Energy & Environment

NATURE Documentary Highlights the Animal Kingdom's Oddballs and Misfits

Jack Ford talks to series editor Janet Hess about "Animal Misfits," a new documentary from NATURE.

mefo-000437-preview-thumb
May 2, 2014 1:04 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: the lesser known health threats transmitted by the common deer tick, crime in Camden, NJ, an interview with the filmmaker of PBS Nature’s “Leave it to Beavers”, and an up close look at an underwater classroom.

VIDEO
mefo-000436-WankoDunes-thumb
Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  April 30, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
NJTV's Lauren Wanko takes us to Toms River, New Jersey, where a debate over a beach replenishment dune building project has been ongoing since Hurricane Sandy devastated the seaside town.VIDEO
mefo-000436-preview-thumb
April 25, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments

A new report by the Center for an Urban Future details the city’s aging infrastructure, a dune-building project in Toms River is projected to move ahead, the Adirondack P-TECH program is trying out a new education model designed to reduce youth unemployment and keep graduates in the region and more.

VIDEO
mefo-000433-RooftopGardens-thumb
Tracy Wholf, PBS NewsHour Weekend  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
At P.S. 333 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, students are studying science in their very own rooftop greenhouse -- one of 12 built as part of an initiative to put 100 greenhouse labs in New York City schools by 2020.VIDEO
mefo-000424-fullep-thumb
January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
mefo-000423-fullep-thumb
January 15, 2014 4:03 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to New York Magazine's Chris Smith about Governor Cuomo’s 2014 agenda, outgoing Lincoln Center president Reynold Levy discusses a decade of changes to the performing arts center, Meet the Coywolf, and more.VIDEO
mefo-000421-ewaste-thumb
Thomas Shomaker, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism  |  December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | 1 Comment
In the last few years, electronic recycling companies - like the Lower East Side Ecology Center’s E-Waste Warehouse - have opened the industrial Gowanus area of Brooklyn. VIDEO
mefo-000420-NYT-drones-thumb
Erik Olsen, The New York Times  |  November 20, 2013 11:57 AM | Comments
New York Times video reporter, Erik Olsen, reveals how underwater drones are changing the way scientists study the sea.VIDEO
mefo-000419-fullep-thumb
November 13, 2013 3:42 PM | Comments
On this week's MetroFocus: Brooklyn College professor Philip Napoli shares poignant stories of New York’s Vietnam veterans, New York Times reporter Julie Creswell explains why foreign investors are snapping up multi-billion dollar apartments in the sky, and much more.VIDEO
mefo-000419-MLPBS-Schools-thumb
Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Hands-on initiatives by a group of environmentally conscious students are enabling the kinds of lessons that go beyond the classroom.VIDEO
Page 4 of 23« First...23456...1020...Last »
About Us    Contact Us    The MetroFocus Team   Mobile   WNET Pressroom   Privacy Policy    Terms of Service

Ford FoundationMutual of America

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by the Ford Foundation, James and Merryl Tisch, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Charlotte and David Ackert, Jody and John Arnhold and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America.
© 2014 WNET    All Rights Reserved.    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019