Metro Vancouver Television ShowsMetro Vancouver Television Shows2016-01-29T08:00:00ZGP0|#e476df54-c4cb-44e5-8d9e-50737c3824e7;L0|#0e476df54-c4cb-44e5-8d9e-50737c3824e7|Issue 17;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassA8EB02B3A8D448FF94A59CA5050B178F"><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/metrocloseup-logo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up" target="_blank"><strong></strong></a><strong><a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up" target="_blank">Metro Vancouver Close-Up</a> </strong>shows how local governments and community groups are promoting sustainability and shared regional goals. New videos are posted each month.</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/regional-parks/219175548" target="_blank">Birds in Delta</a>: A naturalist group draws attention to Delta’s wetlands and birds with a call for a civic birding strategy, and the city steps up with printing of bird ID guide.</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/217902955" target="_blank">Surrey Biofuel Facility</a>: Construction is underway on a facility that will compost Surrey’s food scraps and in turn generate biofuel to be used in municipal vehicles.</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/issues/219193362" target="_blank">Annacis Research University Collaboration</a>: Several university-associated research projects are underway thanks to research and work space in Metro Vancouver’s unique wastewater-connected building. </p><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/TSRLogo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/the-sustainable-region" target="_blank"><strong>The Sustainable Region TV </strong></a> series examines how Metro Vancouver manages growth, protects the environment, and delivers vital services to residents of our region.</p><p>In the February edition of The Sustainable Region, we're featuring an inspiring talk delivered at Metro Vancouver’s 2015 Zero Waste Conference by food waste activist Tristram Stuart. Stuart's compelling presentation quantifies the massive amounts of food waste created by our existing supply chains and retail practices. His remarks go beyond finger-pointing. Tristram also offers concrete examples of immediate solutions and compelling reasons why a food revolution could be the secret ingredient in meeting the looming challenge of feeding a global population of more than 9 billion people by the year 2050.</p></div> 0