Innovations: Nourishing the Planet

Danielle Nierenberg, of the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project, travelled to 25 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to find out what really works in hel meeting the food needs of the poor. She explores farming initiatives in urban slums and …

Houston We Have A Problem

The film Houston We Have a Problem steps inside the US oil industry to look at how many of today’s oilmen are becoming the “new wildcatters” – for renewable energy. Director Nicole Torre explains why the 21st century will be …

Chernobyl – The Real Story

International agencies, the nuclear industry and governments cover up key data about the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl say authors of a new book, Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment. They say almost a million people …

Birth Control for Elephants

A new contraceptive vaccine is saving elephants in South Africa’s reserves and parks. Elephants are widely threatened by poachers and ivory traders, but in protected areas they multiply quickly outgrowing park limits. To control their numbers, many countries cull herds. …

Are Cellphones Harmful to Your Health?

Mounting evidence shows that wireless devices like laptops and cellphones may be hazardous to your health. According to The World Health Organization, radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may be carcinogenic to humans (WHO/IARC May, 2011). Dr. Devra Davis, Founder and President of …

Juneau Icefield Expedition I

Battling crevasses and digging snow pits. It’s a hard core eight weeks on the Juneau Icefield. Link TV correspondent Jeff Barbee joins the 2013 Juneau Icefield Research Program — which since 1946 has brought teams of scientists and students together …