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Easter Island Mystery from Khan Academy

Easter Island Mystery from Khan Academy The purpose of this activity as stated by Khan Academy: “Good critical thinkers need...

Keeping the holidays more eco-friendly

An interesting article; it provides suggestions and resources for how we can keep the holidays more eco-friendly. The article also...

Teaching Students about Food Deserts

Food security is a huge social class issue as well as an environmental justice issue. In the past, I’ve done...

Pollution, recycling and greenwashing

If you have been following the election debates and the news, you have probably seen this viral video of Van...

The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights & the Politics of Pollution

This is a talk given by Professor Robert Bullard at UC Santa Barbara in 2006. You will see how relevant...

Climate Migrants or Refugees?

After watching the video and reading the article on terminology for class today, I wanted to learn more about how...

What You Wear Matters to the Environment

One of the highest contributors to waste and environmental pollution is fast fashion. I happened across this video (12:41-19:05) on...

Your Corpse’s Environmental Impact

Your Corpse’s Environmental Impact

This entertainingly morbid video from the series “Ask a Mortician” by Caitlin Doughty, founder of The Order of the Good Death, focuses on the highly problematic environmental–as well as financial–impact of the funeral industry. Doughty explains the severe environmental issues involved in traditional American burials and cremations. She then goes into two eco-friendly alternatives: aquamation/water …

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Climate crisis: 5 big recommendations to reduce air pollution, say experts

I don’t think this paper provides any new information for us but I like the visuals and the organization and...

Country going underwater soon

In this TED Talk, Kiribati President Anote Tong discusses his country’s present climate catastrophe and its imperiled future. Subtitles: Italian,...

Air pollution is the ‘new tobacco’, warns WHO head

This is again a year old – still relevant though-, but could be used for classroom purposes.

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