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Environmental concerns

News old and new about the environment. I often wonder what it will be like in 100 years from now. How much will the world we know have been changed?

Location: BC Canada
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Save the forests, waterways, air, and environment.

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Understanding birth of our sun:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140807145746.htm

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Converting plastic bags to fuel:

http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/46948

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Concerns about the North:

https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/norway-wants-nato-prepare-arctic-170540183.html

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Plants to avoid when hiking or camping in Canada. Click here

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Melting glaciers 2014:

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/unprecedented-melt-b-c-glaciers-seeps-u-climate-080013840.html

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Starving Ocean: 2004

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Container Homes branching out to Alberta:

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/builders-bring-container-house-concept-alberta-232750562.html

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Keeping things clean naturally:

https://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/8-diy-cleaning-recipes-every-room-house-161200635.html

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Eliminating Fruit Flies. Click here

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Tips: http://www.gardenworks.ca/app/public/GardeningTips.cfm

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Trellis gardening:

https://ca.shine.yahoo.com/blogs/at-home/create-gorgeous-vertical-garden-5-easy-steps-200900835.html

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Let the discussions begin!

http://energyblog.nationalgeographic.com/2014/03/31/in-british-columbia-mulling-the-role-of-natural-gas-in-a-sustainable-energy-future/

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Tiny House Conference, North Carolina:

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26964724

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TINY HOMES: http://livinginatinyhouse.blogspot.ca/

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More ideas on Tiny Homes:

https://ca.shine.yahoo.com/blogs/at-home/14-inspiring-small-homes-044600903.html

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TIBET: http://www.ovguide.com/tv/tea_road_to_the_skies.htm

from "On the Roof of the World" (2007) doc. - knwlg netwrk

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"Peace Out" - http://knowledge.ca/program/peace-out

In northern BC and Alberta, there has been an explosion in resource extraction activities, with mega-projects like the Site C dam, hydro-fracked shale gas wells, a nuclear power plant and the tar sands. The economy is booming, but with it comes heated debate and conflicting claims about the impact on the environment.

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Bill Nye debates Ken Ham in "Creationism vs. Evolution"

Feb 2014: Click here

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http://youtu.be/0vTRrZU-LKQ

"Madame Curie" Documentary by freshman Paulina Campbell - won 1st place in the 2009 National History Day District contest (Senior Division) held at UNC-Charlotte.

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Territorial claims in the Arctic:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territorial_claims_in_the_Arctic

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Environmental concerns and more, Videos:  http://webtv.un.org/

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http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology

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Connections of the past by DNA:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26172174

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Sebastian Chuwa, Biologist: replanting/conservation

http://www.blackwoodconservation.org/who.html

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http://knowledge.ca/program/national-geographic-specials-amazing-planet

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"Tar Sands" by Andrew Nikiforuk. Click here

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Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly -

December 10-12, 2013. First Nation leaders from across Canada gather to engage on strategy and to address the priorities facing First Nation citizens. 

http://www.cpac.ca/en/programs/public-record/episodes/29150306

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http://www.astrobio.net/

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Alfredo Moser: Bottle Light Inventor (free electricity):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23536914

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Self-healing materials: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01mpsjd

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Reducing plastic bags:

http://www.canada.com/onlinetv/documentary/doc-zone/7576092/video.html?o=50

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http://knowledge.ca/program/a-park-for-all-seasons-i

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http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130814-where-does-the-atmosphere-end --

http://youtu.be/Nqv-0qd7sBg

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http://www.livescience.com/topics/global-warming/

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August 20/2013. "Live Science": Fukushima assessment of damage: Click  here

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Aboriginal Current Affairs:

http://bc.ctvnews.ca/more/first-story

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Natural DNA not to be patented:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22895161

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http://youtu.be/cBVGzf-fFl0

"Earth Days" Documentary 2009:

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BBC Earth:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/earth/natural_disasters/earthquake#p00gtskq

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Images in Space: http://spaceinimages.esa.int/Images

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British Archaeology:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/timelines/treasure/index_embed.shtml

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Tesla The Race to Zero Point Free Energy 

http://youtu.be/aKWPht3fU-o

 

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http://youtu.be/UwvpsVsawMg

2012 Mayan Culture and Heritage at risk:

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http://youtu.be/tcXU7G6zhjU

Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets --

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A puzzle solved:

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/japans-mysterious-underwater-crop-circles-explained/11289/

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Comment by goldie080 on September 3, 2014 at 8:58pm

Beekeepers are fed up - going to court:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canadian-beekeepers-sue-bayer-syn...

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Comment by goldie080 on August 8, 2014 at 9:51pm

"How to build a home without energy bills":

http://wallstcheatsheet.com/life/home-improvement/the-home-with-no-...

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Farley Mowat Interview: "We should take what we need and no more."

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Comment by goldie080 on April 24, 2014 at 6:43pm
Comment by goldie080 on April 22, 2014 at 5:29am

Politics: Have heard on the news about the passing of Herb Gray at 82. It brought back a few memories from several decades ago when I worked for the president of the Liberal Party in Windsor and had occasion to take dictation from a young Herb Gray, not yet in Parliament. He thought I was rather slow (I used Speedwriting) at getting it all down but I managed.

Comment by goldie080 on April 16, 2014 at 4:42pm

Pollution needs to be a worldwide concern:

http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2014/0415/Pollution-in-Asia-ti...

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