Category Archives: Environmentalism

If We Plant 1 TRILLION Trees Can We Stop Climate Change ?

Can trees really save us from climate change? For eons, nature has relied on photosynthesis as a big way to keep carbon dioxide levels from getting out of control. But as we have put more carbon into the air, we’ve … Continue reading

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Our Boats Are Changing the Tide

We often think of the ocean’s tide as a simple rise and fall, connected to the motion of the Moon. But on any given shore, the reality is much more complex and oceanic scientists have realized recently that there’s another, … Continue reading

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The Story of Plastic (Animated Short)

The Story of Plastic (Animated Short) pulls back the curtain on the plastic pollution headlines, revealing the true causes and consequences of the global plastics crisis. To watch the full documentary and take action for a plastic-free future, visit https://www.storyofstuff.org/storyofp… … Continue reading

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Humans Influence on Earth For 12000 Years Was Surprisingly Positive

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about an interesting discovery that contradicts the common perception that humans are destroying nature. Study: https://www.pnas.org/content/118/17/e… Interactive map: https://anthroecology.org/anthromes/1… Older paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s4158… Story used: https://www.theguardian.com/environme… … Continue reading

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A Satirical New Animation by Greenpeace Swamps Boris Johnson in a Gushing Sea of Plastic | Colossal

Greenpeace’s new campaign opens with a single bottle bouncing off Boris Johnson’s head mid-press conference before a waterfall of plastic overwhelms the prime minister and carries him out to the street. The satirical and pressing animation pours the equivalent of … Continue reading

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Rethinking capitalism | DW Documentary

More and more entrepreneurs are thinking beyond their own personal wealth. In what is known as the “Purpose Movement,” company bosses aim to put profits to good use, while rethinking the idea of corporate ownership. This film explores how the … Continue reading

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Scotland could become the world’s first ‘rewilding nation’ | Living

Environmental groups in Scotland are encouraging politicians to make big commitments to recover nature. Over the last 50 years, two-thirds of the world’s wildlife has been lost. Around 40 per cent of plant species are threatened with extinction and scientists … Continue reading

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There aren’t enough trees in the world to offset society’s carbon emissions – and there never will be

Bonnie Waring Senior Lecturer, Grantham Institute – Climate Change and Environment, Imperial College London Even if they can’t save us from climate change, society still depends on forests.   One morning in 2009, I sat on a creaky bus winding … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg dubs herself a ‘bunny-hugger’ after Boris Johnson’s climate remarks | The Guardian

  Greta Thunberg in Brussels last year. The activist urged leaders to act fast in testimony to Congress on Thursday.Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images Activist changes Twitter bio after UK prime minister tells Biden climate summit there’s ‘nothing wrong with bunny-hugging’ … Continue reading

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Why this Brazilian farmer no longer cuts down trees

Ecosia is the search engine that plants trees: https://ecosia.co/info​ Ecosia Presents: a production by our tree-planting partner Instituto Espinhaço in Brazil. What is Ecosia Presents? Every tree-planting project we support is powered by rural communities doing the hard work of … Continue reading

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