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originally posted by: stosh64
a reply to: the2ofusr1
Have you seen the video 'Schooling the World'?
This is part 1. I used to have a link to the whole video but it is 'banned in my country' now.
Well worth an hour of your time IMHO.
originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
a reply to: stosh64
Is it just me or do some of those pics look photoshopped?
I don't think the message is lost even if they are tampered with...
But I did wonder that as well.
In the United States, which contains 8 percent of the world's forests, there are more trees than there were 100 years ago. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), "Forest growth nationally has exceeded harvest since the 1940s. By 1997, forest growth exceeded harvest by 42 percent and the volume of forest growth was 380 percent greater than it had been in 1920." The greatest gains have been seen on the East Coast (with average volumes of wood per acre almost doubling since the '50s) which was the area most heavily logged by European settlers beginning in the 1600s, soon after their arrival. Read more: www.mnn.com...
originally posted by: Eunuchorn
Future alien scientists will find a layer of "materialism" in the same way we can find layers depicting various periods during earths history before & after dinosaurs.