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2017 Archives

December 29, 2017
Nesting Turtles at Home in Suburbia / Turtles Hatch! / Tiny Turtles at School / Wee Turtles Graduate / Painted Turtles and Climate Change / Snapping Turtle: Mark Seth Lender

December 22, 2017
Christmas Candles / Mary’s New Year’s Eve / Superbowl Sundae / A Green Message for the Next Generation / A Mainer's Family Traditions

December 15, 2017
Thousands of Lead-Poisoned Communities / Sunshine Heals Hearts / Rx Park / Beyond The Headlines / Spinning Arctic Waters / BirdNote®: Spruce Grouse in the Boreal Forest

December 8, 2017
Federal Land Conservation Under Fire / Beyond The Headlines / Feds Move to Dismiss Youth Climate Suit / Dog Lovers Live Longer / The Inner Lives of Fish / A Dinner for Fish

December 1, 2017
Congress More Bipartisan on Climate Change / The Tesla Truck / 100% Sun Power for Hampshire College / Beyond The Headlines / Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

November 24, 2017
New Route for Keystone XL / Beyond The Headlines / Meat from Plants / Meat 2.0 / American Seafood: Heritage, Culture & Cookery from Sea to Shining Sea

November 17, 2017
'America’s Pledge' to Paris / Moving Forward at COP23 Climate Summit / Trump Pumps Alaskan Gas Deal / Beyond The Headlines / The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World / BirdNote: Birds of Paradise

November 10, 2017
US Hails Atomic Power At Climate COP23 / Zapping the Electric Car Tax Credit / The Antarctic & New York City Floods / Nat Geo’s New Exploration of People, Places & Planet / The Earth Is My Witness

November 3, 2017
Moving the Paris Climate Deal Forward / Drill, Baby, Drill! / Measuring the Risky Feedback Link Between Soil Carbon and Global Warming / The Living and Dead in Good Company / The Clock Ticks for Daylight Saving Time

October 27, 2017
Flying Insects Crash / EPA Toxics Nominee Under Fire / Rising CO2 & Sea Life / Hungry Polar Bear / A Farewell to Ice / BirdNote®: Spooky Shearwaters

October 20, 2017
The Global Warming Minefield / Puerto Ricans Flee Maria For Florida - Where They Can Vote / Republicans Move to Open Arctic Refuge For Drilling / BirdNote®: Here Come the Merlins / Rough Riding for Wild Horse Country

October 13, 2017
Power Plan Sent to the Cleaners / CO2 Boosts Photosynthesis / Tropical Forests Now Add To Global Warming / Ancient Trees Race to the Top / Rise of the Necrofauna

October 6, 2017
Power to Puerto Rico: Resilient, Renewable Microgrids / Climate Change Farming / Global Warming Threatens Nutrition / BirdNote: Black-footed Albatrosses / Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

September 29, 2017
Toxic Exposure & Hurricane Harvey / Benzene In Houston / Shrinking America’s National Monuments / Eyes in the Sky For Nature / Beyond The Headlines / The Web Imperils Endangered Species / Cheetah

September 22, 2017
The US Military & Climate Disruption / Climate Week 2017 / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote®: Roosting Tree Swallows / Science Note: The World’s Most Common Language, It Seems / Big Chicken

September 15, 2017
Caribbean Islands Face Warmer, Stormier Seas / The Everglades After Irma / Worrisome Right Whale Deaths / The Place Where You Live: Gold Beach, Oregon / Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray

September 8, 2017
Hurricane Floods & Toxic Chemicals / Flood Insurance & Resilience / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: Fish e-DNA / The Great Fish Escape / Nantucket Wharf Audio Postcard

September 1, 2017
Houston: Drenched, Damaged and Determined / Global Warming & Harvey / Justice After Storm Harvey / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: The Leaning Tree of New Caledonia / Walks of a Lifetime: Extraordinary Hikes From Around the World / BirdNote: Pungent Mudflat

August 25, 2017
The Value of National Parks / BirdNote: Voices of Our Public Lands / Emerging Science Note: Backyard Garden Threat to Bees / Squash Bee: The Pollinator That Follows Farmers / Roadsides as Vital Habitat / Seeds on Ice: Preserving the World’s Agricultural Heritage

August 18, 2017
Chemicals Reduce Sperm Counts / Freshening China’s Fish Farms / BirdNote: Thieving Frigatebirds / Golden Gobi Grizzlies / Polar Bear Summits Talus Mound

August 11, 2017
Dangerous Drifting Particles / Bad Air As Stock Market Bear / War Veterans Farm For Health / From Orange To Green / Finding New Tyrannosaurs

August 4, 2017
Boston in a Warmer World / Big Plans For and Against Big Oil / BirdNote: Steller’s Birds / Land On Fire

July 28, 2017
California Climate Loss & Damage Lawsuits / Beyond the Headlines / Wee Turtles Go to School / Wee Turtles Graduate / White Man’s Game

July 21, 2017
Steep Wildlife Decline / Saving East Coast Sea Life / Science Note: Rats Against Poachers / DNA Tech for Rhino Protection / How to Save Most Species: Part 1 / How to Save Most Species: Part 2 / BirdNote: The Stealthy Shoebill

July 14, 2017
Top Gear for the Electric Car / Warning About Antimicrobial Triclosan / Obesity and House Dust / Steelmaker, Employer and Polluter / BirdNote: The Snake Bird / A Key to Long-Term Nuclear Waste Storage / Standing Bear Comes in Peace

July 7, 2017
Trump Rollback of Methane Rule Blocked / Global Warming to Worsen Southern Poverty / Henry David Thoreau Turns 200 / “The Book That Changed America” / Beyond the Headlines

June 30, 2017
Enviro Win at Supreme Court / Beyond The Headlines / Airlines Embrace Carbon Fee / Dikes, Floods and Adaptation / New York 2140 / BirdNote: The Ruby-throated Hummingbird

June 23, 2017
American Climate Action Goes Local / Flint Water Homicide Indictments / Industrial Air Pollution as Unhealthful as Second Hand Tobacco Smoke / Beyond The Headlines / BirdNote: The Whiskered Auklet / Seasteading: New Societies on the Floating Frontier

June 16, 2017
Shrinking Bears Ears / Beyond the Headlines / A Tale of Two Numbers: Exxon’s Alleged Climate Fraud / Science Note: Crab Shells Fight Malaria / Saving Fancy Fish / Gulls Hunting Spider Crabs / Houston Hurricane Risks

June 9, 2017
Trump Moves to Drill in ANWR / BirdNote: The Arctic Coastal Plain / Narco Deforestation / Primeval Forest Under Attack / Minds, Machines and Evolution

June 2, 2017
Trump Dumps Paris / Exxon Shareholders Vote Climate Assessment / Drought and Gender / India, Coke, and Pepsi / India’s Renewable Energy Revolution

May 26, 2017
Undue Corporate Influence on UN Climate Rules? / A Corporate Way to Meet the Paris Climate Goals / Emerging Science Note: Brazilian Peppertree / Trees On the Move / The Early Bird Breeds Fast / Baby Tern Goes Exploring / The VW Pollution Scandal

May 19, 2017
Air Pollution Chokes Out Happiness / Air Pollution Transformed into Renewable Energy / Science Note: The Power of Dust / Solar Eclipsing Coal in Jobs / BirdNote: American Robins are Exceptional Singers / Astrophysics for People in a Hurry / Sounds of Space: The Songs Of Uranus And Neptune

May 12, 2017
Trump Admin Fires Key Science Advisors / Senate Saves Methane Rule / Big Plans For and Against Big Oil / BirdNote: Just Whose Ducklings Are Those? / The Charm and Mystery of ‘Steve’ / The Place Where You Live: Chadron, Nebraska

May 5, 2017
Breaking the Barriers to Offshore Oil / Follow the Oil Spill Data / Marching for the Climate, Before and In Trump’s Era / Novel Man-Made Minerals / Birdnote: Motherly Instincts / Unraveling the Myths and Mysteries of the Tides

April 28, 2017
The Goldman Winners 2017 / Marching for Science / Alaskan Bears and Wolves Under Gun / Wildebeest Jousting / Comments from Listeners / The Traveler’s Guide to Space

April 21, 2017
Marching for the Earth and Science / Passing Up the March for Science / Lead Safety Budget Cuts / Beyond The Headlines / Science Note: Ant First Aid / How to Save Most Species / We Are All In This Together

April 14, 2017
EPA Boss Under Fire from Left and Right / Beyond The Headlines / Roundup® Maker Sued Over Cancer Risks / Science Note: Why Lyme Disease Thrives Up North / Climate Change and Your Health / Death and Life of the Great Lakes / Purrfect for Cats and Coffee

April 7, 2017
Keystone Fight Renewed / Clues to the Long-term Effects of Gulf Spills / Yurok Tribe Losing Salmon and Way of Life / Remembering Sir Derek Walcott, Nobel Prize-Winning Poet / A Blueprint for $1 Trillion Infrastructure Spending / BirdNote: Thieving Frigatebirds

March 31, 2017
Trump Dumps Fed Climate Programs / Science Note: Cooling the Arctic with Guano / Chemicals Reduce Sperm Counts / BirdNote: “The Golden Pendulum”: Montezuma Oropendola / Watching the Arctic Melt / A Way to Refreeze the Arctic / Mallards Brave New England’s Winter Surf

March 24, 2017
U.S. Nixes G20 Climate Finance Declaration / Science Note: Enduring Swifts / El Niño Returns? / The Place Where You Live: The American River, Sacramento, CA / Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

March 17, 2017
Environmental Protection on the Chopping Block / Inoculating the Mind from Climate Misinformation / BirdNote: Swallows of Capistrano / Gov. Perry Takes Over the Energy Dept / Lessons From Mexico About the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

March 10, 2017
Ryan Zinke, Interior Secretary, Sportsman and Conservationist / Smog-Shrouded London / Dangerous Drifting Particles / Beyond The Headlines / Women and Bicycling / Why I Wear Jordans in the Great Outdoors

March 3, 2017
Auto Makers Move to Stall Efficiency / Exxon Cuts Oil Sands Reserves / Beyond The Headlines / Moose in Trouble / Corporate Cash Derails Democracy / BirdNote: Robin Redbreast

February 24, 2017
Standing Up for Science / Science Censorship Ended in Canada / Greening the Military / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote: Crossbills Nest in Winter / Science Note: Yellow-Shafted Flickers See Red / “The Book That Changed America”

February 17, 2017
Pruitt and Conflicts of Interest / Catholic Call Against Corruption / Coal Mines and the Stream Protection Rule / A Coal Miner’s Take on Stream Protection / Beyond The Headlines / Radiation Spikes At Fukishima / Up-Close With Massive Elephant Seals / An Elephant Seal Pup Nurses

February 10, 2017
A Carbon Dividend Plan / Beyond The Headlines / BirdNote: What's in a Name? / Sex and Sustainability in the Sea

February 3, 2017
How Green is Judge Gorsuch? / Standing Down at Standing Rock / Canada’s Choice: Tar Sands or the Climate / Beyond The Headlines / Golden Gobi Grizzlies

January 27, 2017
Boston Women March for Science / Climate Policies a Target for Trump Administration / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: New Threat for California Condors / Pesticides Harm Most Endangered Species / The Place Where You Live: Spuyten Duyvil Creek / Defending the Gulf Coast / BirdNote: Owl is Mobbed

January 20, 2017
The Social Cost Of Carbon / Beyond The Headlines / Small Whale Entangled in Big Threat / City Lizards Adapt Fast to Urban Living / Figs: The Vital Forest Species

January 13, 2017
Yes, It’s Getting Hotter / Beyond The Headlines / Coal Country Wants to Believe Trump / Dark Side of Obama's Climate Legacy: $$ For Overseas Coal Gas & Oil / BirdNote: Whistling Birds / Missing Granny the Whale

January 6, 2017
Saving Bears Ears / Beyond The Headlines / Decoding Influenza / Hog Farms and the Flu / Let Sleeping Seals Lie! / Pioneering Women in Science


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