October 12, 2011 |
Birding with Jane Goodall is a fantastic notion, but not an unrealistic one this spring. The naturalist best known for her longtime work among chimps in Africa will be on hand for a March trip to witness the migration of sandhill cranes at preserves and viewing areas in Kearney, Neb. The Jane Goodall Institute sponsors this four-day trip that features an evening of crane viewing plus cocktails and dinner with Goodall. Other activities include visiting the Rowe Sanctuary on the Platt River, birding and hiking in Rainwater Basin with natural history author Scott Weidensaul and naturalist Bill Wallauer and a nature photography workshop.
May 29, 2001
"An Evening With Jane Goodall," with an appearance by the acclaimed primatologist, and dinner and entertainment, will launch a music outreach program to benefit the Endowment Fund of the Jane Goodall Institute, tonight at 6:30 at Every Picture Tells a Story, 7525 Beverly Blvd., in Los Angeles.
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March 11, 1997
The 1997 Tyler Prizes for Environmental Achievement will go to primatologists Jane Goodall, Birute Galdikas and George Schaller. Goodall, director of the Jane Goodall Institute, was honored for her pioneering studies on chimpanzees, while Galdikas, president of the Orangutan Foundation International, was cited for her seminal studies on orangutans. Schaller, of Wildlife Conservation International, is known for his field studies of gorillas, tigers, lions, snow leopards and pandas.
March 11, 2011 |
ANAHEIM -- Baby food is no longer just mushy, creamy, bland stuff in little jars. That couldn't be more apparent at the Natural Products Expo. Manufacturers are now promoting baby food enhanced with probiotics, vitamins and minerals and "hidden" vegetables. One maker of premier, healthy baby foods -- Happy Baby -- has grown from being in five stores three years ago to 5,000 today. Gerber, that old standby, has a line of certified-organic products such as organic brown rice.
March 1, 1997
Peter Stewart, 41, a muralist who highlighted Southern California communities with his bold images of endangered animals, rain forests and Vietnam veterans. A veteran, Stewart in 1995 directed a dozen homeless veterans in painting a 26,000-square-foot mural on an underpass for the Veterans Administration Medical Center in West Los Angeles.
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November 22, 1992 |
In its first year, operators of the Biosphere 2 experiment admitted fudging on promises of a sealed, self-sustaining environment where eight people would grow their food and recycle air, water and wastes. But the billionaire backer of Biosphere 2 remains optimistic about the scientific, commercial and educational potential of the $150-million project in the desert north of Tucson. Edward Perry Bass, the reclusive financier from Ft.