95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
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In April 2010 the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone,stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers. But Eyjafjallajokull was just the start. Now, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, Katla, has begun to swell and grumble. Two more giants, Hekla and Laki, could erupt without warning. [...]
In this moving and epic documentary series, Father Robert Barron tells the story of Catholicism around the world – using art, architecture, literature, music and all the riches of the Catholic tradition. Fr. Barron also examines how Christianity has helped shape the nature of this rich and powerful faith. The team was granted exclusive access [...]
On January 1, 1863, when abolitionist leaders Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison received word that the Emancipation Proclamation had declared three million enslaved African Americans “forever free,” it was the culminating moment of the most important civil rights crusade in American history, and the climax of a long and difficult friendship between two remarkable [...]