Tag: ecosystem

How Cleaning Up Works in Island Living and How to Play Conservationist

How Cleaning Up Works in Island Living and How to Play Conservationist

By Micah Moen 42 Comments October 9, 2019

Conservationist is one of a few major features introduced in The Sims 4 Island Living. The new career comes paired with an environment system and some unique events we’ll take a look at. This new career is all about cleaning the Islands and protecting ecosystems. As a work from home Career, it offers you some […]

Rajeev on Respect for the ecosystem @ Davos

Rajeev on Respect for the ecosystem @ Davos

By Micah Moen 1 Comment October 9, 2019

Rejeev: Hello YouTube, this is my Davos question and answer. I’m here to talk about respect. As a race, our track record of respecting — well, the human race itself, we don’t respect much, but our track record of respecting anything else that’s not human is pretty poor, pretty pathetic. And a lot of the […]

Wealth is Healthy Ecosystems – Build Wealth with Better Globe

Wealth is Healthy Ecosystems – Build Wealth with Better Globe

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 3, 2019

The world is facing multiple problems. We have biodiversity loss, climate change desertification, food insecurity, poverty, disparity, and now the threat of financial collapse. Seems like they’re two conversations going on. One in the developed world, which is talking about economics and technical solutions, and another one in the developing world, which is talking about […]

This Underground Economy Exists in a Secret Fungi Kingdom

This Underground Economy Exists in a Secret Fungi Kingdom

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 2, 2019

New research has revealed that fungi—you know, like mushrooms—barter and trade with other organisms like little stockbrokers. Basically, there’s a whole economy of nutrients right beneath our feet that we are just uncovering. And yes, it can be pronounced either fun-guy or fun-gee, don’t even start, and their classification has been difficult, to say the […]

Omadi: Connecting the Towing Ecosystem

Omadi: Connecting the Towing Ecosystem

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 2, 2019

In the US there are over 250 million cars on the road. An accident occurs every five seconds. Keeping the roads clear is essential to our economy and safety. Despite the rise of technology, however, the towing industry has been left in the dark. We’re on a mission to connect the towing ecosystem. By assembly […]

Longleaf Pine Ecosystem to Benefit from $3.1 Million in Grants

Longleaf Pine Ecosystem to Benefit from $3.1 Million in Grants

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 23, 2019

Presenting a check to announce 15 grant recipients for a total of $3.1 million is an event in and of itself. But, this press conference held at the Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center in Columbus, Georgia reveals only part of the picture. What you don’t see here is the story of how a collaborative effort […]

Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory

Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 17, 2019

– [Narrator] Our region has seen an alarming drop in the overall amount of sensitive ecosystem areas. Which are shrinking because of human impacts on the natural landscape. – We lost about 1,600 hectare’s and that’s equivalent to about four Stanley Parks in five years. – [Narrator] This information comes from Metro Vancouver’s Sensitive Ecosystem […]

Students explore Spain’s ecology (UCL)

Students explore Spain’s ecology (UCL)

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 17, 2019

[ Music ]>>The first half of the field course, we take the students around various habitats around the place where we’re staying. So they visit the beach, the beach habitat for example, where they do an experiment in estimating population sizes of beetles.>>I think my favourite part of the planned experiments was the beetles because […]

Why the Arctic is climate change’s canary in the coal mine – William Chapman

Why the Arctic is climate change’s canary in the coal mine – William Chapman

By Micah Moen 39 Comments September 16, 2019

The area surrounding the North Pole may seem like a frozen and desolate environment where nothing ever changes. But it is actually a complex and finely balanced natural system, and its extreme location makes it vulnerable to feedback processes that can magnify even tiny changes in the atmosphere. In fact, scientists often describe the Arctic […]

Science careers – a day in the work life of an environmental scientist

Science careers – a day in the work life of an environmental scientist

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 16, 2019

Kia ora, my name’s Mahina-a-rangi Baker. I’m an environmental consultant and a kaitiaki and I work predominantly for Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai which is my iwi here in Waikanae. Working as a kaitiaki, as someone who protects the environment on behalf of our people requires you to be a bit of a jack of all […]