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What If The World Went Vegetarian?

What If The World Went Vegetarian?

Chances are you or someone you know is vegetarian – so we thought we’d try a thought experiment. What would happen if everyone in the world was suddenly a vegetarian? What effect would it have on our lives and the planet? Before we begin, full disclosure: none of us at AsapSCIENCE are vegetarians. And the …

Pricing pollution for clean growth across Canada

Pricing pollution for clean growth across Canada

We’re taking action to fight climate change Right now. For the first time, the Government of Canada is pricing carbon pollution. That’s the best way to keep our environment clean – and grow a cleaner economy. Pricing pollution creates incentives for industries to innovate and cut emissions. That means new, clean tech industries…. Building a …

Master | Earth Sciences | University of Amsterdam

Master | Earth Sciences | University of Amsterdam

Over the last century, human impact on our planet has increased dramatically. This has led to global change, loss of biodiversity, land degradation… and pollution of air and water. To ensure adequate supplies of water, food and living space… for a growing population, we urgently need more sustainable management… of the earth and its resources. …

ExoMars progress update

ExoMars progress update

The ExoMars missions began in 2016 with the successful launch and deployment of the Trace Gas Orbiter This first ExoMars spacecraft is now nicely orbiting around Mars It’s fulfilling very well its scientific mission and it has proven as well its capability to relay data from Mars assets to the Earth and we use for …

Nitrogen Pollution on Cape Cod

Nitrogen Pollution on Cape Cod

(soft piano music) – Our waterways and our bays and our estuaries really are running out of time. All of the nitrogen pollution that’s coming from septic tanks, it just seeps right into the water. And it causes these bays and estuaries to be overgrown and to choke out the life that’s there, and that’s …

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 …

Environmental Science at Columbus State Community College

Environmental Science at Columbus State Community College

At first glance, you’d think there’s been a chemical spill in this building. In reality, it’s a Hazardous Waste Operations class – suited up for a training exercise. Professor Jeff Bates, Environmental Science, Safety and Health: This class is for people who might work at contaminated properties and try to prepare them to wear personal …