Environment 101: Breathing Earth Simulator
"View the most impressive site of the world! - Δείτε το πιο εντυπωσιακό site του κόσμου!"\r\nBreathing Earth. This real-time simulation displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates.(Suggested by John Patra, Greek blogger extraordinaire, a not to be missed site.)
I hope you will enjoy this incredible simulation of CO2 emissions, births and deaths happening around the world.
The graphics are incredible. Not only does David Bleja offer us a visual help to understanding our breathing world but he also has some great suggestions of what we can do.
Sites David Bleja suggests we visit to learn how we impact the earth and how we can help solve the problem by slowing down the rate of global warming.
Footprint Network footprint calculator - Figure out your own ecological footprint.
wecansolveit.org - Join a global movement determined to help solve climate change.
"View the most impressive site of the world!" Breathing Earth Simulator site suggested by John Patra, Greek blogger extraordinaire.)
What makes a life worth living as you grow older?
- Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel revisits his essay on wanting to die at 75 years old.
- The doctor believes that an old life filled with disability and lessened activity isn't worth living.
- Activists believe his argument stinks of ageism, while advances in biohacking could render his point moot.
The Amazon Rainforest is often called "The Planet's Lungs."
- For weeks, fires have been burning in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, likely started by farmers and ranchers.
- Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, has blamed NGOs for starting the flames, offering no evidence to support the claim.
- There are small steps you can take to help curb deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, which produces about 20 percent of the world's oxygen.
Emojis might contain more emotional information than meets the eye.
- A new study shows that people who frequently used emojis in text messages with potential dates engaged in more sexual activity and had more contact with those dates.
- However, the study only shows an association; it didn't establish causality.
- The authors suggest that emojis might help to convey nuanced emotional information that's lacking in strictly text-based messaging.