Stephanie Evans

Carbon Threat to the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, the 1,800-mile long coral reef formation off the coast of Australia, is in grave danger due to climate change and could see its destruction in just 16 years, a new report says.   Home to hundreds of different coral, sponges, mollusks, rays, dolphins, tropical fish, birds, reptiles and other animals, and one…

Stephanie Evans

Need Energy? Spray It On With New Spray-On Solar Technology

Imagine a world where you never have to remember to charge your cellphone.  Imagine living in a home that is powered by a reliable, consistent, affordable, alternative energy source. Scientist Jillian Buriak and her team of researchers from the University of Alberta have been working on an experiment to produce solar cells from elements found inside the Earth’s crust.…

Stephanie Evans

Going Green: A Lesson For Kids

Healthy habits start early. Cliché as it is, in the case of environmental awareness, the familiar saying rings true! Do you live a green lifestyle? Teaching your kids about living green can help encourage future green efforts for generations to come. The earlier you teach your children good “going green” habits, the more likely it…