At age 86 and on her deathbed, Minnie Rose Lovgreen dictated a lifetime of sage advice to her neighbour on raising chickens for eggs. As cities across North America debate whether or not to allow chicken coops within city limits, Minnie’s book offers charming common-sense instruction in how easy and rewarding it is to keep laying hens anywhere.
Andrea K. Paterson speaks about the noisy environment that we live in and discusses the tragic loss of natural silence. She urges people to consider attending to silence and to nurture the silent places.
A wild bald eagle has been visiting a female bald eagle twice a day at California’s Orange County Zoo inside Irvine Regional Park. Zoo employees began noticing the bald eagle about a week and a half ago. It tends to perch in a sycamore tree 15 feet away from the bald and golden eagle enclosures […]
During rainy season on the island of Roatan, Genny Ross-Barons finds a hummingbird with a crippled foot floundering in a puddle. She rescues this amazing little bird and finds that big affirmations come in small packages.
This is beautiful. A young man nursing a baby hummingbird back to health. To me, this video speaks to the capacity of our species for love and empathy. It gives me hope and it makes me smile. I hope that it makes you feel as good inside as it made me feel. The Jack Johnson […]
Sandra and John Nowlan travelled with famed environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau along the Amazon. They profound beauty and deep threats to a river that holds more than a fifth of all the fresh water on earth.
Life As A Human launches a series of quotations by famous and not-so-famous people that enlighten us on the experience of being human.
U.S. officials declared today that BP’s once spewing well is ‘dead’ following the success of the last cementing procedure. But it’s important that we don’t let BP brainwash us — or greenwash their company yet again — with slick public relations and advertising.
I have always believed there had to be a special place for people who inflicted cruel harm on animals with a personal agenda as the justification. Recently I began to see there may be a correlation between the heartless and a certain member of the animal kingdom that helps make sense of a senseless world at times. And it’s a perfect solution.
Kangaroos, koalas and the endangered fairy penguins are just some of the wild characters you’ll meet when you visit the wild side of Australia’s magical and exotic island paradise — Kangaroo Island.