Fossil Fuel Technology

Michael Klare, Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, and Director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College discusses the fossil fuel revolution.  The development and deployment of such new extraction technologies as hydro-fracking, steam-assisted gravity drainage, and deep-sea ...

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