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: 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… Continue reading Climate 101: Deforestation | National Geographic

Wind Energy

CBSE Class 10 Science – Sources of Energy – Air flows from high pressure zone to low pressure zone. Wind Energy is used to produce electricity using the Wind mills. India ranks 5th in the electricity generation from wind energy in the world. About PrepOngo: Best Online Learning App which provides CBSE class 10 interactive… Continue reading Wind Energy

The Amazon Is on Fire

The Amazon rainforest is burning. A record number of fires, over 72,000, have been detected in the world’s largest rainforest this year. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research reports that’s an 83% increase from last year. Environmental groups say the policies of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, encourage deforestation of the Amazon, which, in turn, allows… Continue reading The Amazon Is on Fire

Watch the World's First Floating Wind Farm Ride the Waves | National Geographic

Fifteen miles off Scotland’s North Sea coast is a new wind farm, with the world’s first floating turbines. ➡ Subscribe: 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… Continue reading Watch the World's First Floating Wind Farm Ride the Waves | National Geographic

Deforestation in Brazil threatens worlds biggest rainforest

Brazil is in the midst of political unrest, and some suggest the days of the current government could be numbered. So could the days of the Amazon. It’s the so-called ‘lungs of the world,’ as the rainforest produces 20-percent of earth’s oxygen. But, Brazil’s Congress is debating removing forest protections on nearly 600-thousand hectares. This… Continue reading Deforestation in Brazil threatens worlds biggest rainforest

Threat to the Amazon rainforest l A New Climate

Sky News reports from Brazil where ‘super farming’ has meant massive deforestation and a threat to the indigenous people of the Amazon. The next episode in our New Climate series by Sky’s Stuart Ramsay. The Brazilian government argues it has the right to farm and to exploit its own natural resources. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube… Continue reading Threat to the Amazon rainforest l A New Climate

How Tires Are Recycled Into Material For Playgrounds

This machine eats rubber. The ATR-300 is a tire recycling machine and it’s sold by a Russian company. So how can a tire be recycled? The machine turns old tires into rubber “crumb.” Rubber crumb is then added to artificial grass which softens the surface for athletes. It can also be used on playgrounds. Here’s… Continue reading How Tires Are Recycled Into Material For Playgrounds

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]

Energy 101: Wind Turbines

See how wind turbines generate clean electricity from the power of the wind. Highlighted are the various parts and mechanisms of a modern wind turbine. [ad_2]