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23 Cool And Creative Eco-Friendly Advertisements. 42 Of The Most Powerful Social And Environmental Ads That Will Change The Way You Think. No matter how tired and irritated we might be about the overwhelming flow of advertisements around us, social ads still manage to catch our attention and shock us pretty easily.

42 Of The Most Powerful Social And Environmental Ads That Will Change The Way You Think

It’s no wonder, as issues of public interest, like our health, the environment, and human and animal rights, always strike a chord in our hearts and conscience. This is a compilation of 42 powerful ad campaigns that will inevitably leave you thinking about the issues our world faces. You’ve got to admire these advertisers’ creativity and insight, too! Via: Bored Panda Read more 1. Fascinating Photos from the Secret Trash Collection in a New York Sanitation Garage. (All Photos: Dylan Thuras) On the second floor of a nondescript warehouse owned by New York City's Sanitation Department in East Harlem is a treasure trove—filled with other people's trash.

Fascinating Photos from the Secret Trash Collection in a New York Sanitation Garage

Most of the building is used as a depot for garbage trucks, but there's a secret collection that takes over an entire floor. The space is populated by a mind-bogglingly wide array of items: a bestiary of Tamagotchis, Furbies; dozens of Pez dispensers; female weight lifting trophies; 8-track tapes; plates, paintings, sporting equipment and much more. This is the Treasures in the Trash collection, created entirely out of objects found by Nelson Molina, a now-retired sanitation worker, who began by decorating his locker.

In pictures: The best adverts to save the planet. For Girls » My Planet. Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues. By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Environmental education for most adults used to mean learning a little bit about recycling and planting some trees on Arbor Day.

Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues

We didn’t delve into ecology as much as we skimmed the surface. But things have gotten more complex since then, and the topic of climate change has brought environmental education to the forefront. At its best, environmental education gets students grappling with big, cross-disciplinary issues like sustainable design and renewable energy.

Students think critically about environmental and ecological systems; they diagnose problems, and speculate about (or maybe even create) solutions. 1. This app provides an overview of environmental issues, particularly pollution, for younger students. 2. Enercities is a little more sophisticated than Little Green Island. 3. It’s important to learn not just about sustainability and being environmentally conscious, but also about what’s at stake in these efforts. 4. Venomous animals. Sea wasp Despite the glorious semi-tropical climate, nobody swims at beaches in the northern half of Australia from September to May.

Venomous animals

For there, all but invisible as it cruises in the calm tropical shallows, is the world's most dangerous marine stinger - the chironex jellyfish, or sea wasp. It is blamed for the deaths of more than 60 people last century, exceeding the combined toll taken in the same region by sharks and crocodiles. The stinging tips are astonishingly tiny and densely packed: more than 1000 venom-injecting threads can be fired from an area about the size of a pinhead. In total, each sea wasp has thousands of millions of these threads. Funnelweb spider Rearing up, with beads of venom already glistening at the tips of its massive fangs (which are capable of biting through a leather boot), a big funnelweb spider is an unnerving sight. Fierce snake Blue-ringed octopus Cone shell These beautiful shells can earn collectors thousands of dollars, and so are greatly prized. The Polar Bear's Dinner. By Chris Rose So, I’m a polar bear, right?

The Polar Bear's Dinner

Got that? A polar bear. Not one of those brown bears that live in forests and on mountains. One of those big white ones, you know, surely. So, I’m sitting on my iceberg, perfectly happy, it’s my favourite iceberg this one, a great place for sitting around, hanging out, chatting to a few friends every now and then, catching fish and whatever else I can find. Let me tell you a few things about polar bears. Let me tell you something else about polar bears: we get cold. So, where was I? “Hey stupid!” “Oh yeah” they said. This really was bad news. “The problem is” continued my friend, “there’s very little we can do about it. So, the next day, I’m sitting there on my favourite iceberg again, and along comes the same cheeky walrus.

“Caught anything yet?