Backyard Wind Power

Some homeowners are installing wind turbines in their backyards. These windmills are connected to the grid, and deliver renewable, green energy to the owner’s home. MarketWatch’s Stacey Delo talks with San Francisco homeowner Robin Wilson about putting in a wind turbine in an urban area. Video originally aired October 8, 2008. Check out more videos… Continue reading Backyard Wind Power

What If We CLEARED the Amazon?

This was supposed to be a bizarre hypothetical but now I’m not so sure. Follow me on twitter @theatlaspro Support me on patreon at “Digya” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License [ad_2]

'It's all finished' – Tribal chief on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

Subscribe to ITN News: Amazon tribal chiefs Raoni Metuktire and Megaron Txucarramae highlight environmental situation in Brazilian rainforest. Two weeks ago, with World Cup 2014 preparations in full swing, protesters from the Kayapo people of the Amazon joined other indigenous people in a clash with the Brazilian riot police. Two of them walked into the… Continue reading 'It's all finished' – Tribal chief on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

The Garden Awakening | Mary Reynolds | TEDxWexford

The Garden Awakening is a garden design talk with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish ways of working with land, Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens for the times we live in. She looks at land the way a parent looks at a child. It is a gift and a responsibility. You will learn to ask… Continue reading The Garden Awakening | Mary Reynolds | TEDxWexford

The Destruction of the Amazon Rainforest | George Monbiot

“If we lose the Amazon rainforest, we lose everything.” George Monbiot warns the entire 🌎 Support DDN: [ad_2]

Amazon Fires: More than 70,000 recorded already in 2019

The world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, is burning at an unprecedented rate, with politicians and environmental groups blaming each other. Brazil’s Amazon has been described as the lungs of the planet and is vital in helping slow down the pace of global warming. The policies of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsanaro are being blamed, but he… Continue reading Amazon Fires: More than 70,000 recorded already in 2019

World’s Largest Tropical Reforestation Project to Take Place in the Amazon Rainforest

At Rock in Rio, a global music festival held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Conservação Internacional CI-Brasil announced it is taking part in a massive reforestation effort in the Brazilian region of the Amazon. This audacious project is the result of a partnership between CI, the Brazilian Ministry of Environment, the Global Environment Facility (GEF),… Continue reading World’s Largest Tropical Reforestation Project to Take Place in the Amazon Rainforest