Episode 410: Project World

Original Airdate: 
Monday, March 4, 2013 - Sunday, March 10, 2013
Next Airdate: 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - Sunday, June 23, 2013

This Eco Company story takes us to Mali in West Africa. But we travel to Nebraska to get the scoop. Anna meets the founder of the World Energy Project. After an internship in Africa University of Nebraska student Ashley Schmidt made the decision to do something to help improve the quality of life in African villages. Now she and fellow students are designing and installing solar energy systems at hospitals, clinics and schools...and having an impact on the lives of the people they serve. It's a story you'll want to see.

And what better place to learn about conservation than the zoo! Jordan visits the Oakland Zoo to learn about their conservation efforts around the world. She meets up with the zoo's Teen Wild Guides and gets up close and personal with Squirrel Monkeys! It was a great day at the a zoo.

30 Days. 30 Different Themes. 30 different challenges. That's what Project Green Challenge is all about. Created by Teens Turning Green, it's a challenge to help teens go from a conventional lifestyle to a conscious lifestyle in 30 days. Teens overwhelmingly responded to the challenge. Josh visited TTG to learn more about it.

Infrared technology, 3D imaging! Those are just two ways NASA helps us understand our planet! Especially when it comes to greenhouse gases, and one of them we don't hear much about. Adam brings us the scoop from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory!