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EPA’s National Enforcement Investigations Center:  The Science Behind Environmental Enforcement
MONSTER BUG WARS | Blood on the Forest Floor | S2E2

MONSTER BUG WARS | Blood on the Forest Floor | S2E2

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 19, 2019

The bug world is not for the feet-hearted. From the shadows, assassins strike without warning. They’re fast and they’re deadly. You can be impaled, clubbed or torn limb from limb. It’s no exaggeration beside that, this is the insect equivalent of sharp jaws. Death can be instant or drawn out. But it’s coming. (Music) The […]

Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor – with Helen Czerski

Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor – with Helen Czerski

By Micah Moen 30 Comments October 19, 2019

In 1912 a German meteorologist named Alfred Wegener proposed a theory about how the Earth’s land masses formed. He suggested that the great continents of the Earth had once formed a single landmass called Pangea, which had broken up and drifted apart over time. He called this process continental drift and it went against all […]

How Can We Clean Up the Oceans?

How Can We Clean Up the Oceans?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 19, 2019

Since it was invented over a century ago, plastic has become an established part of human life. It’s built into our houses, our vehicles, our food containers, our clothing And, unfortunately, our oceans. It’s a really big, bad problem — but there are some solutions that might help. An estimated 4-12 million metric tons of […]

Making Ocean Water DRINKABLE

Making Ocean Water DRINKABLE

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 19, 2019

Hey guys before we get started I’ve got an exciting announcement the king of random has been nominated for two Streamy Awards this year including best show of the year But we haven’t won yet. We need your help to take 10 seconds jump over to Twitter and tweet the hashtag #TKORFORSTREAMYS that’s all it […]

How Farms and Forests Can Coexist | Hot Mess 🌎

How Farms and Forests Can Coexist | Hot Mess 🌎

By Micah Moen 99 Comments October 18, 2019

Deforestation is a big problem for the climate. This kind of land use releases more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than any single country, besides the United States or China. And most of the deforestation in the world today happens because people want to put farms where forests are. So, figuring out how to farm […]

Is it OK to Pee in the Ocean?

Is it OK to Pee in the Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 18, 2019

So it’s summer and of course you’re heading out to the beach. You’re splashing around in the waves from the ocean when you realize… you may have drank far too much water. The boardwalk is so far away and your feet will get all sandy so why not just go in the ocean, right? Does […]

Into the Forest with Jane Goodall!

Into the Forest with Jane Goodall!

By Micah Moen 39 Comments October 18, 2019

♪ Wow, Squeaks, I’m so glad you like your present! Do you have a name for her yet? [Squeaks squeaks] Our friend Dino the cuckoo bird sent Squeaks this toy chimpanzee the other day. Chimps are a type of animal called a great ape, and they live in Africa. Dino said this stuffed animal was […]

What Happens If You Drain The Ocean?

What Happens If You Drain The Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 18, 2019

Hey there, welcome to Life Noggin! It’s thought there are 350 quintillion gallons of water in the oceans covering 72% of Earth. And this water does a lot of good. It gives you humans food. It generates power. It’s home to some of the coolest animals alive. And it even gives you new medicines, like […]

There Are Oceans In Our Solar System That Could Contain Life

There Are Oceans In Our Solar System That Could Contain Life

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 17, 2019

Water, water, everywhere, On all the moons a-freeze; Water, water, everywhere, Please alien life say cheese. Sup planetoids, thanks for watching DNews, y’all know me. I’m Trace. We often hear, “We know more about space than about the depths of our own oceans.” Whether that’s true or not (and it’s arguable) what about oceans on […]