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The Ethics of Fracking

The Ethics of Fracking

Drilling for natural gas or fracking has been going on in the United States for sixty years. New techniques called "slick-water, high-pressure, horizontal drilling" introduced in the last decade have made the extraction of natural gas cheaper but at what cost? As this...

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Call of Life

Call of Life

There's a mass extinction occurring on our planet today. We may well lose half of the world's biological diversity, but do we know enough about what's going on to be scared by? Natural structures that have been solid for millions of years are...

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A Burning Question

A Burning Question

There seems to be a lot of bewilderment and doubt around climate change in the public. It's a difficult story to swallow and to comprehend what it means for humanity. So what do the ordinary people think about climate change in relation to...

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17 Days In Community: A Manifestation of Love

17 Days In Community: A Manifestation of Love

O.U.R. Ecovillage is a sustainable educational center and a presentation ground situated in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Their activities are rooted in Permaculture standards and give educational opportunities for natural architecture, sustainable food production and leadership. Situated on an...

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Years of Living Dangerously

Years of Living Dangerously

Years of Living Dangerously is a 9-part documentary concentrating on the climate alteration. James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub and Arnold Schwarzenegger are executive producers of this series and the episodes promote celebrity "detectives", who travel to regions around the world hit by global warming...

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Energy Quest USA

Energy Quest USA

Americans used to depend on animals for transporting people and cargo from one place to another. Oil from whales was used to illuminate their evenings. Today it's petrol and cars, and enormous amounts of electricity to brighten their cities and support their economy....

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Powering the Planet

Powering the Planet

The number of humans on Earth has now passed seven billion. And world energy usage is estimated to inflate more than 25% during the next 15 years, and probably will nearly double by the year 2050. But how much energy we need to...

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Earth: The Operators' Manual

Earth: The Operators' Manual

All over the globe people are trying to decrease their reliance on fossil fuels and endorse sustainable energy alternatives. In some parts of the world - China, Europe and Brazil - energy novelties are altering the way we live, and the US military...

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