Yes, there are glaciers in the mountains of California, and Tim Palmer explored and photographed them. He even spent the night camping inside of one. Dick leafs through Palmer's book, California Glaciers, a blue and white inventory of these formations.
The volatile economy has forced many people out of their jobs, and still more to look for new ways of making money. Dave and Carrie found themselves laid off at a time when gold was fetching over $1,000 an ounce. So they moved to a remote canyon in northern California and started life anew - as gold miners.
Bryan Larson will be paying close attention to President Obama's thoughts about the environment tonight. The 18-year-old high school student from upstate New York is already on board with environmental preservation but it didn't come as easily as you might expect. Bryan and his dad Carl Larson live in logging country, where being an "environmentalist" isn't always considered a good thinng.
Climb up 130 feet into the crown of a rainforest tree in New Guinea and wait. And wait. Wildlife photographer Tim Laman tells Dick about his journey to photograph every species of the Birds of Paradise. It took him 8 years and 18 expeditions to do it, and there are still a few he was not able to capture. The feathers and colors are hard to believe.
A month after the fall of Baghdad, photographer Molly Bingham met a friendly middle-aged man who offered to give her a tour of a mosque where she had been taking pictures. As she was leaving, the man told Molly's translator he was with the resistance. Over the next 10 months, Molly met and talked with the Iraqi men and women who were beginning to join the insurgency. The result is a documentary film, "Meeting Resistance."