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Invite Allan Savory to do a TED talk about reclaiming desert using cattle.

In this fascinating lecture:
Allan Savory proposes an explanation, and a solution, to the widespread problem of desertification, along with all its effects on global climate change, poverty etc.
The video has depressingly few views, and is not to be found on Youtube. To me, this seems like crucial knowledge for the environmental movement to be able to move in the right direction, and not head down a monocrop, agricultural path path to further environmental destruction, paved with vegan philosophy and good intentions. Please take the time to watch this lecture, I can almost guarantee an "aha!" moment. And if you feel like me, that this man has something very important to share, that is in desperate need of an audience the size of TED's, then please make your voice heard for Allan Savory to be invited to do a TED talk!

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    Feb 24 2012: After receiving the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award in 2010, one would think inviting Allan Savory to do a Ted Talk would be a no brainer. I've read Allan's books and visited with him in person, and we need to get him recorded while we still have him here to share his wisdom. Until we look at the world in wholes, we are in danger of doing far more harm than good in the name of sustainable design.
  • Mar 2 2012: Thank you very much, Henrik. Our team here at the Savory Institute are very excited about this possibility. If anyone wants to know more about Holistic Management and Allan's work you can visit our site at or Allan's Wikipedia page at We're on Twitter at @SavoryInstitute. Please continue to spread the word.
  • Feb 25 2012: I have followed Alan's work for several years and I have always wondered why the mainstream wasn't interested. I suppose that people weren't that interested to learn that the earth wasnt flat either. Well it's not flat, and it doesn't function in a linear manner. Alan figured that out forty years ago and now he has a solution for climate change that will work. Just put things back in balance. He will tell you how.
  • Mar 3 2012: I would be very interested to hear Allan Savory speak more about his work.
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    Mar 2 2012: I've read both Allan's books and have known of his insight into ecology and agriculture since 1990. I put in a request over a year ago on TED for Allan Savory. I think his voice is absolutely essential in these times when sustainability in agriculture and our civilization is a primary imperative for survival.