Posts tagged ‘Earth’

November 26, 2011

How Many People Can Live on Planet Earth?

ON the 31 of October, the world population surpassed 7 billion.

Sir David Attenborough and the problem of population. Full length, in HD.

Visit Population Matters for more information on what can be done.

And Yes, there is an iPad Ap. for this…

November 3, 2011

First Life

David Attenborough introduces First Life

I have not seen the series yet, and…err….I wouldn’t mind reviewing a boxed DVD set…eh?

April 23, 2011

Miserere Me

As an ex-Christian, I still find it pleasurable to acknowledge some of the holy days, in that they have often inspired brilliant music and art. Here is one of the treasures of my Christian heritage – Gregorio Allegri‘s “Miserere mei, Deus” ( “Have mercy on me, O God”). Traditionally sung over the Holy Week preceding Easter Sunday presents the music with footage from BBC’s Earth movie.

Jeremy Summerly leads the  Oxford Camerata.

April 19, 2011

International Year of the Forest

The UN has declared 2011 the International Year of the Forest. There is not much availaible on the UN website for educational purposes, but this video by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (maker of the stunning video HOME) is worthwhile watching.

Visit UNEP for audio visual materials, booklets and posters.

March 26, 2011

Earth Hour Tonight!

From WWF:

Climate change is the biggest environmental threat to our planet and the number one concern for Canadians. We are already seeing its impacts. Participating in Earth Hour is a simple way to show that you want to be a part of the solution and sends a powerful message to others that together we can make a difference.

Want to participate? Visit Earth Hour now.

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