Did you know 4 minutes of positive news can reduce anxiety by 32%? Start your 30 day trial!
5 min read
Now here's something to celebrate! A novel model for bringing back a thriving population of an endangered species on our planet! The secret? Take a look at how a new way of thinking saved an adorable species of fox!Read MoreConservation Success! How Out of the Box Thinking Saved an Adorable Fox
The Amazon Rainforest keeps our air clean and breathable, is largely responsible for our chocolate, vanilla, and coffee, and is home to 10% of the world's species, including some of the most interesting and unique creatures on Earth. And yet, illegal loggers and deforestation threaten this important ecosystem. But now, researchers from Imazon have found a way to help politicians and activists take proactive steps against illegal roads and prevent deforestation before it happens.Read MoreCan Technology Help the Rainforests?
We've all been hearing that sea turtles need help... so, who's been helping them? Some really inspiring people you'll want to meet yourself! This fantastic video brings us into a sea turtle clinic to give us a look at what's being done to save these ancient creatures from the injuries and diseases they've picked up as they go about. It's a truly amazing place.Read MoreSaving Endangered Lives in the First Sea Turtle Hospital
It is possible to save all the remaining rainforests in the world when we connect three things: technology, imagination, and our love for the world. Our guest today, Bourhan Yassin, is CEO of a nonprofit—the Rainforest Connection (RFCx)—that has been working towards doing exactly that since 2014. Their founder discovered that we could use simple cell phone technology to detect and stop illegal logging, and in less than a decade, the RFCx has expanded into using sound and machine learning to protect biodiversity in all kinds of places.Read MoreHow 82 Million Minutes of Rainforest Audio Could Save Your Life with Bourhan Yassin (Episode #124)
Bison are ecosystem engineers, making their environments better simply by existing there. Formerly native to England, they slowly disappeared over time. But now, thousands of years later, a bison has given birth in the United Kingdom, marking a true win for rewilding efforts in the region.Read MoreThe Birth of the First Baby Bison in this Region in Thousands of Years
5 min read
A Brain in Each Leg? Follow Your Curiosity to the Bottom of the Ocean with Nathan Robinson (Episode #120)
Having filmed bioluminescent shrimp 4,700 feet beneath the sea and studied light as the world’s potentially most common communication method in the world, Dr. Nathan Robinson’s deep sea discoveries lead the world in exploring the depths of our ocean and changing the way we see this largely unexplored landscape. He spots opportunities for wonder everywhere, and celebrates them with a sense of awe that is infectious. Taking us to the most extraordinary realms on our planet, Nathan’s work and enthusiasm have the power to move mountains… and it may already have.Read MoreA Brain in Each Leg? Follow Your Curiosity to the Bottom of the Ocean with Nathan Robinson (Episode #120)
Many of us count on nature for inspiration, wellness, and wonder. But what are we giving back to it? Meet the nature enthusiast who built an entire living pond in his backyard to attract local wildlife. And in turn, discover for yourself how quickly, and beautifully, things can get wild.Read MoreTake Your Backyard from Wasteland to Wildlife Wonderland in 365 Days
We've been able to protect ourselves from most bacterial infections for decades now, but that's changing. Deadly bacteria are catching onto our tactics and antibiotic resistance is on the rise. Here's how some scientists are working to stay one step ahead of this problem by exploring the depths of caves and the bacteria that call them home!Read MoreCombing Caves for a Cure to Deadly Bacterial Infections
5 min read
Whether this year has you leaping out of your shell or hiding inside of it, we can all learn from the painted turtle, whose talent for timing can teach us a thing or two about listening to our bodies’ basic needs.Read MoreTaking Hints From Frozen Turtles: Deep Rest Is the Key to Living
Weeds are seen as pests, but what if we thought of them as miraculous, instead? Is it possible that we have been wrongfully hating weeds for years, seeing their ability to grow anywhere as a great nuisance instead of a remarkable feat?Read MoreStop and Smell the…Weeds? A Reminder that Wonder is All Around You!
5 min read
Imagine if we had millions of eager, highly skilled, environmental engineers, ready to devote their lives to fight drought, forest fires, and flooding — 24/7, 365 days a year — never asking for payment, just wanting to be left in peace. Wouldn’t we want to welcome them to our communities? Well, you don’t have to hope they show up, they’re already here! They just aren’t people, they’re beavers.Read MoreOh Dam! How Beavers are Master Environmental Engineers… and Might Just Save the World
What the worm?! Where does silk come from and why is it so expensive? We’re taking a glimpse along the historic tapestry of Vietnam’s silk industry, and leaving you with a greater appreciation for the luxurious fiber, the farmers and weavers who make it, and why working together is key.Read MoreWhat the Worm?! How Vietnam’s 4000-year-old Silk Industry Is Making a Comeback
Cut through today’s negative noise.
There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.