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Microchipped Bees May Help Save the Planet

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January 16, 2014
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Scientists in Australia are attaching tiny microchips to the backs of 5,000 bees to collect information about why their behaviors are changing. Jen Markham explains how the idea straight out of science fiction could actually help save the world.


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Battle Over Beekeeping in Los Angeles

Battle Over Beekeeping in Los Angeles

AP (Feb. 12, 2014) — The city of Los Angeles is buzzing over a proposal to allow urban beekeeping despite concerns over killer bees. On Wednesday, the City Council will vote on whether to begin the process of granting bees legal status in LA's residential areas. (Feb. 12) Video provided by AP
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Celebrities Fight to Stop Climate Change

Celebrities Fight to Stop Climate Change

Celeb TV (Oct. 23, 2013) — Celebrities and politicians are joining together to change the planet. Former Vice President Al Gore is doing his part for the planet with 24 Hours Of Reality. Joining together with the Climate Reality Project, 24 Hours Of Reality aims to stop the clock for one full day to bring focus to climate change caused by carbon pollution. The live broadcast features celebrities, artists, economists and more as they discuss the ways that carbon affects the planet as well as solutions for the problem. Included in the broadcast is Mana, who is the first Latin band to join the celebrity roster for the event. Telemundo is also supporting the event by creating a PSA featuring an all-star cast. The 24 hours of reality for the Climate Reality Project will go through October 23rd.
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Recreating San Francisco Before the 1906 Earthquake

Recreating San Francisco Before the 1906 Earthquake

FORA.tv (Mar. 6, 2013) — Join us for a behind the scenes look at the making of the Academy's newest planetarium show: Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet. You will go on a journey that takes you through the whole process from inception to production. A sweeping geological journey, Earthquake explores the forces that transform the surface of our planet. After a stunning flight over the San Andreas Fault, audiences travel back in time to experience San Francisco's infamous 1906 earthquake. Data-driven visualizations illustrate Earth's story, revealing how subtle motions and sudden ruptures have shaped our planet over eons-and how geological activity influences the course of human history. This is the Academy's fourth planetarium show since reopening the Academy under one living roof. This event takes place in the Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library Main.
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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Howdini (Oct. 13, 2011) — You might think only factories emit pollution, but your home is guilty too. Patty Kim, from National Geographic's The Green Guide, shows you how to reduce your carbon footprint at home, and save money while you're helping to save the planet.
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