Tag Archives: Environment

THE FISH by PES // Corona x Parley

Marine plastic pollution harms over 800 animal species. Help protect our wildlife by avoiding single-use plastics and by joining a beach clean-up at ProtectParadise.com. #PES #stopmotion #EarthDay

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Why cats are crazy for catnip

By Sofia MoutinhoJan. 20, 2021 , 2:00 PM Minty chemical in catniplike plant activates their opioid systems—and acts as a mosquito repellent   Cat owners flood the internet with videos of their kitties euphorically rolling and flipping out over catnip-filled … Continue reading

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Electric eels work together to zap prey

The electric predators work in groups to herd and “zap” their prey in unison, scientists shocked to discover.   More than 200 years after the electric eel inspired the design of the first battery, it has been discovered that they … Continue reading

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Australian lungfish has largest genome of any animal sequenced so far | New Scientist

By Donna Lu The Australian lungfish’s genome is around 14 times larger than the human one, and its DNA confirms it is closely related to land-based animals with a backbone The Australian lungfish has the largest genome of any animal … Continue reading

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MoCA \ Purple Magazine: Doug Aitken’s Underwater Pavilions

Purple Television presents the iconic multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken in discussion with Philippe Vergne on his new Underwater Pavilions. Accessible to scuba divers, the temporary underwater installation features three geometric sculptures off the coast of Catalina Island in … Continue reading

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A Tiled Wave Ripples Across Olafur Eliasson’s New Installation in Downtown Chicago

Last week, artist Olafur Eliasson (previously) unveiled a massive, wave-like artwork that mimics the rippled surfaces of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Comprised of 1,963 curved tiles, “Atmospheric wave wall” sits between the two bodies of water at Willis Tower … Continue reading

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50 Genius Solutions To Everyday Problems That You Probably Didn’t Know Existed (New Pics)

These clever solutions basically show us that life doesn’t have to be lived the hard way. How The Ruins Are Displayed In Serbia   Sometimes the world feels like it’s against us. Like, when you accidentally rip off the precious … Continue reading

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Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government | BBC News

In 1898 a white mob stormed Wilmington, North Carolina and forced locally elected leaders to resign. The mob burned down the offices of the Wilmington Daily Record   A violent mob, whipped into a frenzy by politicians, tearing apart a … Continue reading

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Planned Obsolescence Sucks. Here’s Why It Still Exists.

Why (and how) Planned Obsolescence and Capitalism make terrible products. Help me make more videos like this by supporting me on Patreon: http://bit.ly/2iz4lIV In this Our Changing Climate climate change video essay, I look at why planned obsolescence happens and … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 – 39 Ways to Save the Planet, Chilling Food

A fresh way to keep food cool and cut food waste. Chilled lorries are the backbone of our food distribution system, keeping our pork pies and hummus safe and fresh on route to the supermarket. The problem for our air … Continue reading

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