• Is it Wrong to Fly?  – Glad You Asked S1 (E6)
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    Is it Wrong to Fly? – Glad You Asked S1 (E6)

    This is me in China in 1996, on a trip to see where my family came from.That trip was the first time that I rode in an airplane,and the first time that I got stuck in an airport.We’ve been waiting here for 9 hours now! Air travel is one of the great privileges of living in this century. And the number of air passengers is expected to double in the next 20 years. There’s just one problem. Aviation runs on oil, which contributes to global climate change.And there’s not a good alternative yet.So individual consumers were left wonderingabout their own responsibility.These blankets represent arctic sea ice. Alex: How many polar…

  • Inside the College for Budding Weed Entrepreneurs
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    Inside the College for Budding Weed Entrepreneurs

    All right: you made it to week 14. How we doing? Congratulations! Good morning, Oak-sterdam! Alright. Fantastic. Remember: the plant — survives off glucoses and sugars… And so — we start to just… I like to work from the bottoms of the flowers… And then — work your way up, to reveal: what’s going on within the flower? Well, there — are now a handful of universities (that teach classes about weed). “Oak-sterdam” — is the first all-inclusive Cannabis college in America. After prop 64 has passed — what is… the legal landscape in California? It’s — not an accredited university. But for fifteen hundred and ninety five dollars —…

  • “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom:” How African Americans Safely Navigated Jim Crow America
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    “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom:” How African Americans Safely Navigated Jim Crow America

    This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman. The Academy Awards take place Sunday. One of the top contenders for a number of Oscars—for best picture, best actor, supporting actor, screenplay, editing—is the movie Green Book. The film is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South by the African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley, played by Mahershala Ali, and his driver, Tony Lip, played by Viggo Mortensen. The movie has renewed interest in the history of The Negro Motorist Green Book. And today we look at a remarkable new documentary that offers a real look at the history of a travel guide that helped African…

  • The Importance of Seaweed | Ocean Vet | S01 E10 | Free Documentary Nature
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    The Importance of Seaweed | Ocean Vet | S01 E10 | Free Documentary Nature

    This is Doctor Neil Burnie. He lives in Bermuda, a stunning Atlantic Island six hundred and forty miles east of North Carolina, USA.He’s spent the last thirty years practicing veterinary medicine, but now he’s transferring his veterinary skills to help save, protect, and learn more about the incredible marine life of Bermuda’s Ocean. This is a completely wild shark. Alongside his dedicated Ocean Vet team, are a number of scientists, Yeah, this and probably. marine biologists, Just cut a little nick off the back fin. and specialist master divers, helping to perform a number of unique and dangerous procedures, in a bid to safeguard critically important marine species.Together, the team…

  • What If Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? | Unveiled
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    What If Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? | Unveiled

    What if Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? So far, Earth is the only planet in the universe that we’ve found to host life… And, remarkably, it has it in abundance. It’s hard to fathom just how much biodiversity our planet truly holds, but the 7.5 billion human beings only make up about 0.01% of the mass of all life on Earth. How different would things be, then, if that figure was 100%, instead? This is Unveiled, and today we’re answering the extraordinary question; what if humans were the only living things on Earth? Are you a fiend for facts? Are you constantly curious? Then why not subscribe…

  • PRESIDENTS – Lula: The Most Popular Politician On Earth
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    PRESIDENTS – Lula: The Most Popular Politician On Earth

    Because Leadership defines the future of mankind Presidents Leading ChangeWhat we are criticizingare the appalling conditions of public schoolspaying hunger wages to their teachers.When there are chairs, there is no chalk.When there is chalk, there is no eraser. When there are chairs, there is no chalk.When there is chalk, there is no eraser.And most childrengo to schoolnot to study.They go to school looking for the school snack.A modest worker, son of ilitarate parents, raised in ignorance and extreme poverty, overcomes his own personal limitations and strong difficulties, to beccome in 2003 the president of Brazil; the 5th largest country in the world with over 200 million people and by far…

  • Toxins in Humpback Whales | Ocean Vet | S01 E09 | Free Documentary Nature
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    Toxins in Humpback Whales | Ocean Vet | S01 E09 | Free Documentary Nature

    This is Doctor Neil Burnie. He lives in Bermuda, a stunning Atlantic Island six hundred and forty miles east of North Carolina, USA.He’s spent the last thirty years practicing veterinary medicine, but now he’s transferring his veterinary skills to help save, protect, and learn more about the incredible marine life of Bermuda’s Ocean. This is a completely wild shark. Alongside his dedicated Ocean Vet team, are a number of scientists, Yeah, this and probably. marine biologists, Just cut a little nick off the back fin. and specialist master divers, helping to perform a number of unique and dangerous procedures, in a bid to safeguard critically important marine species.Together, the team…

  • Visiting the Largest Bat Colony on Earth!
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    Visiting the Largest Bat Colony on Earth!

    [MUSIC] [OMINOUS SOUNDS] [MUSIC] If you collected every species of mammal on Earth, a whopping one in four would be a bat. There’s more than 1300 species around the world, one is as small as my fingernail, and another is as wide as my arms. There’s a lot of bats out there. There’s also a lot of bats in there. This is a very special place. Beneath our feet is the largest gathering of mammals anywhere on Earth. 20 million or so Mexican free-tailed bats! For the past 10,000 summers or so, these bats have come up here for the summer in what’s known as a maternity colony. And they…