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Videos / Earth Sciences

How Are Volcanoes Formed?
A well animated clip on plate tectonics, showing how continents drift and volcanoes are born.

  • Currently /5 Stars.
Learning From Sherman The Shark
Cartoonist Jim Toomey created the comic strip Sherman's Lagoon, a wry look at underwater life starring Sherman the talking shark. In this talk he addresses how he uses his comic to shed light on oceanic issues.

  • Currently /5 Stars.
Last Chance To Save The Wild Tiger
Who among us will look tigers in the eye and say: "we admired everything about you, except your very existence"?

  • Currently /5 Stars.
The World's Deepest Caves
Bill Stone, a maverick cave explorer who has plumbed Earth’s deepest abysses, discusses his efforts to mine lunar ice for space fuel and to build an autonomous robot for studying Jupiter’s moon Europa.

  • Currently /5 Stars.
Mountain Top Removal
TOXIC went to West Virginia to investigate mountain-top removal – which a way of extracting coal from deposits under mountains by blowing the top off of it.

  • Currently /5 Stars.
The Oil Spill's Unseen Culprits, Victims
Carl Safina scrapes out the facts in this blood-boiling cross-examination, arguing that the consequences will stretch far beyond the Gulf -- and many so-called solutions are making the situation worse.

  • Currently /5 Stars.