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Reading Earth’s History with Sand

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A beautiful beach has much more to it than meets the eye. You can actually read our planet’s history with sand! Each grain has its own story to tell…

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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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Fungi, the Technology of the Future?

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Imagine a future filled with bricks, furniture, and leather made of mushrooms! That fungi-filled future is here and it’s the kind of innovation that needs celebrating!

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26 minutes

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The Art, Technology, and Wonder of Filming Wildlife

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Explore what goes on behind the lens to capture nature at its most extraordinary! The art of filming wildlife brings the natural world into our homes, inspiring wonder, and reshaping the future along the way.

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Celebrate the Stories of Species Saved from Extinction

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Sometimes we need a little reminder that our hard work is making a difference! Today we celebrate the stories of seven species saved from extinction!

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14 minutes

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Solving Old Problems by Studying New Species

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How can studying new species lead to a brighter future? Here’s a great reminder that inspiration is all around us, we just have to search for connections!

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7 minutes

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Capturing the Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie

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Meet Dave Sandford, a photographer capturing stunning images of Lake Erie’s liquid mountains. His work is a beautiful, and awe-inspiring reminder of our planet’s power.

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Welcome to the Wood Wide Web, Meet the Internet of Fungus!

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Did you know that forests are connected with an internet of fungus? There is an incredible network growing beneath our feet lovingly called the wood wide web!

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8 minutes

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The Grand History of the Humble Pigeon

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Why should we appreciate the humble pigeon a little more? It turns out, pigeons are actually much smarter than we give them credit for, not to mention we share a rich history!

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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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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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6 minutes

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Take a Minute to Explore Your Curious Side!

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How can curiosity make the world seem a little more wonderful? Let’s start with a simple question: What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth?

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8 minutes

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Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

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Have you ever asked yourself “Do woodpeckers get concussions?” Well, even if you haven’t, here is the answer that will leave you walking through the world a little smarter!

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What Can A Thousand Swarming Robots Teach us About Nature?

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How do fish swim in schools, or birds fly in giant flocks without running into each other? Take a look at the tiny swarming robots that are helping us understand some of nature’s most complex phenomena!

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Do Ants Have Language?

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What sound does an ant make? It’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked yourself. It turns out, though, the answer is actually pretty cool!

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Shifting Perspectives: The Discovery of the Microscopic World

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The discovery of microorganisms completely changed the way we looked at the world. In this age of science are we just as close to perspective shifting discovery?

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Ghosts in the Night: How Owls Fly Silently

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Have you ever wondered how owls fly silently? There’s more to it than you may think! These remarkable creatures are yet another example how nature never ceases to amaze us.

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Murals on Mountainsides

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Simon Beck creates breathtaking mountainside murals in freshly fallen snow. His work is a remarkable example of the magic that can happen when nature and art combine!

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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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Eight Hidden Gems Around the World

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Take a moment to explore some hidden gems around the world! Head with us to the places that prove it’s still an amazing world and give yourself a reminder that you may have some wonders in your own backyard!

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The Magic and Mystery of Squid Skin

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Why is squid skin so spectacular? How do creatures covered in soft skin camouflage seamlessly with coral? Here are the fascinating answers!

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Astoundingly Intricate Designs of the Smallest Form

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What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!

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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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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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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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Introducing, the World’s Stinkiest Flower

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What is the world’s stinkiest flower, and why does it smell so bad? Let us introduce you to the corpse flower, one of nature’s oddities, and truly one of this planet’s strangest species!

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Get an Up Close Look at The Aquatic World

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Check out The Aquatic World with Philippe Cousteau, a phenomenal series from Great Big Story that is making science more approachable for us all!

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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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