In 2012 I spoke about my experience spending two months kayaking down the coast of British Columbia to gain insight into the potential impacts from a proposed oil pipeline and subsequent increase of super tanker traffic at the TEDx Terry Talks held at the University of British Columbia.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection.

For more information visit tedxtalks.ted.com.