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Matthew Podolsky: Conserving Wildlife through Film, Part 2 of 3

00:14:48

Matthew Podolsky: Conserving Wildlife through Film, Part 2 of 3

On today’s show, we’ll learn about his third award-winning conservation documentary about the Vaquita, an endangered species of porpoise. “And at the time we began the project it was considered the world’s most endangered marine mammal. And at that time, the population estimate was about 100 individuals but it was declining at a very rapid rate.” “And we premiered it at Sundance this past January
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2019-11-13   262 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2019-11-13

Plastic Pollution: Its Consequences for Rivers and Oceans, Part 3 of 3

00:15:17

Plastic Pollution: Its Consequences for Rivers and Oceans, Part 3 of 3

On today’s program, we’ll look at some of the solutions emerging all around the globe. According to a 2019 study published in the journal Science Progress, as many as 90% of all plastic items are used only once and then discarded. Plastic bags are among the biggest sources of pollution, with as many as five trillion being consumed globally each year. When disposed of improperly, the bags clog wate
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-09-14   252 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-09-14

Matthew Podolsky: Conserving Wildlife through Film, Part 3 of 3

00:14:17

Matthew Podolsky: Conserving Wildlife through Film, Part 3 of 3

On today’s show, we’ll learn about two of Mr. Podolsky’s new documentary film projects, which address other critical wildlife issues. The first examines the plummeting population of bats in North America, and the second concerns the decline of the Helmeted Hornbill bird in Borneo. Mr. Matthew Podolsky believes that films are highly effective tools for informing people about various issues, as they
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2019-11-18   249 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2019-11-18

Extreme Weather Events: Droughts Around the World, Part 3 of 3

00:16:36

Extreme Weather Events: Droughts Around the World, Part 3 of 3

Today we’ll explore more about drought-induced conditions, this time in Asia and Australia. More than 66 million Southeast Asians have had their lives disrupted by drought in the past three decades. Severe drought and the construction of dams have driven the Mekong River to its lowest level in 100 years, endangering food supplies for tens of millions of people. In East Asia, a severe drought is pl
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-07-27   205 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-07-27

Warning Signs to Help End Climate Change: Locust Swarms, Part 2 of 3

00:12:45

Warning Signs to Help End Climate Change: Locust Swarms, Part 2 of 3

On today’s program, we’ll travel to Pakistan and India to learn how the insects have affected these countries. But first, let’s find out more about locusts, and why they’ve been so plentiful during the past year. Many scientists believe that climate change is largely responsible for the current locust plague. The unusually warm, wet weather in the normally arid areas around the Arabian Peninsula h
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-10-12   203 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-10-12

Warning Signs to Help End Climate Change: Locust Swarms, Part 3 of 3

00:14:22

Warning Signs to Help End Climate Change: Locust Swarms, Part 3 of 3

In late May 2020, a 23-square-kilometer horde of locusts entered Argentina after passing through Paraguay. The insects landed first in the provinces of Santa Fé and Formosa, both of which are essential for agriculture. Millions invaded cities and farms, devouring all the crops in the area in a matter of hours. The locusts were enormous; technicians from the Argentine government measured specimens
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-10-19   106 Views
Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
2020-10-19
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