April 30, 2004

Sibley – Like An Oasis

Like the inhabitants of New York City, migrating birds find Central Park an oasis amidst the metropolitan landscape.

April 29, 2004

Hummingbirds – Imitative Songs

Hummingbirds are tiny virtuosos of the animal kingdom.

April 28, 2004

Roma – Origins

Scholars are demystifying the origins of the Roma/gypsy culture.

April 27, 2004

Star Lore – Comets

For thousands of years comets have been looked upon as dire omens for the future, but these celestial phenomenon are actually messages of the past.

April 26, 2004

Sibley – Language of the Birds

Correctly identifying bird sounds is similar to learning a second language.

April 23, 2004

Sibley – Birdwatching 101

As any expert would tell you, the first step to bird watching, is well, finding the birds. Here are some tips.

April 22, 2004

Gribbles – Solutions

Wood borers are a challenge to researchers exploring environmentally safe ways to protect submerged wooden structures.

April 21, 2004

Gribbles – Importance

Gribbles are an essential “cleanup crew” for our oceans and estuaries.

April 20, 2004

Attack of The Gribbles

These tiny wood-boring crustaceans have plagued man-made structures since the days of Columbus.

April 19, 2004

Ventana: Spring Renewal

Every spring groups of city folk visit the Ventana wilderness of California to rediscover the natural world.

April 16, 2004

Ventana: We’re Still Here

The Ohaloni Rumsin people proudly practice traditions of generations past.

April 15, 2004

Ventana: Dances of Our People

A grandmother’s story inspires a young boy to seek knowledge and share wisdom about his Indian heritage.

April 14, 2004

Hindukush Beekeeping – Honey Hunters

Bees dwell amidst the high cliffs of the Himalayas, producing prized honey and sustaining the local ecosystems.

April 13, 2004

Hindukush Beekeeping – The Bee Project

Hindukush beekeepers benefit from the knowledge of an international bee farming project.

April 12, 2004

Hindukush Beekeeping – Indigenous Knowledge

Indigenous people of the Himalayan Hindukush region offer valuable knowledge to scientists studying bees.

April 9, 2004

Holy Week, Greek Orthodox Easter – Conquering Death

This week, Greeks around the world celebrate one of their most important holidays of the year – Orthodox Easter.

April 8, 2004

Holy Week, Greek Orthodox Easter – Bringing Light

Beautiful hymns mark the celebration of Easter at the first Greek Orthodox Church in the Americas.

April 7, 2004

Ecological Footprint: Reducing Demand

Reducing our consumption of natural resources is crucial for sustaining human life on earth.

April 6, 2004

Geobacter – Cleaning Up Toxic Waste

A recently discovered group of microorganisms have the ability to clean up contaminated groundwater.

April 5, 2004

Geobacter – Discovery

Iron-breathing creatures on the banks of the Potomac? Stay tuned!

April 2, 2004

Ecological Footprint: Overshoot

Humanity is expending the natural resources of our planet faster than they can be regenerated.

April 1, 2004

Wind Turbines – Harvesting the Wind

Crop farming and energy production are compatible, as wind turbines whoosh amidst corn fields of the Midwest.