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Documentary: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification (Video)

info-pictogram1 This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which may soon challenge marine life on a scale not seen for tens of millions of years. The film, featuring Sigourney Weaver, originally aired on Discovery Planet Green.
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Documentary: My Digital Addiction (Video)

info-pictogram1 How is our need to be constantly connected impacting our lives and could a digital detox be the solution?Al Jazeera’s Phil Lavelle is constantly connected, and can rarely be found without his face buried into one of his many mobile devices. He diagnosed himself as a digital addict – after researching the symptoms online, of course – but now feels the need to disconnect. We follow him as he checks into a digital detox facility and attempts to adapt to a life without his devices. Along the way, we explore the modern phenomenon of digital addiction.
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Documentary: Sexy Inc. Our Children Under Influence (Video)

info-pictogram1 Bissonnette’s documentary analyzes the hypersexualization of our environment and its noxious effects on young people.

Psychologists, teachers and school nurses criticize the unhealthy culture surrounding our children, where marketing and advertising are targeting younger and younger audiences and bombarding them with sexual and sexist images.

Sexy Inc. suggests various ways of countering hypersexualization and the eroticization of childhood and invites us to rally against this worrying phenomenon.
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COCOONED TREES (IMAGE)

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In 2010, millions of spiders climbed into the trees to escape the flooding in Pakistan. Because of the scale of it, many trees became cocooned in spider webs. People have never seen such a phenomenon before. We bet, you too haven’t seen something like this until now!

MULTIPLE RAINBOWS

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info-pictogram1 If you are incredibly lucky, you can be a witness of a triple and quadruple rainbow! However, they are very rare and in the last 250 years of research, there were only four sightings of this phenomenon. More common double rainbows appear when the rain is heavy. A fun fact is that the rainbow above is a reflection of the lower rainbow. You can see that it is a reflection because the colors are inverted.

ELECTRIC BLUE SEAS

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This natural phenomenon is known as the “bioluminescent bloom.” It’s the result of a mass of naturally-glowing plankton washing up all at once on a single tide. The best part is the effect is not harmful to humans at all.

SAND STORMS

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Dust or sand storms have always bedeviled desert travelers who may become lost. This phenomenon occurs when a strong wind whips up soil and sand particles into the atmosphere and carries them away. Sometimes sand storms can be so large that they are visible from space.