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4 Ways Ancient Infrastructure Can Prepare Us for the Future [Video]

Ancient civilizations developed clever solutions to their unique challenges and environments, and learning from those engineers can help us build a greener world today.Thumbnail Modified From: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yakhchal_of_Yazd_province.jpgSciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———-Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow———-Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:Alisa Sherbow, Silas Emrys, Chris Peters, Adam Brainard, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Jeremy Mysliwiec, charles george, Tom Mosner, Christopher R Boucher, Alex Hackman, Piya Shedden, GrowingViolet, Nazara, Matt Curls, Ash, Eric Jensen, Jason A Saslow, Kevin Bealer, Sam Lutfi, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Bryan Cloer, Jeffrey Mckishen———-Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?SciShow Tangents Podcast: http://www.scishowtangents.orgFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishowTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishowInstagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow———-Sources:https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/earliest-and-greatest-engineers-were-incans-180947976/https://www.sapiens.org/archaeology/inca-rope-bridge/ https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/peruvians-re-weave-incan-string-bridge-frayed-pandemic-2021-06-15/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/inca-grass-rope-bridge-qeswachaka-unesco?loggedin=truehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/inca-rope-bridge-built-span-national-mall-washington-dc-180955609/ https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nvpt-sci-hydraulicpetra/nova-building-wonders-petra-hydraulic-engineering-in-ancient-petra/ https://www.budjbim.com.au/latest-news/5/on-the-trail-of-the-eel/https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-05-29/eel-migration-from-victoria-to-tropical-spawning-grounds/100142688https://www.budjbim.com.au/https://www.awe.gov.au/parks-heritage/heritage/places/national/budj-bimhttps://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1577/https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/budj-bim-park-cultural-landscapehttps://theconversation.com/the-detective-work-behind-the-budj-bim-eel-traps-world-heritage-bid-71800https://www.gunditjmara.org.au/about-ushttps://vfa.vic.gov.au/education/fish-species/short-finned-eel http://jfa.arch.metu.edu.tr/archive/0258-5316/2012/cilt29/sayi_2/223-234.pdf https://www.maxfordham.com/research-innovation/the-physics-of-freezing-at-the-iranian-yakhchal/ https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210810-the-ancient-persian-way-to-keep-cool https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20180619-irans-ancient-engineering-marvelhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/iran-qanat-irrigation-engineering-history-video?loggedin=truehttps://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1506/ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032114008351 Images:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Details_Roman_Road_Santa_Agueda.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aqueduct_Segovia_2_2012.jpghttps://www.flickr.com/photos/136041510@N05/24006386854https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pont_Julien,_a_3_BC_Roman_arch_bridge_over_the_Calavon_river,_built_on_the_Via_Domitia,_France_(14715845784).jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Inka_suspension_bridge_Qeswachaka_DSC_2730.jpghttps://www.flickr.com/photos/maurogambini/4936193954https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rio_apurimac.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Segmental-arch-center.pnghttps://www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.mt0084.photos/?sp=14https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spannband-Holzbruecke,_Essing_01_10.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Al_Khazneh_Petra_edit_2.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arabia_Petraea.svghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P%C3%A9tra._Vestiges_d%27une_tuyauterie_en_terre_cuite.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P%C3%A9tra._R%C3%A9servoir_creus%C3%A9_dans_le_roc.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Petra_Jordan_BW_40.JPGhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Budj_Bim_%E2%80%90_Mt_Eccles_National_Park,_Victoria,_Australia_39.jpghttps://www.inaturalist.org/observations/100539546https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Budj_Bim_%E2%80%90_Mt_Eccles_National_Park,_Victoria,_Australia_18.jpghttps://www.inaturalist.org/observations/18413120https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/3977618https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qanat_Kashan.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qanat_cross_section.svghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Insideqanat.JPGhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:QanatFiraun.JPGhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Windcatcher_at_Ganjali_Khan_Complex,_Kerman.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qanat_wind_tower.svghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yakhch%C4%81l_of_Geli2021_9.jpghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Malqaf.svghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Andes1a.JPG

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Climate Denialism: Can we stop it? | Plan It Green [Video]

Climate misinformation on social media is “rampant”, according to a new report. Can you spot it? Environment correspondent Nick Clark finds out what’s being done to fight it.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/@NickClarck @Al Jazeera English #PlanItGreen#AlJazeeraEnglish

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Nature

How Tutankhamun Got His Gold | Lost Treasures of Egypt [Video]

Tutankhamun was buried with over 260 pounds of gold and archeologist are trying to find out how the pharaoh mined and amassed so much gold.➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe➡ Catch all of Season 1 of Lost Treasures of Egypt on Disney+: https://on.natgeo.com/3i48ynp➡ Watch more Lost Treasures of Egypt: https://bit.ly/LostTreasuresofEgyptAbout Lost Treasures of Egypt:An immersive, action-packed and discovery-led series following International teams of Egyptologists as they unearth the world’s richest seam of ancient archaeology – Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. For a full season of excavations and with unprecedented access to the teams on the front line of archaeology, we follow these modern-day explorers as they battle searing heat and inhospitable terrain to make the discoveries of a lifetime. Using innovative technology and age-old intuition in their quest to uncover the secrets of these ancient sites, can the team’s discoveries re-write ancient history?About National Geographic:National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible.Get More National Geographic:Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSiteFacebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeoTwitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitterInstagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInstaTikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@natgeoTenor: http://on.natgeo.com/31b3KocHow Tutankhamun Got His Gold | Lost Treasures of Egypthttps://youtu.be/AT3fCgxEAJENational Geographichttps://www.youtube.com/natgeo

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Nature

Getting Water in the Arctic | Life Below Zero [Video]

Sue Aikens needs to get safe and drinkable water to her camp, but first she has to find running water and create a water line system to move the water through camp.➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Watch all clips of Life Below Zero here: http://bit.ly/WatchLifeBelowZero ➡ Get more Life Below Zero: https://on.natgeo.com/2kgvtSK #NationalGeographic #LifeBelowZeroAbout Life Below Zero:Life Below Zero follows six people as they battle for the most basic necessities in the state with the lowest population density in the United States. Living at the ends of the world’s loneliest roads and subsisting off the rugged Alaskan bush, they battle whiteout snow storms, man-eating carnivores, questionable frozen terrain, and limited resources through a long and bitter winter. Some of them are lone wolves; others have their families beside them. All must overcome despairing odds to brave the wild and survive through to the spring. And when spring arrives in Alaska, rising temperatures bring mounting challenges as they work to prepare for yet another winter.Get More Life Below Zero:Official Site: http://bit.ly/LifeBelowZero Facebook: http://bit.ly/LifeBelowZeroFacebook Twitter: http://bit.ly/LifeBelowZeroTwitter About National Geographic:National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible.Get More National Geographic:Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@natgeo Tenor: http://on.natgeo.com/31b3KocGetting Water in the Arctic | Life Below Zerohttps://youtu.be/OweWfMldHEsNational Geographichttps://www.youtube.com/natgeo

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Nature

The Rescue | Official Trailer | Disney+ [Video]

From the Oscar®-winning team behind Free Solo and National Geographic Documentary Films, #TheRescueFilm chronicles the daring rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Thailand. Streaming December 3 on Disney+.➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe#NationalGeographicAbout National Geographic:National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible.Get More National Geographic:Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSiteFacebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeoTwitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitterInstagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInstaThe Rescue | Official Trailer | Disney+https://youtu.be/raVceiFQSjwNational Geographichttps://www.youtube.com/natgeo

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Nature

The Communities of the Okavango Delta | National Geographic [Video]

Safeguarding the Okavango River Basin means empowering the communities that rely on the river system for water and other resources. Through Okavango Eternal, National Geographic and De Beers are working with local communities, building cooperatives, sustainable livelihoods and opportunities within the conservation-based tourism economy, to help create a prosperous future for people and nature alike. Paid Content for De Beers.➡Learn more about Okavango Eternal Here: https://on.natgeo.com/3oy1HWI➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe#NationalGeographic #OkavangoDeltaAbout National Geographic:National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible.Get More National Geographic:Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@natgeo Tenor: http://on.natgeo.com/31b3KocThe Communities of the Okavango Delta | National Geographichttps://youtu.be/_KctiHTVs3oNational Geographichttps://www.youtube.com/natgeo

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Climate Change

Health and Climate Change: How can tackling Climate Change improve your health? [Video]

In this UCL Lunch Hour Lecture, our panellists will discuss mental health and climate change, the health impacts of migration and disasters, active travel as a way of reducing carbon emissions and tracking the impacts of climate change of human health.About the lecture:Marina Romanello will give an overview of the work of the Lancet Countdown on tracking the impacts of climate change on human health. Jenny Mindell will speak about active travel (walking, cycling and using public transport) and the way in which this reduced carbon emissions and provides numerous health benefits. Ilan Kelman will talk about the health impacts of migration and disasters under climate change, whereas Gesche Huebner will discuss mental health and climate change, a frequently overlooked yet crucial topic.This event is part of UCL’s climate campaign ‘Generation One’. Together we are the new generation taking responsibility for climate action and turning science into actionable ideas.Join our new era of climate action at https://ucl.ac.uk/generation-onePlease note that this lecture is taking place online only and we will circulate a link to join the event in good time beforehand.About the SpeakersDr Marina RomanelloPostdoctoral Research Fellow at Francis Crick InstituteDr. Romanello trained as a Biochemist in the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and holds a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Cambridge. Her research has focused on the impact of environmental exposures on epigenetic alterations. She worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London, studying the environmental drivers of cancer onset. Currently she is the Data Scientist and Research Fellow for The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change, where she coordinates the research activities of the collaboration, and is in charge of the scientific development and refining of the Lancet Countdown’s indicators. Professor Ilan KelmanProfessor of Disasters and Health at University College LondonIlan Kelman is Professor of Disasters and Health at University College London, England and a Professor II at the University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, using climate change as one connection between disasters and health.Professor Jenny MindellProfessor of Public Health at University College LondonJenny Mindell, Professor of Public Health at UCL, is an international expert on the impacts of transport on health and inequalities. Dr Gesche HuebnerLecturer in Sustainable and Healthy Built Environments at Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and ResourcesDr Gesche Huebner is Lecturer in the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources; her research and teaching focuses on links between the built environment, energy, climate change, and health.More Lunch Hour Lecture Event Information:https://www.ucl.ac.uk/events/events/2021/nov/health-and-climate-change-how-can-tackling-climate-change-improve-your-healthUCL Minds Lunch Hour LecturesUCL’s popular public Lunch Hour Lecture series has been running at UCL since 1942, and showcases the exceptional research work being undertaken across UCL. Lectures are free and open to all.#ucllhlTwitter: @UCLLHLUCLLHL YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/UCLLHL

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Nature

Nature’s fortress: How cacti keep water in and predators out – Lucas C. Majure [Video]

Discover the adaptations that allow cacti to not only survive, but thrive, in some of the harshest desert climates on Earth. –If you were a jackrabbit in the desert, you’d be glad to stumble across a cactus: the flesh of these plants is a water source for many animals. Known for their spines and succulent stems, cacti of all shapes and sizes have evolved to not just survive, but thrive, in some of the harshest desert climates on Earth. So how do they do it? Lucas C. Majure shares the prickly plant’s unique adaptations. Lesson by Lucas C. Majure, directed by Joseph Clark, Oh Studio.Support Our Non-Profit Mission———————————————-Support us on Patreon: http://bit.ly/TEDEdPatreonCheck out our merch: http://bit.ly/TEDEDShop———————————————-Connect With Us———————————————-Sign up for our newsletter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterFollow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/TEDEdFacebookFind us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTwitterPeep us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/TEDEdInstagram———————————————-Keep Learning———————————————-View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/nature-s-fortress-how-cacti-keep-water-in-and-predators-out-lucas-c-majureDig deeper with additional resources: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/nature-s-fortress-how-cacti-keep-water-in-and-predators-out-lucas-c-majure#digdeeperAnimator’s website: http://ohstudio.co.uk———————————————-Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Sonja Worzewski, Amy, Michael Clement, Ghaith Tarawneh, Nathan Milford, Tomas Beckett, Alice Ice, Eric Berman, Kurt Paolo Sevillano, Ron Kakar, Jennifer Heald, Megulo Abebe, TAO7CADENCE, Olympia Buckingham, isolwi, Vedasheersh, Michael Chang, Waqar Sheikh, Irene Y., Kate Sem, VPpurplebelt, Ujjwal Dasu, Angel Alberici, Minh Quan Dinh, Sylvain, JasonD, Terran Gimpel, Talia Sari, Katie McDowell, Allen, Sarat Chandra Vegunta, Mahina Knuckles, Charmaine Hanson, Thawsitt, Jezabel, Abdullah Abdulaziz, Adriano Fontes, Xiao Yu, Melissa Suarez, SpartacusDMR, Brian A. Dunn, Francisco Amaya, Daisuke Goto, Matt Switzler, Leonardo Monrroy, Maryam, Bethany Connor, Jeremy Shimanek, Mark Byers and Avinash Amarnath.

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Megaspider Found in Australia, Where Else? [Video]

The Australian Reptile Park recently welcomed the biggest funnel-web spider that the keepers had ever seen because of their venom program (for making anti-venom). Funnel-web spiders are typically half the Megaspider’s size. Learn more about the spider → https://www.livescience.com/megaspider-in-australiaAnd for more information on the Spider Venom Program: https://www.reptilepark.com.au/animals-at-the-australian-reptile-park/venom-program/spider-venom-program/Science News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #BigSpider #AustraliaSpider

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Climate Change

Climate change: ABC7 explores Jkulsrln glacier lagoon in south Iceland and what this means for world climate crisis [Video]

As Eyewitness News continues its “Earth on the Edge” series, anchor David Ono takes you to the Jkulsrln glacier lagoon in south Iceland.