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How Astronauts Change After Seeing Earth From Space

[embed]https://youtu.be/yg0yjOcOWsM[/embed] The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift that affects some astronauts when they see the earth from space. Many say they no longer identify with a specific nationality or culture after seeing earth from outer space, instead they see themselves, and all citizens on earth,...

Ann Bancroft

[embed]https://youtu.be/Etuu5_TcgYw[/embed] Ann Bancroft to keynote White House Arctic Science Ministerial September 23, 2016 Story Transcript Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton and this is a beautiful world. President Obama: "Now Climate Change is no longer an abstraction. It's not an issue we can put off for the future, it's happening now....

Pristine Seas

National Geographic and Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala, who launched the Pristine Seas project to identify, survey, protect, and restore the last truly wild places in the ocean...

Wanted: Pets Allowed in Domestic Abuse Shelters

Story Transcript Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton and this is a Beautiful World, bringing you inspirational stories from around the globe. Rita Garza: We really are promoting the re-definition of family. What it means to be a family, and in crisis how to stay together as a family? Heather...

Carl Safina – How Animals Think and Feel

Carl Safina on his book Beyond Words, How Animals Think and Feel: Carl Safina: Many people have thought you can't think unless you have language and humans are only ones with complex language, but there are many things that go on in animal's minds that don't involve...

People are Good! World Travel with No Money

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ6QxwZQVeA[/embed] Rob Greenfield had a simple idea, that people are good and the world is a good place. So he decided to put his idea to the ultimate test by flying one-way to a far off place with no money, no credit card, no cellphone, not...

Paul Bogard – The Earth Beneath Your Feet

Dr. Vandana Shiva is a physicist, an Indian scholar, an environmental activist and an anti-globalization author. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than twenty books and is  passionate about soil health and alternative farming solutions. "After being fooled for about 75 years, that the soil is...