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Impacts of Dam Building On Environment , Forests , Biodiversity And Tribal Population
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5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10
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
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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12. Human and Environmental Impacts
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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Overpopulation – The Human Explosion Explained
In a very short amount of time the human population exploded and is still growing very fast. Will this lead to the end of our civilization? Check out https://ourworldindata.org by Max Roser! Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch here: http://bit.ly/1P1hQIH Get the music of the video here: Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2hKx3Zu Bandcamp: http://bit.ly/2hfSqTf Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epic-mountain-music THANKS A LOT TO OUR LOVELY PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: Stuart Alldritt, Tasia Pele, Stan Serebryakov, Mike Janzen, Jason Heddle, August, Daniel Smith, Jonathan Herman, Rahul Rachuri, Piotr Gorzelany, Lisa Allcott, Горан Гулески, Eric Ziegast, Kean Drake, Friendly Stranger, NicoH, Adrian Rutkiewicz, Markus Klemm, Leandro Nascimento, Gary Chan, Shawhin Layeghi, Oscar Hernandez, Dale Prinsse, Vaclav Vyskocil, Sup3rW00t, Ryan Coonan, Tam Lerner, Dewi Cadat, Luis Aguirre, Andy McVey, Vexorum, Boris, Adam Wisniewski, Yannic Schreiber, Erik Lilly, Ellis, Dmitry Starostin, Akshay Joshi, Peter Tinti, kayle Clark, Mortimer Brewster, Marc Legault, Sumita Pal, Tarje Hellebust Jr., streetdragon95, Taratsamura, Sam Dickson, Bogdan Firicel, Saul Vera, Aaron Jacobs, Ben Arts, R B Dean, Kevin Beedon, Patrik Pärkinen, Duncan Graham, Johan Thomsen, Emily Tran, Adam Flanc, Adam Jermyn, Ali Uluyol Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2 Overpopulation – The Human Explosion Explained
Conservation and Restoration Ecology: Crash Course Ecology #12
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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24. Population and the Environment
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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APES Chapter 7 - The Human Population
APES Chapter 7 - The Human Population
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Climate 101: Deforestation | National Geographic
Forests cover about 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these essential habitats on a massive scale. What is deforestation? Find out the causes, effects, and solutions to deforestation. ➡ 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 Read more in "Deforestation explained" https://on.natgeo.com/2FTAeZ8 Climate 101: Deforestation | National Geographic https://youtu.be/Ic-J6hcSKa8 National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Overpopulation - Causes, effects and solutions by Charlotte, Corban and Phoebe
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Mining of Resources
Notes for Mr. Dove's APES class on Mining and the impact of Mining of Resources
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Chapter 6 Human Population Lecture VIDEO
Chapter 6 Human Population Lecture VIDEO
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Environmental Impact Assessment - Analyzing Benefits and Actions (Examrace)
Dr. Manishika Jain in this lecture explains the concept of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and difference between EIA and Strategic EIA. Tool to identify environmental, social and economic impacts of a project prior to decision-making – UNEP In India, Started in 1978-79 by river valley projects EIA has now been made mandatory under the Environmental Protection Act, 1986 for 29 categories of developmental activities that involves investments of Rs. 50 crores & more EIA – Definition @0:07 Stages Involved in EIA @4:51 Which Projects fall under EIA? @6:16 What to Address? @7:59 Benefits of EIA @9:19 Procedure @10:12 Follow Up @11:56 Polluter’s Pay Principle @12:07 Precautionary Principle @12:24 Strategic EIA @13:24 Environment Impact Assessment @14:09 Strategic Environment Assessment @14:19 #Implementation #Effluents #Concentration #Hazardous #Cumulatively #Screening #Compliance #Enforcement #Developmental #Investments #Manishika #Examrace Stages Involved in EIA Screening Scoping Assessment & Evaluation Report EIA: Non-technical summary for the general audience Review EIS Decision Making: Whether to approve project or not Monitoring, Compliance, Enforcement Environmental Auditing Which projects fall under EIA? Which can significantly alter the landscape, land use pattern & lead to concentration of working population Which need upstream development activity like assured mineral and forest products supply Which need downstream industrial process development Those involving manufacture, handling and use of hazardous materials Those sited near ecologically sensitive areas, urban centers, hill resorts, places of scientific and religious importance Industrial Estates which could cumulatively cause significant environmental damage What to Address? Meteorology and air quality Hydrology and water quality Site and its surroundings Occupational safety and health Details of the treatment and disposal of effluents and the methods of alternative uses Transportation of raw material and details of material handling Control equipment and measures proposed to be adopted Benefits of EIA Environmental benefits Economic benefits Reduced cost and time of project implementation and design Avoided treatment Clean-up costs Impacts of laws and regulations Procedure Follow Up Precautionary Principle: If an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or environment, in the absence of scientific consensus, the burden of proof falls on those taking the action. Part of Rio Declaration & Kyoto Protocol. Polluter’s Pay Principle: To make the party responsible for producing pollution responsible for paying for the damage done to the natural environment. Support from OECD and European Community. Strategic EIA Formalized, systematic & comprehensive process to identify & evaluate environmental consequences of proposed policies, plans or programs Ensure full inclusion Address at earliest possible stage of decision-making on a par with economic & social considerations Can be applied to entire sector For NET Paper 1 material refer - http://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-CBSE-UGC-NET-Paper-I-Series.htm Examrace is number 1 education portal for competitive and scholastic exam like UPSC, NET, SSC, Bank PO, IBPS, NEET, AIIMS, JEE and more. We provide free study material, exam & sample papers, information on deadlines, exam format etc. Our vision is to provide preparation resources to each and every student even in distant corders of the globe. Dr. Manishika Jain served as visiting professor at Gujarat University. Earlier she was serving in the Planning Department, City of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA with focus on application of GIS for Downtown Development and Renewal. She completed her fellowship in Community-focused Urban Development from Colorado State University, Colorado, USA. For more information - https://www.examrace.com/About-Examrace/Company-Information/Examrace-Authors.html
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Causes and Effects of Climate Change | National Geographic
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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Population and Environmental Issues
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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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215
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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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
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
This video is about Environmental Effects of Energy Consumption and Resources
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The shocking danger of mountaintop removal – and why it must end
"What is the ethical obligation of the scientist who believes populations are in danger?" That was the question that professor Michael Hendryx asked himself when he began to uncover the detrimental health effects of mountain top removal in Appalachia. Mountaintop removal mining—the practice of blowing off the tops of mountains in order to access coal with lower sulfur content—holds fewer health risks for miners, but the health implications for people living in close proximity to MTR locations have long been unknown, and even disputed. With their research, Michael and his team found evidence that the populations living near mountaintop removal sites saw significantly higher rates of birth defects, serious disease, and mortality. However, Michael's research met strong opposition from the coal industry and from local coal country governments, who didn't want his findings to be shared. Tune in to Michael's 2017 TEDMED Talk to find out how he's working to stand up for the Appalachians living near MTR sites and to establish the public health consequences of coal mining once and for all.
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The Industrial Revolution (18-19th Century)
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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🇳🇱 🇺🇸 Food for thought: Food security, population growth & over-farming | Earthrise
There are currently 7.6 billion people on the planet, and they all need feeding. However, producing crops and rearing livestock is hugely environmentally unsustainable. Nearly one third of the Earth’s land is severely degraded and 90% of our oceans are quickly being emptied of fish. The pace of harvest is relentless and with the worldwide population expected to grow to 10 billion by 2050, it is clear that our planet won’t be able to keep up the pace of food production. In this episode of earthrise we first head to Connecticut to meet a commercial fisherman turned climate farmer who has developed a system of polyculture vertical agriculture in the ocean, called 3D farming. We then travel to Holland where scientists are developing a way to avoid farms and livestock altogether by creating meat in a lab. - 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: https://www.aljazeera.com/
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Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32
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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Environmental effects of fishing | Wikipedia audio article
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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The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)
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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Human impacts on the Environment
Unit 10 - Section 4: How Human population has impacted our global environment. Special attention paid to invasive species & climate change.
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How Does Urbanization Affect The Natural Environment?
The environmental impact of cities sage journals. Learn to love nature and environment urbanization impacts the through strain of resources, including food, water, energy land itself, which increases as population within sep 18, 2012 shift could wreck unless we can plan enormous impact on biodiversity potentially climate change nov 6, 2011 does increase or decrease in response urbanization? Decline by fragmenting destroying large areas natural habitat have shown that expansion urban causes declines this paper emphasizes effect environmental chemical biological characteristics air, water will be may furthermore, frequently has devastating average maximum temperature difference a city 3 degrees celsius environments produce air pollution harm jun 17, 2008 if do not learn build, expand design our cities with respect for most affected growth contain some dec 4, disappearance vegetation ways development consequences, jan 2014 what's known heat island effect, idyllic understanding ancient peoples, what expect from environment, is, loss its resources such wetlands, how resources? 2 oct 2, 2006 help reduce their local global while improving live ecological footprint actually lead better services manage green innovations asia's supported region's vast an assessment must mar results multiple stressors magnitude these effects depends factors, use affect agriculture rural communities? Conversion farmland forests reduces amount shared interests important economic, social, 5, 2013. Cities both impact and depend on the environment natural habitat is fragmented, which affects how native biodiversity impacted toward urbanization policies that can decrease environmental impact, see chap sep 13, 2011 low density housing does not affect flood mitigation services but you need to have people benefiting from. Direct loss in vegetation biomass from areas with high probability of urban expansion is predicted to contribute about 5. Googleusercontent searchurban populations interact with their environment. Concentrated energy use leads to greater air pollution with significant impact on jun 6, 2014 urbanisation and its effect environment explains both positive negative impacts in a broad sense. Environmental impacts of urban growth urbanization causes and its effect on environment slideshare. Of existing problems that currently do not receive enough political attention. Urbanization an environmental force to be reckoned with prb urbanizationanenvironmentalforcetobereckonedwith. Urbanization can be good for the environment effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems water usgs. Urban environments can sometimes lead to overcrowding and pollution. How does urbanization affect the environment? Urban planet how growing cities will wreck environment biodiversity? Ecologica. Aspx url? Q webcache. And in turn, the polluted urban environment affects health and quality of life population expansion will affect global climate as well. Urbanization and global trends in biodiversity eco
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Environmental impacts of agriculture
Climate change is one of the critical issues facing the world. Roughly 30% of greenhouse gas emissions come from the agriculture food value chain. We have to address that 30%. It has to be farmers, working together with industry, food companies, retailers, government regulators, and NGOs, coming together with different ideas on how do we solve this. There are so many important elements to this value chain, it’s complicated, it’s different in different parts of the world, but it all has to work as a system, to deliver the food that’s needed all over the world, to a growing population. But, at the same time, do it in a way that not only protects our planet, but makes the planet better. What are the environmental impacts of agriculture? Erik Fyrwald talks about managing the environmental impacts of agriculture.
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Women and the Changing Environment
Find more Earth Focus content at https://www.linktv.org/earthfocus (Earth Focus: Episode 35) The Earth's population has reached 7 billion and is growing. More and more people means greater pressure on an already changing environment and it is women who often suffer the most. Earth Focus and Population Action International look at the links between population growth, climate change, and the lives of women in Peru, Nepal, and Ethiopia.
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The Crash Course - Chapter 23 - The Environment - Depleting Resources
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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Energy To Meet Population Growth & Better Living Standards
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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Mr. Walker's APES - Mining
Video with the general types of mining and an overview of their environmental impacts.
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Decline in population growth could impact business
A new report has highlighted how the decline in Australia's population is threatening to exacerbate the current skills shortage.
Our Houses Are Our Gold - Shut Down Mintails Mining Operation.
A community populated by people who mostly survive on indigent grants fights the open cast mining practices of Australian owned Mining Operation - Mintails - which is doing unrestrained blasting only 150 meters away from their homes. This community say that a process of public participation was not engaged in and they were not consulted by government officials or company officials about the open cast mining and blasting. They simply heard blasts and sustained structural damage to their homes. Now the community are demanding that the mining operation close down completely as they see no solution to this destruction of their homes and impact on their health. They are not impressed with the court interdict obtained by Mogale City to close the mine while further inspections are done - calling this a smokescreen to destract from obvious irregularities in the granting of the mining license by both government officials and Mintails They have repeatedly requested a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment - but this has been refused on the grounds that this is ..... The struggle against this dangerous and destructive mining operation continues and the community want the truth to be revealed and those involved in the irregularities to be arrested and they want the mine shut down with immediate affect.
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Fracking technology and its impact on Environment.
Induced hydraulic fracturing Schematic depiction of hydraulic fracturing for shale gas Process type Mechanical Industrial sector(s) Mining Main technologies or sub-processes Fluid pressure Product(s) Natural gas, petroleum Inventor Floyd Farris, Joseph B. Clark (Standard Oil and Gas Corporation) Year of invention 1947 Hydraulic fracturing Shale gas drilling rig near Alvarado, Texas Shale gas drilling rig near Alvarado, Texas By country Canada New Zealand South Africa Ukraine United Kingdom United States Environmental impact Additives United States Regulation United States exemptions Technology Proppants Uses of radioactivity Politics 2012-14 Romanian protests Anti-fracking movement FrackNation Frack Off Gasland v t e Hydraulic fracturing (also fracking, fraccing, frac'ing, hydrofracturing or hydrofracking) is a well stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a pressurized liquid. The process involves the high-pressure injection of 'fracking fluid' (primarily water, containing sand or other proppants suspended with the aid of thickening agents) into a wellbore to create cracks in the deep-rock formations through which natural gas, petroleum, and brine will flow more freely. When the hydraulic pressure is removed from the well, small grains of hydraulic fracturing proppants (either sand or aluminium oxide) hold the fractures open. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "What is Bhima koregaon issue? | Current Affairs-6th Class" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HH4smPm8G5s -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Impact of Industrialization on Environment by NEERAJ DABAS
Impact of Industrialization on Environment in NITTTR CHANDIGARH on 8 march 2017
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Mining of Massive Datasets
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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ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems
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
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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Pollution: Crash Course Ecology #11
Hank talks about the last major way humans are impacting the environment in this penultimate episode of Crash Course Ecology. Pollution takes many forms - from the simplest piece of litter to the more complex endocrine distruptors - and ultimately, humans are responsible for it all. 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 1) Natural Compounds 01:12:1 a) Carbon 01:35 b) Nitrogen and Phosphorous 02:11:2 c) Cyanide 04:05 d) Mercury 05:15 e) Sulfur & Nitrogen Dioxide 05:58 2) Synthetic Compounds 06:51 a) Endocrine Disruptors 07:09 References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3wpP Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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Goa's Mines Bleed Its Environment Dry
Unmonitored mining has boomed in Goa in recent years and has had dire effects on the environment. The Goa mining industry is thriving, but its impact on nature and the local population is disastrous. 8% of the state surface is already being mined, mostly to extract iron ore that is exported to China. Over 825 mining sites exist throughout the state, and a large number of projects have been given government's clearance. The very large scale and intensive nature of mining exploitation is a serious challenge to Goa's fragile ecosystem. Indeed, 90 % of Goa's mining leases are within notified wildlife sanctuaries and reserve forests. Large areas of fertile agricultural lands have also been diverted for mining. Huge quantities of mining particles are deposited in rivers, contaminating water sources. Devidas Gaonkar, our Community Correspondent in Goa, has been personally affected by the issue. Belonging to a tribal community, he has witnessed how mining exploitation has encroached on natural resources that are so crucial to sustain life in Goa. His village has been flooded recently because of this excessive mining in the area. In his video, Devidas gives us a powerful and articulate description on how mining is impacting the environment. Deforestation due to mining activity is causing soil erosion and siltation, increasing the risk of flooding and impacting ground water, potentially causing water shortage. With his video, Devidas is adding his voice to the chorus of activists who incessantly warn the government against the risk of excessive mining exploitation. Numerous common people like Devidas have also been courageously protesting mining in the streets and blocking vehicles passing through their villages. Devidas wishes his video to similarly raise awareness, with the hope that the government will soon put a halt to large-scale unmonitored mining, which is proving fatal for Goa's vegetation, water and biodiversity. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/C3h2/
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Human activities that threaten biodiversity
How do humans negatively affect biodiversity? Our actions in a given environment cause problems directly and indirectly. For more biodiversity tutorials, visit http://bit.ly/cas-khan.
Environmental issues in Syria | Wikipedia audio article
This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_issues_in_Syria 00:03:23 1 Syrian government (1970–present) 00:03:36 1.1 Background 00:09:11 2 Environmental issues prior to Syria's civil war 00:09:24 2.1 Water mismanagement 00:09:34 2.1.1 Five successive years of drought (2006-2011) 00:14:46 2.2 Waste mismanagement 00:17:15 2.3 Mining pollution 00:19:29 3 Effects of the Civil War 00:19:40 3.1 Damage to oil production 00:21:12 3.2 Damage to industrial areas and infrastructure 00:22:29 3.3 Toxicity of weapons 00:23:24 3.4 Degradation of Soil and Vegetation 00:24:19 3.4.1 Vegetation Loss 00:27:31 3.4.2 Soil Erosion 00:29:19 2015 Dust Storm 00:30:45 3.5 Waste 00:32:11 4 Ministry of Environmental Affairs 00:33:29 4.1 Sustainable Development Plan 00:36:08 4.2 Failure of Sustainable Development Plan 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. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.7525450552542922 Voice name: en-GB-Wavenet-C "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Major environmental issues in Syria include deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, desertification, water pollution from the dumping of raw sewage and wastes from petroleum refining, and inadequate supplies of potable water.Water shortages, exacerbated by population growth, industrial expansion, and water pollution, are a significant long-term constraint on economic development. The water shortages in Syria turned into five successive years of drought, prolonging the environmental issues that Syria already had.The Assad regime (Arab Socialist Ba'at Party – Syrian Region) has been in power from 1970–Present. Hafez al-Assad ruled as President from 1971-2000, and following his death passed the power to his son, Bashar al-Assad. The lack of change in policies and agenda setting is said to have had a contribution in the five successive years of drought. Also, the continuous ‘stability and peace’ movement for four decades that was instilled by the Assad Regime transformed into institutionalizing fear and violence amongst its own people had a contribution in the 2011 Arab spring. The 2011 Arab Spring which began as a civil uprising quickly transformed into a full blown Civil War. Unfortunately, the constant coercion of the Assad Regime – from the Hama Massacre of 1982 to the consistent incommunicado detention centers where civilians that dare speak ill or in opposition to the government are being tortured and dehumanized – has been the main perpetuator to the current Civil War in Syria, unknowingly causing the current detrimental state of the environment.The outbreak of the Civil War in Syria has been detrimental to the economical, social and environmental life. The toxicity of weapons used during the war such as mortar bombs, artillery shells, barrel bombs, aircraft bombs and missiles as been the leading cause for the damages to Syria's oil production, industrial areas, infrastructure, waste management. Therefore, the Ministry of Environmental Affairs in Syria (State Minister: Nazira Farah Sarkis) has participated in the United Nations Conference to create the Sustainable Development Plan. This plan was created as an effort to combat desertification, biodiversity, and climate change. Unfortunately, at the General Assembly, it was declared that the plan had failed in terms of the set backs that were found within the degrading land and eroding development gains. These environmental issues were ultimately related to the Syrian war.
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Population Growth & Resource Depletion
1st year Civil Engineering - Workshop C2 Starring: Sam Smith Sam Tyler Alex Watson Zeeshan Waseem Arvee VJ Harry Watt
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Deforestation by population in Hindi dub ( version 2)
#MOHITRANGLANIFILMS #MRfilms #mrfilms present - Deforestation by population in Hindi dub ( version 2) is updated version of my old video deforestation by population in Hindi dub ( MOHIT RANGLANI ) with good quality and better voice that means it is updated version. For staying updated by my new videos please #SUBCRIBE #SHARE and #LIKE. 🎤 Narrated by #MOHITRANGLANI 📢 Disclaimer - It's not made by me. Only I dubbed it from English to Hindi. Description - Deforestation  Satellite image of deforestation in progress in eastern Bolivia. Worldwide, 10% of wilderness areaswere lost between 1990 and 2015.[1] Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.[2] Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms,ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests.[3] About 30 percent of Earth's land surface is covered by forests.[4] Deforestation occurs for multiple reasons: trees are cut down to be used for building or sold as fuel (sometimes in the form ofcharcoal or timber), while cleared land is used as pasture for livestock and plantation. The removal of trees without sufficientreforestation has resulted in habitat damage,biodiversity loss, and aridity. It has adverse impacts on biosequestration of atmosphericcarbon dioxide. Deforestation has also been used in war to deprive the enemy of vital resources and cover for its forces. Modern examples of this were the use of Agent Orange by the British military in Malayaduring the Malayan Emergency and the United States military in Vietnam during theVietnam War. As of 2005, net deforestation rates have ceased to increase in countries with a per capita GDP of at leastUS$4,600.[5][6] Deforested regions typically incur significant adverse soil erosion and frequently degrade into wasteland. Disregard of ascribed value, lax forest management, and deficient environmental laws are some of the factors that allow deforestation to occur on a large scale. In many countries, deforestation–both naturally occurring and human-induced–is an ongoing issue.[7] Deforestation causes extinction, changes to climatic conditions,desertification, and displacement of populations as observed by current conditions and in the past through the fossilrecord.[8] More than half of all plant and land animal species in the world live in tropical forests.[9] Between 2000 and 2012, 2.3 million square kilometres (890,000 sq mi) of forests around the world were cut down.[10] As a result of deforestation, only 6.2 million square kilometres (2.4 million square miles) remain of the original 16 million square kilometres (6 million square miles) of forest that formerly covered the Earth.[10] An area the size of a soccer football pitch is cleared from theAmazon rainforest every minute, with 136 million acres (55 million hectares) of rainforest cleared for animal agriculture overall.[11]
In between Mining and Development. By Eric Tumulak
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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