Tag: environmental

Why is this Antarctic Glacier “Bleeding?” | Antarctic Extremes

Why is this Antarctic Glacier “Bleeding?” | Antarctic Extremes

By Micah Moen 100 Comments February 17, 2020

(eerie electronic music) – [Caitlin] This might be the most shocking feature in all of Antarctica. – [Jill] What do you think of when you see it? – Honestly? I think of the glacier having its period. – [Jill] Okay, yeah. – [Caitlin] Blood Falls. What is this place? Why is there so little ice […]

Food Drops for Starving Wildlife in Bushfire-Impacted Regions | WWF-Australia

Food Drops for Starving Wildlife in Bushfire-Impacted Regions | WWF-Australia

By Micah Moen 7 Comments February 11, 2020

We’re at Forbes Creek today which is just outside of the ACT and we’re here with Wildcare and we’re doing food drops for wildlife that have survived the bushfires. Their habitat and food sources have been burnt out so we need to give them a helping hand to get back on their feet on the […]

Maryanne The Very Lucky Koala 🐨 | WWF-Australia

Maryanne The Very Lucky Koala 🐨 | WWF-Australia

By Micah Moen 5 Comments January 29, 2020

The burns have just about healed now but we still need to monitor it for a while, make sure she’s okay. I think she’d be in incredible pain. It’s like having the palms of your hands burnt off. She’s had a second chance at life. It could have been a very different situation for this […]

Paul Simon, please record Nature’s Song ‘Words of Guidance’

Paul Simon, please record Nature’s Song ‘Words of Guidance’

By Micah Moen 3 Comments January 16, 2020

Words of guidance Hello nature my best friend, it’s great to be with you again Breathing air that is pure and sweet Feeling earth soft beneath my feet Hearing songs of birds as they chirp amongst the trees in the breeze singing words of guidance in the breeze They’re singing world of guiding me Yet […]

Wetlands and Wonder

Wetlands and Wonder

By Micah Moen 6 Comments January 4, 2020

Who Should Govern Nature?

Who Should Govern Nature?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments December 30, 2019

When something seems to go wrong with the environment, people often accept that the government should take charge to protect it from people without asking is central control any better? There was a time when population was low and conservation wasn’t really on people’s minds. Like in Nepal. Big mountains, Big cats, and diverse forests […]

Architecture in State Parks, UT Gulf Coast DesignLab – Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

Architecture in State Parks, UT Gulf Coast DesignLab – Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

By Micah Moen 3 Comments December 27, 2019

– What’s up?– NARRATOR: It is early summer, and these University of Texasstudents are preparing for a trip.– Is it open? – I think so. – ANDRE: We’ve got 12 students, and our professor.– NARRATOR: The group is heading from Austinto the coast…– We’re heading down to Galveston Island State Park.– NARRATOR: …But not for […]

Violence in the Amazon: Why Protecting the Rainforest is Still a Fight  | Retro Report

Violence in the Amazon: Why Protecting the Rainforest is Still a Fight | Retro Report

By Micah Moen 6 Comments December 26, 2019

The victim was devoted to preserving Brazil’s irreplaceable rainforest and he paid for that apparently with his life. Francisco “Chico” Mendes was an environmental leader little-known outside of the Brazilian Amazon. But his assassination by local cattle ranchers had international repercussions. They thought if they killed Chico and got him out of the way, nothing […]

Restoring Florida’s coastal wetlands: A successful process for people and nature

Restoring Florida’s coastal wetlands: A successful process for people and nature

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 24, 2019

Florida’s coastal wetlands are among the most biologically productive natural systems on Earth. Coastal wetlands in Florida include salt marshes and mangrove swamps. Both land and water organisms rely on coastal wetlands. Coastal wetlands serve several important functions: They improve water quality by filtering pollutants and excess nutrients. They act as nurseries and foraging habitats […]

Wetlands Restoration: A Legacy For The Future

Wetlands Restoration: A Legacy For The Future

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 24, 2019

There’s so many different varieties of animals that live – you just can’t believe how much of an ecosystem is sitting right at your footstep. It’s pretty cool to see the birds here. It’s pristine, it’s alive, it’s fresh, there’s new things coming in here. The birds are thick. This is it, this is really […]