Journey To Planet Earth Analysis

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This paper will take the reader through a summary of what I have learned by watching the Journey To Planet Earth Video Series. Summary Of The Journey To Planet Earth Video series. In the video series Journey to Planet Earth, host Matt Damon takes us on a frightening journey that aims to teach us how humans are tipping the balance of our delicate ecosystem.
This is done in a way that helps viewers understand the seriousness of these environmental issues, but it also gives us hope for the future by offering ways that we can cope with the reality that humans have done critical environmental damage to our world, and will continue to do so without a fundamental transformation in the way we think, live and behave in the 21st century.
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Christian Parenti is an investigative journalist. He reports from the most treacherous war zones in the world. We find that his translator while reporting in Afghanistan is Ajmal Naqshbandi who was eventually killed by the Taliban. The following question from Matt Damon sets the stage for illustrating how climate change is the root of terrorist activities. “Ajmal received a hero’s funeral, but the Taliban still retained the allegiance of the local population. This paradox triggered a question for Parenti. Why did the people continue to support the Taliban?” (produced by Marilyn Weiner ; director/writer, Hal Weiner ; (1999-2009) Journey to Planet Earth a production of Screenscope Inc. in association with South Carolina Educational …show more content…
Satellite imagery shows a more promising sight -- the vast amount of water vapor circling the Earth. The whitest areas indicate rain or snow -- the only source of our planet 's freshwater. A closer view shows intense activity over the Amazon Basin of South America. (produced by Marilyn Weiner ; director/writer, Hal Weiner ; (1999-2009) Journey to Planet Earth a production of Screenscope Inc. in association with South Carolina Educational Television) We are in-fact running out of water. In our world, the demand for water doubles every 20 years. 30% of the world’s natural supply of fresh water is found underground. We are draining this precious resource at an alarming rate. Lester Brown Earth Policy Institute states, “More than half the world’s people now live in countries where water tables are falling and wells are going dry. In many ways I think it’s the most underestimated resource issue in the world. In recent months we’ve been hearing a lot about, world oil prices, the depletion of oil reserves and trying to estimate when world oil production will peak and turn downward as reserves are depleted. This is obviously important but it’s not as important as the depletion of underground water resources. We’d lived for millions of years without oil. We would live only a matter of days without water. There are substitutes

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