Fall 2011 - Web exclusives
According to the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), 60 percent of human deaths caused by natural disasters in the past decade have been due to earthquakes. This trend is not surprising, as populations in the world’s earthquake zones are skyrocketing.
In a world enveloped by unsolvable crises, national leaders of the Boomer Generation continue to practice politics and diplomacy using methods little changed over the centuries.
Andrew Westoll’s latest book, The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary, explores the fraught relationship between two great apes, humans and chimpanzees.
Professor Nick Eyles often takes UTSC students on their own geologic journeys. He recently returned from accompanying students on a field trip to Iceland, and he’s also taken groups to Costa Rica, the Canadian Rockies and through the Appalachians.
- 5 episodes
- 3-person crew
- 7 months of shooting
- 23 countries
- $3 million budget
- 9 days of heli shooting
- 48-degree temperatures
- 1,000 or more camels
- Countless bottles of water
While Ortsbo has the potential to revolutionize fields such as business, education and geopolitics, it could also have a huge impact on information transfers in a very important area, healthcare—the conversation between patient and doctor.