The Mayan Long Count Calendar comes to the end of its 5125-year cycle. New age prophecies, based on the ancient calendar, warn the world will end when the cycle concludes in December 2012. Living on Earth’s Bruce Gellerman travels to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza to track down the truth.
The King is alive and recycled in Kansas City, Missouri. A dozen of Elvis’ most famous songs are re-tooled to raise environmental awareness.
Drones are being used in the war against deforestation, animal poaching and habitat destruction.
The vast majority of plants and animals on the African island of Madagascar live nowhere else on earth. As deforestation is escalating, local musicians are using their voices to raise awareness.
What do hip hop and Darwin have in common? According to one Canadian rapper; a lot.
The beauty of Central Park lies in its desgined landscape and unique trees. One New-Yorker and tree-lover has walked every inch of the park to map 19,933 of the park’s trees.
There are more than a third of a million miles of natural gas transmission pipelines in the U.S., and more to come. But sometimes they rupture, devastating homes and lives.
A melissopalynologist cracks the case of missing pollen in honey.
One filmmaker chronicles the ten-year battle over a massive windfarm in Nantucket Sound, off Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
Is environmental education too focused on rules and getting the science right?
The 30th modern summer Olympics open in less than three weeks in London. Local officials are working with consultants to encourage workers to find alternative office spaces and reduce traffic in the congested city.