News for the Soul This floating pipe is trying to clean up all the plastic in the ocean image

This floating pipe is trying to clean up all the plastic in the ocean

Last Update: November 8, 2018 at 1:51 pm

SOURCE:  CNN DATE: Nov 8, 2018   A 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed Wilson is about to start its mission to collect all the plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Last month, the Ocean Cleanup foundation launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system out of San Francisco to take on the notorious “Great Read More

News for the Soul Man Attempting To Swim Across The Pacific Ocean (For An Incredible Cause) image

Man Attempting To Swim Across The Pacific Ocean (For An Incredible Cause)

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 10:23 am

DATE:  June 8, 2018 SOURCE:  MindBodyGreen   Man Attempting To Swim Across The Pacific Ocean (For An Incredible Cause)   French endurance athlete Ben Lecomte just set out to become the first person to swim across the entire Pacific Ocean—a feat that will take more than six months if he logs eight hours in the Read More

News for the Soul Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech image

Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 11:39 am

January 31, 2018 SOURCE: CNN Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech From the water, a high-pitched squeak calls out “hello” but the sound is not coming from a human, it’s a whale. A team of international researchers have taught a female orca whale to imitate human speech, documenting what is considered to be Read More

News for the Soul Incredible ‘fire rainbow’ cloud phenomenon creates stunning sky display image

Incredible ‘fire rainbow’ cloud phenomenon creates stunning sky display

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 12:18 pm

SOURCE: The Telegraph Feb 21, 2017   A spectacular ‘fire rainbow’ cloud phenomenon has been captured on camera lighting up the sky in Singapore. The amazing sight was visible over the sovereign city-state for around 15 minutes on February 20, one witness told the BBC.   “It started as a small orange circle then grew Read More

News for the Soul Berlin: Robert Redford, Jackie Chan to Narrate ‘Earth: One Amazing Day’ image

Berlin: Robert Redford, Jackie Chan to Narrate ‘Earth: One Amazing Day’

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Feb 8, 2017 SOURCE: Hollywood Reporter   The film is a sequel to BBC Earth Films’ ‘Earth.’ Robert Redford will narrate Earth: One Amazing Day, the sequel to BBC Earth Films’ hit 2007 film Earth, while Jackie Chan will narrate the Mandarin-language release. Directed by Peter Webber (The Girl with the Pearl Earring) and Richard Read More

News for the Soul FSIN congratulates Standing Rock activists after pipeline route halted image

FSIN congratulates Standing Rock activists after pipeline route halted

Last Update: December 9, 2016 at 11:38 am

SOURCE: CBC   FSIN congratulates Standing Rock activists after pipeline route halted   Saskatchewan First Nations leaders urge ‘water protectors’ to be vigilant in wake of victory   The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says the group known as water protectors at Standing Rock deserve credit for their perseverance against the Dakota Access pipeline development Read More

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Scotland Has Surpassed Its Energy Needs With Wind Power

Last Update: August 16, 2016 at 7:42 pm

Scotland Has Surpassed Its Energy Needs With Wind Power The country produced 106% of its daily requirement. SOURCE: HUFFINGTON POST Scotland was able to provide 106% of its renewable energy requirements for a single day last weekend. High winds in Scotland meant that wind power was able to over-provide energy for the first time on Read More