Trustees at the University of Illinois have approved a $15.5 million project to build a 20.5-acre solar farm to help power the Urbana-Champaign campus.The Champaign News-Gazette reports that the solar-power facility will be built on land now used by the College of Agriculture
You’ve probably seen pictures of classic cars on the streets of Cuba, seemingly frozen in time. But the embargo has put a freeze on other aspects of island life as well. Cuba enjoys many ecological riches that some of its Caribbean neighbors don’t.
Loyola University Chicago is ridding its campus of bottled water.School officials say bottled water will no longer be sold anywhere on campus starting in 2013.A referendum was passed by students last week to phase out bottled water sales and reduce the university's environmental footprint.
"EcoMyths" is a new regular Worldview feature that explores commonly held misconceptions about the environment. During the hour, experts address your questions and concerns regarding the earth. EcoMyths Alliance president Kate Sackman, DePaul University ecologist Dr.
It’s time for Worldview’s annual Earth Day Quiz! Are you an environmental film whiz? Do you know anything about the poo-powered car? What about how to make yourself attractive to the common earthworm? Call us at 312-923-9239 to be part of today's show.