David Robinson

National Geographic Photo Camp Overview

National Geographic photographers and editors travel the globe, not only on assignments, but also to teach their unique craft of storytelling to young people worldwide.  Check out this new video highlighting their experience working with diverse communities:  young refugees from ...

Become a Green Tenant in 8 Easy Steps

By Avi Yashchin Do you want to be a greener homeowner or apartment dweller? Chucking your glass bottles into the recycling bin is nice — but there are plenty of other ways to be a green tenant. At CleanEdison, the largest ...

Five Signs California Is Ditching Its Car Habit

  By Suzanne Russo California is arguably one of the greenest states in the nation. Los Angeles and San Francisco both rank in the top five on the Environmental Protection Agency list of cities with the most green buildings, San ...

Saving Lives Is as Simple as Washing Your Hands

  By Aysia Wright Do you know what the number one killer of children under the age of 5 is? It mostly likely won’t kill you or me, and it’s as easy to prevent as washing your hands.  The ...

Climate Change Questions From Glacier National Park

“Climate Connections” is a video series produced by the U.S. Geological Survey, in which scientists answer questions about climate change from across the nation. The latest episode focuses on Glacier National Park in Montana, and the repercussions of global ...

Scientists Sound Alarm on Massive Oil Palm Development in Cameroon

The following is an open letter written by several world-class scientists on the subject of a proposed oil palm farm in Cameroon.   To whom it may concern: As established scientists with leading academic and research institutions around the world, ...

World Water Forum Breaks Down Dam Impacts

  After a sharp drop in the 1990s, due to concerns over environmental and social impact, dam construction is once again on the rise — especially in developing nations, where the demand for water and electricity is growing. A new study ...

6 Simple Ways to Green a Small Business

By Nadine Long Not all small businesses can get LEED certification or install alternative energy sources — which still cost a pretty penny — like solar panels. Luckily, there are still plenty of ways small business owners can lessen their environmental impact ...

Tiger Poachers Get Stiff Sentences

Two men received substantial prison sentences after being convicting of poaching in Thailand earlier this year. One convicted tiger poacher, a Vietnamese citizen, received four years in prison; the other,  a Thai national, received five—the most severe punishment for ...