The West Antarctic Ice Sheet is melting, and new research points to its collapse in as little as two hundred years. The likely result: global sea level rise of 10-13 feet.
Fire can be dangerous, but it's not always a bad thing. On the Great Plains, firefighters, ecologists, and ranchers are slowly trying to make fire a part of the region's ecosystem again.
Watch how scientists and farmers work together to grow strawberries in hostile climates.
At Camp Grounded, urbanites shed devices to reconnect with nature.
Community-supported fisheries seek to reverse the trend of diminishing local seafood supplies.
Tropical storms like hurricanes and typhoons are reaching their peak intensity further and further from the equator.
In this video, QUEST takes a ride with Truck Farm Omaha, an organization with an innovative method for teaching urban kids about growing food.
Retrofitting the “skin” of an older building can save energy and money. Climb inside one company’s test chamber with QUEST Ohio to find out more.
In this video, follow a University of Wisconsin research team creating scenarios visualizing what the climate in Madison, Wisconsin could look like in the year 2070.
Does milling wood pellets in North Carolina and shipping them to Europe make sense?
A collaboration of six public broadcasters around the country, QUEST is a multimedia series that strives to deepen our understanding of some of today’s most pressing sustainability topics through articles, videos, radio reports, television broadcasts, and educational materials.
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