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2021 Archives


October 15, 2021 - The Reconciliation Bill and Climate, Phthalates Linked to Heart Disease, Richard Powers’ “Bewilderment”, and more
Reconciliation, Climate and the Environment / Beyond the Headlines / Phthalates Linked to 100,000 Yearly Deaths / BirdNote ®: The Tui of New Zealand / Bewilderment

October 8, 2021 - "Land Back" For Indigenous Peoples, Warming Arctic’s “Pizzly Bear” Hybrids, Rising Seas Threaten Landfills, and more
“Land Back” for Indigenous Peoples / National Monuments Restored / BirdNote®: Birds on the Polar Bears’ Menu / Beyond the Headlines / Warming Arctic Creating “Pizzly Bear” Hybrids / Wasting a Wetland with Trash Ash / Rising Seas Threaten Landfills

October 1, 2021 - Saving Seven Million Lives from Bad Air, Fall Gardening Tips, Putting Food By for a Sustainable Harvest and more
Saving Millions From Deadly Air / Beyond the Headlines / The Agreement: Maasai Giraffe in the Highlands of Kenya / Fall Gardening Tips / BirdNote®: Migration – Long, Short, And In-Between / Putting Food By for a Sustainable Harvest

September 24, 2021 - Big Oil Under Fire for Climate Disinformation; “They Knew”: The Feds’ 50-Year Climate Failure; Widespread Youth Anxiety About Climate and more
Big Oil Under Fire for Climate Disinformation / Beyond the Headlines / “They Knew”: The Feds’ 50-Year Climate Failure / BirdNote®: Dove or Pigeon? / Widespread Youth Anxiety About Climate

September 17, 2021 - “Vaccine Apartheid”: A Call to Delay UN Climate Talks, Getting the US Grid to 40% Solar, Harvard Divests Fossil Fuels and more
Call To Delay UN Climate Summit / Getting The US Grid To 40% Solar / Rejecting Recall, California Keeps Its Cool On Climate / Beyond the Headlines / Harvard Finally Divests / Remembering Our Colleague Thurston Briscoe

September 10, 2021 - Hurricane Ida Adds Misery to Cancer Alley, ‘The Hummingbirds’ Gift,’ and more
Hurricane Ida Adds Misery To Cancer Alley,’ Part 1 / Hurricane Ida Adds Misery To ‘Cancer Alley,’ Part 2 / Note On Emerging Science: A Fix For Hiccups / Beyond The Headlines / The Hummingbirds' Gift

September 3, 2021 - The Way Forward For People And Our Planet
Greening the Economy / A Living Earth Called “Gaia” / Ecological Conversion and Solidarity

August 27, 2021 - Alaska Drilling Project Blocked, Chemicals and Breast Cancer Risk, Finding the Mother Tree and more
A Block on Oil Drilling in Alaska / Climate and the California Recall / Note on Emerging Science: Oh, What a Tangled Web They Weave / ‘Mosquito-Borne’ No More? / Chemicals and Breast Cancer Risk / Beyond the Headlines / Finding the Mother Tree

August 20, 2021 - U.N. Report Charts Possible Climate Futures, Investing in Green Infrastructure, Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis and more
UN Report Charts Possible Climate Futures / The Long and Winding Road to Green Infrastructure / Drought Threatens Migratory Birds / Note on Emerging Science: The Beetle That Can Survive Being Eaten / Beyond the Headlines / Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis

August 13, 2021 - Tree Deaths and Climate, ‘Forest Bathing’, Journeys North: The Pacific Crest Trail and more
California Tree Deaths Could Hurt Forests on the East Coast / BirdNote®: Eastern Wood-Pewee / Ancient Underwater Forest in the Gulf of Mexico / 'Forest Bathing' for Health / Bottlenose Whales in the Arctic / Journeys North: The Pacific Crest Trail

August 6, 2021 - Anxiety and Bad Air, Colorado River in Crisis, Planetary Health and more
Youth Mental Health Problems from Pollution / Sea Lion Cave / Colorado River's Dwindling Water Supply / Climate Change Disrupts Major Transportation Corridor / Science Note: Can Plants Hear? / Confronting Climate Change Through Sound / Planetary Health

July 30, 2021 - The Climate Emergency Warning from Extreme Weather, Eco-Justice40, Imagining Wolves Returning to Scotland and more
Eco-Justice40 / Beyond the Headlines / The Climate Emergency Warning from Extreme Weather / Imagining Wolves Returning to Scotland

July 23, 2021 - Amazon Near Climate Tipping Point, Indigenous People and Forest Care, Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth Now, and more
Amazon Near Climate Tipping Point / Beyond the Headlines / Indigenous Guardians of the Amazon / First Nations Forest Gardens / Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth Now

July 16, 2021 - The Troubling Decline in Fertility, Hormone Havoc and Chemicals, Winning a Fight Against Plastic Bags and more
Obama’s Failure to Regulate PFAS / Hormone Disrupting PFAS Chemicals in Makeup / The Troubling Decline in Fertility / Beyond the Headlines / Winning A Fight Against Thin Plastic Bags

July 9, 2021 - Ocean Warming Speeding Up, Oyster Shell Recycling, Secrets of the Whales and more
Ocean Warming Speeding Up / BirdNote®: Black-footed Albatross, Graceful Giant / Oceans Losing Oxygen / Oyster Shell Recycling / Mother and Son: Sea Otter Bonding / Note on Emerging Science: Deep-Sea Vehicle Alvin Reaches New Depths / Secrets of the Whales

July 2, 2021 - DNA Barcoding for Quick Species ID, Ubuntu and Unity for Healing, The Butterfly Effect and more
DNA Barcoding for Quick Species ID / Midtown Coyote / Coyote On The Beach / Ubuntu and Unity for Healing / BirdNote®: Insects Are Essential / The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World

June 25, 2021 - Line 3 Pipeline Threatens Native Way of Life, Oil Leasing Court Fights, Plastic Waste Suppliers and more
Line 3 Pipeline Threatens Native Way of Life / Oil Leasing Court Fights / Plastic Waste Suppliers / Beyond the Headlines / Hiking in 6-Inch Heels

June 18, 2021 - Celebrating Juneteenth, Farming While Black and more
Juneteenth and African Foodways / One in Five Deaths from Fossil Fuels / Redlined Real Estate and Extreme Urban Heat / Why I Wear Jordans in the Great Outdoors / Farming While Black: A Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land

June 11, 2021 - The Golden State Going Greener, The Ev Rx, Roadside Pollinator Havens and more
The Golden State Going Greener / Beyond the Headlines / The First All-Electric Ford Pickup / The EV RX / Backup: African Elephant and Chacma Baboon / Running Buffalo Clover / Roadsides as Vital Habitat

June 4, 2021 - Exxon's New Board and Climate, Brazilian Enviro Officials Accused of Profiting From Illegal Deforestation, Katherine Johnson and One Step Further and More!
Corruption In Brazilian Government / The G7 Gears Up to Talk Climate / Climate Activists Take Board Seats at Exxon / Beyond the Headlines / One Step Further: The Story of Katherine Johnson

May 28, 2021 - Climate and Infrastructure, Youth Climate Plaintiffs Try Again, Mark Bittman’s “Animal, Vegetable, Junk”, and more
Climate and Infrastructure / Beyond the Headlines / Youth Climate Plaintiffs Try Again / Audio Postcard: Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica / “Animal, Vegetable Junk”

May 21, 2021 - Brood X Emerges!, Cicada Cuisine, Rescuing the Planet, and more
EPA Updates Signs of Climate Change / Beyond the Headlines / Rescuing the Planet / “Fight Card”: Elk at Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada / Brood X Emerges! / Cicada Cuisine

May 14, 2021 - Youth Activists Win Stronger Climate Action in Germany, Elizabeth Kolbert’s "Under a White Sky", The Colorado River's Shrinking Water Supply and more
Youth Activists Win Stronger Climate Action in Germany / French Climate Bill Disappoints Activists / Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future / Beyond the Headlines / Note on Emerging Science: Biochar and Irrigation / The Colorado River’s Dwindling Water Supply

May 7, 2021 - Fixing America’s Water Crises, Gardening for Abundance and Generosity, Secrets of the Whales and more
Fixing America’s Water Crises / Beyond the Headlines / Young Climate Activists / Gardening for Abundance and Generosity / Secrets of the Whales

April 30, 2021 - Methane and Swift Climate Action, Getting Bushmeat Off the Table, Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, and more
Methane and Swift Climate Action / Senate Votes for Strong Methane Rules / Biden, LOE and Dykstra / Getting Bushmeat Off the Table / “Planet” by Poet Catherine Pierce / Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in An Age of Extinction

April 23, 2021 - The Way Forward For People And Our Planet: An Earth Day Special
Greening the Economy / A Living Earth Called “Gaia” / Ecological Conversion and Solidarity

April 16, 2021 - Biden's Climate Summit, "Stooping" Turns Trash to Treasure, Poetry In the Time of Climate Trouble, and more
Biden’s Climate Summit / Beyond the Headlines / “Stooping” Turns Trash to Treasure / When a Gas Plant Moves in Next Door / BirdNote®: The Power Of Albatross Partnerships / Poetry in the Time of Climate Troubles

April 9, 2021 - Why I Wear Jordans in the Great Outdoors, Cactus and Snow in the Desert Sky Islands, The Wonders of Spring Migration, and more
Exploring the Parks: Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve / Why I Wear Jordans in the Great Outdoors / Exploring the Parks: Cactus and Snow in the Desert Sky Islands / Spring Awakening / A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration

April 2, 2021 - Restoring Life in the Oceans, Boosting US Wind Power, Tips for the Casual Gardener and more
Biden Boosts Offshore Wind / The Ocean as Solution, Not Victim / Restoring Life in the Oceans / Beyond the Headlines / Tips for the Casual Gardener

March 26, 2021 - [Broadcast] Damaged Amazon Adds To Global Warming; Prehistoric Magnetic Flip Shook Up Life On Earth; Birch, Beech And Other Unusual Syrups; and more
Damaged Amazon Adds to Global Warming / Belo Monte Dam Disrupts Amazon Floodplain Balance / Horse of a Different Color / Beyond the Headlines / Prehistoric Magnetic Flip Shook Up Life on Earth / Not Just Maple Syrup: Birch, Beech and Other Sappy Trees

March 19, 2021 - [Broadcast] One In Five Deaths From Fossil Fuels, Families Sickened By Fracking, Carbon Bomb Fridges and more
Madam Secretary Haaland / One in Five Deaths from Fossil Fuels / Note on Emerging Science: Oldest DNA Ever Sequenced / Families Sickened by Fracking / Beyond the Headlines / Carbon Bomb Fridges

March 12, 2021 - [Broadcast] Warming Planet Slows Ocean Currents, 30x30 to Save Species, Regenerative Farming for Soil Health and more
Warming Planet Slows Ocean Currents / Beyond the Headlines / 30x30 To Save Species / Protecting Badger-Two Medicine And The Grand Canyon / Regenerative Farming for Soil Health / Regenerative Farming In Action

March 5, 2021 - [Broadcast] The New Climate War, Radioactive Water Dilemma at Fukushima, Hard Times for Ginseng Farmers and more
Radioactive Water Dilemma at Fukushima / The New Climate War / Hard Times for Ginseng Farmers / Beyond the Headlines / Nature and the Beat

February 26, 2021 - [Broadcast] No Power for the People in Texas, A Civilian Climate Corps, Searching for Life on Mars and more
No Power For The People In Texas / Beyond the Headlines / Note on Emerging Science: Wild Bees a Boost to Crops / A Civilian Climate Corps / Searching for Life on Mars

February 19, 2021 - [Broadcast] India Climate Activist Jailed, A New Leader For USDA, The Butterfly Effect, and more
India Climate Activist Jailed / Beyond the Headlines / A New Leader for USDA / The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World

February 12, 2021 - [Broadcast] India’s Farm Crisis and Climate Change, Angry Birds and the People's Climate Vote, Modernizing Mobility and more
India’s Farm Crisis and the Climate Emergency / Beyond the Headlines / Angry Birds and the People’s Climate Vote / Bottlenose Whales in the Arctic / Modernizing Mobility / BirdNote®: Here Come the Barred Owls / In Honor of Black History Month: Harriet Tubman and the Barred Owl

February 5, 2021 - [Broadcast] Biden’s Pen and the Climate, GM in the EV Fast Lane, Teddy Roosevelt's Conservation Legacy, and more
Biden’s Pen and the Climate / Beyond the Headlines / GM in the EV Fast Lane / The COVID Biking Boom / An Owl-Inspired Hearing Test / Teddy Roosevelt’s Conservation Legacy

January 29, 2021 - [Broadcast] Whole Govt For Climate Action, Covid Risk For Tribal Cultures, Becoming Wild and Culture Among Animals
The Whole of Government For Climate Action / Resisting Line 3 Pipeline / COVID Risk for Tribal Cultures / Beyond the Headlines / Vista: A Break in the Storm / ‘Becoming Wild’ and Culture Among Animals

January 22, 2021 - [Broadcast] U.S. Back In Paris, Biden Reverses Trump Rollbacks, Ubuntu and Unity For Healing, and more
U.S. Back in Paris Agreement / Biden Reverses Trump Rollbacks / Little Time Left to Save Right Whales / Beyond the Headlines / Ubuntu and Unity for Healing

January 15, 2021 - [Broadcast] Merrick Garland and the Environment, Deb Haaland: 'Fierce For Our Planet', Interior’s Next Frontiers and more
Merrick Garland and the Environment / Deb Haaland: ‘Fierce for our Planet’ / Interior’s Next Frontiers / Beyond the Headlines / A Mayan Bee Guardian / Ice Visions

January 8, 2021 - [Broadcast] Georgia's Green and Brown Voters, ANWR Oil Leasing, Remembering Barry Lopez, and more
Georgia's Green and Brown Voters / ANWR Oil Leasing / BirdNote®: The Oilbird’s Lightless Life / Activism Cuts Plastic Waste in the Bahamas / Beyond the Headlines / Remembering Barry Lopez

January 1, 2021 - [Broadcast] Wildly Magical: Stories of Animal Encounters
Care for the Common Critter / ‘It Could Be the Last One’: Stories of People Helping Rare Critters / Wildly Magical: Animal Encounters in the Galapagos / Native American Stories of Human and Animal Kinship


 

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