With as few as 130 whales, the western gray whale teeters on the edge of extinction. Their critical feeding ground off the coast of Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East, is now under threat. WWF is stepping in to try and help. You can help them too.
Is Valentine’s Day full of hidden evil? We take a look at the issues behind flowers, chocolates and diamonds and find out how to buy ethically this Valentine’s Day.
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Floods and droughts hit Australia, temperatures plunge to record lows in Eastern Europe, South Africa is pounded by tropical cyclones and we take a look at how to predict extreme weather events.
Through selling fair trade, Saidi has been paid a fair price for the vanilla he’s produced. This has enabled him to buy cows and goats for milk and to grow crops. Take a trip down Saidi’s farm and watch Chris Bashinelli give milking a go.
A trip to Snowy River, a bright white crystalline formation found deep within Fort Stanton Cave in New Mexico, reveals a lot about life and energy in unexpected places. Host Lisa Van Pay meets Diana Northup and Monica Moya, researchers who study life in caves. As they explore the cave they ask questions, together science and engineering have resulted in advancements that have changed our lives dramatically. Now more than ever, the boundaries between science, technology and engineering blur together to extend our knowledge even further—but where does something completely new begin?
The Rainbow Warrior sails into a Force 7 gale to test her sailing rig against the elements.
See how Fair Trade impacts communities first-hand and what it means to the local farmers in Africa. In this first episode, Chris departs from Brooklyn, NY and heads to the foot of the Rwenzuri Mountains in Uganda. Chris murders a few vanilla flowers, but successfully pollinates one!
Ramesh Thapa, Assistant Warden at Bardia National Park in Nepal, spends long days working to protect tigers and communities surrounding the park. Ramesh is one of many WWF partners on the frontlines working towards Zero Poaching of Tigers, an initiative to stop tiger killing and trading at its source.
WWF’s Earth Hour is a simple idea that’s quickly turned into a global phenomenon. Hundreds of millions of people turning off their lights for one hour, on the same night, all across the planet. It’s about appreciating the brilliant world we all share — and how we need to protect it. Not just for an hour a year, but every day.
We’ll be taking an extra special look at all the eco-friendly motors making an appearance at the 2012 North American Auto Show.