nature

Growing Coral

According to a 2017 study by the UN, coral reefs may cease to exist by the end of the century. In an effort to save these vital ecosystems, biologists at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta are growing coral in labs. Our partner Science Friday has the story.

Habitat Replication

One challenge zoo’s often face is replicating the natural habitats of their animals from around the world. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York is using different innovative technologies to help their animals feel at home.

A sustainable cemetery

Humans continually use land for homes, businesses, farms and roads. And it’s inevitable that many of us will end up taking up a 6 by 3 foot plot of land when we die. But now there are efforts underway to provide a final resting place with the least amount of impact to our environment.