Human Sustainability




Stewardship Awareness:  Thinking, Acting & Being 'Green'

Actions of the Individual - House & Home


 Energy Needs & Resources

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



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.
  • '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
      • 'The Science of Overpopulation'                                                                                 [SciShow/YouTube]   10 min


Biodiversity Loss

  • 'Saving Species As The Climate Changes' Room for Debate: Opinion Page: NYTimes April 20, 2011. Accessed June 27, 2012.
  • 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


    • 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]


    • 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


    Food & Agriculture


Landfills & Waste



    Air & Atmosphere

    Ozone Layer Depletion

      •  Air Pollution                                                                           [Windows to the Universe]









    Water Conservation PSA by Joseph Johnson