Broadening our vision to set the stage for change. Overview of topics and speakers in the opening session.

Broadening our vision to set the stage for change. Overview of topics and speakers in the opening session.

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The “Earthrise” photograph, taken on the 1968 Apollo 8 mission, became one of the most significant images of the 20th Century. It triggered a profound shift in environmental awareness and the potential for human unity—inspiring the first Earth Day in 1970. Taking inspiration from these events 50 years later, we initiated Project Earthrise at our 20...

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... opening session sets the scene and scope for the meeting and introduced Project Earthrise as both the theme of the meeting, and an ongoing collaborative venture for change-for creating convergence of ideologies, actions and inspirations. The abstracts presented below (summarized in Figure 2) capture some of these core elements, and video recordings are also available online [12]. ...