Many dog and cat owners think they know what how their animals are feeling. While that may be true, an animal collar or jacket, equipped with sensors, could give them even more information about the emotional state of their pet. The sensors provide data on things like body temperature and heart rate. VOA’s Deborah Block has more.
Students are growing their own organic food at Latin America's first sustainable public school, just outside Uruguay's capital, Montevideo. Made of recycled items and powered by clean energy, the school teaches children how to live in harmony with nature. Faith Lapidus reports.
The Clean Air Act, introduced in 1963, empowers the federal government to control air pollution. It has cleaned up the air we breathe, and controlled acid rain and ozone depletion. In 2007, the Bush Administration began using it to regulate U.S. emissions that contribute to climate change. What is the future of the Clean Air Act under the Trump Administration? VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Data about snow is hard to gather from space. NASA weather scientists report that currently, worldwide estimates of the water stored in snow may be off by 30 to 50 percent. That’s why NASA’s launching an ambitious project to create a new “snow satellite.” The first steps start not in satellites, but in airplanes and on snowy mountains. From Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, Shelley Schlender reports.