.Microfibers: The microplastic causing macro-problems in global waters. . . . Micro fibers, often from clothing made from recycled plastic, are a bane of aquatic ecosystems, and the problem is worsening, “. . . microbeads aren’t the only plastics problem facing Lake Ontario. In fact, plastic pollution now accounts for 80% of all the waste […]
Archives for September 2016
The following collection showcases some of the most amazing renewable energy projects and prototypes from the past few decades. Continue reading 22 Amazing Renewable Energy Projects that Pave the Way.
“Seven wonders” evokes special places and attracts attention. The identification and designation of key natural environments and systems can help to bring attention to them and to their conservation. Part of a program which also identifies seven natural wonders by continent and country, this is a building block for their protection for the future. Canada’s […]
James Balog: Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss Photographer James Balog shares new image sequences from the Extreme Ice Survey, a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence yet of climate change watch the talk… The video shows the ice melting. The graphic shows Earth’s temperature […]
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ― Marie Curie