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Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli: We didn't want to give children the usual fairy tales. Heather McElhatton: That's Elena Favilli (ELLEN-ah FAH-vee-lee), who wrote Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, with co-author Francesca Cavallo (FRAHN-chess-kah -KAH-vall-oh.)  It's not your typical book of fairy tales, these stories are true and...

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...

Jane the Death Doula

Jane Whitlock:  My husband was super duper healthy, forty-nine (years old), a marathon runner, and he got diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer and basically died after a four-month struggle. Heather McElhatton: Jane Whitlock felt physically suported by hospice staff during her husbands death, but not...

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...

The Galactic Tick

 It's a galaxy. It's a Solar System. It's Galactic Tick Day. Galactic Tick Day happens every 1.7 years and celebrates the motion of the planets journey around the Milky Way. Not just Earth, but the solar system is ticking its way around the galaxy. Mark your calendars...

LAGI

[embed]https://youtu.be/bXkywv5tJHA[/embed] The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) brings together artists, architects, scientists, landscape architects, engineers, and others to create renewable energy art. Transcript: Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton and this is A Beautiful World. Connie Hedegaard: "When it comes to renewables it's not a question of 'nice to have.'...

The Water Guardians

https://youtu.be/Qq6hEoE70zs Transcript: Heather McElhatton: Elizabeth Rogers lives in Penn Valley California. She is a Water Guardian. Elizabeth Rogers: A Water Guardian is someone who recognizes the essential nature of water for all life on earth and is dedicated to protecting it. HM : Rogers' connection to water started when...

Man Survives Being Buried for Five Days

  Viral Dalal (VEE-rull DAH-loll): I heard this sound in the background which sounded like thunder, loud thunder and that woke me up. I was sleeping at that poiunt in time I woke up to thunder - furniture moving and became airborne. and I knew it...