Refurbishing Vintage Danish Furniture Honors the Carpenters Who Built It.  Lars Noah Balderskilde and David Singh

By Catherine | 02/28/2022 |

During this pandemic consumers have seen the human costs of what it takes to keep factories open. There’s a price for the fast world we live in. Lars Noah Balderskilde and David Singh refurbish vintage Danish furniture. It’s about values, sustainability, and honoring the workers who built the furniture by hand.

A New Life for Refurbished Danish Vintage Furniture. Lars Noah Balderskilde & David Singh

By Catherine | 02/21/2022 |

Ahoy! Vintage Danish furniture takes a voyage across the Atlantic. Lars Noah Balderskilde and his husband David Singh are concerned about the world’s landfill problems. Shifting away from the throw away society they refurbish and resell discarded mid-century Danish furniture. But they go BEYOND refurbishing and reselling. It’s about Hygge, second chances and changing the world one table at a time.

Scuba Diver Marine Biologist Electrocuted Underwater. Terry Lilley

By Catherine | 02/14/2022 |

While conducting underwater studies of electromagnetic discharge into the coral reef from a nearby ship, marine biologist Terry Lilley almost lost his life. There should be no electromagnetic energy naturally underwater on a coral reef. Terry describes his experience and how his accident just might have saved the very same coral reef he was studying. After the accident Terry continued with his path in life as a marine biologist and educator.

Electromagnetic Energy is Killing Hawai’i Coral Reefs. Marine Biologist Terry Lilley

By Catherine | 02/07/2022 |

Where is electromagnetic energy coming from that’s killing the reef? Marine biologist Terry Lilley shares his ocean studies of coral reefs globally, especially off the shores of Hawai’i – the islands of Kaua’i and O’ahu. Why are some reefs living while others are struggling, even dying?

Right To Repair and Sustainability. Leanne Wiseman, Karen and Dan Ellis

By Catherine | 01/31/2022 |

As a consumer, how do sustainable products and the right to repair affect you? Manufacturers have a responsibility to ensure their product has a reasonable life span and designed in a way that enables consumers to get it repaired and continue using it. Prof. Leanne Wiseman from University of Griffith, Australia, explains the legal and regulatory responses to the international right to repair movement while Kaz and Dan of “Mend It Australia” share their roles in the international movement.

Invest in Renewable Energy. Fight Climate Change. Mike Silvestrini of Energea

By Catherine | 01/24/2022 |

Renewable energy global enviro-capitalist Mike Silvestrini provides a business perspective on renewable energy worldwide. Fight climate change. Invest in and accelerate renewable energy so that we can turn off the carbon emitting, fossil burning infrastructure that we currently rely on. 

Protecting and Preserving Wildlife in East Africa. Mike Silvestrini of Big Life Foundation

By Catherine | 01/17/2022 |

Is mitigation between humans and wildlife enough to preserve habitats, elephants, rhinos, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and other African wildlife on the Massai land culture? Conservationist Mike Silvestrini of Big Life Foundation shares critical conservation efforts for 1.6 million acres of Africa’s remaining natural habitat and wildlife migration corridor in Amboseli-Tsavo-Kilimanjaro ecosystem.

(Photos: Art Tower, Theuns, LeeShyPooh, Gærtringen.)

Saving Endangered Reptiles Through Captive Breeding. Terry Lilley

By Catherine | 01/10/2022 |

Can endangered reptile species be saved through captive breeding? Biologist Terry Lilley began one of the first captive breeding and release programs for reptiles in the world. Today many of those species are reaching a more sustainable population in the wild. The USA’s Endangered Species Act outlined how Terry approached his work.

From Christmas Lord of Misrule to Modern Day Santa Claus, Ernie Boxall

By Catherine | 12/24/2021 |

Tudor World is a 16th Century living history museum located in the town of Stratford-Upon-Avon, England. Ernie Boxall, AKA Santa Claus, shares the Lord of Misrule of the past, to the modern day Santa Claus. The Abbot of Unreason, or Lord of Misrule, arranged Christmas joy, presents but also drunkenness and wild parties. Today, Santa Claus brings joy around the world with his smile, laughter, and presents.

Marine Life Documentary Filmmaker Terry Lilley IS Everything Wild

By Catherine | 12/20/2021 |

Terry Lilley IS everything wild. As a biologist, endangered species manager, cinematographer, diver, activist, and wildlife advocate, Terry reflects philosophically about the interconnections of humans, animals, and nature.