Episode 101 - California Academy of Science Rain Forest

Original Airdate: 
Monday, September 14, 2009 - Sunday, September 20, 2009
Next Airdate: 
Monday, June 14, 2010 - Sunday, June 20, 2010

In this episode Eco Company visits the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Jessica explores the rain forest dome and finds out why rain forests are so important to the delicate balance of our world-wide eco system.

Then Adam takes a quick detour to visit with a global climate change expert at Chabot Space & Science Center to get the simple facts about global warming and what is causing it.

Jordan visits a company that is making cooking oil, motor oil, biodiesel fuel and regular gas for our cars from Algae...yes ALGAE! Could this be the fuel of the future?

Brendan discovers a college dorm where one whole floor is learning how to and practicing being green. However, they not only live it, but each student completes a sustainability research project.

And finally we follow one group of high school students who are getting their hands dirty by cultivating the earth in an organic garden.