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The Dark Side of China’s War on Pollution

The Dark Side of China’s War on Pollution

On this episode of China Uncensored, even a war on pollution can have casualties. Welcome back to China Uncensored, I’m your host Chris Chappell. In 2014, China launched a war against pollution. But it’s been tough. Turns out, it’s much easier to arrest dissidents than smog. Which is why Beijing police are now being armed …

2.3.2 Estimating a Population (The Lincoln Index)

2.3.2  Estimating a Population (The Lincoln Index)

In today’s lesson we describe and evaluate a method for estimating the abundance of organisms and our aim is to estimate a population of the brown garden snail Helix aspersa using the capture mark release recapture method also known as the lincoln index in your picture is Helix aspersa the brown garden snail as you …

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

If we look at every measure of our planet’s environment, we’re losing. We’re losing more biodiversity. We’re losing against the fight against global warming. As much as we might like to think these are getting better, they’re not. Environmental problems in the 21st century are huge problems. Things like climate change affect the entire planet. …

As dangerous as climate change | Life Support | 01

As dangerous as climate change | Life Support | 01

When he spoke at Davos this year, Sir David Attenborough mentioned something you might have missed: “there will be United Nations decisions on climate change, sustainable development and a new deal for nature”. Humans are now destroying wildlife at such a rate that many scientists believe the Earth is experiencing a sixth mass extinction event. …

BRAVERY IN BATTLE – Commons (feat. Vandana Shiva)

BRAVERY IN BATTLE – Commons (feat. Vandana Shiva)

Because we live in an interconnected world and human society depends deeply on what nature gives us, all societies which have thought of human welfare and the public good have always defined, managed, protected, renewed the Commons. Since the Commons support the common welfare, their enclosure, their privatization, their grabbing is the basis of poverty. …