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CurrentCast is a daily, 60-second audio feature that educates the public about water issues, promotes an appreciation for aquatic environments, and encourages an educated discussion about this critical resource

CurrentCast is a daily, 60-second audio feature that educates the public about water issues, promotes an appreciation for aquatic environments, and encourages an educated discussion about this critical resource
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United States

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CurrentCast is a daily, 60-second audio feature that educates the public about water issues, promotes an appreciation for aquatic environments, and encourages an educated discussion about this critical resource

Language:

English


Episodes

Big fish to fry

8/16/2019
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Some researchers think the best way to keep Asian Carp out of the Great Lakes is to eat them. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Economic Impact of Dam Removal

8/15/2019
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Sometimes removing a dam is a better option than repairing it. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Hydroelectric Power

8/14/2019
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Learn more about the benefits and risks of hydropower. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Fixing Household Leaks

8/13/2019
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Fixing household leaks is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Water footprint of Biofuels

8/12/2019
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Burning biofuels may release fewer greenhouse gases than gasoline, but what is their impact on water? Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Roadside Ditches

8/9/2019
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With a few alterations, ditches can reduce flooding and water pollution. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Watersense Certified Products

8/8/2019
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This label certifies products that use water efficiently, while maintaining peak performance. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Mighty Mississippi

8/7/2019
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This great river is the second longest in the U.S. and flows through 10 states. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Arsenic

8/6/2019
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This naturally occurring chemical can leach into ground and surface water. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Protecting birds on the ground and in the air

8/5/2019
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The western Lake Erie basin is an important stopover site for migrating songbirds, so it’s important to consider them when looking at wind energy. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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A conservation effort that’s all it’s quacked up to be

8/2/2019
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A group of organizations are helping one landowner revert some of his property back to its natural state. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Are you rain ready?

8/1/2019
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An online tool helps homeowners estimate, and reduce, their flood risk. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Why migrating birds might backtrack (at least a little ways)

7/31/2019
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When birds that migrate at night find themselves over water when the sun comes up, they head for the nearest shoreline – even if it means backtracking. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Milwaukee War Memorial

7/30/2019
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The parking lot for the Memorial is getting a green facelift. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Lake trout stocking

7/29/2019
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Overfishing and predatory sea lampreys almost wiped out lake trout in the Great Lakes, but after years of stocking, lake trout are reproducing and are self-sustaining in Lake Superior. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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A Super Highway for Aquatic Invaders

7/26/2019
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The system of locks and canals that allowed ships to bypass Niagara Falls suddenly created a path for invasive species. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Too Much and Not Enough Water

7/25/2019
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Climate change is expected to deal multiple blows to water resources in New York. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Protecting a Stream’s Comfort Zone

7/24/2019
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Using a three-zone buffer system around a stream can dramatically improve water quality. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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An Iconic Waterway

7/23/2019
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The Erie Canal introduced a new path to the west by connecting Albany to Buffalo. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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Facts about Lawn Watering

7/22/2019
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Lawns need less water than most people think. Learn more at: http://www.CurrentCast.org.

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