Jordan climbs on board the Kitty Kat, a boat on a mission to the Farallon Islands off the coast of California. The trip has the special purpose of returning seven sea lions to the ocean in a protected sanctuary.
We visit a high school celebrating Earth Day. Environmental projects and ecological issues here are met with enthusiasm...even with a plastic monster lurking about! See what these guys are doing.
Where does all the plastic and trash go once it gets into the Pacific Ocean? A lot ends up in the Pacific Garbage Patch, an area twice the size of Texas. A scientific mission called Project Kaisei takes us out to the this Pacific gyre as they remove as much of the waste as they can.
Visit a local farmers market and check out the bounty of locally grown organic produce. There are a lot of reasons to buy organic and to buy local, but we wanted to hear and see for ourselves. Then we visit an organic farm specializing in tomatoes and melons…and a lot more.
Redwood trees go back to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Some can live more than 3,000 years! Some grow to more than 25 stories tall! Is climate change affecting them too? Jalena talks to biodiversity scientist Dr.Healy Hamilton to see what the future holds.
They call themselves the Creek Geeks, They're students from Loma Linda High School in Sacramento, and they are the force behind the Arcade Creek Project. They do it all...habitat restoration, creek mapping, and biological assessment. It's all in a day’s work for them.
Adam visits a materials recovery facility to see what happens to all of the stuff we put into our recycling bins. How is it sorted and what do they do with it? Then he gets a lesson in the 4 “R”s. Knowing the importance of them will help you walk a green path in life.
We hear a lot about it. But what is renewable energy all about? We go to the Eco-Lingo Dictionary to find out.
We all like the newest phone, or the latest computer...all the newest gadgets! But what happens to the old stuff. E-waste is becoming a big problem. Jessica followed the trail to an e-waste facility to see what can be done with all of that electronic gear.stricken area and reduce deforestation at the same time.
Eco Company visits a store run by the non-profit Teens Turning Green. From cosmetics, to school supplies, to furnishing your bedroom, everything in this store is good for you and good for the planet. For this group of dedicated teens it's all about educating their peers on staying healthy by living green 24/7.