Tag: climate change

ANCIENT FOREST ALLIANCE

ANCIENT FOREST ALLIANCE

By Micah Moen 26 Comments November 18, 2019

#NoBeef // Why Is Beef So Bad For The Environment?

#NoBeef // Why Is Beef So Bad For The Environment?

By Micah Moen 11 Comments November 18, 2019

Climate change… We all know about it. We all know it’s worrying af. But what’s the best thing that we, individual individuals, can do about it? I mean, we know that we should drive less, but we need to get to places, and we know that we should heat our houses less, but what about […]

Eco-Friendly Hacks  – Hack It: EP104

Eco-Friendly Hacks – Hack It: EP104

By Micah Moen 26 Comments November 18, 2019

In this episode, how to turn your waste into something useful. We live in a world of excess where so much of what we have goes to waste. So next time before you chuck something into the bin, hopefully you’ll remember this video and see if you could up-cycle it. Now if you have indoor […]

Protecting East Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

Protecting East Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 17, 2019

Surrounded by icy waters, whipped by wind, this harsh landscape doesn’t seem like a suitable place for life. But tell that to this Adelie penguin or the estimated 6 million others that call East Antarctica home. Or to the legion of emperor penguins lined up for miles across the icy landmass, making their journey to […]

Mysteries of the Southern Ocean

Mysteries of the Southern Ocean

By Micah Moen 1 Comment November 17, 2019

Jorge Sarmiento: It’s very very far away and it’s a very severe climate, and very hard place to work. Oscar Schofield: It is an extreme environment. There’s not many places on this planet that is truly untamed and unexplored. Sarmiento: It’s mysterious because there’s a lot of things going on that are very very complex. […]

Trump Threatens Tongass National Forest

Trump Threatens Tongass National Forest

By Micah Moen 2 Comments November 16, 2019

Did you know one of the world’s largest rainforests is actually in the United States? There are nearly 17 million acres of it, and it’s home to bears, otters, even bald eagles. And it’s a huge ally in the fight against the climate crisis. So why is the government trying to cut it down? And […]

The link between fishing cats and mangrove forest conservation | Ashwin Naidu

The link between fishing cats and mangrove forest conservation | Ashwin Naidu

By Micah Moen 32 Comments November 16, 2019

(Imitates fishing cat) That’s my impersonation of a fishing cat, which actually sounds more like this. (Prerecorded fishing cat sounds) It’s a cat that loves water, loves to fish, and lives in some of the most unique and valuable ecosystems on earth: the wetlands and mangrove forests of South and Southeast Asia. Aren’t they fishing […]

Major Exploration: Environmental Studies at Amherst College

Major Exploration: Environmental Studies at Amherst College

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 15, 2019

So my work is primarily focused on conservation of tropical forests, mainly in the Amazon basin. What I learned doing work with indigenous communities, with government actors, with scientists trying to advance conservation in tropical rainforests. Is that to do it successfully, you need to have a strong understanding of science, an understanding of society, […]

Finding Faith in the Forest: Stories Happen in Forests

Finding Faith in the Forest: Stories Happen in Forests

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 15, 2019

I’m Karenna Gore here with Poppy Jones. And we’re with the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. We have come into the forest as a classroom. We’re in Van Cortlandt Park, which is in the Bronx, right here in New York City. (Poppy) For them to actually get out in nature, have ceremony […]

Can we continue to grow our economy and protect our environment? Alberta Impact, Ep.11

Can we continue to grow our economy and protect our environment? Alberta Impact, Ep.11

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 15, 2019

welcome to Alberta Impact I’m your host Bryce Lambert. Alberta has been called many names over the years from the dirty oil province to being described as the embarrassing cousin that nobody wants to talk about there’s definitely nobody like that in my family wait a second if I think there’s nobody like that in […]