School on wheels brings classe...

Apr 22, 2012 by

HYDERABAD, India — On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, parking...

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Reflections on a Thirsty Plane...

Apr 4, 2012 by

By Sandra Postel of National Geographic’s Freshwater Initiative Water, I have learned, means different things to different...

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Holy Land tours provide a new ...

Mar 9, 2012 by

Jerusalem – Shira Nesher, an Israeli, stands alongside Fakhira Halloun, a Palestinian, as Nesher tells her story about life in...

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China says ‘no’ to...

Feb 13, 2012 by

The origins of rice cultivation can be traced to the valleys of China’s Yangtze River, with some estimates putting it at over...

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For the Want of a Home

Feb 5, 2012 by

From Bronwyn Harris for Teaching Tolerance: Like many of us, I sometimes overuse the word “need.” I have a tendency to say that I...

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Did David Attenborough Behave ...

Jan 30, 2012 by

Earlier this month, the Daily Mirror in Great Britain revealed that famed zoologist David Attenborough, for his 7-part television...

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Dragonfly

Jan 20, 2012 by

Lately, I have been paying close attention to the details of the many species of Dragonfly that can be seen swarming on these long...

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The Seven Wonders of the World...

Jan 16, 2012 by

The Western Hemisphere, the “New World,” was slighted when the Seven Wonders of the World were chosen. That is probably due to the...

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Is it homophobic to split up g...

Nov 26, 2011 by

From Alex Needham for The Guardian When Toronto zoo bought African penguins Pedro and Buddy from Pittsburgh’s National Aviary,...

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Visualizing How A Population G...

Nov 18, 2011 by

http://momentscount.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/20111031_me_03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:58 —...

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On The Road

Nov 16, 2011 by

I spent more than half of my September on the road this year, traveling from bright Las Vegas to dusty Arizona, through the stunning...

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Yard Sale Zen

Nov 12, 2011 by

Last weekend I had a yard sale. There is a Zen to yard sales. Yard sales – they are interesting events. At a yard sale, people...

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Mattel ends rainforest destruc...

Nov 8, 2011 by

On October 5, 2011, after a four month Greenpeace campaign, Mattel has instructed its suppliers to avoid wood fiber from...

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Tarra The Elephant Mourns The ...

Nov 1, 2011 by

From A Place To Love Dogs Happier Days For those who have not seen this video from The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, it is a...

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Himba

Sep 13, 2011 by

A hydroelectric dam threatens ancient tradition of the Himba in Namibia. Click to see the entire photo gallery The history of the...

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ZCD Foundation update – ...

Jun 8, 2011 by

http://www.momentscount.com/Interviews/ZCDInterview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:40 — 21.4MB)In 2008...

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Without Borders

Apr 27, 2011 by

I had to stop her in mid-sentence. “What did you just say?” I asked, with the hint of a chuckle in my voice. “Clowns Without Borders!...

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Jeremy Rifkin – RSA Anim...

Nov 17, 2010 by

Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and culture-and so savagely torn apart-in the...

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Growing a Global Heart

Nov 3, 2010 by

“We stood in El Mina slave dungeon, on the Cape Coast of Ghana on a recent trip to West Africa, overwhelmed by despair, grief...

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ZCD Foundation Interview

Sep 17, 2010 by

http://www.momentscount.com/Interviews/ZCDInterview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (21.4MB) Zee Becket (3rd from left) In...

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We will find common ground

May 6, 2010 by

Months ago I stumbled across an organization on Facebook whose mission statement intrigued me. Common Ground News Service wrote it:...

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Frederick Douglass is in the h...

Apr 30, 2010 by

People do not enslave other people to be mean to them. People enslave other people for a profit. People are not even a capital...

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Playing for Change – Sta...

Mar 19, 2010 by

This video is a guest contribution by Ann Smith Life is a collection of invaluable moments. Grab each one. Empower it with the...

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