October 2012 - Isla Earth Radio Series

Series produced by Catalina Island Conservancy

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Fun, entertaining, science-based radio show exploring critical issues regarding our natural world.

Isla Earth, a production of the Catalina Island Conservancy, is a radio series exploring environmental issues of local, national, and global importance. Our mission is to increase ecological awareness, deepen understanding, and encourage environmentally sustainable choices.


23 Pieces

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What does rain forest conservation have to do with preventing malaria? In the Amazon rainforest, the means to these two ends are virtually one in t...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
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Bringing countries together to protect our natural environment looks good on paper. Real good, in fact.

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Saving the puffins is a tough job. But folks in Maine miss the colorful little birds resembling miniature penguins that can fly.

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magine trying to get home by running across a busy freeway. Without a walkway, a stoplight or a crosswalk, it could be a dangerous adventure. Well,...

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Forget Chicken Little’s paranoid delusions about the sky falling. With chicken litter, we really do have a problem.

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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The fine folks of Omak, Washington, found themselves up a creek recently. Cleaning it up.

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Farmers, start your vacations. Because after crops come in, you can leave the debris where it is and let microbes do the rest.

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The Fritillaries are frittering away! There’s the Marsh Fritillary. The Pearl-bordered Fritillary. And the most endangered fritillary of them all...

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If you’re wondering how our penguin friends in the Antarctic are doing these days, here are the cold, hard facts. Their poo is getting mighty pollu...

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Hello, Bluefin Tuna. Tag, you’re it! No, you’re really it -- you are among the last of a species that once thrived throughout the Atlantic.

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Sunday, April 14th, 1935, mid-afternoon: A monstrous black dust cloud quickly forms over southwest Kansas -- and within minutes, people were runnin...

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Wind turbines are a great source for alternative energy. They're less great, however, for birds.

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Today’s creature feature is on a petite pachyderm that has dark gray to reddish brown skin and abundant hair that is finer and softer than a “norma...

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And now a good news, bad news, good news story. First, the first good news. Surveys conducted in the northern Amazon nation of Suriname by Conserva...

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Remember Carole King’s song, “Up on the Roof”? You know... When this old world starts a getting me down And people are just too much for me to fa...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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Unless you like plants, you might find them rather boring. After all, they don’t seem to do much. And, they’re not cute and cuddly.

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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Wouldn’t it be great to have a freeway named after you, a galaxy – or, maybe a complex formula for calculating carbon dioxide’s effect on climate c...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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Henry Ford had the right idea. Back in the early 1940s, he developed the world's first "bio-car." Actually, it was a prototype displayed once at a ...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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Attention feed lot operators. Panda Energy International in Hereford, Texas, wants your manure. But only the good stuff.

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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There’s a fungus among us that could become a more environmentally-friendly way to weatherize your home, or business.

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
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