Students set sail to save the world!
… university students, techies, researchers, executives and greens with a common cause to save earth from ill-effects of greenhouse emissions, rapid urbanisation, excess consumption of natural resources and changing lifestyle.
Setting off in ‘Ocean Endeavour’, the luxury ship navigated by 50 crew members,
The ship offers a superb guest experience with a nautical lounge, two restaurants, sundeck, and ample deck space for observation of polar landscapes. The ship’s interiors have a contemporary aesthetic that provides a bright and spacious feel to the cabins and common spaces.
Ocean Endeavour has a focus on health and wellness with newly-built saunas, pool, gym, hot tub and the Wellness Café and Juice Bar. The ship will offer guests onboard services and amenities that that will enhance their Polar expedition experience. There is also a Polar Boutique, where guests can buy gifts and/or any gear they might need for the voyage.
“Scientists warned British ministers 22 years ago their planned “dash for diesel” could cause a public health disaster, but were ignored because the then government believed climate change was more important”
“It said that although diesel produced less of the key greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide), it produced more of the toxic nitrogen dioxide and particulates that damage health.
It added: “The impact of diesel vehicles on urban air quality is a serious one. Any increase in the proportion of diesel vehicles on urban streets is to be viewed with concern unless problems of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides emissions are addressed.”
“(Reuters) – The population of moose in northeastern Minnesota dropped by 35 percent since last year, prompting state officials to cancel this year’s fall hunt and conservationists to blame warming temperatures for the massive creature’s decline.”
“Doug Inkley, a wildlife biologist and senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, said climate change is a factor.”
“MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Scientists are trying to figure out why the moose population in Minnesota has gone down as much as 65 percent.
The answers aren’t good news.
The Minnesota DNR captured 49 moose calves and fitted them with GPS transmitter collars. Days after finishing their work, 22 of the newborn moose had already died.
The DNR said most were killed by bears and wolves.”
Scientists Find Out Why Moose Population’s Slipping