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Latin America: Environmental Conditions

Latin America: Environmental Conditions

Throughout this course, we have identified how climates are affected by latitude, atmospheric pressure, and elevation. In this video, we will establish how these three ideas combine to create extreme ranges in environmental conditions within each nation of Latin America. In addition, we will explore how climate is a major factor in determining the distribution …

Japan’s Town With No Waste

Japan’s Town With No Waste

– [Narrator] The village of Kamikatsu is special. Not for its tea fields or idyllic mountains or peaceful historic homes. It’s known for something it doesn’t have. Kamikatsu, as a town, produces almost no trash. Kamikatsu has a population of roughly 1,500 people and in the 1990s was doing nearly no recycling. (foreign language) Burning …