1. Energy Einsteins 2014

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    from Alaska Resource Education / Added

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    Check out Kelly Auer's Natural Sciences of Alaska Class from East High School tell the history of oil!

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    • Aereal View of the Amazon Rainforest near Iquitos Peru

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      Volando sobre el Amazonas, Peru The amazon river is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, The width of the Amazon is between 1.6 and 10 kilometres (1.0 and 6.2 mi) at low stage but expands during the wet season to 48 kilometres (30 mi) or more. The river enters the Atlantic Ocean in a broad estuary about 240 kilometres (150 mi) wide. The Amazon River is located in South America. It runs through Guyana, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Peru. The length of the Amazon River is approximately 6400 kilometres (4000 miles). During the wet season, the Amazon River can reach over 190 kilometres (120 miles) in width. There are no bridges that cross the Amazon, mostly because there is no need, the majority of the Amazon River runs through rainforests rather than roads or cities. The largest city along the Amazon River is Manaus. Located in Brazil it is home to over 1.7 million people. There are over 3000 known species of fish that live in the Amazon River, with more constantly being discovered. Anacondas lurk in the shallow waters of the Amazon Basin, they are one of the largest snakes in the world and occasionally attack larger animals such as goats that get to close the water. The Amazon River is also home to the piranha, a meat eating type of fish! Being carnivores, piranhas are known to attack in groups, preying on livestock that strays into the water and possibly appearing in one or two of your own nightmares!

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      • Lyrebird Award winner John Poppins

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        John Poppins is an avid Waterwatcher and has done an amazing job revegetating his property in the hills behind Yarragon. For his efforts he was awarded the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority's Lyrebird Award for his contribution to natural resource management. Be inspired by John's story...

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        • Harvest

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          These scenes were recorded in the Fall of 2010 and 2011 in Central Illinois. While some think that these are visual pollution, I was trying to capture the graceful beauty as they slowly turn. I have heard that there are complaints about the noise they make, but I left in the nat sound and I don't think it is ever louder than the music. The wind noise was louder than any of these machines, at least these which are located in central Illinois just south of I-88 in the DeKalb area. This video was shot and edited by Bill Coons at Creative Dynamics Studio. Music licensed through the DeWolfe Music Library. Shot with a Sony PDW-350-HD XDCAM CineAlta camcorder and the Canon stock zoom lens. This was our first HD camera, and although you have to work with it to achieve the best image look, I really miss the disc-based recording format. We still use that camera for meeting v-doc; it sure beats any other medium (other than tape) for acquisition storage after the event.

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          • Ma quanta acqua... (infographic)

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            This video infographic promotes responsible consumption of water, natural resources. Designed by me at ISD Higher Institute of Design, Naples

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            • UNDP Administrator Helen Clark with UN Volunteers in China

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              While on mission to China on 28 August 2013, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visited the UNDP-Macao Initiative for Carbon Sequestration through Sustainable Forest Management project in Koutou Village outside Huairou, Beijing. This project is sponsored by the Government of Macao SAR, the Beijing Forestry Carbon Administration and UNDP China. Ms. Clark met with Jiayi Li (left) and Wei Li (right – unrelated), two national UN Volunteers tasked to the project, and together they discussed the importance of strengthening ecologically sustainable development in China. (Videographer: Ms. Louise Xi Li/UNDP China)

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              • Custodians of Agricultural Biodiversity

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                'Custodians of Agricultural Biodiversity' is a short video documentary produced by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) and directed by Mahesh Shrestha. This video has covered different activities of 8 different custodians of agricultural biodiversity from different part of Nepal. Also, the video has tried to portray and define what custodian farmers are.

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                • Unopposed - where's the fairness in our democracy?

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                  Change. How can we, the people, enforce our will against an entrenched corporate influenced power structure? Is the democratic political system the way to do it? Democracy is a term used to describe a more varied range of governmental systems than it's simple definition could lead one to believe. At it's heart a basic fairness is what I hope to find. Coming from a homestead in northern Canada and following an education in liberal Canadian universities I moved to Germany where I have lived for several years. Over the years I have followed the struggle in Canada to balance environmental protection with the economic gain of natural resource extraction. Mainly it seems to me to be a story of the failure to protect the environment, with a few major exceptional victories along the way. This film is my attempt to find out if the environmental cause has any hope of success within the political system as it stands.

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                  • The Elemental West: Reflections on Moving Water

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                    Kathleen Dean Moore and Craig Childs In conversation with William Deverell Two celebrated writers deeply influenced by the riparian and other landscapes of the American West will read from their work and explore how storytelling – in the tradition of Thoreau and Emerson – can give voice to natural resources. Activist and award-winning author Kathleen Dean Moore discusses her newest book Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril and Craig Childs, the author of more than a dozen acclaimed books on nature and science, reflects on expedition adventures from Colorado to Tibet.

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                    • New Look, New Ways to Uncork Sustainability

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                      If sustainability is a journey, Frei Brothers Reserve has covered quite a bit of ground over the past year, expanding its sustainability focus from what’s in the bottle to the bottle itself. New earth-friendly packaging is showing up in stores now, just as the winery releases its first-ever “Earth Day Report.” The report shares how far Frei Brothers has come — and how far it wants to go — in its pursuit of “preserving natural resources without compromising the integrity of the wine.” The line-up of eco-upgrades for the brand includes bottles that use less glass, corks that use more of the tree, and capsules and labels that create less waste. To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55463-frei-brothers-reserve-sustainable-packaging-earth-day-activities

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