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?
Infrared technology, 3D imaging! Theoe 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!
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.
High school students go wading into ocean tide pools at low tide. They are art of Nature Bridge TEEM program and they're looking for sea creatures for their educational lab. Athenna gets her feet wet following along to learn more.
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.
Jordan catches up with a teen committed to stopping global warming in his lifetime. Taylor Francis is taking his message to students and adults around the globe! On a resent trip to China he spoke to students and learned that his peers in the world’s largest country are definitely onboard!
Jessica visits the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory In this special facility they are building the world's largest laser...actually 192 lasers that multiply and combine to create nuclear fusion to reproduce the same kind of energy process that happens on the sun. It's 100% clean energy and produces no reactive waste!
Eco Company goes the beach… and for good reason! The SURF’S UP!! Surfing is very popular along the West Coast. But have you ever thought about the materials used in making surfboards? Jessica finds one guy making surfboards with non-toxic and sustainable materials. She catches up with him in his shop…and on the waves!
A lot of school menus are filled with pizza, corn dogs, grilled cheese and such...just pulled from the freezer and heated up. But this cafeteria is different. It is run by Ann Cooper, the renegade lunch lady. Why, because she is on a mission to provide fresh, organic and healthy foods for students.
Adam pays a visit to the Algalita Marine Research Foundation where scientists conduct research about plastic in the Earth's oceans. Sailing on the foundation's 50 foot catamaran, the researchers have traveled around the globe to trawl for plastic in the 5 major gyres where plastic debris gathers. What they find will shock you.