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The Gulf Stream Explained

The Gulf Stream Explained

The ocean conveyor belt and the Gulf Stream. Ocean currents have a direct influence on our lives. They determine our weather, our climate, and much more. The ocean currents and wind systems transport heat from the equator to the poles and operate like a large engine for the global climate. In the oceans, there are …

4 Ways To Fight Climate Change

4 Ways To Fight Climate Change

So a lot of people ask me: “Prince, climate change is such a big issue and what can little old me do about it?” Well, one of my favorite quotes comes from the Dr. Seuss story “The Lorax”: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.” Well here …

Sea Level and Global Warming

Sea Level and Global Warming

NARRATOR: THE PRECISE ROLE THAT GLOBAL WARMING PLAYS IN DETERMINING SEA LEVEL, IS A SUBJECT OF CONSIDERABLE CONTROVERSY. BUT MANY SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THERE IS A CLEAR LINK. THAT HEATING OF THE ATMOSPHERE AND THE OCEAN IS GOING TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE MELTING GLACIERS, AND ICE PACKS. AND IN FACT, THAT IS BEING VERY WELL DOCUMENTED …

Future Risks: Climate change

Future Risks: Climate change

Climate change is a reality. Extreme weather can disrupt the production and shipment of commodities putting global supply chains at risk. Often, environmental threats are connected in ways we don’t expect. Consider the case of the Bark Beetle, a parasite that kills trees. Warmer weather expands the beetle’s habitat destroying more forests. Wildfires then become …

Save the Earth

Save the Earth

I’ve got some bad news for you. Well, the Earth is kind of dying right now. So, for those who have been sleeping for the past 30 years, here’s what happened: natural disasters have been getting stronger and stronger with record-breaking earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes and most recently wildfires. A huge plastic island formed itself in …