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Sustainability Explained Through Animation
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Sustainability Explained Through Animation

Fresh air, clean water, enough food, and a good quality of life. We all need these, but Earth’s ability to provide them is declining.

Discover the basic principles of sustainability: how to take care of our planet so everyone and everything can continue into the future. What’s good for the planet is good for us.

RealEyes
ElectroCity

ElectroCity

To build this city you must balance your citizens’ needs with the goal of green living. Keep in mind how every action affects the environment. More...

Game
Genesis Energy
The Fish Game

The Fish Game

In this game, you fish to support your family. Try to catch as many as possible without depleting future populations. More...

Game
The Cloud Institute
Sustainable Resources

Sustainable Resources

The world’s growing population needs more clean food and water, shelter, clothing, and good health. Investigate the conflicting demands of sustainability and the resources required to meet global needs. More...

Article
BBC
A Conversation with Shahid Naeem, Biosustainability Scientist

A Conversation with Shahid Naeem, Biosustainability Scientist

To ecologist Shahid Naeem, biodiversity is the engine of our environment. He works to achieve "biosustainability," short for "biologically based sustainability." More...

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The Atlantic
Every Last Drop

Every Last Drop

Scroll through this interactive website for a look at the staggering amounts of water we use everyday. Then find out how to turn that guzzle to a trickle. More...

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WaterWise/Nice and Serious
Peggy F. Barlett on the Importance of Having a Public Voice

Peggy F. Barlett on the Importance of Having a Public Voice

An expert in agricultural systems, anthropologist Peggy Barlett addresses the importance of sustainable food production and how higher education can contribute. More...

Profile
Emory University
Sustainable Agriculture: Photo Gallery

Sustainable Agriculture: Photo Gallery

See how people produce food around the world, and take a look at some of the threats to agriculture and a few novel solutions. More...

Images
National Geographic
Sustainable Fishing

Sustainable Fishing

Sustainable fishing practices guarantee that ocean and freshwater populations will be available for the future. Find out how technology can work toward and against that goal — and how you can help. More...

Article
National Geographic
Sustainable Food Quiz

Sustainable Food Quiz

Wild salmon, farm-made cheese, and farmers’ market vegetables… Quiz yourself on these and other sustainably produced foods. Even if you choose the wrong answer, you'll find out why with helpful information. More...

Interactive
National Geographic
Washington Inmates Help Protect Endangered Frog, Prison Budget

Washington Inmates Help Protect Endangered Frog, Prison Budget

Inside a correctional center, endangered Oregon spotted frogs are being raised for release into the wild. Investigate how water conservation led to an animal reintroduction project. More...

Video
PBS NewsHour
What Is Sustainable Development?

What Is Sustainable Development?

A sustainable world improves lives without permanently damaging our planet. Start with the research questions here to investigate a sustainable development project. More...

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education.com

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