Bruce Gellerman

Bruce Gellerman

Recent Stories

Predicting the End of the World

The Mayan Long Count Calendar comes to the end of its 5125-year cycle. New age prophecies, based on the ancient calendar, warn the world will end when the cycle concludes in December 2012. Living on Earth’s Bruce Gellerman travels to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza to track down the truth.

Christo: Over the River

Environmental artist Christo envisions suspending miles of shimmering fabric over the Arkansas River. Opponents charge it's like hanging pornography in a church.

Central Park's Trees

The beauty of Central Park lies in its carefully planned landscape and unique trees. One New Yorker and tree-lover has walked every inch of the park and mapped all 19,933 of its trees.

Predicting the End of the World

The Mayan Long Count Calendar is nearing the end of its 5125 year cycle. New age prophecies, based on the ancient calendar, warn the world will end when the cycle concludes in December 2012.

Remembering Chernobyl

A quarter of a century after the world’s worst nuclear disaster, we revisit the place and the people lived and worked in the evacuation zone.

Yucatan Farmers

In Cancun international delegates try to save the world's forests. Meanwhile deep in the Yucatan jungle an ancient culture struggles to survive with their forest intact as the climate changes.

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