Its Fall and that means that Noise Pollution is back. Yesterday we had our first show of the semester at our new time (Tuesdays at 4). We talked about Sea Otter awareness week, the new Community Access Bikeshare station on campus (which you can still sign up for here) some Laurier Sustainability Resources (check out the Laurier Sustainability Office or the EcoHawks) and the … [Read more...] about Noise Pollution is Back
Hello listeners! I am sad to say that this is our last show for the semester and while we hope to return next year and maybe even do some podcasts over the summer, nothing is set yet so stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter for more info as we figure it out. If the show continues next year (and we hope it does) we are looking for another person to join us on the show. Mallaika … [Read more...] about Noise Pollution – End of Semester
This week we are getting ready for earth hour. Set your alarms for 8:30pm to turn off all of your lights, unplug unnecessary appliances and put down your devices. Spend an hour in the dark to participate in this world wide event to raise awareness for climate change. Check out the official page here www.earthhour.org to find out more or register to participate in an event near … [Read more...] about Earth Hour
This week we talked about blood ivory, which is the illegal poaching of African elephants for their ivory tusks. Due to poaching the population has declined from an estimated 26 million in 1800, to only about 400,000 still alive today. Over 100 African elephants are killed daily for their tusks and it is estimated that the species will become extinct in the next 10 years. We … [Read more...] about Blood Ivory
While scrolling through twitter this week I came across this really cool link from BBC earth, you put in your birthday, height and gender and it tells you lots of ways which the earth has changed since you were born, from how much the tectonic plates have moved in comparison to your height to how old you will be when we run out of coal and oil. We talked about how the earth has … [Read more...] about How has the Earth Changed in your Lifetime?