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2015 Archives

December 25, 2015
Aine Minogue Celebrates Hope In Celtic Holiday Traditions / Sparky and Rhonda Rucker Celebrate Hope in the Traditions of Slaves / Stories of Hope from Noa Baum

December 18, 2015
Hope and Concern Sparked By Paris Climate Deal / Goodbye Oil, Gas and Coal? The World Faces the Epic Challenge of the Paris Agreement / The Climate Movement in the Streets / Paris Agreement Opens Door for Green Investment / Beyond the Headlines / The Wooden Sword / A Story of Peace

December 11, 2015
Historic Climate Agreement Reached in Paris / Indigenous Peoples Fight for Their Rights at COP21 / Financing Forests to Cut Down on Carbon / Canada’s Bottom-up Approach to Cutting Carbon / Poetic Plea for the Marshall Islands

December 4, 2015
Climate Summit Boosted By Optimism at the Start / Paris Progress So Far / Climate Activists Defy Paris Protest Ban / How Will the World Address Loss and Damage From Climate Disruption? / 2400 Coal-Fired Power Plants Planned Despite Climate-Friendly Pledges / India's Solar Initiative and the Challenge of Climate-Safe Development

November 27, 2015
Almost Out of Time / Paving the Path to Paris with Gold / What is the Carbon Footprint of a Typical Thanksgiving? / Beyond the Headlines / What We’re Fighting For Now Is Each Other

November 20, 2015
New Toxic Substances Control Act Likely / Prenatal Chemical Exposure Linked to Obesity / Health Risks of Water Fluoridation Raise Concerns / Let's Talk Turkey / Cranberries Take Centerstage / Beyond the Headlines / Pawpaw: America's Forgotten Fruit

November 13, 2015
The Climate Movement Post Keystone / A Demand for a Green Transition / Infrared Technology To Cool Buildings / Big Battery Breakthrough / Beyond the Headlines / Building a Better Honeybee / The Beekeepers of Ancient Egypt

November 6, 2015
More Nuclear Power Plants Shutting Down / Shut-Down Nukes Still Worry Neighbors / Sudden Deaths For Endangered Antelopes / Man-Made Barriers to Pronghorn Migration / The Place Where You Live: Wyoming's Red Desert / BirdNote®: Whooping Cranes

October 30, 2015
Better Office Air Makes For Better Thinking / Building a Sanctuary for Endangered Bats / Greening Death / Beyond the Headlines / The Living and Dead in Good Company

October 23, 2015
Exxon Denied its Own Climate Research / Exxon Denies Allegations in Investigative Reports / Lawmakers Press For Exxon Investigation / McKibben Arrested To Draw Attention to the Exxon Allegations / Beyond the Headlines / Canada Shifts Left and Greener / The Creole Pig

October 16, 2015
Democrats Debate Climate Change / The King of Coal On Trial / Beyond the Headlines / Coral Bleaching On the Rise / The Pacific Coast's Starving Seabird Mystery

October 9, 2015
Pesticides, Herbicides and Childhood Cancers / MacArthur 'Genius' Cleans Up Polluting Health Sector / Pushing for Green Chemistry / Resetting the Gettysburg Battlefield Landscape / Beyond the Headlines / India at a Crossroads

October 2, 2015
Shell Oil Backs Down / The Pathway to Paris / Invasives Threaten Native Grasslands in the Pacific Northwest / Beyond the Headlines / Amazon Tribe Fights Back Against Illegal Logging / Humans and Dolphins / Black Lightning

September 25, 2015
The Pope at Congress: Care for Nature and the Poor / Louisiana’s Swamp Defenders / The Federal Conservation Fund Endangered / BirdNote: Voices of Our Public Lands / Beyond the Headlines / Saving Whales From Deafness / Online Exclusive: Airing Volkswagen’s Dirty Emissions

September 18, 2015
Climate Protestors Take on Public Land Leasing / EPA Broke the Law When it Approved a Pesticide Unsafe for Bees / Fires Threaten the North / Scientists Say They've Discovered A New Species of Humans / Beyond the Headlines / The Night Bird / An Evangelical View of the Climate and Pope Francis / EarthEar

September 11, 2015
Undoing Deregulation to Keep Coal Alive / Beyond the Headlines / Global Warming Linked to Syrian Refugee Crisis / Fighting Today's Invaders In Boston Harbor / A Prayer to Share Earth as a Commons

September 4, 2015
EPA Fails To Properly Regulate Fracking Waste / The Beef With Ground Beef / Cheerios Go Green / Rethinking Our Relationship to Palm Oil / "Tropical" Diseases Reappearing in the U.S. / Beyond the Headlines / The Place Where You Live: Cowee, North Carolina

August 28, 2015
New Orleans Still Vulnerable To Storms / Racism and NOLA's Recovery / Turning up the Heat on Frigid Offices / Beyond the Headlines / Endangered Porpoise Caught in the Web of Illegal Fishing / Unseen Ocean Migrations

August 21, 2015
World Islamic Leaders Call For Climate Action / Obama Adds Methane to Climate Protection Rules / Florida's Disappearing Springs / Beyond the Headlines / Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West

August 14, 2015
Rafting Down The Unbound Elwha / Freeing The Arteries of The Planet / Alaskan River Riches: Fly fishing and Salmon Science / Encountering Black Bear / Alaskan River Riches: A River Town in Transition

August 7, 2015
The Best and Worst Cities Preparing For Climate Change / Car-Free To Become Carefree In Helsinki / Danish Green Roofs / Urban Acupuncture To Cure City Ills / Building Complete Streets / Canals in Boston?

July 31, 2015
The Hillary Clinton Campaign Goes Solar / At Risk the Pangolin- A Mammal With Scales / Abalone Back From The Brink / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote®: Where Are All The Queen Birds? / Woman Power and Small Farm Success

July 24, 2015
Coal Dethroned: Now What? / Beyond the Headlines / Emerging Science: Undervaluing Wild Bees / Pollinator Declines Threaten Public Health / Prairie Dogs: Saving Mexico’s Prairie from the Desert / On Guard / Why Are We Waiting To Save Ourselves?

July 17, 2015
Climate Change Fuels Wildfires / Caviar Sends Poachers After Columbia River Sturgeon / Human Influences on the Mosquito / Squashing the Mosquito Population / Drones: Taking Off in the Agriculture Industry / The Power Plant that's Draining the Colorado / Earth Ear: Rhinoceros Auklets

July 10, 2015
The Supreme Court Blocks EPA's Mercury Rule --For Now / BP Will Pay $18.7 Billion to Settle Gulf Oil Spill Fines and Gov't Claims / Arsenic and Frackwater Waste / Fingerprinting Frackwater / Beyond the Headlines / Restoring Giant Kelp Forests / Fighting Invasive Ribbon Grass

July 3, 2015
Newly Discovered Algae Helps Corals In Warming Oceans / Pond Scum May Be Associated With ALS and Alzheimer's / Louisiana's Moon Shot / Climate Change & Pacific Northwest Glaciers / Meltdown in Tibet / Harvesting "Himalayan Viagra"

June 26, 2015
Pre-Natal Exposure to DDT Linked To Breast Cancer / BPA Exposure Associated With Poor Parenting / Mule Deer Poachers Slip Past The Law / Drones Stymie Rhino Poachers / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote®: How Much Birds Sing / The Evolution of Birdsong / Purple Martins: Extroverts of the Air

June 19, 2015
Pope Calls for Harmony With Nature To Save Humanity / Cleaning Up the Power Sector / Beyond the Headlines / ­­BirdNote®: A Big Black Gas Leak Detector / The Quest for the ‘Asian Unicorn’

June 12, 2015
Losing Frozen Earth Could Cook the Planet / G7 Calls for an End to Fossil Fuels / Beyond the Headlines / Chimps Like To Cook / BirdNote®: Bird Song, Music, and Neuroscience / New Music Brings John Muir's Story to Life / The Place Where You Live: East Claridon, Ohio

June 5, 2015
US House Votes New Fishing Rules / Beyond the Headlines / World Sailors Call For Plastic-free Oceans / Testing Boston Harbor for Plastic / Meeting the Challenge of Plastic Marine Debris / Boston's Not-So-Dirty Water / The High Human Cost of Cleaning Up Boston Harbor / Kittiwake: A Life on the Edge

May 29, 2015
Rail Finance Off Track / The True Cost of Fossil Fuels / Beyond the Headlines / Coal Rising in the West / Discovering the Lost World of the Old Ones / BirdNote: Protecting Our Largest Shorebird

May 22, 2015
FBI Breaks Its Own Rules to Spy on Keystone Protestors / Beyond the Headlines / Living With The Rise and Fall of King Coal / Elk Island: A World Less Apart / The Great Transition to Renewables

May 15, 2015
Tornado Clusters / Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer / Honoring an Environmental Health Pioneer / Driving Down Diesel School Bus Emissions / Beyond the Headlines / The Puffin Project

May 8, 2015
Atomic Bomb-making Wastes Threaten Missouri Neighborhood / Wolf Song on the Rebound / What A Howling Wolf Howl Says / Wolves on the Brink / Beyond the Headlines / Checking Up on Native Plants

May 1, 2015
Siberia’s Mysterious Craters / Leading at the Top of the World / Illuminated Fishing Nets Prevent Bycatch / Calling Over Boat Noise Is Making Orcas Hungry / Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies / Beyond the Headlines / The GOP's Lonely Climate Warrior / BirdNote: Vocabularies of Birdsong

April 24, 2015
To Survive a Drought, Fix the Price of Water / The ELF Gains Traction / Poetweets: Science Communications in Verse / Beyond the Headlines / The 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

April 17, 2015
The Guardian Newspaper Climate Campaign / First Warnings of Endocrine Disruptors / The Mother of Endocrine Disruption Science / Beyond the Headlines / Springtime Birding with David Sibley

April 10, 2015
Bill McKibben on Earth Day and the Power of Protest / The State of the Gulf, Then and Now / Patagonia's Beaver Problem / The Invaders

April 3, 2015
Herbicides Can Boost Antibiotic Resistance / Growth In Livestock Antibiotics Raises Risks For Humans / US Advances Climate Plan For Paris Summit / Greening the Tea Party / Georgia Legislature Passes Solar-Friendly Legislation / Beyond the Headlines / Liter of Light

March 27, 2015
Obama Slashes Federal Global Warming Gases / New Fracking Rules Protect Groundwater on Federal Lands / Melting Ice Slows Down Ocean Circulation / What a Record-Low Snowpack Means for Summer in the Northwest / Beyond the Headlines / Defending Darwin

March 20, 2015
Oil Train Safety Off Track / Conservationists Help Workers Strike for Refinery Safety / One Woman Fought Shell Oil To Save Her Town / The Place Where You Live: Omaha, Nebraska / Beyond the Headlines / How Beavers Help Save Water

March 13, 2015
New Jersey's Lowball Environmental Settlement / Belated El Niño May Mean Hotter Times Ahead / Insuring Wildlife and the Lives of Endangered Rhinos / The Red List of Life At Risk / Beyond the Headlines / The Boys Who Loved Birds

March 6, 2015
Newly Discovered Algae Helps Corals In Warming Oceans / Pond Scum May Be Associated With ALS and Alzheimer's / States Reconsider Renewable Standards / Advances In Storage for Renewable Energy / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote: Eating Well Together / Nicaraguan Canal Could Be Environmental Catastrophe / Listener Letters and A Fun Lesson on Thermodynamics

February 27, 2015
Presidential Hopefuls and Climate Change / Harvard Divestment Case In Court / Stewardship Saturdays in Boston Harbor / The Federal Animal Killing Program / Ancient Wheat and the Rise of Agriculture / Beyond the Headlines

February 20, 2015
FBI Questions Keystone XL Activists / Harvard Sued Over Fossil Fuel Investments / Plastics and Male Reproduction / Hormone Disruptors Linked to Genital Changes and Sexual Preference / Beyond the Headlines / Evolution in the Age of Mass Extinction / Learning to Climb

February 13, 2015
Snow and Financial Woes Bury Boston Transport / Tribal Nations Against Keystone Pipeline / Pipeline Raises Safety and Property Rights Concerns for Landowners / Surfing the Web to Heat Your Home / Beyond the Headlines / Gus Speth Calls for a "New" Environmentalism

February 6, 2015
New Agency Proposed To End Food Safety Problems / Bi-Partisan Call for a Gasoline Tax / Beyond the Headlines / Probing Dolphins’ Genetic Mysteries / Eyes on the Seas / Cuba's Unspoiled Tropical Reefs

January 30, 2015
Protecting the Arctic / Alaskan Oil Economics / Beyond the Headlines / The Perfect Protein / Alaskan River Riches: A River Town in Transition

January 23, 2015
2015 Target For A Strong Climate Treaty / Margaret Atwood on Fiction, The Future and Environmental Crisis / Alaskan River Riches At Risk From Mining In Canada

January 16, 2015
Keeping Foods and the Climate Cool / Training Your Brain to Crave Healthy Foods / The Collapse of Western Civilization / Alaskan River Riches: Fly-fishing and Salmon Science / Crested Auklets Winter in the Bering Sea

January 9, 2015
Energy Policy in the New Year / Beyond the Headlines / Conservationist Aldo Leopold’s Soundscapes Recreated / The Sound Ring / Branching into New Sounds / Sounds of Winter

January 2, 2015
The Return of Bride / Light of the Isles / A Chilling Norwegian Draugen Tale / The Sun, An Ogre?


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