Water: Oceans, Lakes & Rivers - Earth Day Texas

Water: Oceans, Lakes & Rivers

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Water is synonymous with life on Earth. In each of its forms, water is the lifeblood of all humans, animals, and plants. Although we named it “Earth,” our planet is more than 70 percent ocean. Microscopic marine microbes like plankton generate the other half of all oxygen on Earth. Humans are just beginning to understand plankton, explore the depths of the oceans, and marvel at the spectacular wonder of the undersea world.

Lakes, rivers, and other freshwater bodies provide critical support to life on land. Frogs and amphibians spend their entire lives in aquatic environments. Mammals, large and small, all depend on regular access to clean water. Humans pipe water from lakes, rivers, and aquifers to quench thirsty crops and cities. Visitors will be able to learn about heroic efforts to clean our oceans of trash, protect aquatic species, and provide clean drinking water to every person on Earth.

Take Action on World Rainforest Day

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Five Questions with Michael Cain, President of EARTHxFilm

1. Tell us a little about your background in film and how you came to EDTx. I founded my first film festival in 1999 which was the Deep Ellum Film Festival and raised funds for cancer relief. That festival grew into the Dallas International Film Festival which still runs today. In between directing/producing films Trammell…

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1.Tell us a little about your background as a producer and how you came to EDTx. I worked in film in London on four of the Harry Potter movies and it was on set of the Prisoner of Azkaban that I met my husband, Miles.  When he wasn’t working on films, he lived in Dallas…

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