April 30, 2019

Cueva De Villa Luz – Lethal But Healthy

If the rotten egg smell doesn’t get to you, then maybe the bats, spiders, or dripping sulfuric acid will.

April 29, 2019

Ceremony at a Sacred Cave

Every Spring in Mexico’s Cueva de Villa Luz, descendants of Zoque and Mayan Indians hold a rather remarkable ceremony.

April 26, 2019

Greek Orthodox Easter – Touchstone to a Culture

For Greeks throughout the world, Easter Sunday is the most important holiday of the year.

April 25, 2019

Greek Orthodox Easter

In the Eastern Orthodox tradition, this is Holy Week, culminating in Easter Sunday.

April 24, 2019

Easter on Mt. Athos

Mt. Athos, in Greece, has been home to Greek Orthodox monks for thousands of years.

April 23, 2019

Earth Day – The Pledge

Denis Hayes, chairman of Earth Day 1990, believes that it’s time for people to integrate environmental values throughout their whole lives. An archival program.

April 22, 2019

Earth Day – The Green Decade

The founder of Earth Day outlines participatory events around the world. An archival program

April 19, 2019

Beavers in the Spring

Where’s the beaver? This week, chances are he’s out working on his dam.

April 18, 2019

Ruby Throated Hummingbirds

Meet the bird with the fastest wings in the world.

April 17, 2019

Sperm Whales – Breeding

How did Moby Dick make babies? Check out the Indian Ocean this week to find out.

April 16, 2019

Thingyan

In Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, the new year brings a temporary reprieve from social taboos, and a lot of water.

April 15, 2019

Songkran – Thai New Year

It’s the hottest time of the year in Thailand, and the traditional Thai New Year’s celebration offers a proven remedy for the heat.

April 12, 2019

Hawks – Migration

If you’re in New Jersey this week, look to the skies!

April 11, 2019

Tornados – Stormy Weather

The season to watch out for tornadoes depends on what part of the country you live in.

April 10, 2019

Tornados and Airplanes

The air formations created in the wakes of heavy aircraft may tell us something about how tornadoes form.

April 9, 2019

Tornado – Modeling

A tornado in a tank is providing a safe opportunity for scientists to learn more about these destructive natural phenomena.

April 8, 2019

Tornado – Voice Print

Scientists may soon be able to predict tornados from great distances by monitoring the sounds that they make.

April 5, 2019

New Blossom, New Music, New Year

Today’s Japanese Cherry Blossom festival sounds somewhat different than it used to.

April 4, 2019

Cherry Blossom Fest – Drum Thread

In the US, the annual Cherry Blossom festival has come to include both traditional and modern Japanese art forms.

April 3, 2019

Cherry Blossom – Spirit of the Samurai

In Japanese culture, the blossoming of the Cherry Tree represents an ancient code of honor.

April 2, 2019

Sandhill Cranes – Captive Breeding

Keeping rare birds home on the range.

April 1, 2019

Mississippi’s Sandhill Cranes

Up close with one of the rarest bird populations in North America.