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    Timeless Pilot Episode 2015

    Featuring renowned H2o solutionaries, Warren Brush & Gemma Bulos (bios below!)

    Co-hosted by Jay Markert & Melanie St. James



    Climate change is getting real, fast.


    With record-breaking droughts, comes an urgent need to build resilience from the ground up, starting with the the one thing we can lot live with out.


    Don't miss this dynamic solution-based conversation featuring two world renowned water and sustainable community development leaders, Gemma Bulos and Warren Brush, to learn practical solutions of how we can transform our water management practices from our bioregions to backyards to promote clean, safe water for communities around the world.


    H20 Facts:


    * While over 70% of our Earth's surface is covered by water, only 2.5% is freshwater, and only ~1% of which is accessible for direct human uses.
    * Globally 1.5 billion people lack safe drinking water, resulting in the death of 10,000 children a day
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    * 50% of the people in Africa suffer from h20-related diseases like cholera and infant diarrhea
    • * 1 in 3 Asians have no access to safe drinking water. 1 in 2 have no access to sanitation.
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimate that 70% of the fish/riparian habitat nationwide has been lost or altered.
    • 80% of China’s rivers no longer support fish.
    • 80% of Water in California is dedicated to unsustainable agriculture practices
    • U.S. drinking water contains more than 2,100 toxic chemicals that can cause cancer.



    Don't miss this dynamic solution-based conversation featuring two world renowned water and sustainable community development leaders, Gemma Bulos and Warren Brush, to learn practical solutions of how we can transform our water management practices from our bioregions to backyards to promote clean, safe water for communities around the world.

    Featured Voices


    Gemma Bulos- Founder of Global Women's Water Initiative, Top 10 Water Solutions Trailblazers in the world (Trust.org)

    Water champion, musician and multi award-winning social entrepreneur, Gemma’s work has provided over 200,000 people with clean water in Asia and Africa through training women to be water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) technicians and entrepreneurs. Winner of the Tech Equality Award and Warriors of the UN Millennium Goals, she’s been recognized as one of the Most Influential Thought Leaders and Innovative Filipinas in the US and the Top 10 Water Solutions Trailblazers in the world by Reuters trust.org.  Learn more about Gemma at globalwomenswater.org and gemmabulos.com.



    Warren Brush - Applied Ecologist, Permaculture Designer, Storyteller,  and Cultural Engineer

    “The human heart and the heart of the land must be in a parallel path of healing for the future generations to flourish.”

    Warren is a storyteller, mentor and a devoted “farmer of culture” who works to inspire people worldwide to discover, nurture, and express their inherent gifts to create a regenerative future.  He is co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, the Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya, Casitas Valley Farm and Creamery, True Nature Design, and Sustainable Vocations.  Learn more about Warren at quailsprings.org, sustainablevocations.org, permaculturedesign.us, casitasvalley.com, PRI-kenya.org.


    Co-Hosts:

    Jay Markert ("Jay Ma")

    Sustainability Education Director, Empowerment WORKS

    A seasoned event producer who has produced educational programs, retreats, workshops, conferences and community development projects for 15 years with organizations including the Regenerative Design Institute, the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Gaia University, Omega Institute, Harmony Festival, and many others. He is the lead producer of the Northern California Building Resilient Communities Convergence, the largest permaculture event in North America.



    Melanie St. James - Executive Director of Empowerment WORKS and convener of The Global Summit - a Social, Economic & Environmental leadership forum providing a neutral platform for worldwide collaboration uniting diverse people, organizations and businesses working towards a healthier, culturally rich and sustainable future.