Tag: global warming

#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 […]

The Edible Forest in Peru

The Edible Forest in Peru

By Micah Moen 4 Comments November 17, 2019

Our project proposes a regenerative approach to agriculture and modern food production using vegan permaculture. The idea is to reforest after functioning ecosystems and create a forest or garden that is full of native species, returns habitat to wildlife and provides us with a variety of healthy plant foods. In vegan permaculture the idea is […]

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 […]

EMPTY OCEANS: Is The World Running Out Of Fish?  [Documentary]

EMPTY OCEANS: Is The World Running Out Of Fish? [Documentary]

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 14, 2019

Our world is a world of water. The oceans cover 71% of the surface of the Earth and provide us with the oxygen we need for every two breaths we take. It may be the case that much of the marine life we see today is lost to history. And as the seas continue to […]

How Are Forest Fires Put Out?

How Are Forest Fires Put Out?

By Micah Moen 14 Comments November 13, 2019

Ever seen this before? It’s fertilizer. Judging by its color you probably guessed it wasn’t just water. It’s a long-term fire retardant that’s actually a combo of water, fertilizer, and small amounts of other stuff that color it and help it stick together as it falls. And it’s not being dropped directly on the fire, […]

‘Collapse Of The Oceans: Part 2’ with Joshua Jackson

‘Collapse Of The Oceans: Part 2’ with Joshua Jackson

By Micah Moen 3 Comments November 12, 2019

Keep pumping CO2 into the atmosphere, this is what we’re going to get. Coral reefs will cease to exist by mid-century? Yep. 35 years from now. In the Philippines, it’s easy to see: the ocean provides. The Philippines sits at the apex of the Coral Triangle, often referred to as ‘the Amazon of the seas.’ […]

Ice and fire: How burning forests can help melt ice sheets

Ice and fire: How burning forests can help melt ice sheets

By Micah Moen 8 Comments November 12, 2019

On the western edge of the Greenland ice sheet there’s a stretch of dirty grey ice known as the dark zone 400km long and 100km wide this dark zone is melting somewhere between double and ten times the rate of the white ice around it For a while, scientists thought it was a frozen relic […]

Animal Opinions – MY ENVIRONMENT MY FILM

Animal Opinions – MY ENVIRONMENT MY FILM

By Micah Moen 10 Comments November 12, 2019

[pause]>>POLAR BEAR: Hey. I’m Paul. I’m a full-time polar bear. And this is my environment. It’s not as cool as it used to be. And that’s not cool for me.>>RAT 1: Yeah, hi, I’m Louise. >>RAT 2: I’m Larry!>>RAT 1: Shut up, Larry! And this is my environment. We make a pretty good living with […]

Why You Can’t Just Swim Straight Across the Ocean | The Swim

Why You Can’t Just Swim Straight Across the Ocean | The Swim

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 10, 2019

BEN LECOMTE IS SWIMMING MORE THAN 5,500 MILES ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN — AND FROM THE GET-GO, THIS WAS NEVER GOING TO BE EASY. IN ORDER TO COMPLETE HIS JOURNEY, BEN NEEDS A MAP TO NAVIGATE STRONG CURRENTS, EDDIES, AND EVEN TO ADJUST FOR THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF THE EARTH. JEREMY: The further north you go, […]

Can Our Planet Survive Capitalism?

Can Our Planet Survive Capitalism?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 9, 2019

In other words: Can we have Amazon …and the Amazon? What about if the boxes doubled as levies? Pleeaase! I’m Francesca Fiorentini, and in this episode we’re looking at the failures of profit-driven climate change solutions, and why the cooking of our planet is becoming a recipe for socialism. Once again we’ve broken global temperature […]