November 30, 2012

Patagonia Penguins – Raising Chicks

For Patagonian penguins, parenting requires manic intensity to insure survival of their chicks.

November 29, 2012

Patagonia Penguins – Adapting to Survive

Penguins have adapted to the harsh conditions of Patagonia where they flourish as adept ocean dwellers.

November 28, 2012

Patagonia Penguins – Life Histories

Patagonia is home to over one million penguins who spend much of their lives on the surface of the ocean.

November 27, 2012

Mosses of Cape Horn – World’s Most Versatile Plant?

Traditional uses of mosses reveal some of their remarkable qualities.

November 26, 2012

Mosses of Cape Horn – Just Add Water

Meet one of the masters of suspended animation.

November 23, 2012

Mosses of Cape Horn – Research on the Edge

Researchers brave the wild conditions of Tierra del Fuego to learn more about mosses.

November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving – Foods

The first Thanksgiving probably bore the markings of a traditional American Indian meal.

November 21, 2012

Persimmon Harvest

An annual harvest of wild persimmons has been a lifelong tradition for Carrie Hamby.

November 20, 2012

Spice Cabinet – Medicine Cabinet

Climate has had a distinct influence on the spices used in regional cuisine and their efficacy.

November 19, 2012

South Asian Vultures – Nature’s Undertakers

The vultures of South Asia play a crucial role in their local ecosystem.

November 16, 2012

Barry Commoner – Preventing Pollution

Scientist Barry Commoner tells us what it will take to truly reverse pollution.

November 15, 2012

Diwali – Goddess of Good Fortune

The Hindu goddess of good fortune is worshipped during a ceremony of light and chanting, for blessings of spiritual wealth and enlightenment.

November 14, 2012

Diwali – Bathing the Gods

Divine statues are bathed with milk, honey, and other symbolic offerings during the Hindu celebration of Diwali.

November 13, 2012


Diwali is a luminous celebration of enlightenment.

November 12, 2012

E.O. Wilson – Electric Fish

A surprising explanation on how a unique kind of fish communicates and captures their prey.

November 9, 2012

E.O. Wilson – Future of Science

Advanced scientific discoveries in the 21st century are addressing philosophical questions of centuries past.

November 8, 2012

E.O. Wilson – Ant Communication

A variety of chemical exchanges enable ants to navigate their world and coordinate their activities.

November 7, 2012

E.O. Wilson – Chemical Signals

Chemical secretions bring a new meaning to the science of insect communication.

November 6, 2012

E.O. Wilson – The Mark of Science

Science is rooted in discovery, deepening our knowledge of the physical world, and enriching the human experience.

November 5, 2012

Barry Commoner – Ecosphere and Technosphere

The late Barry Commoner shares his insights on balancing science and nature.

November 2, 2012

Day of the Dead – Preparations

How do you prepare for a feast with the Dead? We look to Mexicos Day of the Dead for a solution.

November 1, 2012

Day of the Dead

In early November, many Mexicans visit their departed loved ones, and celebrate the Day of the Dead.