Jane Goodall
Rare Candid Moment of Goodall and Fellow Conservationist

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Jane Goodall and Michael Aufhauser remember how they brought chimpanzees in need of rescue to Aufhauser’s Animal Sanctuary in Austria. In a rare, unscripted moment, we see Goodall retain the dignity and eloquence of her copious public videos while laughing and joking candidly; in turn, we see Aufhauser’s admiration and … Continue reading

Jane Goodall
‘I Changed the Direction of My Life When I Met Her’

‘I Changed the Direction of My Life When I Met Her’

The people that Jane Goodall once inspired speak on how they came to work for her. As Goodall’s program, Roots and Shoots, spreads into China, her message of conservation and peace spreads and the number of her followers increases. Tori Zwisler, chair of the board of the Shanghai Roots and … Continue reading

Endangered Species Act
Debating The Endangered Species Act

Debating The Endangered Species Act

On December 28, 1973, The Endangered Species Act was passed in the United States and signed into law by President Richard Nixon. The act was created to protect species from extinction as a consequence of economic growth and development. The Endangered Species Act continues to be debated. In this video, … Continue reading

Chico Mendes
Chico Mendes & The Brazilian Rainforest


Chico Mendes was a Brazilian rubber tapper who became a trade union leader and environmentalist. He fought to preserve the Amazon Rainforest as well as for human rights. As part of the Rubber Tappers Union, Mendes asked the Brazilian government to set up reserves to make sure that the forest … Continue reading

Steve Irwin
Wife & Daughter on Missing Steve Irwin & Preserving His Legacy

Wife & Daughter on Missing Steve Irwin & Preserving His Legacy

Three months after the death of wildlife expert Steve Irwin, known worldwide as “The Crocodile Hunter,” his wife Terri Raines, and daughter, Bindi Irwin, are interviewed on their lives following his tragic passing. They discuss what they most miss about him and how they are both helping each other process … Continue reading

Grand Canyon
[Text] Theodore Roosevelt’s Admiration for the Grand Canyon

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“I hope you will not have a building of any kind, not a summer cottage, a hotel, or anything else, to mar the wonderful grandeur…Leave it as it is. You can not improve on it.” President of the United States from 1901 to 1909, Theodore Roosevelt is considered the “Father … Continue reading

Pacific Crest Trail
[Blog] The Pacific Crest Trail’s History & Rise to Prominence

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Author: Robbie Faselt “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” -John Muir The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is one of the most well-known long-distance hiking trails in the world. It spans 2,663 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border to the U.S.-Canada border and changes in elevation … Continue reading

Agent Orange
The Weapon That Outlived the War

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Vietnamese doctors and civilians discuss the ongoing impact of Agent Orange on the country 35 years after the end of the Vietnam War. Although the United States used the herbicide Agent Orange to kill the crops of communist insurgents, the chemical mixture has had devastating effects on the people who … Continue reading