Episode 703: Stranded Sea Lions

Original Airdate: 
Monday, October 12, 2015 - Sunday, October 18, 2015
Next Airdate: 
Monday, August 8, 2016 - Sunday, August 14, 2016

There were hundreds of sea lion pups found stranded and starving along the California Coast this year. Many of them were rescued and taken to the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito where they were brought to health and then released back into the ocean. Athenna visits the center to find out why these pups were abandoned by their moms, and the reason might surprise you.

There are 4,000 varieties of bees in North America. But you probably haven't considered them essential to you diet! But much of the produce we eat depends on them. However, their populations are in decline due to disease, pests, urbanization and climate change. We wanted to learn more so Vincent visits a bee research facility...and suits up!

Cell phones go out of style like fashion. Everyone wants the latest laptop or tablet. Computers and servers are abandoned like old cars. It's no wonder E-waste recycling has become big business. Jaden visits one company using a Big Green Machine that separates all of the different materials for reuse.