Almonds are one of the thirstiest crops in California. It takes approximately one gallon of water to produce just one almond.
With a lingering drought in California and no sign of rain on the horizon, many homeowners are turning to inexpensive alternatives to transform patches of brown into lush green lawns.
Did you ever think polluted air could be turned into something useful? Cara Santa Maria investigates how an Orange County-based company is turning methane gas into plastic items.
Spurred by a bet, Natural History Museum curator Brian Brown went on a mission to uncover new species of bugs in the comfort of his colleague's own backyard.
Reporter Derrick Shore goes to a Mexican restaurant and tries their cricket tacos and visits the Rainbow Mealworms farm in Compton where billions of worms and other insects are raised and shipped out to feed mainly reptiles, but more recently humans.
Tom Tanquary is a professional videographer who has captured the unique movements and behaviors of hummingbirds using slow motion cameras and time-lapse techniques
Blue whales are the largest and most beautiful creatures to inhabit the ocean. But in recent years, these marine mammals have been spotted closer to shore, putting them at a higher risk for deadly container ship collisions in Southern California.
A group of environmentalists from Highland Park are on a mission to salvage food that would have otherwise gone to waste.
After an arduous three months in rehabilitation, two young elephant seals are finally ready to be released back into the ocean by the Marine Mammal Rescue Team at the California Wildlife Center.
KCET's Nick Hardcastle tours the Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita, Calif., for an inside look at Southern California's gibbon family.