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A Dead Whale Washed Ashore With 13 Pounds Of Plastic In Its Stomach. Breaking News - Dead whale had ingested '6kg of plastic' Investigating Plastic Pollution - The Basics. Plastic Pollution Problems - Behind the News. How can individuals combat plastic pollution? Myths and Legends from E2BN. Julia Roberts plays Mother Earth and Harrison Ford stars as the Ocean as Hollywood A-list 'speaks out for nature'. Ecosystem services.

Julia Roberts plays Mother Earth and Harrison Ford stars as the Ocean as Hollywood A-list 'speaks out for nature'

You’ve nodded off already, haven’t you? But wake up! Here are some Hollywood A-listers making a decent attempt to move beyond the obscure jargon and reveal the existential nature of what the Earth provides for humanity. The Nature is Speaking initiative is organised by Conservation International with the tag-line: “Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.” “I have been here 22,500 times longer than you. “I have fed species greater than you and I have starved species greater than you,” Mother Earth warns. Why are rainforests being destroyed?

Topher White: What can save the rainforest? Your used cell phone. The Science Behind Global Warming (Documentary) Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge (Climate Change Music Video) Dear Future Generations: Sorry. MAN. Jim Carrey Inspiring - The Real Environmental Guy, Activist and Humanitarian - Better U Foundation. Conservancy Magazine. About Ecological Footprint. Right now we consume the equivalent of 1.5 planets' worth of natural resources every year!

About Ecological Footprint

Did you know that if everyone on the planet lived like the average American, we would need 5 Earths to sustain our lifestyle? Where does that number come from? By determining how many hectares of land humans need to support their lifestyle and comparing it to the amount of arable land found on the planet, scientists are able to measure the impact of human demand on the planet’s eco systems, which is called our ecological footprint. Globally, all humanity consumes the equivalent of 1.5 planets' worth of resources to sustain the way we live each year. This means that it takes the planet one and a half years to replenish everything humans consume in one year. Every year we recognize Earth Overshoot Day, an annual marker of when humans begin using more resources than the planet will be able to replenish. 10 Rarest & Most Endangered Animals. Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Animals.

Endangered animals 2014. What A Wonderful World With David Attenborough. What a wonderful world LOUIS ARMSTRONG With David Attenborough BBC One. Elefantslakt i Kamerun. The illegal wildlife trade - it's a serious crime. Big Game, Big Money: Illegal wildlife trade documentary. USFWS: What Is the Difference Between Endangered and Threatened? PDF Version The Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act) describes two categories of declining species of plants and animals that need the Act's protections – endangered species and threatened species – and provides these definitions: Endangered - any species that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range; Threatened - any species that is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.

USFWS: What Is the Difference Between Endangered and Threatened?

In simple terms Endangered species are at the brink of extinction now. Threatened species are likely to be at the brink in the near future. All of the protections of the Act are provided to endangered species. Other flexibility provided by threatened status under the ESA includes: Increased Permitting Authority for U.S. U.S. 50 000+ Free ESL, EFL worksheets made by teachers for teachers. Bagheera – An Education Website About Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them.

Bagheera. Bagheera (Hindi: बघीरा) is a black panther (black Indian leopard) who is a fictional character in Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book (coll. 1894) and The Second Jungle Book (coll. 1895).

Bagheera

The word bāgh (बाघ) means "tiger" in Hindi. Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody dared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as Tabaqui, as bold as the wild buffalo, and as reckless as the wounded elephant. But he had a voice as soft as wild honey dripping from a tree, and a skin softer than down. Character history[edit] Born in captivity in the menagerie of the Rajah of Oodeypore, India, Bagheera begins to plan for his freedom after his mother dies.

Bagheera is one of Mowgli's mentors and best friends. Media portrayals[edit] In film[edit] Reading Exercises - Environment. BusyTeacher.org Mobile. Environment. Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plans - Environment. Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Endangered Animals. The world’s endangered species are in danger from the Internet.

Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Endangered Animals

Online shoppers are buying huge numbers of exotic animals. This is another nail in the coffin for many creatures already threatened with extinction. Poachers, collectors wanting stuffed rhino heads and Chinese medicine already threaten thousands of species. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) wrote a report called “Caught In The Web - Wildlife Trade On The Internet”. Green is Great. Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Ecotourism. 1.

Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Ecotourism

ECOTOURISM: Students walk around the class and talk to other students about ecotourism. Change partners often and share your findings. 2. CHAT: In pairs / groups, talk about these topics or words from the article. What will the article say about them? Have a chat about the topics you liked. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. Morgan Freeman's Powerful Climate Change Short Film.

Power Surge, Climate Change. David Attenborough: The Truth About Climate Change (BBC - Part 2) News: Rain Forest. For centuries, humans have relied on rain forests for a variety of products.

News: Rain Forest

Foods such as tomatoes, peppers, corn, rice, coconuts, bananas, coffee, cocoa, tapioca, beans, and sweet potatoes all originally came from the rain forest. Many civilizations have exploited the timber in rain forests and cleared the land for farms. Some preliterate tribes have actually lived in the rain forests for thousands of years. Today people rely on tropical rain forests for a variety of everyday products: paper (7 percent of all paper pulp comes from the rain forest); rubber (used in tires and other products); wax (used in plastics); mahogany and teak (used in wood products such as furniture); and many other items. Destructive Activities. HOME. TEDxUIUC - Donald Wuebbles - The Science of Climate Change. Rebecca Black "Friday" Parody: Everyday Should Be Earth Day. Serious game. Click on the image to start the game Scenario For more than a century people have been using and depleting energy resources carefree, as if they were endless.

Serious game

A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change. Your meat addiction is destroying the planet. “Jesus,” Molly said, her own plate empty, “gimme that.

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet

You know what this costs?” She took his plate. “They gotta raise a whole animal for years and then they kill it. Save water.