EcoMyths Alliance asks the question: If water supply runs low, can we get more elsewhere? The short answer: Creating new means to move water from one basin to another can negatively impact both ecology and economy. Kate Sackman from EcoMyths and Worldview's Jerome McDonnell ask an expert about water conservation efforts locally and internationally.
For our EcoMyths segment, Jerome McDonnell and Kate Sackman of EcoMyths Alliance ask Bill Zeigler, Sr. VP of animal care programs at Brookfield Zoo to explain “why wild animals need our help (even though they are adapted to survive winter), and how we can help them, naturally.”
Today for our EcoMyths segment, Jerome McDonnell and Kate Sackman explore whether there is anything redeeming about snow. Our guest is Tim Loftus, Water Resource Planner for Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.
For our monthly EcoMyths segment with Kate Sackman of EcoMyths Alliance, today’s myth is: "Global Warming Doesn't Affect Freshwater Fish." The short answer according to EcoMyths: Incorrect, it does. The National Wildlife Federation released a report on the impact of climate change on our nation's fish in rivers, streams, and lakes. We'll talk about the report with Frank Szollosi of the National Wildlife Federation.
A frequently asked questions to EcoMyths Alliance is “do you need to rinse all containers before tossing them into the recycling bin”? To explore this issue, today on our EcoMyths segment, Jerome McDonnell and Kate Sackman from EcoMyths Alliance talked with engineering professor and researcher Eric Masanet, PhD, of Northwestern University.
Reheated frozen chicken nuggets, mushy green beans, and jello have long been staples in many school cafeterias. But the times they are a changin’. Efforts are being made across the U.S. to bring fresh, local foods to kids at school. Today, on Worldview’sEcoMyths segment, Liz Soper of Eco-Schools USA gives the fresh facts.
On our next EcoMyths segment we talk about antibacterial soap. Studies show that using antibacterial soap chemicals like triclosan does not, in fact, get you cleaner and may pose risks to public health and the environment.