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Green Science is the application of eco-friendly thinking to scientific disciplines. Learn about global warming, pollution and other impacts on nature and the planet, plus what we can do to combat them.


How Bottled Water Works

 How Bottled Water Works

For a seemingly basic food product, bottled water has generated its share of controversy. Find out why. See more »

How Wind Power Works

How Wind Power Works

When air moves quickly, that motion means kinetic energy, which can be captured. Learn how the simplest possible wind-energy turbine works. See more »

The Ultimate in All-terrain

 The Ultimate in All-terrain

It’s no secret that we love cool gadgets and crazy vehicles here at HowStuffWorks, and today Popular Science dished up an article on an especially cool all-terrain motorbike: the Hyanide. See more »

Can we plug the hole in the ozone layer?

 Can we plug the hole in the ozone layer?

Can we plug the hole in the ozone layer? Learn about ozone, ozone depletion and if it is possible to fix the ozone hole. See more »

Could reversing global warming start an ice age?

 Could reversing global warming start an ice age?

Reversing global warming is discussed in this article. Learn about reversing global warming. See more »

What is the greenhouse effect?

 What is the greenhouse effect?

The greenhouse effect is explained in this article. Learn about the greenhouse effect. See more »

What Can I Do About Global Warming?

 What Can I Do About Global Warming?

What can I do about global warming? See more »

How Global Warming Works

 How Global Warming Works

Global warming is becoming an increasingly important issue. Find out what causes global warming and learn how we can decrease the effects of global warming. See more »

How Organic Food Works

 How Organic Food Works

Organic food promises freedom from synthetic materials. Find out what organic food is, organic farming today, the pros and cons of organic food and why you should care. See more »

How Ozone Pollution Works

How Ozone Pollution Works

We want the ozone layer, but we don't want ozone pollution... Good in the atmosphere but bad on the ground? Find out about ozone, how it affects you and what you can do about it. See more »