Global warming has been making headlines for a while now and has become a major issue on the radar of the world’s citizens. Believe or not, there are other global threats with which we should concern ourselves – like urban expansion and its effects on the surrounding areas or the current state of the world’s plants and animals.
Conveniently enough, PBS, with support from the National Science Foundation, has released a ten-volume video series to help explain the issues that affect our planet. The series entitled Journey to Planet Earth, narrated by Matt Damon and Kelly McGillis, takes you on a trip around the globe to look at how nature is holding up. Topics include water and air pollution, extinction, land use and other environmental issues.
To check the status and location of the videos, do a keyword search for “journey to planet earth” in the catalog or use the following link.