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9 Cities In America Running Out Of Water -

9 Cities In America Running Out Of Water - | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it

Below are 9 examples of different  American cities that are running dangerously low on water,

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Are any of these close to where you live?  What do you think should be done to conserve water in these areas? 

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A Healthier Doughnut, at Least Environmentally

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The New York State comptroller, using his role in a large stock-owning pension fund as leverage, has persuaded Dunkin’ Donuts to set a timetable for obtaining all of its palm oil from sustainable sources.
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Best Documentaries about Cities, Urban Design & How Rethinking Cities is Key to a Sustainable World

Best Documentaries about Cities, Urban Design & How Rethinking Cities is Key to a Sustainable World | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it
With the majority of the world's people now living in cities, they are both a major source of problems as well as a profound opportunity for solutions.
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Rachel Pike: The science behind a climate headline | Video on TED.com

In 4 minutes, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides a glimpse of the massive scientific effort behind the bold headlines on climate change, with her team -- one of thousands who contributed -- taking a risky flight over the rainforest in pursuit...
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Surviving progress

Surviving progress | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it
Ronald Wright's bestseller A Short History of Progress inspired this cinematic requiem to progress-as-usual. Throughout human history, what seemed like progress often backfired.
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"Footage from the real Silent Hill" Centralia, PA

---By Popular Demand--- ***** THE SONG NAMES ***** 1. Agfa Montage - One Hour Photo 2. Requiem For A Dream Soundtrack In researching different elements of Si...
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For a change of pace, this is an amature video of the environmental destruction of Centralia.  

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Ecological Footprint Quiz by Center for Sustainable Economy

Vous êtes vous déjà demandé quelles étaient les conséquences de votre mode de vie sur la nature ? Le Questionnaire sur l’Empreinte Ecologique donne une estimation de la superficie de terre et d'eau nécessaires pour produire ce que vous...
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Images from space track relentless spread of humanity

The past century has been defined by an epic migration of people from rural areas to the city. In 2008, for the first time in history, more of the Earth's population was living in cities than in the countryside.
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Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest

Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it
Jadav Payeng turned a barren sandbar in northern India into a lush new forest ecosystem.
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There is some hope afterall. 

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Willie Smits: How to restore a rainforest | Video on TED.com

By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits believes he has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.
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China's Three Gorges dam in trouble - 20 Nov 09

A new government report says that China's Three Gorges Dam project has doubled in cost. It will now require $25bn more than the initial cost of $25bn to rese...
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Gall--Peters Projection

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peters_projection From "The West Wing" Season 2 Episode 16
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Vicki Arroyo: Let's prepare for our new climate | Video on TED.com

As Vicki Arroyo says, it's time to prepare our homes and cities for our changing climate, with its increased risk of flooding, drought and uncertainty.
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James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change | Video on TED.com

Top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change.
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Back to the Start

Coldplay's haunting classic 'The Scientist' is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of the short film entitled, "Back to the St...
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Home

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FRESH is a documentary featuring Michael Pollan, Will Allen and Joel Salatin which celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system.
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What's A Lake Doing In The Middle Of The Desert? : NPR

What's A Lake Doing In The Middle Of The Desert? : NPR | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it
In the United Arab Emirates, a new ecology is emerging at a lake formed by desalinated water that's been pumped in from the Persian Gulf.
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Political Calculations: Visualizing the Global Carbon Footprint

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Why most natural disasters aren't natural at all

Why most natural disasters aren't natural at all | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it
Why most natural disasters aren't natural at all
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Asian glaciers 'putting on mass'

Asian glaciers 'putting on mass' | The Human-Environmental Relationship | Scoop.it
Some glaciers in the mighty Karakoram range are defying the global trend and getting slightly thicker, researchers find.
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