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12. Human and Environmental Impacts
 
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Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) Until recently, the world population has been growing faster than exponentially. Although the growth rate has slowed somewhat, there are about 80 million more people each year and about 3 billion more will be added by 2050 (a 50% increase). Population will probably increase more beyond that. Such growth is unprecedented and we cannot predict its long-term effects. The environmental impact of this population increase is bound to be astronomic. Large populations engender two problems: over-consumption in the rich countries which leads to environmental misery, and under-consumption in the poor countries which leads to human misery. People living in abject poverty ($1 per day) don't limit their fertility. Factory jobs in poor countries pay double that, ~$2 per day. For population to stabilize, income must rise. If population is to increase by 50%, income needs to double -- we are looking at a tripling of the world economy. The environment is currently overstressed. Can it survive a tripling of the economy? 00:00 - Chapter 1. Introduction 13:47 - Chapter 2. Population Explosion 28:44 - Chapter 3. Population and Over Consumption 38:58 - Chapter 4. Population and Poverty in the Developing World 51:25 - Chapter 5. Changes in Poverty Levels 01:06:02 - Chapter 6. Conclusion Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2009.
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5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10
 
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Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Follow Crash Course! http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse T*mbl Crash Course: http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Table of Contents Ecosystem Services 00:51 The Importance of Biodiversity 04:07 Deforestation 06:42 Desertification 06:49 Global Warming 07:59 Invasive Species 08:51 Overharvesting 09:20 Crash Course/SciShow videos referenced in this episode: Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D7hZpIYlCA Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leHy-Y_8nRs Ecological Succession: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZKIHe2LDP8 Climate Change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Jxs7lR8ZI Invasive Species: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOwTXobJ3k Food Shortage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLJP84xL9A References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3n5P Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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Hindi Animation on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process
 
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This documentary seeks to demystify and educate local communities on the EIA process. It uses a storyline to show the importance of EIA process in relation to the community. The story revolves around a village which has been informed that a thermal power plant is proposed to be set up near their village. The villagers are initially happy that the project proponents have offered job opportunity for one person per household for the entire village; however, later they come to know that their livelihood, health and environment could be affected to a great extent if they were not vigilant and this creates fear in their minds. This fear is assuaged by Kathiresan’s son- Muthu’s friend, Jayaprasad, who explains to them about the EIA process notified by the Government, where they could participate in the public consultation process that is mandated under the EIA notification and explains about effectively participating in the public hearing. He also tells them that the project can take off only if all parameters were complied with and EC given, and if there was any problem, they could approach the NGT.
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Conservation and Restoration Ecology: Crash Course Ecology #12
 
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Hank wraps up the Crash Course on ecology by taking a look at the growing fields of conservation biology and restoration ecology, which use all the kung fu moves we've learned about in the past eleven weeks and apply them to protecting ecosystems and to cleaning up the messes that we've already made. Like Crash Course: http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Follow Crash Course: http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Table of Contents 1) Types of Diversity 3:00 2) Conservation Biology 4:12 A) Small Population Conservation 4:26 B) Declining Population Conservation 5:50 3) Restoration Ecology 7:06 A) Structural Restoration 7:30 B) Bioremediation 7:48 C) Biological Augmentation 8:03 References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3DIH Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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The Crash Course - Chapter 23 - The Environment - Depleting Resources
 
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Why scarcity will define the future. When we wander over to the third E in this story – the Environment - we note two things: both the increasing demand of exponentially more resources being extracted from the ground and exponentially more waste being put back into various ecosystems. Because we are trying to assess here whether we can justify ever-increasing amounts of money and debt, for now let's just concern ourselves with the resources we take from the natural world to support our global economy. Oil is not the only essential resource that is fast becoming more expensive to produce, harder to find, or both. In fact, we see an alarming number of examples depletion of critical resources that almost exactly mirror the oil story. First we went after the easy and or high quality stuff, then the progressively trickier, deeper and or more dilute stuff. The bottom line is this: we, as a species, all over the globe, have already mined the richest ores, found the easiest energy sources, and farmed the richest soils that our Environment has to offer. We have taken several hundreds of millions of years of natural ore body, fossil energy deposition, aquifer accumulation, soil creation, and animal population growth -- and largely burned through them in the few years since oil was discovered. It is safe to say that in human terms, once these are gone, man, they’re gone. So, if we are getting less and less net energy for our efforts, and the other basic resources we need to support exponential economic growth are requiring a lot more energy to extract because they are depleting, then does it make sense to keep piling up exponentially more money and debt? Isn't it just common sense to observe that money and debt have to exist in some sort of relationship and proportion to primary and secondary wealth?
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Overpopulation - Causes, effects and solutions by Charlotte, Corban and Phoebe
 
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Decline in population growth could impact business
 
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A new report has highlighted how the decline in Australia's population is threatening to exacerbate the current skills shortage.
24. Population and the Environment
 
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Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) World population will continue to rise until at least 2050. Environmental impact is the product of the number of people and how much of their income and technology is devoted to either consumption or conservation. So far, the balance is far at the consumption end and, globally, environmental problems are increasing. Environmentalism has not come close to counteracting the footprint of a billion extra people every dozen years. The only massive success has been the decline in global fertility. People want fewer children, the contraceptive technology is available, and the cost is minimal. The only realistic possibility for ameliorating the environmental crisis might be to facilitate the continued decline of fertility. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Course Retrospective 10:26 - Chapter 2. Population Projections 19:54 - Chapter 3. Factors Affecting Future Population 28:13 - Chapter 4. Population and Environmental Impact 41:17 - Chapter 5. Population and Land Scarcity 49:55 - Chapter 6. Population and Water Scarcity 01:01:41 - Chapter 7. Final Thoughts on Population and Environment Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2009.
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Population and Environmental Issues
 
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Ed Brown, Director of Care of Creation, answers the question "From a faith based perspective, how to we speak to the effect that population has on environmental issues?"
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Human Impact on the Environment
 
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Table of Contents: 01:02 - Human Impact on the Environment 04:25 - Population Growth 05:25 - U.S. Waste Production 06:36 - Climate change 07:41 - Climate change 08:27 - Climate change 09:49 - Global Carbon Footprint 11:08 - Climate change 13:03 - Climate change 14:18 - Health Impact 15:51 - 18:09 - Health Impact 19:09 - Health Impact 19:46 - Washington STate 21:18 - Climate change 22:46 - % Climate Change is Happening 23:24 - % Humans Cause Change 24:11 - Perceived Threat 25:10 - Discuss Climate change 25:40 - Climate change Response 27:47 - Hope… 29:26 - Human Impact on the Environment
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Causes and Effects of Climate Change | National Geographic
 
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What causes climate change (also known as global warming)? And what are the effects of climate change? Learn the human impact and consequences of climate change for the environment, and our lives. ➡ 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 Causes and Effects of Climate Change | National Geographic https://youtu.be/G4H1N_yXBiA National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Mining of Resources
 
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Notes for Mr. Dove's APES class on Mining and the impact of Mining of Resources
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What Are The Two Major Forms Of Impact On The Environment?
 
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Population, Health, and Environment Working Together: A PRB ENGAGE Presentation
 
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Find out more about PRB at our website, www.prb.org. PRB's ENGAGE Presentation, "Population, Health, and Environment Working Together," demonstrates the integrated PHE approach to solving challenges in vulnerable and remote communities, through improving access to health services, while also helping households improve livelihoods, manage natural resources, and conserve the critical ecosystems on which they depend. PRB informs people around the world about population, health and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations.
Environmental Effects of Energy Consumption and Resources
 
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This video is about Environmental Effects of Energy Consumption and Resources
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The Industrial Revolution (18-19th Century)
 
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Introduction to some of the elements of the Industrial Revolution, more on this subject to come! The economic developments of the 1800s saw the development of agrarian and handicraft economies in Europe and America transform into industrial urbanised ones. The term to describe this phenomenon would be known as the ‘Industrial Revolution’ and was first used by French writers, but made popular by English economic historian Arnold Toynbee. Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE Get your copy of Simple History: World War II today! (Top Seller!) https://www.amazon.com/Simple-History-simple-guide-World/dp/1505922410/ T-Shirts https://www.zazzle.com/simplehistory/gifts?cg=196817456987349853 Simple history gives you the facts, simple! See the book collection here: Amazon USA http://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ Amazon UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ http://www.simplehistory.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/Simple-History-549437675141192/ https://twitter.com/simple_guides Additional sources: The Penguin History of Europe Paperback by J. M. Roberts Credit: Narrator: Christian H Miles Animation: Daniel Turner Artwork: Daniel turner Music Credit Industrial Revolution by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100811 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems
 
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In this video Paul Andersen explains how humans are impacting the Earth through farming, mining, pollution and climate change. According to the NGSS wise management can reduce impacts on the planet. This will become more important as developing countries start consuming more resources. A K-12 teaching progression 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:160658main2 OZONE Large 350.png." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:160658main2_OZONE_large_350.png. "File:ACT Recycling Truck.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ACT_recycling_truck.jpg. "File:Chilean Purse Seine.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chilean_purse_seine.jpg. "File:CoralBleaching.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CoralBleaching.jpg. "File:GDP PPP Per Capita IMF 2008.svg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GDP_PPP_Per_Capita_IMF_2008.svg. File:House.svg, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:House.svg. "File:Kivioli Chemical plant.JPG." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kivioli_chemical_plant.JPG. "File:Lake Nasser.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lake_Nasser.jpg. "File:Mauna Loa Carbon Dioxide Apr2013.svg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mauna_Loa_Carbon_Dioxide_Apr2013.svg. "File:Mvey0290.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mvey0290.jpg. File:OilConsumptionpercapita.png, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OilConsumptionpercapita.png. "File:PulpAndPaperMill.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PulpAndPaperMill.jpg. "File:Recycling Symbol.svg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Recycling_symbol.svg. "File:Sewer Plant.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sewer_Plant.jpg. "File:Soil Salinity2.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Soil_Salinity2.jpg. "File:Strip Coal Mining.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Strip_coal_mining.jpg. photographer, Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985. English: Farmer and Sons Walking in the Face of a Dust Storm. Cimarron County, Oklahoma., April 1936. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsc.00241. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. العربية | česky | Deutsch | English | español | فارسی | suomi | français | magyar | italiano | македонски | മലയാളം | Nederlands | polski | português | русский | slovenčina | slovenščina | Türkçe | 中文 | 中文(简体)‎ | +/−. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dust_Bowl_Oklahoma.jpg.
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Public Lecture 2018_February_Andrew Bloodworth
 
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Close to the edge? Approaching new frontiers for mineral and metal resources Population growth, urbanisation and technological transitions are creating increasing demand for minerals and metals. These powerful drivers are likely to sustain this growing material demand up to and beyond the middle of the century. Supply from existing mines can only satisfy demand up to a certain point, after which commodity prices will rise and the market will look for new sources of supply. Commodity price increases also drive innovations in science and technology. These innovations will unlock new metal and mineral resources, pushing development toward the frontiers of possibility. This lecture will explore some of these new resource frontiers and examine the technological, economic, social and environmental factors which may encourage or constrain development. Throughout human history, mining of minerals and metals has always taken place at geographical and technological frontiers, close to the limit of what is possible. Unprecedented material demand has a strong correlation with human-induced environmental change. Are moves toward these new resource frontiers pushing us toward the edge, to the environmental limits of our planet, or do some directions offer the possibility of a more sustainable future? Speaker Andrew Bloodworth, British Geological Survey, Science Director for Minerals and Waste As BGS Science Director for Minerals and Waste, Andrew is responsible for all BGS research related to mineral resources and the geological disposal of radioactive waste. Andrew’s own interests include resource security, critical minerals and the impact of mining on the developing world. He has worked extensively in Africa and was formerly Mining Advisor to the UK Department for International Development. Andrew has been a Fellow since 1995 and a Chartered Geologist. He is also Associate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, and a member of the UK Minerals Forum, the Confederation of British Industry Minerals Group and the Mineral Resources Expert Group of EuroGeosurveys.
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How Does Energy Consumption Affect The Environment?
 
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In this study, effects of energy resources on environment are considered in detail. 1418 icon of scanned page. 1417 icon of scanned page 1418. Consumption and the environment soer 2010 thematic assessment. Increases in energy consumption are driven by population growth and economic development that tend to increase use per capita. Most nuclear waste is low level (for example, disposable items that have come into contact with small amounts of radioactive dust), and special regulations are in place to prevent them from harming the environment environmental impact. Icon of scanned page 1416. Growth in global trade is resulting an increasing share of environmental pressures and impacts from european consumption taking place beyond europe. Structure and environmental impact of global energy consumption impacts present future perspectives. Electricity and the environment energy explained, your guide to use environmental impacts a general review journal of how does consumption affect environment? Youtube. Environmental impacts of renewable energy technologies learn about and its impact on the environment epa. Union learn about energy and its impact on the environment epa. Get a printable copy (pdf file) of the complete article (917k), or click on page image below to browse by. Environmental impacts of renewable energy technologies. Food and drink the life cycle impacts considered here include net energy usage; Atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases expressed in units carbon dioxide (co2) equivalents (co2e); sulfur (so2), nitrogen oxides (nox), particulate matterand water withdrawals consumption 31 dec 2017 this paper presents information on global by fuel type (liquid fuels, coal, natural gas, renewables nuclear) sectors (buildings, industrial, transportation electricity), environmental impact (sox, nox co2 emissions). 1416 icon of scanned page 1417. Union environmental impact of the energy industry wikipedia. The cost of energy, environmental impact the national academies. Environmental impacts of renewable electricity generation structure and impact global energy consumption. Thus the inevitable increase in population near future 16 sep 2015 although it may not be obvious, there's a direct connection between your energy use and environment. What are the effects of overusing energy? Construction and environment australian bureau statistics. The combustion of fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide (co2), a major greenhouse gas (ghg), into the atmosphere, and there is strong evidence that buildup ghgs primary cause global warming has occurred in recent decades. Compared with other low carbon power sources, wind turbines have some of the lowest global warming potential per unit electrical energy generated 22 nov 2017 although electricity is a clean and relatively safe form energy, generation transmission affects environment. How does electricity affect the environment? Energy resources and their effects on environment wseas. Googleusercontent search. N
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Energy To Meet Population Growth & Better Living Standards
 
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Caterpillar Group President Gerard Vittecoq discusses how the world's growing population and the increase in standard of living in developing countries impacts the worldwide need for energy. Caterpillar is heavily involved in production of both fossil fuels and alternative fuels. Because of Caterpillar's unique competencies and capabilities, says Vittecoq, we are the right business at the right time for a long time to come. Related content at: http://www.cat.com/en_US/products/new/power-systems.html
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Population effect.wmv
 
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this is my view on the planet as is ive put this piece together from scratch it only catches a scratch of what is really out there.
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The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)
 
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We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the sun sets early behind a thick curtain of smog. Watch part 2 here: http://bit.ly/Toxic-China-2 Check out "Toxic: America's Water Crisis" here: http://bit.ly/Water-Crisis-1 Check out the Best of VICE here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Best-Of Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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Demographic Theory and Environment
 
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This video explores demographic theory, and its focus on the interrelatedness of population, environment, and development.
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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215
 
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In which John Green teaches you about population. So, how many people can reasonably live on the Earth? Thomas Malthus got it totally wrong in the 19th century, but for some reason, he keeps coming up when we talk about population. In 1800, the human population of the Earth passed 1 billion, and Thomas Malthus posited that growth had hit its ceiling, and the population would level off and stop growing. He was totally right. Just kidding, he was totally wrong! There are like 7 billion people on the planet now! John will teach a little about how Malthus made his calculations, and explain how Malthus came up with the wrong answer. As is often the case, it has to do with making projections based on faulty assumptions. Man, people do that a lot. You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content.
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Impact of Industrialization on Environment by NEERAJ DABAS
 
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Impact of Industrialization on Environment in NITTTR CHANDIGARH on 8 march 2017
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Land Use
 
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018 - Land Use In this video Paul Andersen explains how land is developed for human use. Urbanization has occurred through the last century as people have moved to cities in large numbers. Transportation and the arrival of the car have led to urban sprawl and urban blight. Smart growth can be used to mediate some of the ecosystem impacts. Land is also preserved in parks, refuges, and wilderness areas. 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: Bob Marshall Wilderness. (2015, October 6). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bob_Marshall_Wilderness&oldid=684367778 English: Bureau of Land Management logo. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]a). Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blm.svg English: Thermal infrared satellite data measured by NASA. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]b). Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Newyork_heat_island.jpg en.wikipedia, U., Billwhittaker at. (2009). English: Chart comparing the age curves of Pocahontas County and Johnson County to demonstrate Rural flight. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rural_flight.jpg File:Niepolomice oli 2013251.jpg. (2014, April 12). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Niepolomice_oli_2013251.jpg&oldid=603861332 File:Revised petrol use urban density.JPG. (2012, March 21). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Revised_petrol_use_urban_density.JPG&oldid=483238766 Gonzalez, C. (2010). English: Aerial View of Photochemical Smog Pollution Over Mexico City. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:AerialViewPhotochemicalSmogMexicoCity_2.jpg Government, U. S. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). Logo of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US-FishAndWildlifeService-Logo.svg Lasvegaslover. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). English: Las Vegas Strip. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Las_Vegas_89.jpg Martinsnm. (2013). English: Laguna de Rocha, the largest wetland in the urban area in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Laguna01.jpg Service, F. (2011). English: Official logo of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ForestServiceLogoOfficial.svg Service, U. S. government, National Park. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). English: Logo of the United States National Park Service. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US-NationalParkService-ShadedLogo.svg Service, U. S. F. and W. (2005). English: Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain, looking south toward the Brooks Range mountains. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooks_Range_Mountains_ANWR.jpg Taylorluker. (2010). Percentage of World Population- Urban/Rural. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Percentage_of_World_Population_Urban_Rural.PNG USA, N. G. S. F. C. from G., MD. (2012). English: Over the years of the Landsat program, the desert city of Las Vegas has gone through a massive growth spurt. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Landsat_View,_Las_Vegas,_Nevada_satellite.jpg (n.d.). Retrieved from https://openclipart.org/detail/172163/1950s-rambler-convertible
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[Environmental Science] Over population and over exploitation
 
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Our short video will introduce how over population effect to over exploitation. In this video, we will mention about over electricity energy, polluted water and poisonous atmosphere in Ho Chi Minh city. On the other hand, out group will recommend some solutions to protect our environment and conserve our energy. Hope you enjoy it XOXO
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Environmental effects of fishing | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Environmental effects of fishing Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= The environmental impact of fishing includes issues such as the availability of fish, overfishing, fisheries, and fisheries management; as well as the impact of fishing on other elements of the environment, such as by-catch. These issues are part of marine conservation, and are addressed in fisheries science programs. There is a growing gap between the supply of fish and demand, due in part to world population growth.The journal Science published a four-year study in November 2006, which predicted that, at prevailing trends, the world would run out of wild-caught seafood in 2048. The scientists stated that the decline was a result of overfishing, pollution and other environmental factors that were reducing the population of fisheries at the same time as their ecosystems were being annihilated. Yet again the analysis has met criticism as being fundamentally flawed, and many fishery management officials, industry representatives and scientists challenge the findings, although the debate continues. Many countries, such as Tonga, the United States, Australia and Bahamas, and international management bodies have taken steps to appropriately manage marine resources.Reefs are also being destroyed by overfishing because of the huge nets that are dragged along the ocean floor while trawling. Many corals are being destroyed and as a consequence, the ecological niche of many species is at stake.
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Mining of Massive Datasets
 
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A Practical, Get-Your-Hands-in-the-Soil Manual Global climate change, increasing pollution, and continued rapid population growth is wreaking havoc on the planet. Stabilizing the environment at safe levels requires a large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase outlines the basic concepts of geotherapy and highlights the importance of healing the biosphere’s ability to store soil carbon to prevent climate change impacts. Facing challenges head on, it addresses how and why policymakers have underestimated the long-term impacts of climate change and how we can correct the flawed carbon management mechanisms today. The book also factors in where carbon can be most effectively stored, how quickly that can be done, and the practical and policy actions needed to get there. This text presents innovative new technologies for restoring the most productive ecosystems on land while maintaining high biodiversity. It addresses processes and techniques of soil carbon restoration through biogeochemical cycling, biochar, slow-release fertilizers, weathering of minerals (olivine) and rock (basalt) powders, amendments and bio-fertilizers, and the establishment of vetiver and other perennials. Written by highly recognized professionals from every continent except Antarctica, this extensive work consists of 34 chapters covering issues that include: field experiences with biochar including a history of its research; practical uses of biochar in farming systems and the use of biochar for soil fertility enhancement; the potential of remineralization as a global movement; seawater concentrate for abundant agriculture; superior food production using sea salt and plant extracts; recycling waste nutrients using biochar and limestone; and commercially viable carbon farming. The book concludes with a chapter providing general thoughts on regreening the earth and averting a global crisis. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase is an encyclopedia of ideas providing the tools needed for anyone involved with the ecological restoration and transformation of the planet.
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Mining, Ecological Engineering and Metals Extraction for the 21st Century
 
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Speaker: Margarete Kalin, Research Director and President of Boojum Research Ltd. This webinar is an introduction to a recent contribution on sustainable mining, remediation and metal extraction to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science, Problems and Solutions. Co- authors are M. Kalin, Michael P. Sudbury and Dr. Bryn Harris. The mining industry developed in an age when resources, space and water appeared limitless. A paradigm shift is needed in mining, remediation and extractive metal processes. Human’s insatiable appetite for metals is estimated to produce annually 20 billion tons of waste rock and tailings, covering about 1000 km2 of land. The annual consumption of fresh water is estimated to be about 80 10-9 tons, most of it will be contaminated. A collision course is on the horizon, given shortages of water and arable land and the ever-increasing global population. The key to a solution to the present un-sustainable environmental management practices lays in ecologist’s view of mining wastes as extreme primordial environments. Natural recovery processes can be supported through ecological engineering measures. This starts with exploration and through to operations, ending with decommissioning. By providing physical and chemical support to promote existing ecological processes within the wastes, we can alter the surface of minerals, thereby decreasing contaminant generation and reducing the volume of drainage by promoting run-off. Supporting the growth of indigenous biota leading to increased agglomeration of contaminant on the cell surfaces and upon death the biomass with its contaminants sinks to the sediments. Through bio-mineralization in the sediment, the metals are stabilized, potentially generating in the long-term biogenic ore bodies. All processes are implemented within the mine waste and water management area. Brief examples are given of: -Acid Reduction Using Microbiology through sediment construction; -Alterations of the mineral surface on waste rock reducing sulphide oxidation by effective nutrient supply carried into the wastes by rain and; -Biological polishing “in alkaline and acid mine waste water by a pH adjustment (if needed) and adjusting nutrient imbalances; -Estimates of reductions in waste generation using efficient metals extraction processes. Boojum’s multidisciplinary team of scientists guided by experts of the industry, has laid the foundation for ecological engineering in publications and field demonstration projects. Moving forward we need to evaluate these demonstration project to use the results to build confidence in the approach of ecological engineering, only then can we achieve the paradigm shift needed for the future of the industry. Learn about the speaker: Margarete Kalin is Research Director and President of Boojum Research Ltd. The R& D firm in collaboration with mining companies, the Canadian government and research organizations , has developed and demonstrated an ecological toolkit, that leads to a self-sustaining decommissioned mine waste and water management area. More than 100 scientific publications, numerus chapters in technical books documenting the natural processes and approximately 150 project reports are available on line at http://biblio.laurentian.ca/boojum. Margarete received the Noranda Award for Outstanding Achievements in Land Reclamation from the Canadian Land Reclamation Association and the Teck-Cominco Environmental Award from the Canadian Institute for Mining and Metallurgy (CIM). She was nominated in 2005 as a Distinguished Lecturer by the CIM. She is certified as a QEP (Qualified Environmental Professional ) by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice and as a Senior Ecologist by the Ecological Society of America. She has been Adjunct Professor at several Canadian universities. Learning Objectives/Takeaways Recognize the potential of ecological natural recovery mechanisms and their support measures Technologies to reduce water consumption and waste production
Events in the collective environmental memory of humanity
 
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What are the most important events in the collective environmental memory of humanity? This is the question addressed in this video highlighting 22 events that professional environmental historians regard as turning points in the relationship between humans and the environment. Topics include deforestation, mining and oil extraction, nuclear disaster, bugs, Earth Day, a dust veil event and the invention of agriculture. The events discussed in the video move beyond the confines of human history. The earliest event is the asteroid impact that ended the age of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. At the other end of the timeline the video moves into the future and speculates about a future mega-earthquake in the Tokyo Bay area. In spatial terms, events were scattered over all five continents as well as the entire globe This video provides an introduction to some of the most prominent events in the interaction between humans and the planetary environment that have shaped history. The video is based on an article compiled and introduced by Frank Uekötter: "What Should We Remember? A Global Poll Among Environmental Historians", Global Environment, 11 (2013), pp. 184-214.
Views: 2985 Jan Oosthoek
Too Much Pressure on Environment
 
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Key stakeholders in the East African member states are being asked to work with the communities towards appreciating the correlation between family size and the environment. In this week’s Environment focus, we examine the impact of the exploding population growth within the region on pollution of water bodies, land degradation and ultimately agricultural production. This and more in tonight’s environment focus.
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Larger  Environmental Tragedy of Brazil
 
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Largest Environmental Impact of Brazil in MARIANA https://associacaoesoa.wixsite.com/eso-a/projeto-fitorremediacao-mariana Dams break and flood pure waters with contaminated waste with heavy metals. Killing fish in mass, making the waters brown, lacking land and pure water for the population, for consumption, agribusiness, riverside, places to resettle the homeless of the contaminated place (receiving fertile land today is like winning the lottery, you have to have lots of Fortunate, and indemnities can not pay for preserved land, and so claim that the immeasurable environmental impacts with losses forever because: no insurance covers fertilized land lost forever with the biomes, because humanely. It is impossible to redo a biome with your hands, replacing all species lost forever, with the expulsion of riverine and native people who have knowledge of fauna and flora and who are immeasurable wealth, with the knowledge of applications of natural inputs in all types of Products daily and globally. The sites with the tailings of the mining companies: - and the fragility of the security of the current productive process - with state-of-the-art cutting-edge technology; - with extremely high productivity; The importance of the safety of industrial processes and their losses in the industry, by LACK OF TOTAL MONITORING AND QUALITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL COST GUARANTEE. WASTE WITH LOSS FROM LACK OF MONITORING, CONTINUOUS, DAILY MAINTENANCE FOR ALL DAMS, BECAUSE THERE ARE NATURAL SEISMIC, PROLONGED DRYING AND INFILTRATIONS ALSO IMPACT ON THE MEGA INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION - An operational failure or MAL PRODUCTION PROCESS MANAGEMENT RESULTS IN EFFECTS MANY OF THE SAME TIME ADVERSE: parts, products and services outside the specific standard; Interruption of the production process, generating onus and damage to productive performance; Dissatisfaction on the part of the functional and managerial body, with bad indicators, often occurring work accidents, the death of totally innocent people. Everything MAN does has a certain useful life. The cements and materials of dams have a specific technology to support the life inside the waters, and this requires continuous monitoring, and this also for the hydroelectric, and for that reason the decommissioning of the COMPANY ENERGÉTICA DE SÃO PAULO that practiced practically in the whole country with the Monitoring in deployments, maintenance, monitoring and training of highly specialized labor with TRADITION SINCE THIS TYPE OF ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN THE COUNTRY WAS STARTED. ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY HIGHLY QUALIFIED NEED AND GUARANTEE in the quality of MANAGEMENT in the HIGHEST RISK processes in industrial enterprises has made the river so polluted that it will take a long time to normalize its life cycle again, like the mass fish that have disappeared, the potability of the water. - More than 18 months. And corporate responsibility has not yet APPROVED THE PILOT PROJECT NECESSARY TO BE DEVELOPED AND CONSCIOUSED to LIFE AGAIN AGAIN for the DOCE RIVER. - THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION ESO-A presented a pilot project with the Company Vale do Rio Doce for THE NECESSARY DECONTAMINATION WORK - 150 km of Rio Doce, with lower cost processes and in several cases with tailings leakage, mainly in the States United States and Europe, develop methods such as that presented in the project for environmental emergency. - PRESENTED REJECTION to the project, hence REFLECTED about people who can no longer fish, swim, keep their normal life, can not survive. - But the Stakeholders themselves of the companies that own the tailings have their share of ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. - And even after 18 months, there are still totally polluted and lifeless places, and THE AREA RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAFETY OF THE AREA DID NOT RECEIVE THE LOW COST PROJECT TO DECONTAMINATE 150 KM FROM THE DOCE RIVER AT A COST OF 300,000 REAIS. - THIS REPRESENTS A MINIMUM OF APPLICATION IN RECOVERY, HAVING IN VIEW of the push and pull of EMBATES between law, defense lawyers, public prosecutors, municipal government and state government and environmental bodies such as IBAMA and even NO organization submitted project For renaturation of the Doce river. And as ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ENTITY we do not know WHY the company REJECTED THE PROCESS OF LOW COST TO GIVE LIFE TO THE DOCE RIVER.
Indonesia tracks spending on Climate Change mitigation (EN)
 
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Well into the second decade of the twenty first century, the effects of climate change are being felt across the world. Economic activity and population growth have resulted in unprecedented concentrations of green house gases in the atmosphere and led to a warming of the earth’s temperature. Sea level is rising, ocean’s acidity is increasing and the changing climate is affecting natural and human systems on all continents. In 2009, Indonesia became the first developing country to announce a cut of greenhouse gas emissions. The biggest archipelago of the world realized its vulnerability to climate change and committed to reduce emissions by 26 percent by 2020 or 41 percent with international support. With almost 250 million people, Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous nation and one of the world’s largest emitters of green house gases. Converting to clean technologies the 16th largest economy of the world will be no easy task. Emissions are expected to increase further due to a growing population and an expanding economy highly dependent on fossil fuels. Its industry, transport, housing and commerce sectors will require profound changes to become energy efficient. Since 2009, many policies, action plans and commitments have been made. But, how much is the government of Indonesia really spending on climate change mitigation? Is the money being spent in activities that can achieve the country’s ambitious emissions reduction targets? For that purpose, the Indonesian Finance Ministry, launched a budget tagging system to track financial flows to activities that mitigate climate change with the support of UNDP and UNEP. The Ministry of Finance aims at understanding whether activities that are currently being funded can achieve the emissions reduction targets. The system will put a tag and later will rate activities based on their contribution to reduce emissions. It is a way to identify how much budget has been allocated and how it has been spent. Whether it contributed to reach the country’s emission reduction target through development of financial incentives, to produce policies or for practical activities like reforestation, renewable energy, eco-efficient transportation, energy efficient buildings, waste to energy or restoration of degraded land. Indonesia is the first country of the world to have adopted such tracking system. Seven Ministries are legally required to put it in place by 2015. Spending wisely the government’s budget, and setting up the right incentives and disincentives is expected to encourage investors in technologies that reduce green house gas emissions. Investors like Mr Mohammad Baedowy and Mr Douglas Manurung.
Evidence From the Philippines on Integrating Population and Environment in Development Programs
 
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Environmental Change and Security Program Fisheries are critical to the Philippines, not only for their environmental value, but also for their role in the livelihoods of many Philippine communities. D'Agnes noted that more than 80 percent of dietary protein in coastal communities comes from fish. Additionally, the fishing industry contributes US$1.3 billion annually to the Philippine economy. But despite the industry's large footprint, fishermen remain "the poorest of the poor in the Philippines," she said. Event speaker: Leona D'Agnes
Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32
 
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Mongols Shirts and Crash Course Posters! http://store.dftba.com/collections/crashcourse In which John Green wraps up revolutions month with what is arguably the most revolutionary of modern revolutions, the Industrial Revolution. While very few leaders were beheaded in the course of this one, it changed the lives of more people more dramatically than any of the political revolutions we've discussed. So, why did the Industrial Revolution happen around 1750 in the United Kingdom? Coal. Easily accessible coal, it turns out. All this, plus you'll finally learn the difference between James Watt and Thomas Newcomen, and will never again be caught telling people that your blender has a 900 Newcomen motor. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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In between Mining and Development. By Eric Tumulak
 
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Dinagat Islands are a group of islands composing a province in the Caraga region. It is one of the newest provinces in the country. Attractive to tourists.The primary sources of income for locals are fishing and farming. The entire island group was declared as mineral reservation.
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Sustainable Population Australia WA Branch Event Intro
 
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WATCH IN 1080 HD! Sustainable Population Australia WA held a public event on May 27 2012, with a guest speaker Prof Glenn Albrecht. Prof Albrecht spoke on the topic of "Losing Our Endemic Sense of Place: Solastalgia in Western Australia" This video you are watching is an introduction by Paddy Weaver, Vice President of SPA WA branch. It is an overview of SPA WA, its stance in relation to population issues of Australia and what has been happening to date on the issue of population in Australia. The presentation will examine the impact of a growing population and massive expansion of large-scale industrial development on the biophysical foundations of Western Australia. In addition, it will invite the audience to consider the impact on mental health of losing an endemic sense of place in WA in general, but SW WA in particular. The concept of solastalgia, or the melancholia produced when one's home environment is being desolated by forces beyond your control will also be introduced and applied. Glenn Albrecht is professor of sustainability at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. He is an environmental philosopher with both theoretical and applied interests in the relationship between ecosystem and human health. He has pioneered the research domain of 'psychoterratic' or earth related mental health conditions with the concept of 'solastalgia' or the lived experience of negative environmental change. He also has publications in the field of animal ethics and is currently researching the ethics of relocating endangered species in the face of climate change pressures. With colleagues, Nick Higginbotham (University of Newcastle) and Linda Connor (Sydney University) under Australian Research Council Discovery Project grants, he has researched the impact of mining in the Upper Hunter Region of NSW, Australia, and now, the impact of climate change on communities, again in the Hunter Region. Glenn has also been involved as a Chief Investigator in ARC Discovery Project research on the social and ethical aspects of the thoroughbred horse industry worldwide. More uploads to come for the rest of the event - I took over 1 hr of footage which will take about 30-40 HOURS to fully upload in 1440x1080 HD. I will upload this in sections. Stay tuned.
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Proper environmental planning to curb ubernzation impacts on the environment
 
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Uncontrolled population growth that has stretched the available resources to their maximum limit has been blamed for surging conflict and insecurity. Rapid urbanization is fast altering the face of the earth, potentially resulting in environmental degradation unless proper environmental planning is adopted. In the first of a two part series, Abigael Sum explored on the impact of urbanization on climate change in Channel1's segment of 'Earth Watch'
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DC Environmental Film Festival 2012: Natural Resources/Unnatural Results Panel Discussion (Part 1)
 
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Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/global-goods-local-costs Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presented five short films examining the impact of natural resources extraction on the environment, indigenous populations, public health and corporate responsibility. Discussion followed screenings, with filmmakers Stephen Sapienza and Nadja Drost, Amol Mehra, Coordinator of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, and Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. Moderated by Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. To further explore the Pulitzer Center's reporting on extractive industries and commodities, please visit our Global Goods, Local Costs gateway (http://bit.ly/AfOJao).
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Coal Mining Infomercial
 
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essay deforestation its impact environment
 
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15 November The Hindu Editorial Discussion and Case Study, Essay Interview
 
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PDF Link- https://drive.google.com/open?id=1__gm97dABqx58I0mHuCHSaJ7eRIFOPVJ Q.“Inspite of adverse environmental impact, coal mining is still inevitable for development”. Discuss  (150 words) Q. ‘Climate Change’ is a global problem. How India will be affected by climate change? How Himalayan and coastal states of India will be affected by climate change? .(250 w) This Discussion Includes- COP 23 in Bonn, Harriri Mystery, Judiciary, Swatchh Bharat Mission, Pollution, Case Study, Essay and Interview
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India: The Burning City - People & Power
 
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Underground fires have been burning for more than a century beneath India's largest coalfield, but in recent decades open-cast mining has brought the flames to the surface with devastating consequences for the local population. As communities are destroyed and thousands suffer from toxic fumes, what lies behind this human and environmental disaster? Filmmakers Gautam Singh and Dom Rotheroe went to find out. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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Note asupra mineritului aurului in Noua Zeelanda
 
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Note asupra mineritului aurului in Noua Zeelanda New Zealanders took to the streets by the tens of thousands on May 1, 2010, to protest a government proposal to open national parks and other scenic areas to mining exploration. News reports called the estimated 40,000 marchers in Auckland, the nation's largest city, the biggest public demonstration in New Zealand in a generation. In a country with an estimated population of 4.4 million, it was an overwhelming display of public sentiment Mining is promoted as a way to boost local development. However, a study of some 100 rural communities in the United States between 1970 and 2000 that derived at least 20% of their labor income from mining found that they had done poorly compared to other rural counties. Mining counties had a slower growth in aggregate income, ranging, depending on the decade, from 25% to 60% slower than the national average for rural counties. Unemployment rates were significantly higher, sometimes three times higher. The boom-and-bust cycle and the short-term duration of many mines leave behind unemployed workers, often with only basic skills not competitive in other job markets. The slower economic growth, lower incomes, and higher unemployment rates are accompanied by slower population growth. Local residents are determined to protect Coromandel from any more mining and are very concerned about the toxic legacy recently identified in a subdivision in Thames. "We have enough issues to deal with from historical mining, the last thing we need is Newmont expanding out of Waihi into our precious conservation places." But Newmont has repeatedly said any new interest is solely in underground mining. eg its Press release 15 March 2010 says "Newmont's exploration interest is in high grade deposits ...that can be mined ....by underground methods." Some environmental protests occurred during the 1987 consenting process for further mine operations. In 2001, subsidence in the area caused a collapse of a house, and the operating company has recently agreed to pay compensation to about 130 households for various negative effects due to noise, blast vibrations and dust (Martha mine may test goodwill, - The Dominion Post, 2009) Coromandel Watchdog says:...."Latest figures show true extent of toxic legacy from Coromandel mine Toxic heavy metal contamination to waterways from the Tui Mine near Te Aroha by acid mine drainage has been measured at an alarming 5000kg each year, even thought the mine closed nearly 40 years ago. In 2007, 5000 kg of heavy metals -- zinc, iron, manganese and 100 kg of arsenic, cadmium, and lead was released from the Tui mine. The Tui and Tunakohoia streams which flow into the Waihou River, and from there into the Firth of Thames, are totally devoid of fish and invertebrate life and are unsafe for humans. This annual dose of contamination is likely to have been occurring at similar levels since the Tui mine closed in 1973. Heavy metals are continuously released into the waterways from approximately 135,000 tonnes of mine waste (tailings) and two small mining tunnels. "The alarming extent of the mining pollution is revealed in a March 2010 Assessment of Environmental Effects. Plans are being prepared to clean up the Tui Mine contamination at a cost to taxpayers of approximately $17.5 million," said Coromandel Watchdog spokesperson Denis Tegg. "It is NZ's most contaminated site." "When you compare Tui's 135,000 tonnes of tailings to the current 40 million tonnes of tailings at Waihi's Martha Mine, the potential threat to waterways is a very frightening scenario," Mr. Tegg said. "Newmont Waihi Gold's Martha Mine has generated tailings approximately 300 times larger than those at the Tui mine. Using the Tui mine costings as a benchmark, if just 10% of the Martha mine tailings required similar remedial work in the future the cost to taxpayers would be approximately $500 million," said Mr. Tegg. "Newmont has provided bonds of approximately $40 million. But only a $10 million bond will be available in the long term, and even this is "reviewable". About 10 years after mine closure, Newmont will hand title of the tailings dam to a local Trust and the mining company will wipe its hands of any further liability." "If heavy metal pollution begins at Waihi any time in the next 100 years, taxpayers will be faced with an unprecedented environmental catastrophe, and huge clean up costs. This is why the wild beauty of the Coromandel Peninsula should remain protected from mining, and why new tailings dams should never again be allowed" said Mr. Tegg. "There are many examples of toxic pollution being caused by modern tailings dams in the USA and in other countries with high environmental standards. The threat of the Martha tailings contaminating waterways is a very real one." (presented by http://watchdog.org.nz/)
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