Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseveranca

TED interactive lesson

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. Анжела Ли Дакворт, оставив карьеру в консалтинге, стала преподавать математику для семиклассников в нью-йоркской школе. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. This talk was presented at an official ...

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Patagonia travel

Patagonia Travel Blog

Latin America is two words that make the heart of true dreamers and travelers. There is probably no region more conducive to the formation of stereotypes and misconceptions than Latin America. All that we have seen in Brazilian TV series, Mexican films, TV shows is only a small fraction of what you could see and feel in the countries of the New World. By Margarita Fayzulina and Julia Schlei Photo: Nils Manuel Mora (, Galina Andrushko The country of our journey was ...

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Forestry and what researchers say about it – mp3 podcast

What do we know about forests? // Что мы знаем о лесах? Podcast on Forests[00:00:01.380] BBC sounds, music, radio, podcasts. Hello, I'm Tom Heap, and this is costing the Earth from BBC Radio for. Trees, it seems, have never been so popular, these massive drones are attempting to plant 20 million trees from the sky, you guys found me to plant 20 million trees on Twitter it all over my comment section, ...

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What is the best use of trees to help us meet our emission targets?

What is the best use of trees to help us meet our emission targets? // Как лучше всего использовать деревья, чтобы помочь нам достичь минимальных показателей выбросов CO2?   [00:00] So what is the best use of trees to help us meet our emission targets? Well, let's go back to the tree top Trumps of election time. To lock up carbon you want a tree for the large trunk and dense wood. A ...

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Trees living fast die young – ecology research

Trees living fast die young by University of Leeds Nothofagus pumilio (southern beeches) forests around Lago Argentino, in the Andes of southern Patagonia, Argentina, showing groups of dead trees in relation to the severe drought during the austral summer 2011-2012. Increment cores from dead trees provide ages ranging from 150 to 300 years for these individuals. Credit: Ricardo Villalba, Instituto Argentino de Nivología, Glaciología y Ciencias Ambientales (IANIGLA-CONICET). A global analysis reveals for the ...

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Forest regeneration camp on Lake Baikal (24-28 Sep 2020)

Forest regeneration camp on Lake Baikal (24-28 Sep 2020) ALL-RUSSIAN VOLUNTEER REFORESTATION CAMP The history of the forest restoration camp began in Baikal region with the initiative of people who are not indifferent to help reforestation after the devastating fires in 2015. Then burned > 1.5 million hectares, which is half the area of Belgium. In autumn 2015, the first planting took place on the island of Olkhon, where there were huge burned areas. Camp volunteers decided to engage ...

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Antarctic melts

Sea level rise from ice sheets track worst-case climate change scenario (31.08.2020)

Sea level rise from ice sheets track worst-case climate change scenario 04 September, 2020 Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica whose melting rates are rapidly increasing have raised the global sea level by 1.8cm since the 1990s, and are matching the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's worst-case climate warming scenarios. According to a new study from the University of Leeds and the Danish Meteorological Institute, if these rates continue, the ice sheets are ...

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Tree city

Voronezh has become a Tree City of the World!

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Arbor Day Foundation Recognize Voronezh as a Tree City Яго Кин, Великобритания: "Воронеж заслужил того, чтобы его признали городом деревьев мира." Voronezh, Russia (6 February, 2020) – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) along with the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Voronezh with Tree Cities of the World designation. The international programme celebrates cities across all continents that ...

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Vaccine trials

New Russian Vaccine – Lancent research

By Jonny Tickle The world’s first registered Covid-19 vaccine successfully produced antibodies in all 76 participants in early-stage trials, according to a study published in The Lancet, one of the oldest and best-respected medical journals. Добавьте описание The trials of ‘Sputnik V,’ funded by the Russian Ministry of Health, discovered that every single patient who received the vaccine developed antibodies, and none showed any significant side effects. On August 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced ...

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