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How We Can Keep Plastics Out of Our Ocean | National Geographic
 
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Plastic pollution poses one of the biggest known threats to the ocean, influencing all ecosystems from beautiful coral reefs to abyssal trenches, eventually accumulating in our own food. Learn more about how to upend the current system of produce-use-discard, and transition to a system which promotes reuse and repurposing of plastics. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe Learn more about Pristine Seas and National Geographic Society's other work to explore and protect the planet: http://nationalgeographic.org/ http://ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/explore/pristine-seas/ About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta How We Can Keep Plastics Out of Our Ocean | National Geographic https://youtu.be/HQTUWK7CM-Y National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 936562 National Geographic
Water pollution || What are the causes of water pollution || Video for kids
 
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Water pollution has become an increasing problem on our earth which is affecting the human and animal lives. It occurs when chemicals, waste or other particles cause a body of water to become harmful for everybody. Water Pollution is the contamination of water bodies like rivers, lakes, oceans, groundwater and aquifers; generally as a result of human activities. Let's Learn the Causes, Effects and Ways to Stop Water Pollution. For more videos go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/learningjunction/videos Stay tuned for more videos :)
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OCEAN POLLUTION: This Whale Had A Message From The Deep
 
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OCEAN POLLUTION: This Whale Had A Message From The Deep. We need to protect our Oceans! Twitter: https://twitter.com/iLavenderLush
Views: 1308243 LavenderLushLuxury
Ocean Pollution Documentary
 
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English Project - A documentary based on plastic and garbage pollution in our oceans.
Views: 20958 Cole Kashimoto
Marine Pollution
 
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The ocean covers almost three quarters of our planet. Populations in coastal regions are growing and placing increasing pressure on coastal and marine ecosystems. Marine pollution of many kinds threatens the health of the ocean and its living resources. While the past decades have seen efforts at the local, national, and international levels to address the problems of marine pollution, more needs to be done. Learn more about marine pollution at www.state.gov/ourocean.
Views: 118563 U.S. Department of State
13 Shocking Effects of Pollution
 
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13 Very important and terrible effects of the pollution that us humans are creating from trash harming animals to noise pollution Subscribe to American Eye http://goo.gl/GBphkv 7. Acid Rain Acid rain can occur naturally from volcanic emissions but there is a direct result of human activities and acid rain. With toxic fumes getting mixed into clouds, they get absorbed into our atmosphere and can come out from rain. Animals and plants need a particular ph level in order to stay healthy... 6. Noise Pollution Effects Many of us might limit the idea of pollution only to nature and not sound. We are quite used to the sounds of urban life and it doesn’t begin to bother us. Whether it’s listening to music or pets barking, it might not be a serious issue. But when noise keeps us from going to sleep at night, it begins to turn into pollution. This normal infers to noises that are unnatural and excessive. This can actually lead to more problems than you’d like to think. Our ears were not constructed to handle the amount of noise that we might experience in the big cities of today. Loud noise can certainly lead to sleeping disorders and health issues as well. Studies show that aggressiveness can be a direct link to noise pollution. This affects other animals as well, especially since they rely heavily on sound in for things such as hunting and mating rituals. 5. Toxic Air Pollution Some places in China are experiencing record high levels of air pollution. It’s getting so rough out there that even dogs are wearing surgical masks to protect themselves from the toxic fumes. In 2015, 100 million people were warned and told to stay inside their houses across 10 different cities. Schools and factories were shut down, hoping to reduce exposure to the heavy blankets of toxic air swarming the country. Rising levels of air pollution have caused a new disease; called the Beijing Cough. This is from burning a large amount of petroleum in recent years. In the past, the air pollution from China has travelled to the Central Valley of California. A number of children suffer from respiratory illnesses and things don’t seem to be getting any better. Kids are more vulnerable to respiratory illnesses due to their size Living somewhere with a lot of pollution certainly makes it difficult for Santa Claus act jolly during Christmas time 4. Smog Smog is a direct result of air pollution and other places like LA There are several pollutants that make the sky murky. There’s particulate matter which includes smoke and is the main cause for smog. But there are other pollutants that are released which certainly don’t help. Other common air pollutants include Hydrocarbons, Sulfur Dioxides, and silent, invisible killer (carbon monoxide). Cars, and trucks also emit a large amount of smog. A simple way to reduce this is to participate in carpooling or taking public transportation. Each year, 50,000 or more people die in the US due to air pollution. 3. Trash Outweighing Fish It’s predicted that in the future, about 30 years from now if changes aren’t made, they’re will be more trash in Earth’s oceans. The amount of plastic waste is much higher than other type of trash that is found and is much more hazardous to our ecosystem. Much of this could simply be avoided by just recycling. The plastic is not only valuable to companies who want to use it, but quite important to keep out of our oceans. It takes one plastic water bottle, 450 years to biodegrade. Some bottles possibly 1000! Debris left over from fishing can be left in the ocean and harm seals like we see in this photo. 2. Fish Kills Another shocking effect of pollution is what’s known as a fish kill. This is when a large amount of fish show up dead and can be caused from numerous environmental factors. Although there are natural causes for this, things like toxicity, reduced levels of dissolved oxygen and drought are all possible ways. Agricultural pollutions with water rich in pesticides can often reach places where fish are present. If a chemical like cyanide is released into the water, people will be able to tell from the fish's gills turning a cherry red. The fish’s habitat is fairly fragile and any slight changes in chemical compounds can result in fish kills. 1. Global Warming With so much carbon and greenhouse gases being emitted into the air, where are they supposed to go? Our ozone layer which regulates our temperature, keeps gases from escaping. Temperatures changed and oceans are getting warmer and even slight changes can have dramatic consequences. Glaciers melting. Coral reefs disappearing, droughts, floods can all be a result of this. Let’s all do our part and keep mother earth alive and flourising… Before it’s too late.
Views: 168281 American Eye
Problems caused by water pollution - Compilation
 
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Plastic fibers are found in “83% of the world's tap water.” Australian surfers quit jobs, invent Seabin to clean up ocean. Indonesia pledges $1 billion a year to curb ocean waste. Subscribe to TomoNews ►►http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-TomoNews Watch more TomoNews ►►http://bit.ly/MoreTomoNews TomoNews is your best source for real news. We cover the funniest, craziest and most talked-about stories on the internet. If you’re laughing, we’re laughing. If you’re outraged, we’re outraged. We tell it like it is. And because we can animate stories, TomoNews brings you news like you’ve never seen before. Top TomoNews Stories - The most popular videos on TomoNews! http://bit.ly/Top_TomoNews_Stories You Idiot! - People doing stupid things http://bit.ly/You-Idiot Recent Uploads - The latest stories brought to you by TomoNews http://bit.ly/Latest-TomoNews Ultimate TomoNews Compilations - Can't get enough of TomoNews? This playlist is for you! New videos every day http://bit.ly/Ulitmate_TomoNews_Compilations Thanks for watching TomoNews! Like TomoNews on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Follow us on Twitter: @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Follow us on Instagram: @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus Visit our website for all the latest videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox every day: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter
Views: 6150 TomoNews US
Marine pollution, 1st theme of the 2017 #OurOcean conference
 
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The Ocean is the blue heart of our planet … How can we prevent litter and contaminants from reaching our seas? Marine Pollution is one of the six themes of the #OurOcean conference (Malta, 5-6 October 2017). After the United States of America and Chile, the European Union is proud to host the "Our Ocean, an Ocean for Life" conference, at the initiative of High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella. Visit: http://www.ourocean2017.org/
Views: 21334 European Commission
The effects of ocean pollution
 
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A quick video on what we are doing to our oceans and what can be done to stop them. Find our social media links here! www.facebook.com/seavax/ https://twitter.com/SeaVax Find our website here! http://www.bluebird-electric.net/ Link to the music we used! www.youtube.com/watch?v=BY0U432m8W0&
Views: 45542 Project Seavax
How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?
 
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/PBSDSDonate What can you do to make the oceans plastic-free? (HINT: Hitting the subscribe button uses zero plastic) ↓↓↓Check the resources below ↓↓↓ Ocean plastic pollution is a massive environmental problem. Millions of tons of plastic waste enter the ocean every year, even plastic that goes in the trash can often ends up in the sea! This week we learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and look at the dangers ocean plastic poses to ocean animals. Plus, a few tips for you to reduce your own plastic use! Plastic Oceans Foundation: http://www.plasticoceans.org/ United Nations “Clean Seas” program: http://www.cleanseas.org/ The 5 Gyres Institute: https://www.5gyres.org/ Lonely Whale Foundation: https://www.lonelywhale.org/ Take this quiz to learn about your plastic impact: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/science/bottled-water-or-tap.html 10 ways to reduce plastic pollution: https://www.nrdc.org/stories/10-ways-reduce-plastic-pollution The no plastic straw pledge: http://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/no-straw-please/ Ocean plastic pollution resources from Monterey Bay Aquarium: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/conservation-and-science/our-priorities/ocean-plastic-pollution What will it take to get plastic out of the ocean? https://ensia.com/features/what-will-it-take-to-get-plastics-out-of-the-ocean/ Resources for teachers: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/education/teacher-professional-development/ocean-plastic-pollution-summit ----------- REFERENCES: Cózar, Andrés, et al. "Plastic debris in the open ocean." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111.28 (2014): 10239-10244. Jamieson, Alan J., et al. "Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in the deepest ocean fauna." Nature Ecology & Evolution 1 (2017): 0051. Jambeck, Jenna R., et al. "Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean." Science 347.6223 (2015): 768-771. “Moby-Duck” by Donovan Hohn (Harper’s Magazine) http://harpers.org/archive/2007/01/moby-duck/?single=1 ----------- FOLLOW US: Merch: https://store.dftba.com/collections/its-okay-to-be-smart Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Twitter: @okaytobesmart @DrJoeHanson Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Instagram: @DrJoeHanson Snapchat: YoDrJoe ----------- It’s Okay To Be Smart is hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Director: Joe Nicolosi Writer: Joe Hanson Producer/editor/animator: Andrew Matthews Producer: Stephanie Noone and Amanda Fox Produced by PBS Digital Studios Music via APM Stock images from Shutterstock http://www.shutterstock.com
Views: 891933 It's Okay To Be Smart
Ocean pollution: 60% of plastic waste in the oceans comes from just five Asian countries - TomoNews
 
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Plastic waste is slowly but surely taking over the world's oceans, and the bulk of them apparently comes from just five Asian countries. According to a study from Ocean Conservancy called Stemming the Tide, 55-60% of plastic polluting the oceans comes from five countries: China, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam. Uncollected and mismanaged waste on land accounts for about 80% of the 8 million metric tons of trash that flow into the oceans each year. Environmental organization Greenpeace claims corporations are also at fault for selling products in single-use plastic packaging, especially in so-called 'sachet economies' like the Philippines. Various studies have shown that plastic pollution negatively impacts marine animals, and may be indirectly affecting humans through the food chain. Fortunately, improving waste management practices in the five countries can result in a 45% reduction of global plastic waste leakage by 2025. In tackling plastic pollution, everyone has a role to play. From governments and big conglomerates to the people on the street — every bit helps. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- TomoNews is your best source for real news. We cover the funniest, craziest and most talked-about stories on the internet. Our tone is irreverent and unapologetic. If you’re laughing, we’re laughing. If you’re outraged, we’re outraged. We tell it like it is. And because we can animate stories, TomoNews brings you news like you’ve never seen before. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get your TomoNews merch today! http://bit.ly/tomonews-teespring Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus
Views: 72110 TomoNews US
The Effects of Water Pollution on Marine Life
 
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The Effects of Water Pollution on Marine Life
Views: 149201 Sam Blank
Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Ocean Pollution Awareness
 
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a massive dump of floating garbage in the Pacific Ocean. We contribute to it everyday by littering and using un-biodegradable materials. Our trash is taken downstream from rivers into the ocean, where currents sweep it to the closest patch.
Views: 2482202 oceanpollutionpatch
Karachi’s catastrophic pollution of the sea
 
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By Amar Guriro All manner of untreated waste flow into the sea at Karachi, mixed with the danger of oil spills from the two ports, the marine life near the city is deeply endangered More : https://www.thethirdpole.net/2016/06/08/karachis-catastrophic-pollution-of-the-sea/
Views: 1712 Amar Guriro
Plastic pollution in the ocean
 
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Plastic pollution is poisoning our oceans, and it is not just a threat for the environment but for the entire ecosystem, including humans. Project made for Lund University, Master in "Environmental Management & Policy". Group members: Federica Bertolani, Nikki Kelderman, Elena Mnatsakanian and Julija Skolina. Sources: Ecology Center: http://ecologycenter.org/plastics/ (Accessed on 17-11-15) Gall, S.C., Thompson, R.C., The impact of debris on marine life, Marine Biology & Ecology Research Centre, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, Available online 10 February 2015 Natural Resource Defense Council: http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/plastic-ocean/default.asp (accessed on 17-11-15) Plastics Europe, "Plastics – the Facts 2014/2015. An analysis of European plastics production, demand and waste data" report, 2015. http://www.plasticseurope.org/Document/plastics-the-facts-20142015.aspx Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP), Information document: Marine Debris as a Global Environmental Problem, 2011 The Ocean Clean Up project: https://www.theoceancleanup.com
Views: 123604 Federica Bertolani
The Problems and Causes of Ocean Pollution
 
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Ocean pollution is a major global issue. It affects everyone the whole world over, and if it isn't stopped, it could well destroy the planet. I hope this video makes people more aware of the problems of ocean pollution. Made for The Aware Youth, a website trying to get youths to think for themselves and make a difference. www.theawareyouth.co.uk. Chap Patefield-Isacoff, 13, made using VideoScribe.
Views: 22343 The Aware Youth
Pollution of sea in Vietnam April 6th, 2016
 
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Hello my friends. From April 6th to now, sea water in Vietnam (From Hà Tĩnh to Huế) has polluted very seriously. You must not use seafood or go to the beach in this year, even though some cities like Đà Nẵng or Ninh Bình, Hà Nội. Because the flow can flow to the north or south. Vietnamese has stopped use everything from sea, some family has saved salt and fish sauce. Cause of this pollution is from Formosa company (Taiwan's company) in Hà Tĩnh city has discharged polluted water to the sea. Experiment: 2 fishes die after 2 minutes in sea water from Vũng Áng (Hà Tĩnh). (and all of cities in the map too). Share this post for your friends and family to know. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vietnamtravelsbc/
Views: 1526 Quang Dung
Kids Take Action Against Ocean Plastic | Short Film Showcase
 
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Despite the vastness of Earth’s oceans, plastic pollutants are turning up everywhere, from the deep sea to the Arctic ice pack. In this short film from filmmaker Chris Hanson, 17 Hawaiian students study the impact of plastic pollution on their local beaches. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email [email protected] to submit a video for consideration. See more from National Geographic's Short Film Showcase at http://documentary.com Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Despite the vastness of Earth’s oceans, plastic pollutants are turning up everywhere, from the deep sea to the Arctic ice pack. Shockingly, researchers estimate that by 2050 the oceans will contain more plastic—by weight—than fish. As these degrading plastics leach potentially toxic chemicals into the seas, they pose a serious threat to ocean animals, as well as to humans. To combat this frightening prognosis, Hawaii—among other places—is contemplating a ban on the sale and distribution of single-use polystyrene. In this short film from filmmaker Chris Hanson, 17 Hawaiian students study the impact of plastic pollution on their local beaches in order to help create a more sustainable future for the world’s oceans. Follow Chris Hanson on Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/user1849432 Winner of the Film4Climate competition organized by the Connect4Climate Program of the World Bank http://www.film4climate.net/ Kids Take Action Against Ocean Plastic | Short Film Showcase https://youtu.be/hKFV9IquMXA National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 172560 National Geographic
Animated Lesson to learn about Water Pollution at www.turtlediary.com
 
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Kids will learn all about Water Pollution and it's prevention in this lesson. For more educational games and videos visit www.turtlediary.com
Views: 384798 Turtlediary
Plastic Ocean
 
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United Nations - Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our story shows the damage to all creatures who depend on the ocean for their food – from birds… to us. 21st Century: Episode #126 This is an adaptation from the original documentary “A Plastic Ocean” by the Plastic Oceans Foundation Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcshow126plasticocean.pdf
Views: 1106676 United Nations
Under the Sea Pollution - Little Mermaid Parody
 
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What happens when you combine- A terrible singing voice A horrible attempt at a Caribbean accent A cheesy midi file And a song I wrote about water pollution? You get my first ever youtube video! --I sang this several times and this was the one (shudder!) that came out best-- lyrics: (Ariel, listen to me. The human world, it's a mess. And they've decided to share that mess with us!) The seaweed was always greener But now it's been turning black They make lots of garbage up there They can't seem to hold it back Their refuse, no place to dump it Their sewage, no place to store So guess where they choose to pump it Right here on the ocean floor Under the sea, under the sea Plastics and metal down here they settle Permanently Medical sludge keeps up its flow Nuclear waste gives us a glow Whatever they're flushing all ends up gushing Under the sea Up there all the ships keep leaking And leave us with oil slicks It seem as if all those tankers Is made out of ice cream sticks The fish in a bowl is lucky They find it to be quite freeing 'Cause they're not ingesting rubbish Or stuck in a six-pack ring Under the sea Under the sea More offshore drilling, chemical spilling Plentifully If you've a chance to leave this fate It might be best you take the bait With all this trouble, life's on the bubble Under the sea Under the sea If you will stick here, you will be sick here Ultimately Even the sturgeon and the ray They need a surgeon right away Once life was sounder, now we all flounder Under the sea The smelt has a welt The trout has the gout The chub has a stub and can't get it out The shrimp has a limp The hake has an ache The jack got a crack and broke The plaice has a case of swill in the gill The fluke, see him puke The eel he ill The sole and the sprat They looking quite flat And oh, that blowfish choke! Under the sea Under the sea Where the sardine he needs a vaccine Immediately We face so many threats ahead Soon you'll be finding Nemo dead Each little clam here stuck in a jam here Under the sea Each little prawn here feeling all drawn here Under the sea Each little snail here looking all pale here That's why you gotta' get outta' the watta' With all of their muck here we're out of luck here Under the sea
Views: 22103 MrPensworth
Effect of water pollution to sea animals
 
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A message to all about water pollution, "Please don't pollute water..."
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Causes and effects of water pollution
 
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Water is a  basic resource that  guarantees the life of all living beings on the planet. However, its scarcity and pollution cause millions of people to have poor access to this much-needed asset. Although there are processes such as water treatment or desalination that facilitate its treatment, use and consumption in areas with quality or supply problems, it is first necessary to avoid its contamination. In this video we show you what are the main causes of water pollution, as well as its effects. More information: http://www.activesustainability.com/causes-consequences-water-pollution Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/interacciona1?sub_confirmation=1 Website: http://www.acciona.com/ --Social Media-- Twitter: https://twitter.com/acciona_en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ACCIONA.English/ LinkedIn: http://acciona.sa/YsSOM Google +: http://acciona.sa/YsT6T Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acciona/
Views: 157923 ACCIONA
Water Pollution
 
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Water Pollution is a familiar topic, where solutions are rarely found. The reasons are usually industrialization and lack of political will. In a world ruled by the power of money, polluting our water sources and driving thousands of animal species to extinction is a less important issue than following corporate interests. Water is everyone's right and we must unite to prevent water ownership and privatization. Cookie is a spotted seal, who is concerned about people's treatment of the water sources worldwide. Going from one fact to the other, he comes to the conclusion, that those who have the biggest impact are the ones who can actually make a change and prevent further damage on the most important natural resource. © Kiril Kalchev HdM Stuttgart 2013 Inform yourself clicking the links bellow: http://www.edf.org/ (Environmental Defense Fund) http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/plastic-ocean/ (Natural Resources Defense Council) http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/ (World Wide Fund) http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/blue_planet/ (World Wide Fund) http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/en/ (World Health Organization) http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/about-freshwater-initiative (NG Freshwater Initiative) http://bluegold-worldwaterwars.com/ (Water Preservation Documentury) https://secure.peta.org.uk/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=5&ea.campaign.id=19376&ea.tracking.id=DEVO_FB_Gen (Stop The Seal Slaughter!)
Views: 243678 KIRO
SEA TURTLES AND POLLUTION
 
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sea turtles
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What Is Water Pollution | Chemistry for All | FuseSchool
 
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Learn the basics about water pollution, whilst learning about environmental chemistry. The substances mankind throws away have polluted lakes, rivers and even the oceans. The United Nations estimate that around 10% of the world’s people do not have access to clean drinking water. The main problem with this untreated water is that it can carry diseases, such as cholera, that spread through untreated human faeces. This is particularly serious in shanty towns near big cities and in refugee camps. Rivers and streams can also be polluted with diseases from water coming from badly managed rubbish dumps. But human sewage is not the only substance that pollutes our water supplies – most of the other substances humans allow to escape into streams, rivers and the oceans, are more a danger to natural ecosystems than to us directly. Chemical fertilisers are much more soluble in water than organic, manure-based fertilisers, so heavy rain can wash them into streams and lakes, causing eutrophication. The fertilisers cause algae to grow very fast forming a mat on the lake surface, which blocks sunlight from the vegetation deeper down, which then dies. Bacteria feed off the dying vegetation and use up the remaining oxygen supply. Once the oxygen has gone all animal life dies and the lake ecosystem is destroyed. If heavy metals, such as lead mercury and cadmium, get into rivers and lakes many animals will die. Radioactive waste is normally stored above ground in water tanks, waiting for a more permanent underground storage where it has to be safe for millions of years. There are fears that these underground stores could fail and contaminate water courses. Following a nuclear disaster, water courses and the oceans can become dangerously polluted with radioactive waste. During mining and drilling operations to extract minerals from the earth, aquifers, which are underground water courses, can become polluted. Huge amounts of plastic thrown away from ships, and washed out to sea from rubbish dumps on land, have ended up floating in huge islands of waste causing a serious threat to fish, seabirds and other marine animals. Coal and oil fuelled power stations have been responsible, more so in the past, for causing acid rain. Fossil fuel and nuclear power stations need large amounts of water for condensing the steam which drives their turbines. This water is usually cooled on site in the great cooling towers that dominate the skyline of power-stations. Even so the water will be returned to the river or sea warmer than before. This can upset the river or sea ecosystems. Although not material pollution this waste heat is a pollutant. SUBSCRIBE to the Fuse School YouTube channel for many more educational videos. Our teachers and animators come together to make fun & easy-to-understand videos in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths & ICT. JOIN our platform at www.fuseschool.org This video is part of 'Chemistry for All' - a Chemistry Education project by our Charity Fuse Foundation - the organisation behind The Fuse School. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Find our other Chemistry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW0gavSzhMlReKGMVfUt6YuNQsO0bqSMV Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the Fuse School platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Follow us: http://www.youtube.com/fuseschool Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: [email protected]
Sea Turtle with Straw up its Nostril - "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS
 
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This is the original video! Filmed by Christine Figgener, marine biologist at Texas A&M University. ***WARNING: Graphic Content & Inappropiate/ Strong Language!*** This video shows graphically why plastic waste is detrimental to marine life, especially single-use plastics (such as straws, which are one of the most redundant items). This turtle suffers from an item that is human-made and used by most of us frequently. The research team around Christine Figgener (Texas A&M University) found a male Olive Ridley sea turtle during an in-water research trip in Costa Rica. He had a 10-12 cm PLASTIC STRAW lodged in his nostril and they removed it. SAY "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS, AND ANY KIND OF ONE-TIME USE PLASTIC ITEMS! If you would like to support our research and conservation efforts in Costa Rica, please think about donating to our GoFundMe Campaign http://gofundme.com/wuhvd6zj UPDATES The Plastic Pollution Coalition just launched their "No Straw" Campaign in collaboration with us. Take the No-Straw-Pledge and learn more: http://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.... ----- The Story behind the viral video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLN52... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MPHb... OUR STORY: My research team found a male Olive Ridley sea turtle during an in-water research trip in Costa Rica. He had a 10-12 cm PLASTIC STRAW lodged in his nostril. After initially thinking that we are looking at a parasitic worm, and trying to remove it to identify it, we cut a small piece off to investigate further and finally identified what we were REALLY looking at. After a short debate about what we should do we removed it with the plier of a swiss army knife which was the only tool available on our small boat (not intended for overnight stays), since we were on the ocean, in a developing country, a few hours away from the coast and several hours away from any vet (probably days from any vet specialised in reptiles, not to mention sea turtles) and x-ray machines. Plus, we would have incurred a penalty (up to time in jail) on ourselves by removing the turtle since that is beyond our research permits. He did very obviously not enjoy the procedure very much, but we hope that he is now able to breath more freely. The blood from the shoulder is from a 6mm skin biopsy we took previously to this event for a genetic study (part of our permitted research), which usually doesn't bleed much, but which started bleeding while restraining the turtle. We disinfected the air passageway with iodine and kept the turtle for observation before releasing him back into the wild. The bleeding stopped pretty much immediately after the removal of the straw, and when we released him, he swam happily away. The turtle very likely swallowed the straw while ingesting other food items and then either expelled the straw together with the redundant sea water through her nostrils, or regurgitated the straw and it ended up in the wrong passageway. The nasal cavity of sea turtles is connected directly to the palate (roof of the mouth) by a long nasopharyngeal duct. Copyright: Christine Figgener To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected] If you are interested in following my adventures in the world of marine turtles and ocean conservation, make sure to also follow me on Social Media: IG http://bit.ly/2Ky4DR5 - @ocean_amazon Twitter http://bit.ly/2lJpu64 - @ChrisFiggener Facebook http://bit.ly/2MBeFyp - @cfiggener http://puranatura.zenfolio.com/ Contact Email: [email protected] http://www.bio.tamu.edu/index.php/directory/graduate-student-figgener/ Christine Figgener, Dipl.-Biol. (M.S.) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BACKGROUND What are single-use plastic items? http://www.greeneriepa.org/single-use... http://singleuseplastic.co.uk/what-we... What can you do? REDUCE (REFUSE=STRAWS)/ RE-USE/ RECYCLE http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/rrr... Organise your own beach cleanups! An amazing plastic clean-up project is the TWO HANDS PROJECT, collect trash and post it on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/twohandsproject http://www.twohandsproject.org/ MORE INFO: http://micro2016.sciencesconf.org/ http://www.kcet.org/news/redefine/red... http://www.plasticchange.org/en/om-pl... http:/theoceancleanup.com
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Mumbai : Water Pollution Caused Death Of Sea Treassure
 
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Pollution of Ocean Water in South Asia
 
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Free video for http://epSos.de about ocean water pollution in Malaysia. The pollution of ocean water in this environmental video comes form sewerage and dirty roads in Penang. The black water is a result of soot from cars, scooters and motorbikes. The environment is suffering. The tourism is suffering and the local people suffer from high gasoline prices and allergies. People of Malaysia should demand their local governments to improve the sewerage systems and to give subsidies for buying electric scooters, motorcycles and cars. The green environment needs protection, because it is the major reason for the tourists to come from around the world. The swimming and diving on this polluted sea shore beach is very common. The beautiful sunset is not good enough to hide the ugly pollution that is damaging tourism in Malaysia. This cool video of epSos.de is free to use, edit, sell and distribute. Just mention epSos.de and have fun !!!
Views: 3639 epSos.de
What is MARINE POLLUTION? What does MARINE POLLUTION mean? MARINE POLLUTION meaning & explanation
 
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What is MARINE POLLUTION? What does MARINE POLLUTION mean? MARINE POLLUTION meaning - MARINE POLLUTION definition - MARINE POLLUTION explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Marine pollution occurs when harmful, or potentially harmful, effects result from the entry into the ocean of chemicals, particles, industrial, agricultural and residential waste, noise, or the spread of invasive organisms. Eighty percent of marine pollution comes from land. Air pollution is also a contributing factor by carrying off pesticides or dirt into the ocean. Land and air pollution have proven to be harmful to marine life and its habitats. The pollution often comes from non point sources such as agricultural runoff, wind-blown debris and dust. Nutrient pollution, a form of water pollution, refers to contamination by excessive inputs of nutrients. It is a primary cause of eutrophication of surface waters, in which excess nutrients, usually nitrogen or phosphorus, stimulate algae growth. Many potentially toxic chemicals adhere to tiny particles which are then taken up by plankton and benthos animals, most of which are either deposit or filter feeders. In this way, the toxins are concentrated upward within ocean food chains. Many particles combine chemically in a manner highly depletive of oxygen, causing estuaries to become anoxic. When pesticides are incorporated into the marine ecosystem, they quickly become absorbed into marine food webs. Once in the food webs, these pesticides can cause mutations, as well as diseases, which can be harmful to humans as well as the entire food web. Toxic metals can also be introduced into marine food webs. These can cause a change to tissue matter, biochemistry, behaviour, reproduction, and suppress growth in marine life. Also, many animal feeds have a high fish meal or fish hydrolysate content. In this way, marine toxins can be transferred to land animals, and appear later in meat and dairy products.
Views: 5453 The Audiopedia
Blue Planet II Plastic Pollution Awareness 2018
 
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Sir David Attenborough's haunting message on plastic pollution in the oceans. Buy the DVD which shares extraordinary new discoveries and examines what the future holds for our blue planet. A Must See: BBC One's "Drowning In Plastic" Monday 1st October 2018 20:30
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Pollution and Its Impact on Fish
 
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Sean Dixon sheds light on how various forms of pollution impact our fish. Learn ways we can help reduce our impact on the fish and make a positive change! For more information on What You Can Do, please visit: Facebook - www.Facebook.com/whatyoucando Twitter - www.Twitter.com/whatyoucando Website - www.whatyoucando.com Blog - www.whatyoucandoseries.blogspot.com Vlog - www.youtube.com/unstoppableminute.com Pinterest - www.pinterest.com/1minette For more information on On the Leesh Productions, please visit: Website - http://www.ontheleesh.com Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/ontheleesh Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/ontheleesh Blog - http://www.ontheleesh.blogspot.com
Views: 5549 What You Can Do
consequences of water pollution
 
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This video is about an island in the ocean at 2000 km from any other coast line. Nobody lives, only birds and yet, you will not believe what you will see here. Please don't throw anything into the sea. Unbelievable, just look at the consequences.
Views: 3996 arcka thesun
Ocean Pollution PSA
 
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Created using http://studio.stupeflix.com/
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Bryce Animation - Water Pollution and Marine Life.
 
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A video directed to general audiences and business owners, to analyse the several causes of water pollution and how they affect Sea Life. I hope to convey the stated message through this video. - Barakah Moti 10C Qatar Academy
Views: 1083 Barakah Moti
Ocean pollution short documentary
 
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I made this short documentary for my digital video class, I hope you guys enjoy it as much as I do!
Views: 15339 Ryan Gallagher
Oil Spills in the Ocean and Oil Pollution
 
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Oil Spills in the Ocean and Oil Pollution - Seas are no longer water!! This video is an introduction on Oil Spills in the ocean, water pollution by ships, oil pollution, its impact, crude oil pollution, skimming and cleaning processes, oil spill and resultant danger in ecosystem and more. You can view complete video of Oil Spills - Seas are no longer water!! on http://www.video.marinebiztv.com/videos.php?video=MjYz&key=search&k=b2lsIHNwaWxscw== Here you will find a darker side of the sea that introduces us to an oily and the most deadly issue, Oil Spill in the ocean. Even during these modern days, when ships are equipped with the advanced technological devices and when in-numerous people depend on coastal areas; oil spill continues to be a major threat to the marine environment. Most man-made oil pollution comes from land-based activities but unfortunately public focuses more on seagoing oil tankers. Heavier crude oil of less toxicity remain on the water surface much longer as oil is lighter than water and does not decompose, as it is also flammable oil spills can usually fuel ocean fires.
Views: 123471 marinebiztv
Ocean Pollution: Marine Life in Danger
 
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Every year, marine animals die due to what humans throw into the ocean. Plastic is killing these underwater organisms and it is up to us to stop it. Save these creatures and our world by simply reducing, reusing and recycling. Thanks for watching!
Views: 5623 Joanne Giubilaro
PSA Ocean Pollution
 
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Ocean pollution is affecting the entire world, and we should do something about it so save marine species and our planet.
Views: 16197 themoralesv
Sea Pollution 3D Animation
 
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This is the 3D Animation, Rendering and Modelling group project done by Derrick's group. I find it very nice, so i'm posting it for him. *^^*
Views: 28529 FiOh Shen
Indian Ocean Water Pollution
 
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Views: 1228 RFFilmer

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