Archive for August, 2012
A new study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science concludes that sharks are worth far more alive and swimming. In Palau, the Pacific Island nation that declared its waters a sanctuary free of shark fishing, sharks provide a lynchpin for the tourism industry.
Continued extraction of oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada destroys caribou habitat. But instead of restraining a destructive industry and cleaning up the man-made (but profitable) mess it creates, wolves are being exterminated in an effort to save the caribou population. Will hunting down wolves solve the real problem? This short documentary, a […]
Today, solar technology produces less than one tenth of one percent of global energy demand! It’s time to let go of fossil fuels and capture this powerful, clean energy.
White sharks are the largest predatory fish in the ocean, very curious, and facing possible extinction. Only a few hundred great white sharks are left in the wild.
Water is a precious resource for much of the world’s population, but most Americans take it for granted that clean water will flow when they turn the spigot. Joseph Love provides a global perspective on our thirst for water.
A recent study of products designed for newborns, babies and toddlers found that 80 percent of products tested contained chemical flame retardants that are considered toxic.