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  • Question Your World: Why do bats argue so much?

    Communication is so important! Consider for a moment how valuable it is that we have the ability to communicate with one another. Other animals communicate, too, but we still know very little about what their chatter translates to. A recent study tried to solve a piece of this big puzzle by studying the chatter of bats and they found something pretty remarkable. Why do bats argue so much?

  • Question Your World: How will Virginia approach climate change? 

    Recently, marches and rallies took place around the globe to implore world leaders to act on climate change. This is a global issue that absolutely has local impacts. So let's look at what role we here in Virginia will play moving forward. How will Virginia approach climate change?

  • Question Your World: Is the answer really blowing in the wind?

    Howdy pardners, they say everything's bigger in Texas, right? Apparently that includes renewable energy generated by wind power! Texas is leading the nation in generating wind power. Today's topic on wind power begs the big question: Is the answer really blowing in the wind?

  • Question Your World: Are Richmond schools going solar? 

    A lot of school systems throughout the nation operate on very tight budgets so they are turning to renewable energy to help lower some bills. The growing trend of solar schools across the nation is now making its way to central Virginia. Are Richmond schools going solar?

  • Question Your World: How can we reduce plastic waste? 

    There’s a really good chance that in the last few hours you’ve encountered some single-use plastic. A grocery bag, maybe a straw, a water bottle? It’s everywhere, seemingly inescapable. Let’s take a moment to look into the continuing story of humans and plastic. How can we reduce plastic waste?