With Georgia’s rapid population growth threatening its water supply – Atlanta could be in trouble as early as 2030 – conservation is on everyone’s mind. Some are betting the time is right for desalination projects to turn seawater into drinking water.
The University of Georgia is assembling a research team to solve the riddles of micro-algae, a potentially self-sustaining, renewable and clean energy source.
Georgia's Botanical Garden spreads the word about native and endangered plants to students, teachers and the general public.
Atlanta's Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is one of the most remarkable places in the country. It covers more than 5,000 acres of land, harbors more than 900 species of trees and 100 species of butterflies and is the southernmost habitat for rainbow and brown trout. Best of all, it's easily accessible to anyone in search of a near-wilderness experience.