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TEDxPearlRiver - Mike Horn - Pangea: Exploring the Limits

Mike Horn is acknowledged globally as one of the greatest modern day explorers. He's crossed and swum the rivers, sailed the oceans solo, survived near-death environments, brutally extreme conditions and confronted nature at her most unforgiving. In two decades, he's probably seen more of the earth than any other human. He realized that the future of our planet lay solely in the hands of our youth, who if properly educated and informed, can save and sustain our world for generations to come. He created his dream expedition "Pangaea" a four year project that serves as a powerful platform from which young adults can experience and explore the natural world, learn about its challenges, find possible solutions, and above all, act swiftly to help change things for the better. Mike launched the 8th Pangaea expedition to Russia in November 2010. (Thank you to Victor Zhang and Podge Dimagiba for video transcoding and editing, respectively, and photography by AJ Libunao at www.flickr.com/photos/TEDxPearlRiver/sets) www.TEDxPearlRiver.com About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations). www.ted.com/tedx
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