Environmental Issues

I want to learn about Environmental Issues in Hispanic Countries.

 

Read, watch and/or listen to one of the sources below. Complete the Culture Capsule form (a copy is included at the end of this page.)  Turn the form  in to your teacher for credit. You may copy the form by hand or print it. 

 

Source #

Topic

Link

45

Spain

Oil Off The Coast Of Ibiza? Protesters Don't Want To Know  

http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/26/325627027/oil-off-the-coast-of-ibiza-protesters-dont-want-to-know

46

Argentina  Penguins 

http://www.npr.org/2014/01/30/268908419/changing-climate-in-argentina-is-killing-penguin-chicks

47

Nature. Mysterious Green Blobs.

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2014/05/16/313122134/intriguing-lime-green-blobs-appear-in-the-andes-mountains-are-they-alive

48

Oil.  Bolivia. 

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/06/286646472/u-s-judge-sides-with-chevron-in-amazon-pollution-case

49

Ecuador. Rain Forrest.  (Several of these items are related).  

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/08/21/214130298/ecuador-shoots-the-trees  

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/09/02/216878935/ecuador-to-world-pay-up-to-save-the-rainforest-world-to-ecuador-meh

50

Animals. Ecuador. 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/15/211755611/meet-the-olinguito-the-newest-member-of-the-raccoon-family

51

Alternate energy in Spain   

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/11/26/165911832/spain-hopes-for-economic-boost-with-wave-powered-electricity-plant

52

Spain

Wind Power

http://www.npr.org/2013/02/08/171453574/spains-wind-energy-industry-breaks-record

53

Spain

Solar

Energy

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128532115

104

Conservation in the Gran Chaco area of South America

(video)

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ng-live/cuellar-conservation-lecture-nglive?gc=%2Fvideo%2Ftravel%2Fcontinents-and-regions%2Fsouth-america&source=relatedvideo