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Conserving the Nature of America in a Changing Climate

Conserving the Nature of America in a Changing Climate

Nature astounds and inspires us with its diversity of oceans and wetlands, forests and grasslands. These special places play a vital role in the production of the planet’s oxygen, drinking water, and rainfall. They also produce a rich abundance of fish, wildlife, and plant species, and sustain our lives and nurture our spirits. Our nation’s …

Top 10 MOST INVASIVE Species Caused By Man

Top 10 MOST INVASIVE Species Caused By Man

Welcome to Top10Archive! An invasive species can be anything from plant, animal or fungus that is introduced to a non-native habitat and has a tendency to spread to a degree that causes damage throughout the environment, human health or economy. In this installment, we’re taking a look at 10 devastating invasive species, caused by man. …

Sandwich’s famous boardwalk submerged by high tide

Sandwich’s famous boardwalk submerged by high tide

POWER AND WERE LEFT IN THE COLD. NEWSCENTER 5’S DAVID BIENICK REPORTS FROM HARD HIT SANDWICH.>>WAVES PUNCHED THROUGH THE SAND DUNES THAT PROTECT SANDWICH , THEN SPILLED SAND AND WATER INTO THE PARKING LOT AT TOWN NECK BEACH. FROM THERE, THE WAVES ROLLED INTO THE MARSHLANDS BEHIND THE DUNES, SUBMERGING SANDWICH’S FAMOUS BOARDWALK AND SURROUNDING …

Can We Terraform the Sahara to Stop Climate Change?

Can We Terraform the Sahara to Stop Climate Change?

We have been hearing it for years. Climate change is happening. What I am about to present to you is fact. These are reliable measurements with multiple peer reviewed papers confirming the information. Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are the highest they have been in over 400 thousand years, confirmed by our analysis of hundreds of …

Dam Fun Facts About Beavers

Dam Fun Facts About Beavers

They’re one of the largest rodents in the world, they’re indisputably adorable, and hey, Canada doesn’t put just anyone on their money. But the main reason you should appreciate beavers is that they’re second only to us in their ability to completely transform the environments they live in. Usually for the better, though. While we …

Garry Oak Ecosystems Restoration Project

Garry Oak Ecosystems Restoration Project

Hello, bonjour. My name is Aimee Pelletier. I’m a Resource Management Officer with Parks Canada. That’s my official title but I’m actually the project manager for the Garry Oak Ecosystem and Species at Risk Recovery Project here at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site. My name is Susan Macisaac and I’m the Species at Risk …

How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees

How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees

8 million years ago, off the coast of Peru, a large mammal used its powerful claws to pull itself along the ocean floor, holding fast against the waves as it foraged for seagrass. 5 million years ago, a similar creature was burrowing underground in Argentina, digging burrows so massive that you could walk right into …