Tag «Conservation»

YALI Network – The Basics: The Science of Climate Change

YALI Network –  The Basics: The Science of Climate Change

[TEXT: Young African Leaders Initiative – Online Training Series] [President Obama:] The climate is changing faster than our efforts to address it. The alarm bells keep ringing.  No nation is immune. Worldwide, this summer was the hottest ever recorded, with global carbon emissions still on the rise. We are the first generation to feel the …

Environment Overview – Peace Corps

Environment Overview – Peace Corps

Peace Corps is a life-defining leadership experience. Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing assistance in a variety of programs areas, including environment. Peace Corps Volunteers assist communities where environmental issues are in conflict with basic needs for farming and income generation. Volunteers become leaders in grassroots efforts to …

Endicott College Environmental Science Program

Endicott College Environmental Science Program

I choose Environmental Science personally because I had a knack for Science and Mathematics back in high school, so I always wanted to do something in the future where I would be associated with that, associated with alternative energy, renewable energy. Environmental Science leads to big things. It’s a major field, it’s a growing field, …

TCU – Mike Slattery

TCU – Mike Slattery

(uplifting music) – So my story begins in South Africa, the southern tip of Africa, where I was born. I was raised during the 1970s and 1980s, the height of the Apartheid regime. South Africa is really the repository of the vast majority of the world’s rhinos and this is a species that is incredibly …

Conservation and Restoration Ecology: Crash Course Ecology #12

Conservation and Restoration Ecology: Crash Course Ecology #12

For the past 12 weeks, we’ve been investigating our living planet together, and learning how it works on many levels; how populations of organisms interact, how communities thrive and ecosystems change, and how humans are wrecking the nice, perfectly functioning systems Earth has been using for hundreds of thousands of years. And now it’s graduation …

Why Bullets are Good for the Environment

Why Bullets are Good for the Environment

Good morning, John. Thank you for your lovely Esther Day video. Today I want to talk to you about a really weird reason why it is worse for conservation to have a Republican in the White House than to have somebody from the Democratic party. You might think, “Hey that’s obvious Republicans hate the environment.” …

Study Environmental Science at Deakin University

Study Environmental Science at Deakin University

Environmental Science is a lot to explain, but for me it’s how people work together within communities to work towards preserving the environment for better sustainable futures. I decided about five years ago, I did my first volunteering trip with Zoo’s Victoria trapping eastern barred bandicoots, and I realised then that I always wanted to …

Food Scraps to Green Energy

Food Scraps to Green Energy

  ♪♪   Most people know about putting bottles and cans to a higher use by recycling.   But what about all those food scraps sent to the landfills every year?       Food scraps disposed in landfills create methane, a greenhouse gas, and contribute to climate change.   Instead tossing them in the …