Lukion englanti Facebook-ryhmä. Imam Azeez - Angelina Jolie on Syria. The Problem: The Ocean Cleanup, developing technologies to extract, prevent a... The plastic pollution problem Millions of tons of plastic have entered the oceans (UNEP 2005)Plastic concentrates in five rotating currents, called gyres (Maximenko et al., 2012)In these gyres there is on average 6x more plastic than zooplankton by dry weight (Moore et al., 2001) Ecological effects At least one million seabirds, and one-hundred thousand marine mammals die each year due to plastic pollution (Laist, 1997)Lantern fish in the North Pacific Gyre eat up to 24,000 tons plastics per year (Davidson & Asch, 2011)The survival of many species, including the Hawaiian Monk Seal and Loggerhead Turtle, could be jeopardized by plastic debris (Derraik, 2002)Plastic pollution is a carrier of invasive species, threatening native ecosystems (Barnes, 2005) Economic effects Health effects.
Al Gore: Averting the climate crisis. Animation Shows 550 Million Years Of Human Evolution In Seconds. What a difference a day makes (music by Moby) 18 Doomed Tourist Attractions To Visit Before They're Lost Forever. Just over 100 years ago, 150 glaciers dominated this vast landscape.
As of 2014, there were only 24 remaining and by 2045, those are expected to melt as well. Many of the incredibly unique plant and animal species that call the park home require cold water, meaning the ecosystem will alter dramatically once the glaciers are gone. Earth - Weird and wonderful photo quiz. It's the BBC Earth weird and wonderful photo quiz.
This is your chance to prove to yourself and others what you know about life on this planet. Guess what weird and wonderful things are in these 15 photos below. Make a note of how many you get right, and share your score with us on BBC Earth on Facebook and Twitter, using #EarthQuiz. Answers are below the images. No early peeking! We don't expect you get the exact species, but be honest with yourself about whether you were close. This is a spider beetle, an insect named after its resemblance to the spiders. A close-up portrait image of a Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus), a sea bird living on Lake Kerkini in Greece. You may put this in your tea or cereal. Classrooms on the Danube: An exploration of the quality of classroom life. Elton John at Diana's funeral He was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, he changed his name in 1972 and he’s Elton John now, he turned 63 today and he’s still standing.
One of the most interesting moments in his career was the re-writing of his 1973 “Candle in the Wind” for Diana’s funeral in 1997. I’d like to share a classroom activity with you that I do regularly with both students and teachers spotting the differences between that original “Candle in the Wind” text that he collaborated on with Bernie Taupin and the version written after Diana’s death and performed at her funeral in Westminster Abbey in 1997. It has great potential for the development of (critical) reading skills and, I think, shows how concentrating on the little words, like the pronouns, is one of the key tools in developing reading skills. This is the original text and accompanying video on youtube.
Marilyn reading James Joyce's Ulysses Goodbye Norma Jean. Did Joyce teach unplugged as an EFL teacher in Trieste or Yssel entertaining and talking at his students the Limatt to what he did? The Platzspitz in Zurich, where the rivers Sihl and Limmat meet, was one of Joyce's favourite places when he was in Zurich (1915-1919) He of course used the river names along with hundreds of other rivers in Finnegans Wake.
"Yssel that the limmat? " "The 'j' s were put in the names here on this postcard to get James Joyce's initials in. " (Fritz Senn, the James Joyce Foundation, Zurich) We mostly know Joyce as a modernist writer,a little less as a linguist and proficient language learner,even less as an EFL teacher and rarely for his love of rivers. all thim liffeying waters (the role/roll of the rivers) river run,past Eve and Adam’s from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recircultation back to Howth Castle and Environs (the opening of Finnegans Wake)
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