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The Texas Green Report is produced by Green Source DFW and the Memnosyne Institute. Episodes feature green experts, leaders and entrepreneurs sharing their knowledge of green living and environmental issues as it relates to Texas.

The Texas Green Report is produced by Green Source DFW and the Memnosyne Institute. Episodes feature green experts, leaders and entrepreneurs sharing their knowledge of green living and environmental issues as it relates to Texas.
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The Texas Green Report is produced by Green Source DFW and the Memnosyne Institute. Episodes feature green experts, leaders and entrepreneurs sharing their knowledge of green living and environmental issues as it relates to Texas.

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English

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Episodes

Texas botanists build seed bank as threats grow

10/25/2019
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Texas native plants are being threatened by a convergence of risks - urban sprawl, invasive plants and climate change. Kim Taylor, a conservation research botanist at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth, talks about the seed bank she and other botanists across the state are building to ensure the survival of Texas native plant species facing these pressures. Report by Marshall Hinsley. Support the show

Duration:00:09:15

Birds in steep decline since 1970s

9/20/2019
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Ken Rosenberg, a conservation scientist with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is the lead author on a study published in Science that says North America’s bird population has declined by three billion birds since the 1970s. We talk to him about the findings as it relates to Texas, the causes and what we can do about it. Report by Marshall Hinsley. Learn more about environmental issues and sustainable trends in Texas on GreenSourceDFW.org. Support the show

Duration:00:10:58

Why Climate Change is bad for our health

8/21/2019
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A North Texas couple Dr. Tony Perri, a Dallas urologist, and Dottie Perri, a nurse, are both members of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Climate Reality Project. They describe how climate change will impact North Texans from a health perspective. Produced by Green Source DFW reporter Marshall Hinsley, Read more about the DFW Chapter of the Climate Reality Project. Support the show

Duration:00:06:40

'Rewilding' cities can bring back biodiversity

8/20/2019
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Dallas landscape architect, city planner and University of Texas at Arlington professor Kevin Sloan talks about rewilding, a global trend in landscape design that plans for the inclusion of native wildlife as well as native plants. Read more about rewilding here. Podcast by Green Source DFW reporter Marshall Hinsley. Support the show

Duration:00:11:10

Easy steps to organic gardening

8/20/2019
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North Texas Green Report reporter Andrea Ridout talks with Jeff Raska, horticulturist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Dallas, about organic gardening basics. Jeff also shares his favorite plants. For more information about organic gardening, visit Texas A&M AgriLife. See GreenSourceDFW.org to learn more about environmental issues in North Texas. Support the show

Duration:00:04:54