Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California has a very cool Green Energy Technology Academy. One of their projects is a real product helping to bring electricity and light to people around the world.
If a school's environmental footprint is a factor is choosing which college you want to attend, this story's for you. Riley visits one school that is particularly impressive! They have a brand new village that everyone is talking about! It has zero net energy as its goal.
Redwood trees go back to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Some of them 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.
Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska is a place to celebrate the wonder of trees. It's a tree lovers paradise. But there's a lot more going here than meets the eye. We're talking hazelnuts. and Anna went to the farm to learn all about it.
Jordan goes along with the Marine Science Institute along the California Coast to to explore the tide pools left behind by the receding tide, The pools are rife with fascinating marine creatures1! They're part of a delicate Eco System affected by climate change and rising sea levels.
We all recycle paper, plastic, cans and glass bottles, right. Well, there's one more thing to add to your recycling list, clothes!...textiles! We visit a textile recycling company and learn some shocking facts about the recycling of clothes.
They're creatures like no other! the Sand Hill Crane goes back 40 million years! While they are the most abundant crane species in the world, the Greater Sand Hill Crane is on the endangered species list in California. We visited a preserve in Central California that is working to change all that.
We all know to recycle...at least paper, glass & plastic. But what happens to all that stuff? How does plastic get reused? We decided to find out so into a plastics recycling center we went.
What happens when an avid mountain biker wants to help the environment AND do something for inner city kids? She creates the non-prifit Trips For Kids and succeeds beyond her dreams. In part 1 of our story, Josh learns how used bikes make it all possible.
In part 2 of our Trips For Kids story Josh tags along with a group of kids on a ride through a National Park. It's an exillerating experience he won't soon forget.