These stories celebrate the world’s incredible natural wonders. From breathtaking landscapes to the tiniest creatures on Earth, the natural world has the power to remind us it’s still an amazing world.
Raising 300 Black Bears: How One Man is Changing Conservation!
Having raised over 300 orphaned bears and reintroduced them back to the wild, Ben Kilham has entirely changed how the scientific community sees them! Here's how getting up close and personal with black bears has been a ticket to saving other animals—like pandas—all around the world.Read More
How Painted Wolves Are Saving a National Park!
Is fear a good thing? In a gorgeous valley of southern Mozambique, reintroducing fear has restored order and allowed their ecosystem to once again thrive after humans sent it spiraling out of check. Here's the story of Gorongosa National Park's revival—thanks to the return of the painted wolf!Read More
Bugs Raining from the Sky?! They’re Strawberry Superheroes!
Do you like strawberries? You have a little red bug to thank for their safety! Each year, millions of crops (including strawberries) are under threat of being destroyed by spider mites. But farmers and scientists have once again teamed up with nature to solve the problem. Here's the story of persimilis—a surprising hero on the agricultural stage!Read More
Navigating the Wood Wide Web with Michael Shields (Episode #26)
Trees can talk to each other. Do you want to know how? Our guest today is Michael Shields, host of Across the Margin: The Podcast. In this episode, we have talked about the power of active listening in looking for stories that are only waiting for us to be discovered. We’ve also discussed trees and how they communicate with one another. Yes, you’ve read that right.Read More
Creating Water Out of Thin Air! The Desert Beetle Revolutionizing Our Water Crisis
In our fight to bring clean, fresh water to billions of people around the world, innovators now have a new source of inspiration from the middle of the... desert? A beetle with a unique ability to capture water out of thin air is inspiring a new generation of life-saving technologies!Read More
Hooked on Helping: The Diver Who Lets Sharks Nap in Her Lap!
Can one of the world's most feared predators teach us to take a more gentle approach toward others? You’ll be hooked on this heartwarming story of Cristina Zenato, one of the first scuba divers in the world to get a shark to "nap" in her lap!Read More
New Discovery! More Mammals Are Glowing in the Dark?
Platypus are already known to be strange creatures, but there’s a new characteristic to add to these odd-balls: they GLOW! The thing is, scientists are finding that they actually aren't the weird ones when it comes to this. It turns out, glowing in the dark is a trait far more common in mammals than we've ever thought! Ready to test what you think is possible?Read More
When Squids Fly… Anything’s Possible!
Squids? Flying? Oh, yeah! Across the top of our world's oceans, squid are taking flight for reasons that still remain to be known. Here's your nugget of delight for the day!Read More
The 2,000-Pound Vegetarians Slowing Climate Change
Some of our best environmental engineers when it comes to winning the race to slow climate change have turned out to be these natural (and very cute) prairie-preserving specialists! Here’s how bison are restoring a previously destroyed landscape and keeping tons of carbon out of our atmosphere along the way.Read More
A Rock Climber’s Perspective on Reaching New Heights
When a big problem towers over us, how do we come out on top? Let's join a renowned rock climber to see how she overcomes fear and intense pressure to accomplish her goals as she takes on one of her biggest challenges yet!Read More
Living with Fun in Mind! Lessons from New Zealand’s Smartest Parrot
Adding more fun into our daily lives may not be as difficult as we think! The kea—an unbelievably unique parrot known for their curious and mischievous ways—are masters at play, and they have a few things to show us about this delightful way to thrive in life!Read More
The Secret Survival Kit of the World’s Smallest Fox
We’re headed off to the Sahara Desert to spy on the world’s tiniest (and arguably, it’s cutest) little hunter. Let’s learn the secrets to surviving in the desert and explore the superpowers that nature has given to each of us, with help from the fennec fox!Read More
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