Category Archives: Environment

Why parents are now taxi drivers…

“The Thomases are not unusual. A 1990 study called “One False Move” tracked the unsupervised play spaces of British children across generations and found the newest 8-year-olds have 1/9th the roaming territory of their parents. That’s a one-generation change. Back in the 1970s, 80 percent of British 7- and 8-year-olds were allowed to go to school unsupervised. By 1990, the percentage was 10 percent.”

Do You Know Where Your Children Are? Is That Always A Good Thing? : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR.

Natural resources…

“Tracy, Cardiff, 14/3/2011 10:47 No, it was an earthquake, Duh!!! ” By removing the oil from the earth, we are removing the lubricant between the plates, restricting their movement, nothing flows as easy at it should. Think about it… we ARE taking too much of the planets resources

– Howard Trigg, Swindon, Uk, 14/3/2011″

Japan tsunami video shows tidal wave destroying everything in its path | Mail Online.

I give up.

The frontier is everywhere…

There is a moment that seems to have disappeared; the moment when we dreamt of a better future.

Carl Sagan was the the narrator of that moment and is sadly missed.

YouTube – NASA – The Frontier Is Everywhere.