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International planning, cooperation and information sharing could lead towards a path of integrated and more sustainable development, as one segment affects the capacity for action in the others. There are linkages between disaster risk reduction, climate change and development. 

 

 

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NOAA report finds 2013 U.S. seafood landings and value increased from 2012 Last Updated on 2014-10-30 13:12:52 October 29, 2014 U.S. Commercial Fisheries 2013 - Total landings and values. (Credit: NOAA) In its annual report, Fisheries of the United States 2013, released today, NOAA Fisheries announced that U.S. fishermen landed 9.9 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, an increase of 245 million pounds from 2012. Valued at $5.5 billion, these landings represent an increase of $388 million from 2012. Click here to read more More »
IPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy Last Updated on 2014-10-20 09:50:34 Controversial statement, that was based on faulty data taken from a report by economist Richard Tol, has been removed from the final version of the report. Click here to read more  More »
Video: Bringing Climate Change to the Classroom - Will Steger Last Updated on 2012-08-03 00:00:00 SUMMARY Nalani McCutcheon directs a block of instruction on how to effect behavior change among students, pointing out that knowledge of climate change does not equate to action on the student's part. She makes three key factors in effecting student action: 1.) The power of significant time spent outside with nature 2.) The power of observation 3.) The poeer of longitudinal data She reference the work of Tom Tanner in support of her argument, specifically an extensive set of interviews he conducted of environmental activists in 1980. Two factors showed up as key to the participants becoming activists: significant time spent outside and the presence of an adult role model. After the lecture, Nalani breaks into a workshop in which everyone discusses barriers to providing students access to the natural world and the time and freedom to explore it. She wraps... More »
Video: TED Talks series - Sylvia Earle's TED Prize Wish to Protect our Oceans Last Updated on 2012-08-02 00:00:00 SUMMARY 18:12 minutes TED Talks series, FILMED FEB 2009 • POSTED FEB 2009 • TED2009 Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline -- as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet. GOALS Earle wants to wake up people the destruction and rapid decline that humans are causing to the ocean, and what the vast losses have and will continue to be unless there is a drastic change. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS I hope that someday we will find evidence that there is intelligent life among humans on this planet." (Sylvia Earle) Watch >> TED Talks: Sylvia Earle's TED Prize Wish to Protect our Oceans Listen >> TED Talks: Sylvia... More »
Podcast: TED Talks series - Sylvia Earle's TED Prize Wish to Protect our Oceans Last Updated on 2012-08-02 00:00:00 SUMMARY 18:12 minutes TED Talks series, FILMED FEB 2009 • POSTED FEB 2009 • TED2009 Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline -- as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet. GOALS Earle wants to wake up people the destruction and rapid decline that humans are causing to the ocean, and what the vast losses have and will continue to be unless there is a drastic change. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS I hope that someday we will find evidence that there is intelligent life among humans on this planet." (Sylvia Earle) Listen >> TED Talks: Sylvia Earle's TED Prize Wish to Protect our Oceans Click Here to Listen to... More »