Entries in global warming (13)

Friday
Jul212017

The Effects of Global Warming on  Mangroves

Mangroves have been a beneficial source of life from the start. But as global warming becomes a greater threat to the ecosystem, mangroves have been dying out, causing more and more problems along the shoreline.

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Thursday
Feb182016

The Effect Of Climate Change On Native People

In the endless debate over climate change, conservation and environment, we pay a lot of attention to endangered animals and to the effect on our cities and established western culture. Something that does fly under the radar, however, is the effect it is having on indigenous peoples around the world who still live in their traditional way.

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Monday
Oct122015

Coral Bleaching: It's Time To Save Our Oceans

Coral reefs are the reason many people try diving. They are a source of income for tourism but also for local fisheries. They are home to a quarter of the ocean’s fish. And they are under serious threat due to the third wave of coral bleaching.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day is held worldwide on April 22 annually, to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

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Wednesday
Apr022014

Global Warming Threatens Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are incredible, ancient inhabitants of the planet’s tropical and sub-tropical seas.

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Wednesday
Mar262014

Earth Hour 2014

Every year, for one hour in the evening near the back end of March, I sit in my house in complete darkness.

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Friday
Jan032014

Hollywood's environmental apocalypse

In recent years, the film industry has prospered through their various portrayals of greed in the form of exploiting our planet’s natural resources.

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Tuesday
Oct082013

The IPCC Report: get the low down

You may have heard in the news that the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have recently published a report about climate change.

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Friday
Mar222013

Getting ready for Earth Hour

Originally started in Sydney, Australia on the 31st March 2007 from 7:30pm – 8:30pm, 2.2 million people and 2,100 businesses participated in Earth Hour.

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Friday
Mar232012

Into the Wild Meets: Hermione Taylor from The DoNation

Hermione is the creator of an innovative and new age fundraising site called DoNation, which enables people to sponsor their friend’s challenges through green and sustainable action instead of pledging money - in order to help the environment.

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Thursday
Dec012011

ADRENALINE ADVENTURES: ALAIN “SPIDERMAN” ROBERT

Today we are profiling extreme adventurer and environmentalist Alain Robert, dubbed as the ‘human spiderman’ for his love of climbing urban skyscrapers, usually without safety equipment or climbing aids.

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Friday
Nov252011

Millennium Seed Bank: The Last Line of Defence Against Plant Extinction

With the mass-extinction of up to 100,000 of the world’s plant species a very real possibility in the near future, the science world is faced with the dilemma of how to defend against this disastrous outcome. The Millenium Seed Bank is a last-ditch attempt to safe-guard our planet’s plant life for the future by ambitiously aiming to collect and store every seed out there.

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Thursday
Nov242011

A Hard Rain’s A gonna Fall: Lyrics that are Changing the World

In 1969, Mark Edwards was lost on the edge of the Sahara desert. He was eventually saved from this potentially life-threatening situation by a Tuareg nomad... The result, completed only recently, has been the spectacular impetus behind a project aimed at changing the world we live in: Hard Rain Project.

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