Human Sustainability

 

 
 

 

Stewardship Awareness:  Thinking, Acting & Being 'Green'

Actions of the Individual - House & Home

 

 Energy Needs & Resources



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      • NASA’s Earth Minute: Usual Suspects                                                                [NASA EarthMinute/YouTube] 1 min (Global Warming) 
      • What Happens After You Flush?                                                                          [SciShow/YouTube] 10 min


Reducing/Reusing/Recycling

 

Soil Remediation & Composting

 

 

Community & County Actions 

 

State & Regional Actions 

 
 

National & Global Actions

 
 


Human Population

  • Scorecard: The Pollution Information Site
  • 'Can The Planet Support 10 Billion People?' Room for Debate: Opinion Page: NYTimes May 4, 2011. Accessed June 27, 2012
  • EarthPulse: Statistics of Global Trends                                                                                                                [NatlGeog]
  • EarthTrends Environmental Information Portal                                                                                                    [WRI]
  • CIA Fact Book                                                                                                                                                      [CIA]
  • Global TFR Map                                                                                                                                                   [IndexMundi]
  • U.S. Census Bureau                                                                                                                                               [US Dept of Commerce]
  • U.S. Popclock Projection                                                                                                                                       [US Census Bureau]
  • ‘Overpopulation could be people, planet problem’ by Ann Hoevel, CNN. April 8, 2008. http://edition.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/09/25/overpopulation.overview/index.html
  • 'Baby Monitor: In Poor Countries Lower Fertility is Usually Good for Growth. But it can also Increase Inequality.' The Economist, August 11, 2012. Accessed online 13 August 2012 http://www.economist.com/node/21560247?frsc=dg%7Ca
 
Watch
      • 'The Science of Overpopulation'                                                                                 [SciShow/YouTube]   10 min

 
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Biodiversity Loss

  • 'Saving Species As The Climate Changes' Room for Debate: Opinion Page: NYTimes April 20, 2011. Accessed June 27, 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/04/20/saving-endangered-species-as-the-climate-changes
  • The Biosphere & Mass Extinctions                                                                                                                           [Farabee]
  • National Invasive Species                                                                                                                                          [ARS]
  • National Invasive Species Information Center                                                                                                          [USDA]
  • Department of Environmental Conservation - New York State

 

 
 
 
 

Resources: Use & Maintenance


Energy 

    • Economic Geology & Mining                                                     [Living the Earth Sciences]
    • The Electric Bill                                                                          [Inquiry-Analysis Activity by Mrs. H.K.H. McArdle]
    • U.S. Energy Mapping System                                                     [EIA]

 

Watch
    • Formation Of Reservoir Rock | Oil & Gas Animations                                              [Oil & Gas Videos/YouTube] 2 min
    • More Power to You - How Oil Is Drilled, Transported And Refined To Gasoline     [USAutoIndustry/YouTube] 9 min
    • Enhanced Oil Recovery                                                                                               [atticus digital/YouTube] 4 min
    • Learn Oil & Gas with Animations                                                                              [Oil & Gas Videos/YouTube] 3 min


Land



    Food & Agriculture

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Landfills & Waste

     

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    Air & Atmosphere

     
    Ozone Layer Depletion

    Pollution
      •  Air Pollution                                                                           [Windows to the Universe]

     

     

     

    Oceans

     

     


    Freshwater


     

    Water Conservation PSA by Joseph Johnson

     

    Pollution 

       
     
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