Posts tagged ‘Environment’

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 10, 2011

Denial Tango

Men With Day Jobs tackle climate change denial. (Hat-tip to Climate Progress)

July 8, 2011

Symphony of Science: Children of Africa

Another production for the Symphony of Science series:

 A musical celebration of humanity, its origins, and achievements, contrasted with a somber look at our environmentally destructive tendencies and deep similarities with other primates. Featuring Jacob Bronowski, Alice Roberts, Carolyn Porco, Jane Goodall, Robert Sapolsky, Neil deGrasse Tyson and David Attenborough.”

Hat-tip to Bad Astronomy.

May 11, 2011

Conserving and Creating–Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

CPAWS, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has produced a new promotional video–check it out.

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.

March 17, 2011

Sir David Attenborough on Conservation and Population

From the RSA website:

Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough presents the 2011 RSA President’s Lecture.

The dangers facing the earth’s ecosystems are well known and the subject of great concern at all levels. Climate change is high on the list. But argues Sir David Attenborough, there is an underlying and associated cause – population growth.

January 5, 2010

International Year of Biodiversity

2010 International Year of Biodiversity is set to launch on November 11…stay tuned.

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