We are finally experiencing warmer temperatures and have reached the point where it seems safe to put in even delicate plants and flowers. It's also time to plant peppers, tomatoes, celery and other vegetables.
Azzedine Downes is the President and CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) whose mission is to rescue and protect animals around the world. The IFAW works around the globe to save wildlife by working in tandem with native populations towards a greater good. Mr. Downes talked with Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard about the IFAW's projects, taking place in more than 40 countries.
E-waste is any discarded electronic device or appliance, including computers, TVs and cell phones. According to the United Nations, 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are generated worldwide each year.
The recent stretch of unseasonably-warm weather has been enjoyable, but the trees and plants that are coming up and producing buds much earlier than normal may be damaged when temperatures drop down to below freezing again.
If you are a serious gardener, would like to dress-up your yard or make better use of the space you have available, winter is the perfect time to do some research, take some classes and put your landscape plans together so you're ready to start planting this spring.
Nearly 100,000 people subscribe to the Gross Science from NOVA channel on YouTube so they can watch host Anna Rothschild explain the slimy, smelly, creepy-crawly world of science and nature in a fun, engaging way.
From 1951 until 1989, the Feed Materials Production Center in Fernald, Ohio, about 20 miles northwest of Cincinnati, was a key player in the Cold War, processing uranium for the United States nuclear weapons program.
If your garden yielded a bumper crop this season and you have more fruits and vegetables than you can eat fresh, now is a good time to explore the variety of ways you can preserve them for use all winter long, from cold storage to canning to freezing.
The Mill Creek is a 28-mile long urban river that begins in West Chester, runs though Cincinnati and flows into the Ohio River, just west of downtown. It was declared the worst environmental problem in the Greater Cincinnati area in 1993, unfit for aquatic life and recreation. Since 1995, the Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities has been working to make improvements to the waterway.