One year after the earthquake, farmer Mitsuo Sato still hasn't been able return home. Dick spoke with Mr. Sato last spring, and today producer Cori Princell finds out what has - and hasn't - changed for him since.
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.
When Jason Russey heard about a whale ensnared in several crab pot lines, he and a team of divers jumped into the chilly waters and eventually set it free. But instead of swimming away, the whale encircled the divers and swam close by each one, stopping, Jason says, as if to say thank you.
Back in the 70s, Wayne Goldman designed and built an electric car that he drove for years. It was perfect for city driving reaching a top speed of 45 mph. Consumers never got into it, and Wayne says that remains the problem today. Also on the show: running away and joining the circus.
Our series on the health of water continues today. Living with threats, Francisco Pineda led a citizens’ movement that stopped a gold mine from destroying El Salvador’s dwindling water resources and the livelihoods of rural communities.