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Agriculture

Agriculture

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is environmental science video 16. It is on agriculture. This is a picture of wheat. We grind it to make flour and then make things like bread. And we have been doing so for thousands of years. This sickle is over 5000 years old and was used to harvest …

Mining

Mining

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is environmental sciences video 19. It is on mining. In 1848 at Sutter’s Mill in California James Marshall discovered some gold. This kicked off the gold rush. Over 300,000 people came by land and by sea to California to strike it rich. A few did, most of them did …

Fossil Fuels

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is AP environmental sciences video 24. It is on fossil fuels. We really do live in the age of fossil fuels. Most of the energy that I am using and you are using right now is probably coming from coal, oil and natural gas. And I have grown up …

What Is Environmental Justice?

What Is Environmental Justice?

(soft music) – Environmental justice really reflects the fundamental reality that vulnerable communities are all too often subject to the disproportionate burden of pollution and contamination. At the end of the day, when we’re talking about environmental impacts, at the heart of it are real people’s lives. And if you think about one child who’s …

Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

Our economy produces goods that we depend on in our daily lives — like pharmaceuticals, clothing, and automobiles.   Toxic chemicals are used during the production of those goods and are disposed of when they are no longer useful.  It’s your right to know what chemicals are being used in your community, where and how …

Teachers explain benefits of environmental education | Maryland, US | World Future Council

Teachers explain benefits of environmental education | Maryland, US | World Future Council

The teachers are integrating environmental education into their English language, arts classes, the social studies classes, math and science. So, the students are planting trees, planting native plants, they are helping to create outdoor classrooms, recycling, waste management. There are in elementary schools energy monitors who are making sure that when the class leaves the …

Rutgers Robot Helps Environmental Researchers

Rutgers Robot Helps Environmental Researchers

If you walk into a newly painted room you smell something. So what you’re smelling are compounds that come off the walls as the paint dries. And one of the things we’re trying to do with ExxonMobil and in general, is to use new technologies to better understand exposure, to contaminants in the environment, to …

中国毛皮農場 2019年の状況

中国毛皮農場 2019年の状況

In China’s fur industry, the slaughter methods attract attention, but the breeding method is also miserable. This is the state of fur farms in China in 2018-2019. In China, foxes and raccoons are crammed tightly and reared in overcrowded environments. Compared to the Western fur industry, it’s apparent that the animal welfare is significant lower. …