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Tetepare Island: Uninhabited and Conserved!

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With more than 7 billion people on this planet, it’s hard to believe we’ve left a few corners untouched, but we have! Here’s a jewel of conservation being preserved by the ancestors of the original islanders.

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11 minutes

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Hop on Over to Japan’s Rabbit Island

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There are places in the world that shift our sense of “normal”, and the wonder never leaves us. Here’s a small wonder!

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9 minutes

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The Mystery of the Hawaiian Islands

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Take a trip to Hawaii! We won’t be exploring the beaches, but instead a mystery whose answer looks into the formation of the Hawaiian Islands and our planet!

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13 minutes

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Biomimicry and Floating Islands

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BioMimicry is taking Mother Nature’s best ideas and putting them to immediate good use. Today we share the most remarkable concept for turning polluted waterways into marvelous resources for society.

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13 minutes

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Beware! Crab Crossing Ahead!

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Once a year on Christmas Island, the ground becomes a sea of crustaceans as the islands red crabs make one of the most amazing migrations in the world!

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16 minutes

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The Glow-in-the-Dark World Beneath the Sea

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Just below the ocean waves is a world that, until recently, we had never seen before. This world of glowing sharks, eels, turtles, and much more has been swimming all around us, but it took asking the right question to find it!

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22 minutes

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Creating Something Out of Nothing: The Forest Man of India

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Magicians aren’t the only people who specialize in making something out of nothing. There are a few ordinary folks whose single-mindedness is their magic. See what you think of the work of the Forest Man of India.

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10 minutes

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Elephant Seals: Mother Nature’s Beach Master

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When Mother Nature created beaches, she must have felt like she needed a truly colossal creation worthy of becoming the “beach master. Enter, the Elephant Seal.

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10 minutes

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A Village Made of Plastic

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What might happen if we placed more focus on the idea of inventing ever more creative and practical uses for what’s already been made? Why keep making more “stuff”? There’s something popping up in Panama that can inspire us all!

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23 minutes

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

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At only 19 years old, Boyan Slat of the Netherlands developed an ocean cleanup array which has removed over 7 million tons of plastic from the ocean. Learn more about The Ocean Cleanup Project and how you can help in today’s important feature.

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15 minutes

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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Scottish Isles

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How do we keep traditions alive in this era? On the isle of Harris, the production of Harris Tweed is breathes life into old ways. Take a journey with us and explore this beautiful culture and the landscape that inspires it!

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12 minutes

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At the Volcano’s Edge

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What happens when you use drones to explore the depths of one of the world’s most active volcanoes? We join explorer and filmmaker Sam Cossman on his journey to discover life at the edge of one of the planet’s most hostile environments!

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17 minutes

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Haenyeo: Korea’s Aging Mermaids

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Meet the Haenyeo, Korea’s sea women. These women, many of whom are grandmothers, take to the sea everyday freediving for their livelihood.

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9 minutes

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Flip Flops: Trash to Treasure

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Can a single, discarded, worn out flip-flop “live” again, as something completely different? And can it lift people out of poverty?

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10 minutes

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Live Cam: Puffins in Your Lap!

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Here at Ever Widening Circles, we try to be the nicest place on the web, and thankfully, we have some great competition: animals in real time on live cams all over the world!

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9 minutes

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Drones Over Cuba Reveal An Accidental Eden

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Drone technology brings us Cuba!.. It’s open now and largely untouched by pop culture, with the charm and natural beauty of the 1950’s! Take a look at the magical perspective 21st century drone technology brings us!

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6 minutes

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Jellyfish Lake: An Otherworldly Place

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On this Saturday Around the World, we take you to one of the most incredible underwater places in the world: Jellyfish Lake! Home to millions of beautiful, virtually stingless Golden Jellyfish, this is quite the aquatic marvel.

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18 minutes

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Coral Wonders That Defy Imagination!

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Want to crack the window open on a view of beauty and complexity that will leave you with a sigh? You might think you know enough about coral, and you’d be very mistaken. Take a look at this!

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6 minutes

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A Thank You From Wounda

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We’ve all heard a little about the “intelligence” of animals, but what about “emotional intelligence”? Wounda, a once near-death chimpanzee of Dr. Goodall fame, shows us there’s more going on here than we ever dreamed.

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25 minutes

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An Adventure Atop the Tepuis

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Take a trip to South America to Explore the Tepuis, magnificent mesas rising up from the jungle below. Join the explorers who study these islands in the sky, and their remarkable flora and fauna!

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8 minutes

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How Ripe Bananas Can Shift Perspectives: Wisdom from Oliver Sacks

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Here’s some wisdom from Oliver Sacks on how green bananas and an old H.G. Wells story helped him learn about valuing perspectives outside of the “norm”.

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8 minutes

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Strange Happenings Under the Ice in Finland

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If you enjoy a good mind-bending bit of creativity once in a while, today’s video-share is just that. Here’s some fun!

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7 minutes

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Maptia: Travel with Photographer/Adventurers

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If you are still curious and hopeful about the world, love breathtaking photography, and great story-tellers, then you are in luck! Check out this web-find from an EWC fan!

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15 minutes

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Humanizing What’s Under the Surface

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It can be difficult to feel a connection to something when it isn’t a part of your day to day life. But what if it could be? There are people throughout the world creating ways for us to have a closer look at what’s happening under the water, so here’s two of them. Artist, Katrina Fuller, will bring the ocean to us, while innovator, David Lang, brings us into those waters!

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9 minutes

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Duke Lemur Center: Inspired Leadership

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Check out the Duke Lemur Center, a remarkable place dedicated to the research and conservation of some of this planet’s most threatened and unique species!

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20 minutes

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“What I’ve Learned” by Justin Bieber’s 33 Year Old Discoverer

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This one’s really from out in left field folks (but amazing): great advice from the guy who discovered Justin Bieber! (Really great!)

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8 minutes

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The Traditions of This Tribe Have Left Quite a Mark

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What you can find in the mountains of the Philippines may stay with you forever, especially if you happen to visit Apo Whang-Od in her village. She’s single handedly working and teaching to keep her culture’s tradition alive!

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14 minutes

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A Renaissance Story: Oysters and the Chesapeake Bay

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There are some great stories of renewal and the resilience of nature and people. The story of oysters and the Chesapeake Bay is one of them.

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8 minutes

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Maps, A Distorted Look At Our World

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How do we take our 3D globe and turn in into a flat map? Well, you really can’t, here’s how distorted maps of our world are shaping our perspective and what we can–maybe–do about it!

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