Posts from the ‘environment’ category

Food Literacy: It’s About More Than Just Reading Labels: Eric Schofield at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Sixteen years after he dropped out of high school, Eric Schofield is now on his way to becoming a teacher. Eric talks about using “food literacy”…

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On Pipelines, Oil, and Risk: An FAQ

- – – THE GLOBAL Q: What is a pipeline? A pipeline is a means of transporting products from one point to another via a piping…

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Oil Tanker Spills: An FAQ

- – – GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ISSUE What are oil tankers? Oil tankers are ocean vessels that transport petroleum oil (10). Petroleum is a liquid…

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The Troubling Rise in Global Automobile Ownership: An FAQ

We are part of the problem. | Create infographics   What is the central issue of this FAQ paper? This FAQ paper addresses the global issue…

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Sacred Waste: a Polymeric Ritual at the New Orleans Fringe Festival

My friend Vince Says: “…A show called SACRED WASTE, which was created by LSU Ph.D. student Bonny McDonald, is playing in the upcoming New Orleans Fringe…

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Piece of Mine: A Conflict Minerals FAQ

- – – What are conflict minerals? Conflict minerals are natural resources whose illegal exploitation and trade in a context of war make millions in revenue…

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Nuclear Energy on Hold: An Atomausstieg FAQ

(Image via Michaela) – – – What is “Atomausstieg”? The German term Atomausstieg [1] refers to the end of the production and use of nuclear energy…

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#IdleNoMore at UBC – January 31st, 10:30am to 4:30pm

Sophia says: Recently a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty, and supporters have began to organize an event at UBC for January 31st. We share…

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PUBLIC HEARING: Northern Gateway pipeline panel coming to Vancouver

From Business Vancouver: The federal panel reviewing the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal will be in Vancouver later this month to hear final oral arguments for and…

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In case you’re wondering how an oil spill can turn into a theme park.

By DAVID NG Ever since the Keystone XL Pipeline (originally slated to transport Tar Sand bitumen from Alberta to Nebraska) was stalled, the attention on finding…

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