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Why California is Leading the US in Energy Innovation.

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


From the first appliance efficiency standards in the 1970s to path-breaking greenhouse gas reductions today — with landmark clean power and clean fuel regulations in between — for decades California has been America’s pace-setter in rethinking the way we produce and consume energy. Continue


The Amazing Barnacle Penis

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Gross Science
PBS


Well-endowed barnacles can change the size and shape of their penises. Continue


2015 Festival | Good Soil

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PBS Online Film Festival
PBS


In 1983, the German energy giant RWE started digging for coal in the Garzweiler II pit. Since then 16 villages around the mine have had to be resettled. Brothers Helmut and Joachim Meier continue to run the nursery they built 30 years ago in the village of Borschemich, the next to be buldozed away. Presented by POV. Continue


DNA-Testing Reef Diversity

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NOVA
PBS


Marine biologist Laetitia Plaisance investigates species diversity in two coral reefs and receives some sobering news. Continue


Lethal Seas

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NOVA
PBS


A unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea shows what the future may hold as oceans acidify. Airing May 13, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Kangaroo Gas and Global Warming

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Gross Science
PBS


Can kangaroo farts teach us how to make cattle and other livestock more eco-friendly? Continue


Margaret Brown Returns to the Gulf for The Great Invisible

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Independent Lens
PBS


Filmmaker Margaret Brown, a native of Mobile, returns to the Gulf Coast to tell human story of the aftermath of Deepwater Horizon explosion, on the fifth anniversary of spill. Continue


The Great Math Mystery

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NOVA
PBS


Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe? Continue


Hanna Ranch | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


A documentary about visionary and charismatic cattleman, Kirk Hanna. Part eulogy, part love letter and part wake up call, learn about Hanna through the memories and anecdotes from family members, colleagues and friends. When Hanna's dream of harmony and sustainability ran up against the reality of family conflict and mounting threats to the land, he lost hope. Continue


The Great Math Mystery Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe? Airing April 15, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Our Climate Future Is Brighter Than It Looks

Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Ready for some reality-based optimism? The pundits like to say federal action on climate change is hopelessly stalled, but outside the Beltway there’s a real conversation happening around new energy opportunities, innovation and resilience that is bringing together businesses, environmentalists, and voices from across the political spectrum to drive change. Continue


Life on the Reef Preview

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Life on the Reef
PBS


The Great Barrier Reef is home to a stunning array of animals, from microscopic plankton to 100-ton whales. From the coral cays of the outer reef to the Islands of the Torres Strait, the reef's human residents work to find that critical balance between our needs and those of an ever-diminishing natural world. Premieres Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Nuclear Meltdown Disaster Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Go inside the Fukushima power plants for the minute-by-minute story of what went wrong. Airing July 29, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


When Shark Fetuses Attack

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Gross Science
PBS


Sand tiger shark fetuses eat their siblings in the womb. Continue


Sea Butterflies in Danger

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NOVA
PBS


If pteropod populations decline or vanish due to rising ocean acidity, the consequences for marine life could be dire. Continue


Survivors: Confronting Deepwater Horizon Trauma

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Independent Lens
PBS


Five years ago, artist Sara Lattis Stone's husband Stephen escaped the Deepwater Horizon disaster with his life, but not unscarred. In the intervening years, Sara has turned to her craft — painting — to confront the trauma she and her husband have faced in the wake of the catastrophe. Watch a profile of the Stones and view a gallery of Sara's portraits of Deepwater Horizon survivors. Continue


Hanna Ranch

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America Reframed
PBS


A documentary about visionary and charismatic cattleman, Kirk Hanna. Part eulogy, part love letter and part wake up call, learn about Hanna through the memories and anecdotes from family members, colleagues and friends. When Hanna's dream of harmony and sustainability ran up against the reality of family conflict and mounting threats to the land, he lost hope. Continue


Soundscape Ecology

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NOVA
PBS


What can sound tell us about the health of an ecosystem? Continue


Lethal Seas Preview

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NOVA
PBS


A unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea shows what the future may hold as oceans acidify. Airing May 13, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Sinkholes—Buried Alive

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NOVA
PBS


The catastrophic collapse of the ground beneath our feet is a growing worldwide hazard. Continue


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