Archive for the ‘Protection of the Environment’ Category

The Ocean without Fish

Overfishing could leave the oceans empty in our lifetime. The appetite of the industrial fishing industry is creating an ocean without fish, they are wiping out fish faster than they can reproduce – and shockingly, companies worldwide receive taxpayer subsidies to over-harvest our seas. But industry will not give up their tax-payer handouts easily – so activists have a plan at the G20 to end these ocean killing subsidies for good. Host country Argentina is invested in making the summit a success, and the UK, a global fishing powerhouse, wants to show itself off as an environmental champion after Brexit.

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Primeval Forests Disappearing Faster and Faster

Annually, more than 87,000 square kilometres of the world’s forests disappeared from 2014 to 2016. This is a 20 percent faster devastation than in the previous ten years.

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Jane Goodall’s Message on Earth’s Day

A short video on Jane Goodall’s personal message on Earth Day 2018.

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The Redwood

In the series of Nature is Speaking celebrities like Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Edward Norton and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the film about The Redwood, which Robert Redford personifies, and take action.

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Is It Getting Really Dangerously Hot in Here?

539wThe time-lapse below shows global temperatures for each decade, beginning with 1880. One thing is clear, the world is definitely getting warmer. According to NASA, whether the cause is human activity of natural variability — and the preponderance of evidence says it’s humans — thermometer readings all around the world have risen steadily since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.”

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Earth Overshoot Day 2017

According to scientific research, today, August 2nd 2017, we have used the resources from nature that the planet can renew in a year! Earth Overshoot Day marks the unprecedented environmental damages we made to our planet.

In this short video, you may learn about global resource consumption and excessive use of the Earth’s resources. The narrator explains our Ecological Footprint and Earth Overshoot Day with a particular focus on the #movethedate campaign to move back the day of ecological overshoot. Watch the video, take action and help the campaign.

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24 EU Members Call Europe to Shift to Plant-based Diet to Protect the Environment

In what might be the most amazing news coming out of Europe last year is that 24 members of the EU parliament (MEPs) have signed a letter to the European Commission President insisting on a reduction in animal agriculture, and a shift to promoting a plant-based diet.

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Flower

In the series of Nature is Speaking celebrities like Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the film about the Flower, which Lupita Nyong’o personifies.

People underestimate the importance of a pretty little flower, it’s role in sustainability. Their life starts with a flower, and it could end without it. So, do not hesitate, but take action.

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Ice

maxresdefaultLiam Neeson is Ice in the series of Nature is Speaking. As you may recall from the previous videos, Conservation International shows the grandeur of nature, its power and humanity’s dependence on it. This video conveys a message of the ice caps and that we should take care of our environment. Watch the inspirational film about Ice and take action.

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Water

imagesIn the series of Nature is Speaking, Penélope Cruz is Water. The videos of Conservation International show the impressive power of nature and humanity’s dependence on it. This particular video conveys a message how we should take care of water. Watch the inspirational film about Water and take action.

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The 2010 Sustainability Conference financed by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund co-financed.