In preparation for the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, the Wyland Foundation and Toyota are sponsoring a National Water Conservation Tour during March and April. The tour aims to teach people how and why water conservation and recycling contribute to a sustainable planet. Suggestions will be given to help residents reduce their water usage. […]
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The Darwin’s Frog swallows his children, then spits them out when they’re older.
Happy Father’s Day! These seahorse dads go the extra mile in a parenting scheme that is unusual in the animal kingdom.
Here’s an interesting video from National Geographic showing the science behind barefoot waterskiing – and, by extension, waterskiing with skis on.
Last March, the MV Oliva ran aground off the coast of Nightingale Island in the South Atlantic. The cargo shipped spilled 800 tons of fuel oil into the ocean, where it quickly enveloped the island. Endangered Northern Rockhopper Penguins ended up coated with oil and dying. This year, they’re looking much better.
National Geographic’s Traveler magazine has rated 133 travel destinations for sustainability. In the sixth annual survey, 437 panelists evaluated tourism spots around the globe taking into consideration “a mix of what local governments, residents, and businesses can controlâ€”pollution, cultural quality and authenticity, tourism managementâ€”and what they can’t, such as natural disasters and global economic meltdowns”.Â […]