QUEST

Series produced by KQED

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KQED's QUEST is a new multimedia series about the people behind San Francisco Bay Area science and environmental issues and how their work is changing the way we live. Do you know what is in your own backyard?

KQED's most ambitious local offering ever, QUEST utilizes all of our media platforms, educational resources and extraordinary partnerships. QUEST includes a half-hour weekly HD television program, weekly radio segments, an innovative website and unique education guides. QUEST's geographic coverage spans from Mendocino to Monterey and from Sacramento to Santa Clara, and focuses on nine content areas: astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, environment, geology, health, physics and weather.

QUEST Radio airs every Friday at 6:30am and repeats at 8:30am on KQED FM 88.5 and KQEI FM 89.3. Explore urban environmental challenges such as pollution, toxics and threats to our food supply. Investigate new technologies, emerging trends in science and the impact of public policy on our natural resources.


54 Pieces

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From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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Can we save Coho salmon from "the vortex of extinction?"

  • Added: Mar 23, 2010
  • Length: 05:10
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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A condor refuge recovers after a wildfire, and volunteers prepare for a dramatic release.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Despite high-tech hubs like Silicon Valley, California's science literacy is in steep decline.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2008
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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The big quake is coming

  • Added: Oct 20, 2008
  • Length: 04:47
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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What if every bullet could tell you who fired it?

Bought by WABE and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Getting from San Francisco to LA in two-and-a-half hours -- and a $10 billion ticket price

  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 08:08
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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Using DNA to catch wildlife poachers

Bought by WABE, Listenwise, New Hampshire Public Radio, KVNF, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 5
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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A mysterious bacterial infection is sickening the West Coast's sea lions.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 05:03
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Many of us drink tiny doses of drugs like ibuprofen and birth control pills with each glass of tap. Should we care?

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and KRUA


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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On the frontiers of green building

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 01, 2008
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Why your central AC unit sucks way more juice than it should

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WABE


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For plants, global warming means move or die.

Bought by WABE, KZYX, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 3
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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What's global warming doing to the ocean?

Bought by KZYX, KRUA, KUOW, WRNC-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 6
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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"The toilet bowl that never flushes"

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KFAI, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Is local food necessarily low-carbon?

Bought by WRVO Public Media, KVNF, KGOU, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 24, 2008
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 4
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Is the much-maligned electric car poised for a comeback?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 08:58
  • Purchases: 2
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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How many more planets are out there?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 2
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Server farms drive the Internet -- and global warming. How do we clean them up?

Bought by WABE, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 5
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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How hard is it to trade in four wheels for two?

Bought by WRVO Public Media and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Jun 18, 2008
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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It's moving day for a shark, penguins, and millions of scientific specimens

  • Added: Jun 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:16