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Listen to the call of the pika. Sometimes referred to as rock rabbits, pika calls are used for individual recognition, predator warning signals, territory defense, or as a way to attract a mate. Learn more about pikas: https://biodiv.us/3aMCVtT
Tune in to hear from award winning architect and environmentalist Duncan Stewart in this talk on the challenges posed by greenhouse gas emissions to Earth’s climate system, its impacts to our young generation’s future, along with impacts to biodiversity, and what we can do about it.
A pioneer of ecologically sustainable architecture, timber building design, renewable energy, energy efficient & nearly zero carbon buildings, Duncan is a director of the Irish Environmental Network, the Dublin Civic Trust, and a director & former chairperson of Green Foundation Ireland. He is also the producer & presenter of 'Eco Eye’ & ‘About the House’ TV series on RTE 1.
Duncan Stewart is a founder of Eco Ed 4 All - Developing Environmental Education for Schools in Ireland & CPD courses for teachers on Environmental themes. These include impacts and remedies to the following: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Land Use and Farming, Circular Economy, Air & Water Pollution, impacts to the Developing World and the UN Sustainable Development Goals to 2030.
A growing movement is demanding the federal government better regulate pollution from plastic-making plants. People are waking up to the dangers of plastics production and taking action. Read more: https://biodiv.us/33Yx7Jz
This week, Joshua Powell explains what pizzlies are and how climate change is affecting species living in the Arctic. New episodes of Frozen Islands, Arctic Seas every Thursday - subscribe now so you don’t miss out!
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Greenpeace is fighting for forest protection around the globe to stop deforestation and degradation. Our work is focused on the 5 biggest forest regions in the world: Indonesia, the Amazon, the Congo Basin, and the Boreal forest. Working together with Indigenous Peoples and allies, we've been calling out companies who contribute to forest destruction and governments who have failed to protect them.
Deepa Senapathi talks about a study investigating the impact of over 80 years of land-cover change on insect pollinator communities in Britain and explains how results show expansion of single habitat types, such as arable land, may be detrimental for pollinators but diverse, mixed habitats including urban environments may benefit species diversity. Published on Apr 1, 2015
International mining giant Rio Tinto's plans to develop a massive copper mine there would leave a depression in the ground the size of the Winslow meteor crater, drain the aquifer and destroy important streams, springs and wildlife habitat.
Oak Flat is also home to numerous species of wildlife, including an ocelot that was killed on a nearby road several years ago. The area was formally withdrawn from mining by presidential order 50 years ago, but Congress recently approved a land swap that allows the company to obtain private control of the land and evade environmental laws in the process.Published on Feb 10, 2015 by Center for Biological Diversity.
The proposal to strip protections from most wolves across the lower 48 states has left many shocked and angry. Help spread the word by sharing this video today. More information on Defenders of Wildlife here. Founded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is a major national conservation organization focused solely on wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity. Published on Jun 26, 2013
The Last Resort: The fight to preserve Indonesia's most important tropical paradise
When Andrew Miners first arrived in the Indonesian island village Babitim he was struck by two things: the tropical paradise surrounding him, and the corpses of the mutilated sharks strewn around the beach.
Now Andrew's efforts have been fulfilled as "the worlds most bio-diverse marine habitat" is officially protected by a 425 sq/km "no-take zone", barring anybody but locals to fish inside the perimeter. Featuring astounding underwater footage of marine wildlife set against the brutal realities on board the shark-trawlers, conservationists and natives cooperate to create a model for ocean preservation that "could inform the way we manage oceans around the rest of the world." See Misool Eco Resort.
Journeyman Pictures is an independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. For downloads and more information visit here. Published on Jul 4, 2014
In this multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board, Nina Leopold Bradley recounts how she learned as a child to record first flower blooms and the arrival of birds on her family's land along the Wisconsin River. She introduces the practice of phenology, or the study of the timing of life cycles of plants and animals, and explores evidence of climate change from records her family has kept since 1935.
More info and educational resources available at here.Uploaded on Dec 22, 2010
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