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Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor "vertical" farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though some... Watch »

Mar 28, 2013
Family-style Lunch for Students

Family-style Lunch for Students

Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. It's part of... Watch »

Feb 27, 2013
Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

With all of the gas prices rising there are ways to reduce how much gas you consume. Chris Clackum reports. Watch »

Feb 22, 2013
D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M... Watch »

Feb 5, 2013
Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in... Watch »

Jan 17, 2013
Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Whale watchers were treated to an incredible sight off the coast of Dana Point, California as hundreds dolphins put... Watch »

Jan 9, 2013
Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

A Shell drilling ship ran ashore during rough conditions near Kodiak, Alaska following failed attempts to tow the... Watch »

Jan 2, 2013
Jessica Alba Is

Jessica Alba Is "Eco-Mama"

Jessica Alba discusses ways that she is environmentally friendly as a parent and tells about her plans for a... Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable... Watch »

Apr 20, 2012
Solar Panels Create a Buzz at NJ School

Solar Panels Create a Buzz at NJ School

A large solar panel installation on the grounds of a New Jersey school will share space with as many as one million... Watch »

Apr 19, 2012
How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without... Watch »

Apr 18, 2012
Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more... Watch »

Apr 18, 2012
Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for... Watch »

Apr 16, 2012
Earth Week: Complete Coverage

Earth Week: Complete Coverage

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Apr 18, 2014
Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning... Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with... Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes... Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one... Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
See Green by Going Green

See Green by Going Green

It is easy to help the environment, and your budget, especially when it comes to preparing your home for the winter.... Watch »

Nov 15, 2011
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