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Rescuing Animals in Winter

[embed]https://youtu.be/fQraNFiPMig[/embed] RESCUING  ANIMALS IN WINTER By Heather McElhatton [caption id="attachment_1488" align="alignright" width="300"] Kitty Block, President of HSI, gets emotional after she greets the dogs at a dog meat farm in Namyangju, South Korea, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The operation is part of HSIs efforts to fight the...

Maryland FoodWorks Saves Food and Lives

[embed]https://youtu.be/4edZ1p1cW5Q[/embed] by Heather McElhatton As a little girl, Ania Pettigrew loved watching her great-grandmother cook. She made big meals for the family, and baked for the church. But Ania's family also knew hard times, and what it was like to be hungry. “I've been in that situation, so...

Citizen Scientist

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SO6JijgdQE[/embedyt] Citizen Scientists Can Save the World The World Wildlife Fund just came out with a report showing that we have lost half of the numbers of wild species on this earth in the last 40 years alone. Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist, Searching for...

Eye of the Shoal

There’s no such thing as a fish? Helen Scales, 41, Marine Biologist and author of “Eye of the Shoal, A fishwatchers guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything” says in a way there’s no such thing as a fish, just hundreds of thousands of creatures that...

Will Steger on Pulling Through the Times

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="469"] Will Steger speaks at the Norway House.[/caption] Will Steger, the 73-year-old legendary Arctic explorer, didn't meet his goal of trekking 1,000 miles by himself across the barren lands of Canada this summer. Blustering cold winds, white-outs that limited his sight and a run-in with a grizzly...

THE LOST ART OF READING NATURE’S SIGNS

THE LOST ART OF READING NATURE'S SIGNS Tristan Gooley, 44, is an author and Natural Navigator. He can navigate across oceans, wilderness and cityscapes alike, using only the natural clues around him. He’s an intrepid explorer, and the only person to both fly and sail solo...

Microbia – its okay to eat food of the floor!

[caption id="attachment_1371" align="alignright" width="300"] Eugenia Bone[/caption]  "I eat food off the floor. No problem. The best thing for you is a carrot with the dirt still on it." Eugenia Bone became fascinated with microbes—those life forms that are too small to see without a microscope. Specifically, she...

Jane Goodall on Following Your Heart

Story Transcript:  Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton and this is "A Beautiful World," and today we celebrate Women's History Month, with one of our centuries most powerful female rebels and effective animal conservationists - Dr. Jane Goodall. Jane Goodall: My mission was to get close to the...

 The Empress of Elephant Orphans Dies

[caption id="attachment_1361" align="alignleft" width="300"] Daphne Sheldrick[/caption] Dame Daphne Sheldrick, who founded the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, more than 40 years ago, (1977) died peacefully at her home at the age of 83.  Sheldrick and her family have helped save hundreds of elephants and other...