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Conservation is the application of eco-friendly policies and
disciplines that help minimize man’s impact on animal populations and
ecology. Learn how and what is being done to reverse man-made damage.
Can we replant the world's rainforests?
Saving the rainforest used to be about protesting the number of trees that were cut down. But some researchers propose that reforestation could combat habitat loss and animal extinction.
How Rainforests Work
This article will take you into the tropical rainforest to see what makes it such a bountiful environment for plants and animals. Plus, find out why the rainforests are in danger and look at some of the ways this affects humans.
How the Nature Conservancy Works
A fascinating article that describes the work of The Nature Conservancy and the benefits of its conservation projects to our environment and ecology!
How the Sierra Club Works
The Sierra Club lobbies for environmental preservation and engages members in fun wilderness excursions.
Is what we're recycling actually being recycled?
The waste collectors threw your recyclables into one big bin on their truck. How do you know your recyclables are being recycled? And what happens to them next?
Will there be farms in New York City's skyscrapers?
Vertical farming is a method of large-scale farming in an urban environment. Learn about the benefits of a vertical farm and vertical farming technology.
How the Eden Project Works
The Eden Project is an incredible set of massive greenhouses in Cornwall, England. Check out this amazing place!
10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth
It's a lot easier than you think to "go green" -- many of these suggestions require little effort, yet can make a big difference for the environmental. Watch a video and read more about saving the earth.
How Recycling Works
Recycling is a pretty simple concept: take something that isn't useful anymore and make it into something new. Learn about the process and the good and bad of recycling.
How Sustainable Communities Work
A sustainable community might not be as radical as you think. What's so crazy about minimizing waste, reducing consumption and preserving green space?
What one thing should I recycle?
Not all recycling is created equal. Some familiar recycled items are more "worth it" than others, and the hands-down winner may be resting in your recycling bin right now.
Prairie Fires Help Clear Land (Video)
Firefighters use prairie fires to clear land.
Sustainable Urban Agriculture (Video)
In this video, Matt Danzico checks out the Science Barge, a self-supporting example of urban agriculture in New York City.
Cooling Fires (Video)
Forest fires can threaten homes and property, but now a University of Florida study suggests forest fires may help to cool down the atmosphere. Watch this video featuring UF botanist Ted Schuur as he explains the value of cooling fires.
Sustainable Living (Video)
Watch this video from TED featuring Majora Carter, the Macarthur-winning founder of Sustainable South Bronx, an organization dedicated to holistic community development.
Pollution Affects Poor Countries (Video)
Scientists have totaled up the cost of damage to the world\'s environment during the past 40 years. The study shows that the world\'s poorest countries have been stuck with more than their share of the bill.