Environment

A collection of TED Talks (and more!) on the topic of the environment.

Video playlists about Environment

The end of oil?

13 talks • 3h 23m
It's the question of our generation: Can we find a sustainable alternative to oil? Scientists, inventors and activists present stern warnings and visionary solutions for the energy of tomorrow.

Ocean wonders

13 talks • 3h 8m
Dive into the unexplored universe beneath the waves: the beautiful, fragile (and sometimes terrifying) world of the ocean.

Sustainability by design

12 talks • 2h 9m
Humans are builders and creators—but how can we build thoughtfully, without waste? These talks explore sustainable design—both past and present—and its beautiful, inspiring results.

Natural wonder

8 talks • 1h 46m
What is nature? Follow the camera's eye to many stunning places on the planet -- from the African veldt to the Amazon rainforest to the teeming world under the Arctic ice.
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Talks about Environment

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Exclusive articles about Environment

Sharing ideas at massive scale

Travis Threlkel paints in light. His canvas: the largest buildings he can find. For one magical night this summer, the Empire State Building turned into a massive movie screen f...

The toxic footprint of our hospitals

In the daily rush to save lives, hospitals produce a surprising amount of toxic waste. One environmental advocate’s quest to detox the healthcare sector. When Gary Cohen runs do...
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TED Books

The Grazing Revolution: A Radical Plan to Save the Earth

by Allan Savory
Our planet is rapidly turning to desert. Biologist Allan Savory presents a solution that's as radical as it is simple.
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