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Island of waste in the Maldives
 
a part of the Maldives that tourists do not see - a huge island waste dump.
Paul Gilding: The Earth is full
 
Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth?
The Sea We've Hardly Seen
 
marine microbes provide half the oxygen we breathe
Why I must speak out about climate change
 
James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change.
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Hunting of Polar Bears
 
Hunting of Polar Bears for Profit NRDC video
Water has Memory
 
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Weird Jelly
 
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Map of Europe
 
The changing borders of Europe 1000 AD to Present.
Planet Earth
 
A time-lapse of Planet Earth, created from images produced by the geostationary Electro-L Weather Satellite
Sonar Harms Whales
 
Lethal Sounds - The use of military sonar poses a deadly threat to whales and other marine mammals.
Mr. Pinketon the Lynx
 
rescued from a fur farm as a kitten.
Deep Ocean Mysteries
 
marine biologist David Gallo explores the wonder and beauty of marine life.
Polar Bear Headstand
 
polar bear doing a handstand with his hind paw sticking out of the water.
Glacier Collapse
 
part of a glacier collapsed and generated a pretty big wave.
Just Label It
 
contacting the FDA to require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
Did Climate Change Shape Human Evolution?
 
scientists are studying how changes in climate may have influenced early human evolution in Africa.
Yosemite Range of Light
 
Yosemite National Park, the High Sierra, and the Eastern Sierra
Sculpting waves in wood and time
 
Sculpture inspired in equal parts by math and nature.
A 50-year plan for energy
 
steps we must take to end the world's dependence on oil
 





Every year, on March 22, the United Nations invites all the world's citizens to celebrate water.

Here are some footprint calculators you might find interesting:

Products calculator: from apples to wine, see the water footprint of each: www.waterfootprint.org - sheep's meat looks to have the highest water footprint.

Here's an  extensive water calculator for your home use: wecalc.org, you do need to put in your e-mail address.

  • The production of one kilogram of beef requires 22 thousand litres of water.
  • To produce one cup of coffee we use 140 litres of water.

 

 

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Island of waste in the Maldives
 
a part of the Maldives that tourists do not see - a huge island waste dump.
Paul Gilding: The Earth is full
 
Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth?
The Sea We've Hardly Seen
 
marine microbes provide half the oxygen we breathe
Why I must speak out about climate change
 
James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change.
What's left to explore?
 
hidden secrets of the planet's dominant life form: the virus
Hunting of Polar Bears
 
Hunting of Polar Bears for Profit NRDC video
Water has Memory
 
Many researchers are convinced that water is capable of "memory"
Weird Jelly
 
A deepstaria enigmatica jellyfish.
Map of Europe
 
The changing borders of Europe 1000 AD to Present.
Planet Earth
 
A time-lapse of Planet Earth, created from images produced by the geostationary Electro-L Weather Satellite
Sonar Harms Whales
 
Lethal Sounds - The use of military sonar poses a deadly threat to whales and other marine mammals.
Mr. Pinketon the Lynx
 
rescued from a fur farm as a kitten.
Deep Ocean Mysteries
 
marine biologist David Gallo explores the wonder and beauty of marine life.
Polar Bear Headstand
 
polar bear doing a handstand with his hind paw sticking out of the water.
Glacier Collapse
 
part of a glacier collapsed and generated a pretty big wave.
Just Label It
 
contacting the FDA to require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
Did Climate Change Shape Human Evolution?
 
scientists are studying how changes in climate may have influenced early human evolution in Africa.
Yosemite Range of Light
 
Yosemite National Park, the High Sierra, and the Eastern Sierra
Sculpting waves in wood and time
 
Sculpture inspired in equal parts by math and nature.
A 50-year plan for energy
 
steps we must take to end the world's dependence on oil