Episode 101: Exploring the Rainforest

Original Airdate: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - Sunday, November 24, 2013
Next Airdate: 
Monday, March 17, 2014 - Sunday, March 23, 2014

Eco Company visits the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Jessica explores the rain forest dome and finds out why rain forests are so important to the delicate balance of our world-wide ecosystem.

Then Adam takes a quick detour to visit with a global climate change expert at Chabot Space & Science Center to get the simple facts about global warming, what is causing it and what it means.

Jordan visits a company that is making cooking oil, motor oil, biodiesel fuel and regular gas for our cars from Algae...yes ALGAE! Could this be the fuel of the future?

Brendan discovers a college dorm where one whole floor is learning how to and practicing being green. However, they not only live it, but each student completes a sustainability research project.

And finally we go into the garden with one group of high school students who are getting their hands dirty by cultivating the earth and growing organic produce..