April 2007 - 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.


21 Pieces

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Bats - the more you know about them, the more fascinating these winged mammals become.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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While Bangalore, India is known for its high-tech industry, it is also called the "Garden City."

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32

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  • Length: 01:32
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In California's Sierra Mountains, a drama is being played out pitting a rare, native frog against a very popular non-native fish.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Well, believe it or not, Odessa is famous for...you got it...conservation!

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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The cold-water coral gardens of the Gulf of Alaska are one of the largest protected areas in U.S. waters.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Last year, the wind industry reached an important milestone in the United States.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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It started in 1872 on the barren plains of Nebraska...It's Arbor Day!

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Endangered Asian tigers may be getting a boost from a conservation plan that applies a business model.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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What do you do with three thousand tons of smelly garbage a day?

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Monsanto and Scotts Company were growing a genetically modified strain of grass when suddenly the grass appeared two miles away.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
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Killer storms may actually stabilize coastal wetlands.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Ever wondered if your city is a "Tree City?"

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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The compact fluorescent light is way more efficient at converting electricity to light than the incandescent bulb.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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National Arbor Day, celebrated in late April, is a good day to consider the benefits of trees.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Pollution from China and India is making its way to cities thousands of miles away.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Farmers in North Carolina raise a lot of hogs, producing a log of hog dung.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Beavers, important to the ecosystem, are dwindling in the Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Scientists are working to find a way to capture the carbon dioxide before it's released into the atmosphere.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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There is an alternative to two billion plastic disposable razors going to landfills every year...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: 01:30