Watch the phenomenon of midnight sun, when the sun shines for 24 hours in the summer. Shot by Joe Capra, this film is a time lapse of Iceland’s landscape bathed in the golden light from the sun that never fully sets during the summer. With only a car and his equipment, Capra traveled the country […]
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Nature lovers can now identify their favorite trees just by taking a picture of their leaves. Created by scientists from the Smithsonian Institution, Columbia University and the University of Maryland, Leafsnap allows users to find the common name, scientific name and pictures of trees they identify. It is the first collaborative app by the three […]
A Touching Memoir About Finding Love, and Saving Animals, in AfricaBeing at home in nature has never been a problem for Dame Daphne Sheldrick. In her new book, Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), she recounts her life in Kenya surrounded by the African wilderness and its creatures. Central […]
Querido DiálogoEcológico: He visto bastantes anuncios celebratorios en televisión, muchos patrocinados por British Petroleum (BP), instándome a ir de vacaciones en el Golfo de México. ¿Pero han vuelto las cosas realmente “a la normalidad?”
Querido DiálogoEcológico: El plomo fue eliminado gradualmente hace mucho tiempo de la gasolina de automóvil, pero se ve todavía en el combustible de aviación y es la fuente más grande de emisiones de plomo ahora en EEUU. ¿Qué se está haciendo?
Part of a glacier cracks and falls into the Arctic Ocean, as captured by the group One World One Ocean. Members of One World One Ocean shot this video while traveling to the Arctic. The organization, created by filmmaker Greg MacGillivray and his family, works to educate people about ocean problems using multimedia. The organization […]
For those interested in climate change, NASA has a new app to see how and why climate data is not the same as it used to be. The updated 1.4 version of the Earth Now app was developed by the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in order to give users a way to track global climate […]