Tag: water pollution

Four Facts About The Everglades

Four Facts About The Everglades

By Micah Moen 5 Comments August 14, 2019

Florida isn’t just theme parks and beaches. It’s actually home to one of the most wild places on earth. Here are four facts about the Everglades you probably didn’t know. Fact one. Although many people think it’s a swamp, the Everglades is actually a slow-moving river. It measures sixty miles wide and one hundred miles […]

How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

[MUSIC] In January 1992, a cargo ship sailing from Hong Kong to Washington hit a storm, and twelve containers tumbled overboard, releasing a fleet of blue turtles, green frogs, red beavers, and yellow ducks. 28,800 animals, destined for bathtubs, now a lonely plastic navy, drifting in the Pacific Ocean. Then they started to float ashore. […]

Lake Baikal: the ecosystem (1/8)

Lake Baikal: the ecosystem (1/8)

By Micah Moen 1 Comment August 10, 2019

In 1996, Lake Baikal was made a World Heritage Site, an area of outstanding universal value and one which is unlike anywhere else in the world. What needs to be appreciated is that we’re talking about a lake that is in the region of 25 million years old and an ecosystem that has been developing […]

Invasive Species and the Global Tipping Point

Invasive Species and the Global Tipping Point

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 8, 2019

My name is Laura Meyerson and I am an Associate Professor at the University of Rhode Island in the Department of Natural Resources Science and my research interests are in invasion ecology and restoration ecology. There’s a real difference between native species, non-native species, and invasive species. Invasive species cause harm to the environment, to […]

COD (Chemical oxygen demand) – Indicator for water pollution

COD (Chemical oxygen demand) – Indicator for water pollution

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 6, 2019

Chemical oxygen demand also known as COD accounts for the amount of oxygen consumed in a solution by chemical reactions in order to consume organic contaminants present, typically measured in milligrams per liter. As oxygen is a fundamental element for degradation of any products the amount of oxygen that is present and consumed in water […]

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Behind The Label - What is Sustainable Fashion?

Behind The Label – What is Sustainable Fashion?

By Micah Moen 8 Comments July 28, 2019

passion needs to become sustainable because it is such a polluting industry the quantity of fashion that is produced is just like at least 1/3 over what we even consume and probably around 2/3 or even more above what we need there's so many little specific areas where you can see like how far fashion […]

Farmers use new conservation tillage to prevent soil erosion and protect Iowa water quality

Farmers use new conservation tillage to prevent soil erosion and protect Iowa water quality

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 27, 2019

what do you think strip til is not sure about that sounds like something that would be done to like a a cropper plant maybe they don't tell the whole thing every year they just do the strips in between for conservation purposes so the soil doesn't erode nearly 33 percent of the world's most […]

The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)

The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)

By Micah Moen 30 Comments July 26, 2019

-Nice face Feinberg,nice face. Yeah, that's it. Minu, can you ducka little bit? I want to get his facein the window. There we go. That's the guy who we relyon to do our camera work. That ape. DAVID FEINBERG: I'm DavidFeinberg, and VBS sent me to China with the camerato film the dirtiest place on […]

Polluting The Environment

Polluting The Environment

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 18, 2019

hey guys shame played here let's talk about the environment we're told on one hand that global warming is a thing and that the world is heating up because of the fossil fuels and the methane from cows deforestation zuv jungles factories pumping out carcinogens and then on the other hand you've got people that […]