Lisa McClain photographed this Blue Jay and Red-bellied Woodpecker on 16 Apr 2009 at Whiteville, North Carolina.
Blue Jay and Red-bellied Woodpecker. E-Waste - Home. Shel Silverstein Poems. Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too. Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too from the book "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (1974) Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me too Went for a ride in a flying shoe.
"Hooray! " "What fun! " Piles of thrown-out TVs, laptops and phones pose an environmental risk. Christmas gifts from past years meet a sad end at Absolute Green Electronics Recycling in California.
Computers are dismantled. Their parts get sorted into cardboard bins. One bin holds nothing but hard drives. Brown v. Board of Education. "We conclude that the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place.
Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. " —Chief Justice Earl Warren In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.
One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 metres (39–52 ft) and weigh approximately 36,000 kilograms (79,000 lb). The humpback has a distinctive body shape, with unusually long pectoral fins and a knobbly head. An acrobatic animal known for breaching and slapping the water with its tail and pectorals, it is popular with whale watchers off the coasts of Australasia and the Americas. Males produce a complex song lasting 10 to 20 minutes, which they repeat for hours at a time. Adult Description.
Piles of thrown-out TVs, laptops and phones pose an environmental risk. Living on Earth: E-waste Youth Activist. Air Date: Week of January 4, 2008 stream/download this segment as an MP3 file Alex Lin (Courtesy of Alex Lin) Living on Earth interviews Alex Lin, who won the Brower Youth Award for his pioneering work on electronic waste.
Electronic Waste. NASA's Climate Kids- (SOLUTIONS) Climate Change Research. A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change. High-Tech Trash. June is the wet season in Ghana, but here in Accra, the capital, the morning rain has ceased.
As the sun heats the humid air, pillars of black smoke begin to rise above the vast Agbogbloshie Market. Climate Change. Driving a car, using electricity to light and heat your home, and throwing away garbage all lead to greenhouse gas emissions.
You can reduce emissions through simple actions like changing a light bulb, powering down electronics, using less water, and recycling. This site provides more than 25 easy steps you can take at Home, School, the Office, and On the Road to protect the climate, reduce air pollution, and save money. Take action today!
Global Warming and the American Pika. The tiny pika, a cousin of the rabbit that lives on mountain peaks in the western United States, is running out of options.
In fact, they have already disappeared from over one-third of their previously known habitat in Oregon and Nevada. Now, the situation is so dire that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the pika for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Because these small mammals have adapted to cold alpine conditions, pikas are intolerant of high temperatures and can die from overheating when exposed for just a few hours. Support National Wildlife Federation's work to protect pikas and other wildlife struggling to survive climate change, habitat loss and other threats >> Adapted to Cold Weather Pikas, which once lived across North America, have been retreating upslope over the past 12,000 years. Global Warming and the American Pika. Climate Change Threatens Penguins (ActionBioscience) ActionBioscience.org is a resource of the American Institute of Biological Sciences.
September 2009 Penguins—waddling wonders of the Southern Hemisphere. Polar Bears and Climate Change. Floods. Droughts. Heat waves. Massive storms. Climate change is not just about polar bears, the iconic symbol of a melting Arctic. It affects the entire planet. In fact, if our chief scientist, Dr. Portland Public Schools. Meet Rachel Parent — the teen fighting for GMO labelling in Canada. Watch: Rachel Parent is a 15-year-old activist. Her goal: mandatory labelling in Canada of all genetically modified organisms, or GMOs that are found as ingredients in food. Allison Vuchnich has part one of a four-part series on GMOs and labelling. UPDATE: Rachel Parent has met with Health Minister Rona Ambrose. Global News reporter Allison Vuchnich will have details of their meeting on Global National at 6:30 p.m. AT/ET and 5:30 p.m. Standing in the grocery store aisle surrounded by processed and packaged food, examining ingredients and scanning labels: this is shopping with Rachel Parent, and it is a thorough process.
“About 70 per cent of the (processed) food on all our grocery store shelves is genetically modified or has GMO ingredients in it,” Parent told Global News as she reached for a container of relish and examined its ingredient list. Alex Lin - Turning E-Waste Into E-Treasure. Alex Lin was a boy who was just reading the newspaper one day. He read an article about something called e-waste. He learned that it is the waste generated as people upgrade electronic devices. Teen Activists and Issues.