Tag «Conservation»

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

“We are hurtling toward the day when climate change could be irreversible.” “Rising sea levels already altering this nation’s coast.” “China’s capital is choking in its worst pollution of the year.” “5% of species will become extinct.” “Sea levels rising, glaciers melting.” Okay. Enough. I get it. It’s not like I don’t care about polar …

Waubonsie State Park | Iowa By Air

Waubonsie State Park | Iowa By Air

Only a few miles from the river’s banks juts the unique topography of the Loess Hills. 20,000 years ago, river sediment dried in the valley and westerly winds deposited the silt into these signature hills…now covered with trees. Here at the southern tip of the Loess Hills rests Waubonsie State Park, named for chief Wabaunsee …

Protecting the Burren

Protecting the Burren

Nowhere else is there a landscape quite like it; airy mountains, delicate alpine spring flowers, reminders of peoples long gone and miles of lonely peaceful roads. This is a truly amazing place, a place on another timescale but it’s a landscape that you need to tread on carefully; It’s as fragile as it’s beautiful. The …

Why I Don’t Care About The Environment

Why I Don’t Care About The Environment

If you’ve been following this channel you may have noticed that over the past 73 videos the environment hasn’t gotten a single mention. This may seem surprising. A lot of people care deeply about environmental issues. I dont. And it’s not just because I’ve never made it past page 1 of an IPCC climate change …

The Future of Seafood – Full Episode

The Future of Seafood – Full Episode

It is estimated there will be two billion more people on the planet by mid-century. Growing enough food for this booming world population without serious environmental impacts is one of the greatest challenges to face humanity. The same way that we have been through the Green Revolution, with aquaculture right now we’re going through the …

Hello, Mr. President — About the Environment…

Hello, Mr. President — About the Environment…

Students at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry were issued a challenge for Earth Day: You have met the president in an elevator, and you have the length of the ride to make a point about the environment. What would you say? Hello, Mr. President. I saw in early January, you opened 90% of …

Natural Shoreline Restoration

Natural Shoreline Restoration

TRANSCRIPT YouTube video: Natural Shoreline Restoration by Jane Herbert Voice Ove rby Jane Herbert: Hi, I’m here on beautiful Gull Lake in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, and pretty soon there is going to be a group of professional marine and landscape contractors here and they’re going to show up and we’re going to be learning how …

Chasing Rivers, Part 2: The Ganges | Nat Geo Live

( intro music ) ( Aarti chanting ) Pete McBride:Mother Ganges.( Aarti chanting ) Pete McBride:This river supports 400 million people.The river is believed to have curative powers,it can wash you of your sins, bring you closer to God,but of course, there’s a great paradox.They don’t think they can actually hurt it,because it is their …