Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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A Ted Talk from Ted.com: A personal story, a collective triumph: Dyan deNapoli tells the story of the world’s largest volunteer animal rescue, which saved more than 40,000 penguins after an oil spill off the coast of South Africa. How does a job this big get done? Penguin by penguin by penguin … Call her “the Penguin Lady.” Dyan deNapoli educates the world about these fascinating birds.  (Read More ...)

Iconic comedian and actor, Robin Williams, has a more than friendly, sometimes comical and certainly heartwarming exchange with Koko, the gorilla.  (Read More ...)

Freed from captivity in a circus, two elephants are reunited after being apart for 20 years in this inspirational video. Be sure to have some tissue handy:-)  (Read More ...)

Absolutely stunning inspirational video of our awesome winged friends as they do their miraculous part pollinating our planet.  (Read More ...)

From the YouTube site: From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life... (Read More ...)

If this video doesn’t take your breath away (and appreciate nature just a little more) we don’t know what will:-) Murmuration (flock of starlings) taken by one steady-handed camera operator:-) Murmuration from Sophie Windsor Clive on Vimeo.  (Read More ...)

A Ted Talk from Ted.com: Marine biologist Tierney Thys asks us to step into the water to visit the world of the Mola mola, or giant ocean sunfish. Basking, eating jellyfish and getting massages, this behemoth offers clues to life in the open sea. Editor: Tierney could have a second career as a standup comic:-)  (Read More ...)

A Ted Talk from Ted.com: The legendary chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall talks about TACARE (Take Care) and her other community projects, which help people in booming African towns live side-by-side with threatened animals.  (Read More ...)

A Ted Talk from Ted.com: By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans — and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.  (Read More ...)

A Ted Talk from Ted.com: A unique ecosystem of plants, birds and monkeys thrives in the treetops of the rainforest. Nalini Nadkarni explores these canopy worlds — and shares her findings with the world below, through dance, art (editor: even Barbie dolls) and bold partnerships.  (Read More ...)