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Episode 3 Teaser

Episode 3 Teaser - Native vs. Non-Native Fishes The non-native brown trout, which the data show places a burden on imperiled native fishes, is revered in the United States, while other non-natives are demonized. In the next episode of the Beyond Data Podcast, we take a deep dive into the interplay between non-native and native fishes--especially salmonids. We'll look at how our perceptions toward introduced species are shaped, and we'll ask the question of whether or not there is a...

Duration: 00:06:01

Meal Kits and Sustainable Seafood SO1 EP02

Episode 2 - Meal Kits and Sustainable Seafood [Photos and additional media content coming soon!] Meal kit delivery services like Blue Apron and Sun Basket are uniquely positioned to radically change Americans’ relationship to seafood. These services remove many of the barriers to cooking fish at home by providing step-by-step directions and precisely measured ingredients—ingredients they frequently claim are sustainable. But are there data to support those sustainability claims when it...

Duration: 00:57:39

Episode 2 Teaser

The second episode of the Beyond Data Podcast airing later this month takes a deep dive into meal kit delivery services and how they are shaping the sustainable seafood space. The data show that eating more seafood is good for you, especially when cooked at home, but Americans often hesitate to buy it outside of a restaurant setting. In part, that’s because cooking fish at home can be daunting, but there are also plenty of other reasons why people may avoid the seafood counter. A growing...

Duration: 00:03:52

Follow-Up Friday - Oyster Toadfish

Follow-Up Friday for Episode 1 - Toadfish Follow-Up Friday episodes follow the monthly deep dive episodes by about 10 days and provide an opportunity to address listener comments and questions. This week I'm joined by scientific illustrator Karen Talbot, as we discuss your comments and questions about the oyster toadfish. Comments and questions can be emailed to, tweeted to @RetTalbot, posted on the Beyond Data Podcast Facebook page, or left as a voicemail at...

Duration: 00:58:38

New York's Toadfish Fishery

Episode 1 - Toadfish: A Cautionary Tale In the 1990s, commercial landings of a data deficient, unregulated fish in New York waters increased by more than 300 percent in a single year without fisheries managers taking note and assessing the sustainability of the fishery or its effects on other fisheries. How did this happen, and could it happen again in the face of climate change, the culinary trash fish movement and developing international markets? Host Ret Talbot and his guests go...

Duration: 01:02:16

Episode 1 Teaser: Toadfish - A Cautionary Tale

The first episode of the Beyond Data Podcast airing later this month takes a deep dive into New York's oyster toadfish fishery. The data may be few, but the two-decades old cautionary tale told by those who experienced it is perhaps more relevant now than ever. Music by Andy G. Cohen Guests (in order of appearance): Richard Federico, Wayne Grothe & Carl Lobue Episode thumbnail image courtesy of Adam Starke Special thanks to Avery Federico

Duration: 00:02:21

Introducing the Beyond Data Podcast - Promo 1

Coming in October, award-winning freelance journalist and science writer Ret Talbot will go beyond the data in a new podcast developed for a data deficient world full of alternative facts. Stay tuned for more information about the official launch date and a preview of upcoming episodes. Music by Andy G. Cohen and additional sound support from copyc4t and sonsdebarcelona Audio Clips: Kellyanne Conway on NBC's Meet the Press, Pat Gray on The Blaze's Pat & Stu Show, Rep. Jason Chaffetz on...

Duration: 00:01:14