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American Museum of Natural History: The Coral Reef (03:40)


Dr. Christopher Fildari describes the symbiotic relationships between plants and fish in a coral reef, but they are becoming rare due to climate change. By burning resources, a large amount of carbon is released into the atmosphere, creating global warming. Other threats include ocean acidification and fishing using bombs.

Saving the Coral Reefs (02:27)

In Key Largo, Florida, Coral helps plant a coral farm with Ken Nedimyer. She is happy she made a difference in the organism's life.

"Save Something For Our Children" (01:36)

Emilie's music class created the music video about conservation.

Climate Change (00:40)

While the United States contains less than five percent of the world's population, it creates sixteen percent of the world's carbon emissions. Aerielle discusses rising temperatures.

"The Pika" (01:52)

Willie Nelson reads about the small mammal related to the rabbit who now must migrate to higher altitudes. Anna explains how individuals do not immediately see the damage they are causing to the environment.

Saving The Mountains (02:50)

Daniel and Alex fight against mountain top removal in their home state. They show viewers the acid 9 drainage runoff caused by coal companies.

"Look Around" (01:19)

Josie performs a song she wrote about appreciating the world around you.

Energy Conservation (00:58)

Conserving energy reduces the need for fossil fuels. Zoe ponders if we do anything beneficial for the earth. Aji explains if we all work together, we can cushion the damage we cause the Earth.

Living Off The Grid (02:21)

Sienna and her family use solar panels for water, recycle rain to water the plants, heat their home with a wood stove, recycle metals and plastics, and composts scraps of food. Kevin and Oscar talk about the importance of water and preventing acid from entering the ocean.

American Museum of Natural History: Snail Collection (02:15)

Dr. Mande Hoffman describes three types of snails and shows a video of how they animals hunt fish. Humans use their venom as a painkiller for HIV or cancer chronic pain. Hoffman emphasizes how important it is to keep the coral reefs alive and continue research.

Dead Zones (02:14)

Oceans possess over 400 dead zones as a result of pollution. Yui Mishima and Jessica talk about their family's use of renewable energy.

"Shine" (02:22)

Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell created this music video using solar power.

Credits: Saving My Tomorrow: Part 4 (01:27)

Credits: Saving My Tomorrow: Part 4

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Saving My Tomorrow: Part 4

Part of the Series : Saving My Tomorrow
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Focusing on energy use and sustainability, Part 4 in the Saving My Tomorrow series features stories about endangered animals alongside scenes with kids who are working to protect the nature around them - from the mountaintops to the coral reefs. Readings and performances by Elizabeth Mitchell, Willie Nelson, They Might be Giants, Dan Zanes, and behind-the-scenes at the American Museum of Natural History with Dr. Christopher Filardi and Dr. Mande Holfold. An HBO Production. 

Length: 28 minutes

Item#: BVL115200

Copyright date: ©2014

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