Monday Jul 28
This Woman's First Visit To The Ocean Reminds Us Of The Beauty All Around Us
Many of us take nature's beauty for granted. We tan at the beach with the sole intention of getting "crispy," often forgetting the absolute elegance and grandeur of the big blue.
Earth & Sky
Waning moon, Saturn and Antares before dawn February 22
Our featured sky chart at the top of this post shows the moon, the planet Saturn and star Antares as they appear from North America before dawn on February 22, 2014.
AFRICA/MADAGASCAR - Traditional midwives help save women in childbirth
Madagascar is facing a triple challenge: rapid population growth, increasing poverty and political instability.
MADAGASCAR: Traditional midwives helping save mothers
Madagascar's traditional midwives, or 'matronnes', are often thought to undermine safe childbirth practices, delivering babies in unsanitary environments and without provisions to manage complications.