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Earth 3.0 Resources in Film and Online

Creative ways to learn, take action, and participate in sustainability

LEARN
Google Ocean
Google Earth now lets you tour the oceans. Explore surface and seafloor features, including the depths of the Mariana Trench. You can also learn about ocean programs or trace a whale shark’s path.
http://earth.google.com/ocean

Current Climate
The U.S. Climate Change Science Program Web site features up-to-date research on climate change carried out by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA and 11 other federal agencies.
www.climatescience.gov

Extinction Revival
Species loss might sound depressing but not on Scientific American’s 60-Second Extinction Countdown blog. Suspense over species on the brink is peppered with stories of hard-earned successes.
www.ScientificAmerican.com/blog/60-second-extinction

Green Report Card
Does your college make the eco-grade? Find out which schools in the U.S. and Canada earned high marks on the College Sustainability Report Card in areas such as green buildings and student involvement.
www.greenreportcard.org

WATCH
Fuel
Discover what our thirst for oil is doing to us and find hope for alternative sources of energy in this award-winning 2008 documentary.
http://thefuelfilm.com

Under the Sea 3-D
Explore the oceans with narrator Jim Carrey in this 2009 3-D underwater adventure shown in IMAX theaters.
www.imax.com/underthesea

PARTICIPATE
Sustainability Festival
Green Festival, which calls itself the largest green-living event, is coming to a handful of major cities in 2009, including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Chicago. You can sample green products, food and information responsibly: at least 97 percent of all waste from the event is recycled, reused or composted.
www.greenfestivals.org

Better Design
View and vote for your favorite posters, logos, product designs, and more for a better planet at the Web site of Design 21: Social Design Network, in partnership with UNESCO.
www.design21sdn.com

TAKE ACTION
Change Your Style
Wearable Collections says textiles account for nearly 6 percent of New York City’s total annual waste. As an alternative, the organization sets up and empties recycling bins in apartment buildings, reselling salvageable clothing, shoes, handbags, linens and towels to raise money for charity. Contact them to find a bin near you or to start a program in your community.
http://wearablecollections.com/index.php

Carbon Pooling
Use iCarpool to share rides with co-workers and community members and keep track of your carbon dioxide emissions savings.
www.icarpool.com/en/MainPage/aspx

Green-Collar Jobs
Turn your pink slip green with a job search on AlternativeEnergy.com, powered by CareerBuilder.com. Browse the database for employment opportunities in energy and the environment.
http://alternativeenergy.com/jobs

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