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Are We Running Out of Resources?
Prof. Steve Horwitz addresses the common belief that the world is running out of natural resources. Instead, there are economic reasons why we will never run out of many resources. In a free market system, prices signal scarcity. So as a resource becomes more scarce, it becomes more expensive, which incentivizes people to use less of it and develop new alternatives, or to find new reserves of that resource that were previously unknown or unprofitable. We have seen throughout history that the human mind's ability to innovate, coupled with a free market economic system, is an unlimited resource that can overcome the limitations we perceive with natural resources. Watch more videos: http://lrnlbty.co/y5tTcY
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Israel: Clean Technologies For a Cleaner Environment
Israel has gained international recognition for its ability to transform limited natural resources into #sustainable forms of power. Watch the smart solutions being used in Israel to address global ecological challenges.
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Types Of Natural Resources
Follow us at: https://plus.google.com/+tutorvista/ Check us out at http://www.tutorvista.com/content/biology/biology-iv/natural-resources/natural-resources-types.php Types of Natural Resources Natural resources are naturally occurring resources in the environment that have not been disturbed by mankind. By resource is meant any physical entity, which has limited availability. These resources occur in their natural form. Few examples of natural resources are: •Air, wind and atmosphere •Plants (Flora) •Animals (Fauna) •Agronomy (the science of using plants for food, fuel, feed and fiber) •Wildlife •Forestry and Agroforestry •Coal and fossil fuels •Range and pasture •Soils •Water, oceans, lakes and rivers Something that people generally arent aware of, is that everything we use in everyday life are derived from natural resources, for example, milk which comes from cows - animals are a natural resource. We use water, food and vegetables that comes from plants, salt which is a mineral are some of the other natural resources. Wood that we get from tree is a natural resource. It can be used to build a house, make paper, burn in fireplaces and in stoves for cooking, etc. Man utilizes these resources in various ways. These resources are processed further so as to be made suitable for our needs. The table below is an example that shows in what way the resources have been utilized. Natural ResourcesMan-made Products RiverHydroelectric power PetroleumGasoline ClamsClam chowder FarmlandPotato chips PlantsMedicines Please like our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/tutorvista
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Science Video for Kids: Natural Resources of the Earth
Natural resources are found all over Earth like sunlight, air, water, rocks, soil, plants and animals. There are two types of natural resources - renewable and nonrenewable resources. Let's learn more about natural resources by playing this video. #ChildEducation #ScienceVideos #Kids #Science #Education Looking for more educational content? After watching the video, put your kids' knowledge to the test with our Natural Resources quiz: http://ow.ly/10hqkD
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Water Resources - Environmental Studies
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Resources: Welcome to the Neighborhood - Crash Course Kids #2.1
Welcome to the Neighborhood! Humans need a lot of things to survive (I'm sure you've noticed). We need food, water, and shelter and it takes a lot of resources to get all of those things. What are resources? In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about what resources are and how we use them. And you might be surprised where all of it starts. This first series is based on 5th grade science. We're super excited and hope you enjoy Crash Course Kids! ///Standards Used in This Video/// 5-ESS3-1. Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment. Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Crash Course Main Channel: https://www.youtube.com/crashcourse Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/CrashCourseKids Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Credits... Executive Producers: John & Hank Green Producer: Nicholas Jenkins Cinematographer & Director: Michael Aranda Editor: Nicholas Jenkins Script Supervisor: Mickie Halpern Writer: Ben Kessler Consultant: Shelby Alinsky Script Editor: Blake de Pastino Thought Cafe Team: Stephanie Bailis Cody Brown Suzanna Brusikiewicz Jonathan Corbiere Nick Counter Kelsey Heinrichs Jack Kenedy Corey MacDonald Tyler Sammy Nikkie Stinchcombe James Tuer Adam Winnik
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Water Resources
005 - Water Resources In this video Paul Andersen explains how water is unequally distributed around the globe through the hydrologic cycles. Seawater is everywhere but is not useful without costly desalination. Freshwater is divided between surface water and groundwater but must me stored and moved for domestic, industrial, and agricultural uses. Subsidized low cost water has created a problem with water conservation but economic changes could help solve the problem. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: “Center Pivot Irrigation.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 20, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Center_pivot_irrigation&oldid=677028017. “Desalination.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, September 4, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Desalination&oldid=679383711. File:LevelBasinFloodIrrigation.JPG, n.d. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LevelBasinFloodIrrigation.JPG. Hillewaert, Hans. English: Aquifer (vectorized), May 25, 2007. en:Image:Schematic aquifer xsection usgs cir1186.png. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aquifer_en.svg. Ikluft. Aerial Photo of the California Aqueduct at the Interstate 205 Crossing, Just East of Interstate 580 Junction., September 11, 2007. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kluft-Photo-Aerial-I205-California-Aqueduct-Img_0038.jpg. Kbh3rd. English: Map of Water-Level Changes in the High Plains/Ogallala Aquifer in Parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming, 1980 to 1995., February 27, 2009. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ogallala_changes_1980-1995.svg. moyogo, Water_Cycle_-_blank svg: *Wasserkreislauf png: de:Benutzer:Jooooderivative work: Water Cycle, SVG from Wasserkreislauf.png, November 13, 2011. Water_Cycle_-_blank.svg. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Water_Cycle-en.png. NCDC/NOAA, Michael Brewer. English: Status of Drought in California, October 21, 2014., October 23, 2014. http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/MapsAndData/MapArchive.aspx. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:California_Drought_Status_Oct_21_2014.png. “Ogallala Aquifer.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, July 20, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ogallala_Aquifer&oldid=672198863. Plumbago. English: Annual Mean Sea Surface Salinity from the World Ocean Atlas 2009., December 5, 2012. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WOA09_sea-surf_SAL_AYool.png. Rehman, Source file: Le Grand PortageDerivative work: English: The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, China., September 20, 2009. File:Three_Gorges_Dam,_Yangtze_River,_China.jpg. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ThreeGorgesDam-China2009.jpg. Service, Photo by Jeff Vanuga, USDA Natural Resources Conservation. Level Furrow Irrigation on a Lettuce Field in Yuma, Az., October 4, 2011. USDA NRCS Photo Gallery: NRCSAZ02006.tif. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NRCSAZ02006_-_Arizona_(295)(NRCS_Photo_Gallery).tif. Station, Castle Lake Limnological Research. Castle Lake, California, January 14, 2008. [1]. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Castlelake_1.jpg. Tomia. Hydroelectric Dam, December 30, 2007. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydroelectric_dam.svg. USGS. English: Graph of the Locations of Water on Earth, [object HTMLTableCellElement]. http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/waterdistribution.html - traced and redrawn from File:Earth’s water distribution.gif. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Earth%27s_water_distribution.svg. version, Original uploader was Sagredo at en wikipedia Later. English: These Images Show the Yangtze River in the Vicinity of the Three Gorges Dam, September 29, 2007. Transferred from en.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Rehman using CommonsHelper. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ThreeGorgesDam-Landsat7.jpg. “WaterGAP.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, April 22, 2014. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=WaterGAP&oldid=605287609. “Water in California.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 31, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Water_in_California&oldid=678801793.
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ColasCanada - Natural Resources
ColasCanada is developing and building relationships to market the presence, expertise and resources of our existing strategically located network of subsidiary companies to be the "provider of solutions" for the construction, operation and maintenance of infrastructure to the Natural Resource sectors.
Views: 273 Colas Canada
Children's: Earth's Resources - Air, Water, Land. How to Save the Earth's Resources
Children's: Earth's Resources - Air, Water, Land. How to Save the Earth's Resources, global resources, resources for kids. Kids Educ SUBSCRIBE TO US http://goo.gl/3zf4Z3 To see the more kids movies go to http://www.youtube.com/user/KidsEduc
Environmental Support Services from CountyClean Group
Welcome to CountyClean Group's Showcase Film The award winning team of Eastbourne’s premier film production company, Smokescreen Visuals Ltd, used their expertise and drone resources to produce a truly outstanding film to capture CountyClean Group’s customer led portfolio of commercial and household environmental support services which range from interceptor cleaning, hazardous liquid waste and bilge water disposal, grease trap and cesspit emptying, to oil spill and flood emergency response, groundworks and installations, sewer and drain jetting and CCTV inspections, graffiti removal, pump services, road sweeper solutions, liquid waste recycling and much more. To book our services for London and the South of England, or for further details about what we do, please call our friendly team on 0800 171 2204, email [email protected] or visit https://www.countycleangroup.co.uk This short film was launched at a very special Hollywood style fundraising event in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice on Thursday, 15th February 2018 at Eastbourne College’s state-of-the-art performing arts hub, The Birley Centre. The premiere was attended by local council and government leaders as well as members of the Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce and CountyClean Group’s teams, family and friends. Search online for #CCGpremiere to find out more about the event. This film project involved two months of filming at a variety of locations throughout Sussex, Surrey, Kent and London, using a variety of angles and techniques, and was filmed entirely in 4K with a Dolby Digital Surround mix to ensure that the film can be played on large screens whilst upholding the high quality standard required as mobile devices adapt to the 4K transition.
Food waste
Around 88 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU, with associated costs estimated at 143 billion euros. Wasting food is not only an ethical and economic issue but it also depletes the environment of limited natural resources.VIDEOGRAPHIC
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How War Threatens the Environment (Webinar)
One of the most destructive of human behaviors, war is a leading contributor to the growing global environmental crisis. This World BEYOND War webinar took place on September 27. We heard from experts Gar Smith and Tamara Lorincz about how war – in all its stages, from the production of weapons through combat – pollutes land, air, and water, and drains limited natural resources.
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Best Environmental Project Winner 2013
The Energy Chamber's Annual Awards 2013 Best Environmental Project - Office Are Us Limited
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What are students saying about the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex?
The new building will open in 2016, in time for the University of Calgary's 50th anniversary. Existing spaces within the Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex will be transformed and new, state-of-the-art spaces will be added for teaching, learning and research. The expansion will enable the school to increase its capacity by at least 400 additional undergraduate and graduate students and take the University of Calgary closer to its Eyes High goal of becoming one of the top five research universities in Canada.
Environmental Legislation - Environmental Studies
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Environmental protection at the ECB
The ECB wants to be an environment-conscious institution. In its day-to-day operations it makes prudent use of natural resources to preserve the quality of the environment and protect human health. Through this approach, the ECB aims to encourage others to demonstrate their environmental awareness and corporate responsibility to staff, third parties and the general public.
Views: 2100 European Central Bank
ISO 14001 Environmental Resource
Leading ISO certification consultancy Global Manager Group presents video for ISO 14001 environmental resource, in this video we provides information about environmental management system documents. For more information visit http://www.globalmanagergroup.com/
Mineral Resources - Environmental studies
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Environmental and Resource Economics (by George Reisman)
More on the environment and natural resources: http://vforvoluntary.com/library/1/econ/articles-videos/16/the-environment-and-natural-resources Edited from: http://mises.org/media/1508/Environmental-and-Resource-Economics (Mises University 2005) LUDWIG VON MISES INSTITUTE - CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION 3.0
Our Thirsty World | National Geographic
Did you know that only 1% of Earth's water is fresh and available for consumption? Fresh water is the world's most essential natural resource, but it's also one of the most threatened. National Geographic magazine's April issue celebrates and explores this important resource. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Learn more about this Special Issue http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater Water: A Special Issue http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/04/table-of-content Our Thirsty World | National Geographic https://youtu.be/2pXuAw1bSQo National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 148581 National Geographic
Environmental Law, Aboriginal Law, Natural Resources Law, Dispute Resolution
This video is a short lecture from the APSC 450 Class Winter 2017 on the following subjects by Mike C. Stewart: -Aboriginal Law -Environmental Law -Natural Resources Law -Dispute Resolution
MCQ On Environmental Studies
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The World Is Slowly Running Out Of Sand
I never thought of sand as a non-renewable resource, but there's only a limited supply: and to make things worse, it keeps getting washed into the sea. At Cape May, New Jersey, the US Army Corps of Engineers have just finished rebuilding a beach: here's why. Thanks to the folks from the Corps for showing me around! There's more about their project here: http://www.nap.usace.army.mil/Missions/Factsheets/Fact-Sheet-Article-View/Article/490778/new-jersey-shore-protection-cape-may-inlet-to-lower-township/ I'm at http://tomscott.com on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at http://facebook.com/tomscott and on Snapchat and Instagram as tomscottgo CAMERA AND DRONE OP: Osprey Perspectives, http://www.ospreyperspectives.com/ EDITOR: Michelle Martin, @mrsmmartin And thanks to Elmo Keep for linking to the article that inspired this video! REFERENCES: Leatherman, S., Zhang, K. and Douglas, B. (2000). Sea level rise shown to drive coastal erosion. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 81(6), p.55. Peduzzi, P. (2014). Sand, rarer than one thinks. Environmental Development / United Nations Environmental Program, 11, pp.208-218. : http://www.unep.org/pdf/UNEP_GEAS_March_2014.pdf Zhang, G., Song, J., Yang, J. and Liu, X. (2006). Performance of mortar and concrete made with a fine aggregate of desert sand. Building and Environment, 41(11), pp.1478-1481. Beiser, V. (2015). The Deadly Global War for Sand. Wired. https://www.wired.com/2015/03/illegal-sand-mining/ Beiser, V. (2016). The World’s Disappearing Sand. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/23/opinion/the-worlds-disappearing-sand.html
Views: 951556 Tom Scott
Environmental Flows in Water Resources
Environmental Flows in Water Resources Policies, Plans and Projects Rafik Hirji Tools, Methods, Information Resources Part 2 Concurrent Session II Climate Change and Impact Assessment Washington, D.C. 15 November 2010
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Renewable Energy 101 | National Geographic
There are many benefits to using renewable energy resources, but what is it exactly? From solar to wind, find out more about alternative energy, the fastest-growing source of energy in the world—and how we can use it to combat climate change. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Select footage courtesy NASA https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11056 Renewable Energy 101 | National Geographic https://youtu.be/1kUE0BZtTRc National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Environmental Protection Through Small Changes
Environmental Protection - Is green living possible with limited resources? What environmental issues can I tackle? What difference can I make about global warming? Find out how small sustainable changes can make a big difference for our environment. For more ideas, please visit http://www.FutureEnvironment.Org Environmental Protection, environment, global warming, environmental issues, green living, conservation, wind turbines, alternative energy, compact florescent lights, cfl
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EER Environmental Energy Resources- PGM Technology
Environmental Energy Resources Ltd. ("EER") is an environmental technology company dedicated to the development of PGM Technology (Plasma Gasification Melting), a compelling approach to treatment and disposal of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Medical Waste (MW), Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (LILRW) while producing energy. EER's major breakthrough with PGM technology is the development of a highly efficient reactor configuration enabling the achievement of practically "Zero Waste" while avoiding the economic deficiencies usually associated with plasma use and the damaging environmental effects usually associated with incineration. PGM technology is capable of complying with the most stringent environmental regulations at considerably lower costs compared to alternative technologies. EER was founded in 2000 by Moshe Stern and the Founders group (including the Russian scientists who developed the original technology).
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Useful for CBSE, ICSE, NCERT & International Students Grade: 4 Subject: EVS Lesson: NATURAL RESOURCES Natural resources are the raw materials supplied by the earth and its processes and include things in the physical environment used for housing, clothing, heating, cooling, transportation and to meet other human wants and needs. Common uses of natural resources are everywhere. Visit www.oztern.com to find personalized test preparation solutions for Pre Medical - AIPMT, AIIMS, JIPMER, State, Pre Engineering - IIT JEE, JEE MAIN, BITSAT, State and Foundations - Class 6 to 10.
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ESS3A - Natural Resources
In this video Paul Andersen explains how the resources required for survival come from the Earth. The resources are not evenly distributed on the planet and neither are the humans. According to the NGSS we need to limit the use of nonrenewable resources (like oil and coal) through regulations and increase the use of renewable resources. A teaching progression K-12 is also included. Intro Music Atribution Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: File:Campfire2 Mgx.svg, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Campfire2_mgx.svg. File:Ear of Corn.png, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ear_of_corn.png. "File:Gulf Offshore Platform.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 6, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gulf_Offshore_Platform.jpg. "File:Hurricane Katrina August 28 2005 NASA.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 6, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hurricane_Katrina_August_28_2005_NASA.jpg. File:Minecraft Man.svg, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Minecraft_man.svg. "File:Rainforest Fatu Hiva.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 6, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rainforest_Fatu_Hiva.jpg. "File:The Earth Seen from Apollo 17.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, June 5, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:The_Earth_seen_from_Apollo_17.jpg&oldid=553649767. "File:Udachnaya pipe.JPG." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 6, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Udachnaya_pipe.JPG. Jazzmanian. Camping - Cooking over a Hunters Fire., November 2007. Own work. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Camp_Hunters_Fire.svg.
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The human impact on this Earth
Check out the website Care2.com! Just as a disclaimer, I made this video when I was 13. When I talked about Mother Earth being mad, I more so meant that part metaphorically. I didn't mean that disasters are a cause of human activity, I meant beyond that, of how we are treating our earth, and the limited time we will have left if we continue to do so - our own self destruction.  But looking back, this video is also a bit sadder than I had hoped - I wanted it to be factual through imagry, then inspiring at the end, as I think uplifting people is much more important. Anyways, thank you everyone for all the great responses to this video (: I can't tell you how honored I felt when I heard this was playing in classes at schools and colleges around the nation! Keep spreading the awareness. We all live in such a beautiful world, and humans really are beautiful souls with such great potential, we just have to reawaken to who we are, ridding ourselves of ignorance. The more truth we see, the more we can do to change our ways into more productive habits. And it really all does begin with caring. First about ourselves, then other people, then the world. Even though we cannot take on the responsibility of the entire earth, we can take personal responsibility; pledge to our Earth, and everything on it. LOVE, LIGHT, LIFE. HOPE AND HAPPINESS TO ALL! (: Disclaimer: I do not own any clips or music. All clips and music belong to their respectful owners. I do not earn any money with this video. This video is for enjoyment purposes only.
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PDAC 2014:  Environmental and Social Responsibility Award  Teck
Teck Resources Limited is the recipient of this year's Environmental and Social Responsibility Award. Teck Resources Limited is receiving the award for its outstanding accomplishments and commitment to sustainability, environmental and social initiatives. In 2011, Teck developed a comprehensive strategy, focusing on long- and short-term goals that will achieve the company's vision for sustainability. The sustainability strategy supports six key areas that represent the biggest challenges and opportunities for the mining sector: community, people, water, biodiversity, energy, and materials stewardship. Dedicated to building value through partnerships, Teck aims to address local and global sustainability issues.
Views: 356 ThePDAC
MCQ on Environmental Studies
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Learn Grade 3 - Science - Natural Resources
Learn Grade 3 - Science - Natural Resources
Why Am I Vegan? Part 3: The Environmental Aspect
In part 3 of my series I give you an insight into the relation between our diet and our -one and only- planet earth. "We are in the midst of an ecological devastation. Raising animals for food is the single greatest human-caused source of destruction to our environment. It is the largest source of greenhouse gases, land use and degradation; the number one source of water pollution and rainforest deforestation. It's also a major contributor to air pollution, ocean dead zones, habitat loss and species extinction. And when we include all the resources that go into raising animals for food - the land, fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides, fossil fuels and fresh water - animal agribusiness is shockingly inefficient and a costly and wasteful use of our limited natural resources." ~yourdailyvegan At the end of the video I talk about what I personally think is the absolutely most important message behind veganism: it's not an "all or nothing" matter. There are so many baby steps we can all -vegans and non-vegans- take that would help us move in the right direction! Helpful links: http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/meat-environment/ http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/global-warming/ http://www.veganoutreach.org/whyvegan/environment.html http://www.yourdailyvegan.com/environment/ Popular books on the subject: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone Main Street Vegan by Victoria Moran Awesome documentaries: Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Live and Let Live Find me on Instagram: @fruity.lolly
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Conservation of Biodiversity - Environmental Studies
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Oregon Garden Natural Resources Education Program
A collaboration between The Oregon Garden and the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, The Rediscovery Forest is a dynamic demonstration forest located in the park-like environment of The Oregon Garden. This 15-acre educational forest helps students discover why Oregon's managed forests are essential to sustaining our quality of life. Students participate in programs focused on forest ecology, forest management, wildlife habitat, science inquiry, tree identification, sustainability and much more. Call or visit the OFRI website for information on a variety of interactive, grade-appropriate, science-based programs, and to register. OFRI also offers several educational events and educator workshops throughout the year. Check the website for current information.
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Natural Resources & Built Environment Programs
If you want to play a key role in managing our natural environment or shaping our built environment, Saskatchewan Polytechnic can help. The Natural Resources and Built Environment programs will prepare you for such careers as forestry technicians, environmental protection officers, water resource managers, geographic information science (GIS) specialists, engineering technologists and more. Find out more at https://saskpolytech.ca/about/school-of-natural-resources-and-built-environment/index.aspx Want to stay in the loop? Follow us on: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/saskpolytech Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saskpolytech Twitter: https://twitter.com/saskpolytech Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saskpolytech LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/school/saskpolytech
Environmental Friendliness Elearning Course. Awareness about our environment. Renewable and Non-renewable Resources
"The Border: Are Environmental Laws Impeding Security and Harming the Environment?" Part 2
Joint Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands hearing entitled, The Subcommittees examined the extent to which federal environmental laws and regulations affect the ability of law enforcement to patrol our borders, and associated environmental effects caused by limited border patrol capabilities on federal lands. April 15, 2011
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South Africa Water Distribution: Environmental Injustice
Water Distribution and Environmental Injustice in South Africa Georgia McIntyre and Oliver Hunt Summary: This video argues that the environmental injustices associated with water in South Africa stem from the political legacy of apartheid. South Africa is one of the most racially segregated nations, and water distribution favors wealthier white communities. The video gives background on apartheid and how even after its abolition, established institutions reinforce environmental racism. In an attempt to empower marginalized communities, the ANC worked to de-centralize the nation's political system after apartheid. Unfortunately, this caused a lack of political organization that negatively impacted local governments. Local governments were given autonomy over their municipal distribution systems, yet were unable to adequate supply water resources. This political dynamic gave incentive for multi-national corporations to come in a privatize South Africa's water. In several regions around the country, different MNCs have exploited water distribution to gain water revenue. These corporations are unconcerned with social and socio-economic justice and do recognize water as a human right. Using case studies, the video will elaborate on the various injustices that the black majority and poor communities incur from the privatization of water. For instance, one of these case studies describes how water cut-offs have taken people's humanity. Because water is so scarce under privatization, a community could not put out a fire for fear of running out of their monthly water allocation. The video will conclude with possible solutions for the future of South Africa's water. Video Bibliography online: https://docs.google.com/a/colgate.edu/file/d/0B64aAlUsJFZGQmVLYlVvSGFoRUk/edit
Foundations of environmental anthropology
In this lecture on the foundations of environmental anthropology, Dr. Eduardo Brondizio first highlights the modern era in world history as the great global acceleration, in which use of natural resources and economic development has increased exponentially. He traces the history of ideas to study the relationship between human culture and environmental constraints, starting with cultural ecology and moving through ecological anthropology, political ecology, ethnobiology, and historical and symbolic ecologies. He notes that these and other related theories and approaches all deal with complexity and connectivity, and that the temporal and spatial scope of change requires new frameworks for understanding. He ends with questions about the Anthropocene, and how anthropology and related disciplines are dealing with the epistemological and moral tensions inherent in current challenges facing humans and the environment. More information on the Immersion Program and other lectures can be found here: http://www.sesync.org/for-you/educator/programs/immersion.
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Assessing palaeochannel resources in the light of future environmental change
Assessing palaeochannel resources in the light of future environmental change: a case study from the Trent Valley, UK David Knight, Samantha Stein, Steve Malone YORK ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST Palaeochannels are one of the most common features of valley floors in temperate alluvial landscapes, and their value as natural sediment traps containing proxy records of climate, vegetation history and land-use is well known within the archaeological and geomorphological communities. In the recent past, the most significant threats to these landforms have been associated with quarrying, but future climate change may bring new challenges, associated both with changing natural threshold conditions and with flood risk management. Mitigating and managing future threats to these important historic environment assets requires detailed knowledge of their extent and character. This paper outlines a multi-staged approach to evaluating the palaeochannel resource in the Nottinghamshire sector of the middle and lower Trent Valley, UK. The first stage of the project involved the mapping of features from a variety of remote-sensed imagery, including standard aerial photography, lidar and multispectral data, and assessing the efficacy of each methodology. However, producing a landform resource map is simply the first stage of this project, and this presentation will also explore future stages, including fieldwork strategies for assessing the chronology and preservation potential of these landforms at the macroscale and likely future threats associated with climate change. Whilst such research is important for heritage management, this approach can benefit the wider community. In particular, palaeochannels are key assets for nature conservation, and can play a key role in flood management strategies as a part of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems.
What is SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT? What does SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT mean? SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT meaning - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT definition - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Sustainable development is a process for meeting human development goals while sustaining the ability of natural systems to continue to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depends. While the modern concept of sustainable development is derived most strongly from the 1987 Brundtland Report, it is rooted in earlier ideas about sustainable forest management and twentieth century environmental concerns. As the concept developed, it has shifted to focus more on economic development, social development and environmental protection. Sustainable development is the organizing principle for sustaining finite resources necessary to provide for the needs of future generations of life on the planet. It is a process that envisions a desirable future state for human societies in which living conditions and resource-use continue to meet human needs without undermining the "integrity, stability and beauty" of natural biotic systems. Sustainability can be defined as the practice of maintaining processes of productivity indefinitely—natural or human made—by replacing resources used with resources of equal or greater value without degrading or endangering natural biotic systems. Sustainable development ties together concern for the carrying capacity of natural systems with the social, political, and economic challenges faced by humanity. Sustainability science is the study of the concepts of sustainable development and environmental science. There is an additional focus on the present generations' responsibility to regenerate, maintain and improve planetary resources for use by future generations. Sustainable development has its roots in ideas about sustainable forest management which were developed in Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In response to a growing awareness of the depletion of timber resources in England, John Evelyn argued that "sowing and planting of trees had to be regarded as a national duty of every landowner, in order to stop the destructive over-exploitation of natural resources" in his 1662 essay Sylva. In 1713 Hans Carl von Carlowitz, a senior mining administrator in the service of Elector Frederick Augustus I of Saxony published Sylvicultura oeconomica, a 400-page work on forestry. Building upon the ideas of Evelyn and French minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert, von Carlowitz developed the concept of managing forests for sustained yield. His work influenced others, including Alexander von Humboldt and Georg Ludwig Hartig, eventually leading to the development of a science of forestry. This in turn influenced people like Gifford Pinchot, first head of the US Forest Service, whose approach to forest management was driven by the idea of wise use of resources, and Aldo Leopold whose land ethic was influential in the development of the environmental movement in the 1960s. Following the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in 1962, the developing environmental movement drew attention to the relationship between economic growth and development and environmental degradation. Kenneth E. Boulding in his influential 1966 essay The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth identified the need for the economic system to fit itself to the ecological system with its limited pools of resources. One of the first uses of the term sustainable in the contemporary sense was by the Club of Rome in 1972 in its classic report on the Limits to Growth, written by a group of scientists led by Dennis and Donella Meadows of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Describing the desirable "state of global equilibrium", the authors wrote: "We are searching for a model output that represents a world system that is sustainable without sudden and uncontrolled collapse and capable of satisfying the basic material requirements of all of its people."
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Renewable and NonRenewable Resources
Just another stop motion video for a school project (:
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Ensia Live: Sustainability Expert Peggy Liu
Today China has over 300 million middle class consumers -- but that number is expected to grow to more than 800 million by 2025. These changes will put unprecedented pressure on our Earth's limited natural resources. In this thought-provoking presentation, Peggy Liu, co-founder of the Shanghai-based nonprofit organization JUCCCE and a Time magazine Hero for the Environment, explores efforts she's leading to re-imagine prosperity and reshape consumerism in China by building a new "China Dream" that preserves resources such as energy, food, land and water for future generations. She also discusses how myth-creation, mass media and collaboration will be keys to transforming lifestyles in China, and around the world.
PDAC 2018 Environmental & Social Responsibility Award: Golden Star Resources
For exceptional community relations, commitment to sustainable development, and support for employees and local businesses at its two producing gold mines in Ghana.
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Lecture 18 (Economics of Natural Resources)
Economic incentives versus regulations. Cap and trade I (cap is easy, allocation of permits is tough)
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Cuadrilla Environmental Impact Assessment
An insight into the environmental assessment process supporting the planning applications for Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas exploration sites in Lancashire.
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"Our Environmental Destiny" - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
At the College of Natural Resources 2016 Horace M. Albright Lecture in Conservation, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discusses the role that natural resources play in our work, health, and American identity, reminding us that we have a responsibility to protect and preserve our planet for future generations. An environmental leader and speaker, Mr. Kennedy is chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeepers, senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and president-at-large of the Waterkeeper Alliance.
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