• Sustainability? Answering Google’s 4 Most Search Questions
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    Sustainability? Answering Google’s 4 Most Search Questions

    Hi Alex here. Nice to see you again. I am excited today because, we are answering the 4 most searched questions about sustainability on Google. This is the TOP 4 questions people have when they search sustainability on Google: What is a simple definition of sustainability? What are the 3 pillars of sustainability? Why is sustainability so important? and How can we achieve sustainability? Ok, let’s answer the first question: Sustainability is the capacity of our human society to continue indefinitely within Earth’s natural cycles. Then a development that leads toward full sustainability. It makes sense so far, right!? What are these natural cycles? In 1989, after many drafts, a…

  • Ecology: Small Solutions to a Big Planet’s Problems. The Names
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    Ecology: Small Solutions to a Big Planet’s Problems. The Names

    Hi I’m K today I’m gonna tell you why getting eaten by mushrooms or given your friend of pair of chopsticks is good for our planet! Olala that’s a topic! Eco living is usually presented as a labor-intensive lifestyle, but it turns out one can help the Earth without much effort. The energy industry burns fossil fuels and increases CO2 levels in the atmosphere. Now, CO2 is the main gas responsible for the greenhouse effect, which is to blame for some of 2017s climate disasters. “The solution” here is moving the industry to renewable sources, but what can ordinary people do? Well, you could use energy-efficient light bulbs, if you…

  • UMTMOOC – Environmental Education and Awareness
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    UMTMOOC – Environmental Education and Awareness

    Assalammualaikum and good day everyone Today, i would like to present about environmental education and awareness Based on The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN, 1970) Environmental education is a process that allows people to explore environmental issue engage in problem-solving and take action to improve the environment It is also the process of recognizing values and concept in order to develop skill and attitude necessary to understand and appreciate the interrelatedness among men is culture and surroundings It is also requiring a practice in decision making and self-formulation of a code of behaviour about issues concerning environmental quality What is an objective for environmental education?…

  • We Are Duke Environment: A Community of Purpose and Passion
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    We Are Duke Environment: A Community of Purpose and Passion

    (happy music) – Hi, I’m Toddi Steelman. Our world today is changing rapidly, and the environmental challenges we face are growing increasingly complex. At the Nicholas School, we’re a community of innovators, doers, dreamers, and disruptors. A community united in our purpose to address these complex challenges and have a positive impact on the world. As a Master of Environmental Management or a Master of Forestry student at the Nic School, you can pursue your passion for exploring complex environmental problems in a real and purposeful way. You will be immersed in a school culture that is academically rigorous and career oriented. You will interact with other students who are…

  • Environmental sciences more than just playing with dirt
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    Environmental sciences more than just playing with dirt

    The environment – we depend on it for life. It affects our everyday actions. But when Rebekah Hernandez told her family she was going to graduate school to major in environmental sciences… What are you going to do with this? Do you even have job opportunities with this? What is gonna happen with your life? Traditionally, the Hispanic families they think that you will make more money by going to medical school or engineering. So traditionally it’s not encouraged to go into environmental studies or environmental science. Overall, minorities represent a small amount of the environmental sciences workforce. And there’s an expected gap of 90,000 trained geoscientists. The University of…

  • Environmental Sciences – UCSC Majors
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    Environmental Sciences – UCSC Majors

    welcome to the environmental sciences or ESCI undergraduate major at UC Santa Cruz our students learn about a wide range of current environmental issues and focus on applying knowledge and tools from chemistry physics and mathematics to understand our environment and find ways to lessen humanity’s impact on the world ESCI majors learn about issues ranging from the Earth’s oceans and atmosphere to climate change to regional water resources and water and air pollution tackling all of these problems requires a multidisciplinary approach therefore we train our students to be fluent in a range of tools from a variety of scientific fields so they are able to apply their skills…

  • Trent University Environmental & Life Sciences M.Sc. and Ph.D. Graduate Program
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    Trent University Environmental & Life Sciences M.Sc. and Ph.D. Graduate Program

    [Blue box enters on screen: We have entered the Age of the Environment, where scientific understanding and communication will be key. ENLS is contributing to that future]>>Dr. Jim Schaefer: ENLS stands for environmental and life sciences graduate program. It encapsulate a very broad suite of studies, of research, largely I would say on the dynamics of organisms in the natural environment and the implications of change for those organisms as well. [Blue box appears on screen: ENLS: Environmental & Life Sciences Graduate Program] It means postgraduate training. It means seeing that research change minds, change behaviors and, we hope, have a positive influence on society. [Text on screen: 42 Trent…

  • 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…

  • Tell Lyft and Uber to Clean Up Their Act!
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    Tell Lyft and Uber to Clean Up Their Act!

    (quiet music) – [Radio Announcer ] Scientists say climate change is getting worse. Air pollution from transportation in American cities is on the rise. While Uber and Lyft portray themselves as environmentally conscious companies, a growing body of data is calling their bluff. – [Narrator] Uber and Lyft are making traffic worse burning fossil fuels, spewing pollution all while undermining public transit. At the same time, these companies don’t offer basic protections for their workers. Tell Lyft and Uber to clean up their act. Go online and make your voice heard by signing the petition today.