QUEST is an Emmy-Award winning multimedia series with a new focus on exploring the science of sustainability. Meet people across the country who are breaking new ground in science, technology and engineering to create a more sustainable future. Discover new stories about food, energy, water, climate and biodiversity at questscience. org.
Lake Tahoe: Can We Save It? (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Lake Tahoe's clear, blue waters attract 3 million visitors to California and Nevada each year. But the lake is still paying the price of the rampant development that took place in the 1960s and now faces a new threat in climate change. Meet the small army of scientists and others who toil behind the scenes to turn back the clock to a time when you could see 100 feet down into the lake.
From Farm to Fork to Fuel (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Discover innovative approaches for producing and maximizing our food resources. Explore how a Milwaukee farmer feeds a growing urban population, discover strategies for reducing food waste in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and go behind the scenes at a North Carolina facility that turns cooking grease into fuel. Plus, check out gardens on wheels in Omaha, Nebraska.
Restoring America's Waters (#705H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art.
America's Energy Future (#706H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources. Tour a massive solar farm in California, investigate the impacts of fracking on Ohio's groundwater supplies, and join Missouri University students as they compete to build the most energy-efficient house in America.