MIDWAY JOURNEY - Plastic Beach Pollution
In the Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king who was cursed to roll a
huge boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat
this throughout eternity.
A beach cleanup on Midway Atoll made us feel just like Sisyphus.
are millions of tons of plastics present in our oceans, and these are
constantly fragmenting into smaller and smaller pieces which are
scattered throughout the water column and present, in different
Preparing a Global Workforce: Teaching Chinese Language and Culture in California
Opening Remarks Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, University of California, Berkeley Keynote Address Sean Randolph, President & CEO, Bay Area Economic Forum Introduced by Leslie Tang Schilling, UC Regent and Committee of 100 Panel Discussion Teaching Chinese: Where Are We and Where Do We Want to Go? - Gay Yuen, California State University, Los Angeles - Beverly Hong-Fincher, Australian National University - Alice Carnes, Chinese American International School, San Francisco - Chi-Kuo Shen, Better Chin
History of Homelessness
John Foran, Praxis Housing CEO delivers a speech about the History of homelessness during a fund raiser at the West Point Club.
Temple Crest Park - Tampa Florida Plastic Pollution
Video encouraging cooperation and collaboration in the efforts to clean up the plastic pollution at a park in Tampa, Florida. Videos that document before and after clean up efforts are a good way to mobilize communities and measure impact.
Hi-tech physics, toxic soils and mussel shells
In this week's Planet Earth podcast from the impressively-named Diamond Light Source in Oxfordshire, England, hear how two researchers are using hi-tech physics to study different aspects of the environment.
A look at three performance demos for IE 9 Release Candidate An overview of three new Test Drive demos shipping alongside the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate. Preschool, Maze Solver and City of Videos highlight different aspects of browser performance using hardware acceleration. To get the latest version of Internet Explorer 9, visit: http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/
An overview of three new Test Drive demos shipping alongside the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate. Preschool, Maze Solver and City of Videos highlight different aspects of browser performance using hardware acceleration.
To get the latest version of Internet Explorer 9, visit: http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Author(s):
Digital Photogrammetric Restitution of the Pelourinho?s Fa?ades, in Salvador - Bahia, Brazil [Restit
Brazil has so many historical cities with important architectural heritage. Some of them are remains of the colonial times and aggregate beautiful buildings such as, palaces, public buildings and churches in baroque style, legacy of the Portuguese colonization. Despite of its cultural value, most of these building sets are under several kinds of threats. This paper discusses about the experience on digital photogrammetric restitution of the building fa?ades of Pelourinho, a neighborhood in the
ISS Update: Happy 68th Birthday Smokey Bear -- 08.09.12
ISS Update commentator Amiko Kauderer interviews Jeffrey Miller from the U.S. Forest Service inside Mission Control Center. It is the 68th birthday of Smokey Bear who has been promoting fire safety and prevention through the message, "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires." Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation.
Articulo : Journal of Urban Research
Articulo : Journal of Urban Research "is a peer-reviewed online journal devoted to the exploration of urban issues through the lens of a wide range of social science approaches. The Journal embraces a multidisciplinary perspective on the transformation of social, environmental and economic issues of cities and city regions. Publishing both theoretical and empirical articles, the Journal is an international forum that brings together academics and practitioners working on urban issues in cities a
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