Thursday, April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012: Rhymes with Whale! A Ubiquitous, Much Smaller Marine Organism Takes Center Stage in Global Warming Study at West Coast Hot Spot

The star of a scientific study about how marine life will adapt to global warming is usually thought of as a garden pest. But an experimental study at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Marine Lab is giving the pest some notoriety. What is it? Hint: rhymes with whale. Martha Baskin tells us more.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

April 12, 2012: Wetland Metamorphosis and Corridors of Connected Habitats

As spring turns a warm corner, there’s no better place to experience it than a wetland, alive with swallows and the chorus of frogs. Once the former "Naval Air Station Seattle at Sand Point," this wetland is about metamorphosis - of both creatures and place. Martha Baskin takes us there.

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

April 5, 2012: Interview with Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

In his new book, The Big Thirst, Charles Fishman isn’t out to add to the chorus of laments about the global water crisis. Instead he focuses on solutions. He envisions a world where conservation is habitual and recycled wastewater becomes part of everyday life. Martha Baskin has our report.

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