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Meet the Dogs Who Have Become Penguin Protectors!

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There are times when human ingenuity comes in doses that are so successful and inspiring that you just want to shout it from the highest yardarm. Here’s just such a story!

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13 minutes

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Saving Rivers by Turning Toxins Into Art!

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How can painting with toxic sludge save rivers? Two professors at Ohio University are teaming up to combine art and science to conserve and protect polluted waterways!

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15 minutes

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Hype Aside: What Are Our Real Energy Options?

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Do you feel us edging away from fossil fuels? If we look where innovation is moving, it’s not in coal, oil and gas. No the creative thought leaders and clever young innovators are moving on. See where they are taking us!

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7 minutes

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Meet a Living Dinosaur: The Giant Cassowary

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Is it possible to find a living dinosaur in some far off corner of the globe? It is if you count the extraordinary, enormous bird called a cassowary!

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20 minutes

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Nat Geo Photographer’s Tales: Leopard Seals and Penguins

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Ever see a breathtaking photo from the natural world and wonder how they got that image? Often the backstories are even better than the photograph! Listen to the remarkable tales from a Nat Geo photographer and you will be transformed.

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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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60 minutes

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Diving the Lembeh Strait in Search of Remarkable Creatures

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Take a dive into the Lembeh Strait. This remarkable corner of the globe is home to some of the world’s strangest and most beautiful species. These creatures will leave even the biggest nature nerd in awe!

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12 minutes

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Innovators to the End: Mushroom Burial Suits!

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Ingenious people are always the ones dragging culture forward. It is time to start innovating when it comes to death. How about a mushroom burial suit!

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12 minutes

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Re-Imagining School Lunch: Absolutely Fascinating Fun!

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Innovation is at its very best when it involves things we take completely for granted. Take School Lunches for example: now here are some remarkable, delightful and incredibly obvious insights that North Americans have almost completely missed!

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16 minutes

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Things to Celebrate One Year Ago: Good News from December 2015!

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If I refreshed your memory about the dreadful things happening in the news one year ago, you’d remember them. But what about the good things? Did we hear enough of that too! Here are some remarkable things to celebrate from a year ago!

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14 minutes

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An Adventure in Urban Wildlife

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The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!

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9 minutes

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Using Bird Vomit to Uncover History!

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How can owl pellets help us make conservation decisions? It turns out a little bit of gross science can have a big impact! And it’s actually pretty cool!

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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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Remembering the Crocodile Hunter

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Today, Ever Widening Circles remembers one of the true action heroes of our time, one committed to the sanctity of animal life and preservation thereof, the one and only Crocodile Hunter: Steve Irwin.

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23 minutes

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4th Graders Can Solve World Peace! Can We?

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What if we all have the innate skills to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems, when we are in the 4th grade? Take a look at this bit of wonder!

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Celebrating Remarkable Places Around the World!

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Join us as we celebrate some of the remarkable places around the world we have explored over the past year! From frozen music festivals, to incredible wildlife, to jaw-dropping heights, here are some of our favorites.

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6 minutes

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Who Will We Become?

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What would the wise astrophysicist Carl Sagan remind us this morning?

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18 minutes

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Biosphere 2: A Rainforest and a Reef in the Middle of the Desert?

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Have you heard about Biosphere 2? This incredible living laboratory is helping us figure out what life could look like on a colony beyond our planet!

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Orchids: The World’s Most Beautiful Liars?

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How did orchids become some of the most unique and beautiful plants on the planet? It turns out these remarkable plants have used some very nefarious tactics over the years to make homes in some of the planet’s most fascinating niches.

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How Blue Whale Poop Changed This Scientist’s Life

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The study Whale Poop may not sound like life changing science, but for this scientist, it not only changed her life, it shifted the way we think about one of the planet’s most remarkable species and the ways we study them!

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Exploring Wild_Life and Celebrating Natural Wonder

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Check out this incredible new web series from National Geographic! wild_life with Bertie Gregory heads to the Pacific Northwest for a new take on documenting our planet’s amazing natural wonders!

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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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12 minutes

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The Giants That Can Help Save the World

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After a near-death experience, arborist David Milarch embarked on a mission to use some of the planet’s oldest and most resilient trees to solve one of our future’s greatest problems. This is his remarkable story.

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25 minutes

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Chasing Rivers: An Adventure on the Colorado

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Think about your nearest river. Where did it come from? Where is it going? Here’s a remarkable story from a National Geographic photographer about how his adventure to chase the Colorado River reshaped his perspectives.

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16 minutes

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The City that Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

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Is it possible to run a city entirely on renewable energy? Burlington, Vermont became the first city in the US to achieve this accomplishment and today we checkout how!

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38 minutes

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Coral Morphologic: The Art of Conservation

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How do we get people to care about some of the planet’s most unique and imperiled species? Coral Morphologic is an artistic team that is bringing together art and science in a remarkably new way to do just that!

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Unearthing the DNA of the Jungle with Leeches

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How can leeches help biologist study remote ecosystems? It turns out researchers can use these often overlooked creatures to learn about species hidden from view! Here’s the fascinating story.

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48 minutes

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Meet the Coywolf

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Can we adapt too as we push into places where wildlife should have a right of way? A new hybrid – part coyote and part wolf – may be finding a niche we might want to work with! Take a look…

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Landfill Art: Amazing on Many Levels

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What if we connected our world by finding amazing new ways to use the things we already have too much of: like garbage, for instance?

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