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Technology: Jane Goodall launches online course in digital mapping

On the day of her eightieth birthday, renowned primatologist Jane Goodall launched a massive open online course (MOOC) based around digital mapping for communities.

The course is being offered through Roots and Shoots, a… 371 more words


Incredible Go-Pro Footage of a Pelican Learning to Fly (Video)

Meet Bigbird, a pelican who was orphaned off the coast of Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania. He was discovered by staff of the Greystoke Mahale safari company after stumbling ashore during a storm. 36 more words

An historic surrender, the last flushing loo and Custard with charcoal

November 1918. The end of the war to end all wars.

Would that it had been so.

We’re heading to Mbala.

In 1918 Mbala was called Abercorn. 1,262 more words


Flight of the Pelican: Beak-mounted GoPro camera shows a young pelican taking its first flight!

This video has been making the rounds…. Of course it has! It is one of the internet videos that makes one smile.

Stuff described it: 240 more words



What is there to say about Jane Goodall – to me she is many things;  activist, role-model, modern-day Saint, animal lover, kind, loving, generous and caring.   200 more words


Silver linings

It had been a nervous night waiting the outcome of Delilah’s electronic repairs.  An early wake up call heralded the arrival of Julius.  Within thirty minutes he’d worked his magic on Delilah fixing the starter motor and the electronic short.   1,618 more words