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Conservation and Restoration Ecology: Crash Course Ecology #12

For the past 12 weeks, we’ve been investigating our living planet together, and learning how it works on many levels; how populations of organisms interact, how communities thrive and ecosystems change, and how humans are wrecking the nice, perfectly functioning systems Earth has been using for hundreds of thousands of years. And now it’s graduation… Read More »

Lunar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic

(bright music) – [Narrator] A lunar eclipse happens when the earth blocks some or all of the sun’s direct light from reaching the moon. This cosmic event only takes place during a full moon, which happens once every 29 and a half days, or the length of one full orbit of the moon around the… Read More »

Touching Eternity: Thich Nhat Hanh on Ecological Collapse | 2012 03 18

Good morning dear Sangha. Today is Sunday, March 18, 2012 and we are in the Upper Hamlet, during our Spring Retreat. Very nice to hear the sounds of the rain. And when you breathe in mindfully with concentration, you can also touch eternity. And when you make a step mindfully and with concentration, you can… Read More »

Ecology – Rules for Living on Earth: Crash Course Biology #40

For the last 38 episodes of Crash Course Biology, we’ve talked about how to make an organism. And you know what I’ve learned in those 38 weeks? Putting a living thing together is hard! There are molecules that make up organelles that run cells, which come together to form tissues, which make up organs that… Read More »

Does The Bible Say The Earth Is Flat? Did The Catholic Church Teach The Earth Is Flat?

Many individuals falsely believe that the majority of Catholics at the time of Christopher Columbus’s voyages believed the earth is flat. According to Jeffrey Burton Russell, historian and author of Inventing the Flat Earth, Washington Irving was one of the individuals most responsible for creating this myth. In Irving’s book, The Life and Voyages of… Read More »