Happy Earth Day!
The First Open Source Seeds
A group of scientists and food activists have released dozens of new crop varieties under an "open source pledge" to help fight the growing practice of patenting seeds as intellectual property. (Morning Edition, NPR, 4/17/2014)
Why, Mosquito, Why?
Do mosquitoes really have to exist? The science-storytellers of RadioLab explore the history of humankind's greatest foe, and the latest advancements in the fight against them. (RadioLab, WNYC, 3/25/2014)
Along the Road of the Keystone XL Pipeline
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Horwitz took a road trip to meet the people whose lives stand to be changed by the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. He tells his story. (The Current, CBC, 3/19/2014)
Greening the Web
If the Internet was a country, it would be the sixth-largest consumer of electricity in the world. Greenpeace analyst Gary Cook speaks about the growing use of renewable energy to power the cyberworld. (Living on Earth, PRI, 4/11/2014)
Just Harvest: Urban Farming in a Climate Crisis
FSRN’s Alice Ollstein explores the future of urban, community agriculture as a counter to the unsustainable agricultural industry. (Free Speech Radio News, 9/2/2013)
Endangered Species: Winners and Losers?
Can we help some endangered species survive by letting others disappear? CBC's Peter Brown hosts a debate. (Tooth and Claw, CBC, 7/2/2013)
Frolicking in the Galapagos
Reporter Robyn Williams travels from Australia all the way to Galapagos Island, Ecuador, one of the most diverse places on earth and the inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution. (The Science Show, RN, 4/19/2014)
Reaching for the Sky in Pakistan
Pakistan entrepreneurs look to solar energy to alleviate demand for natural gas and long lines at gas stations. (All Things Considered, NPR, 4/16/2014)
Travel the World!
Explore the wonders of Earth with National Geographic! (National Geographic Weekend, 4/6/2014)
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