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Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals – whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science. The host is Dr. Chris Parsons.
 
Kids gifted with strange powers have grown up under the thumb of the vicious and intelligent driver of the van Novia-Scotia. Seventeen year old Cola’s life in the van is shaken up when her older “sister” Rosaline has disappeared and she realizes Nova will stop at nothing to find her. What will happen when she does? And what will happen to Cola as she nears adulthood, the age when kids in the van seem to slip away?
 
Science nerd Lauren Hartling takes you on a deep dive into the mysterious world of porpoises and their whale and dolphin cousins. Her guests help her explore the secrets of these enigmatic animals and navigate through waves of knowledge from many disciplines of science.
 
James Whale! The UK's most opinionated broadcaster is back. The James Whale Radio Show is a revamp of the classic 90's TV Show. Topical News, Entertainment, and Guests. The show also features Rob Oldfield from Robosoft Media. So sit back and listen to the man who is, "the voice of reason" - James Whale! Website - http://jameswhaleradio.co.uk Facebook - http://facebook.com/jameswhaleradio Twitter - http://twitter.com/TheJamesWhale
 
The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by Andrew Lewin, @Craken_McCraic, and @DrScarlettSmash. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especially squid & ...
 
A miniature radio show that tells stories with sounds instead of, well, stories. Sign up on our website to receive new episodes: http://bit.ly/1oGTcHz. Every ninety-second episode is about a different sound. You could hear Earth Whistlers, mudpots, or bridges; a dying language, a forgotten language, or a way to communicate without words; what it's like to have auditory hallucinations, hearing loss, or tinnitus; famous music made by accident, by a murderer, or by a computer; or the call of th ...
 
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
A fatherless boy joins the crew of a whaling ship in order to earn a living for himself and his mother. Beyond being a fascinating depiction of a now-alien time, occupation, and culture, it's also a rousing adventure story. One is left with the impression that hunting and catching a whale in a sailing ship was akin to you or me being stalked, ambushed, and killed by a shoebox full of mice. (Summary by the reader.)
 
A podcast produced by Vancouver band Said The Whale. Each episode explores a different song from the band's 2017 release "As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide" as well as featuring discussions with peers in the Canadian music scene such as Max Kerman (Arkells), Graham Wright (Tokyo Police Club), Ryan Guldemond (Mother Mother) and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Welcome to Mama Earth Talk. I am your host Mariska Nell. I am so grateful to have you here. If you are new to sustainability, already on the journey or just curious to learn more about the topic, then you are in the right spot. Mama Eart Talk is a podcast that takes a deep dive into the three pillars of sustainability (environmental, social and economic). Since its inception, it quickly grew into a forum that showcases the amazing hope through the incredible contribution many around the worl ...
 
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way. New episodes starting October 15th!
 
“Call me Ishmael” is one of the most famous opening lines in American literature. With these words, opens one of the strangest and most gripping stories ever written about the sea and sea-faring. Moby Dick by Herman Melville is today considered one of the greatest novels written in America but paradoxically, it was a miserable failure when it first made its debut in 1851. Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic po ...
 
A fatherless boy joins the crew of a whaling ship in order to earn a living for himself and his mother. Beyond being a fascinating depiction of a now-alien time, occupation, and culture, it’s also a rousing adventure story. One is left with the impression that hunting and catching a whale in a sailing ship was akin to you or me being stalked, ambushed, and killed by a shoebox full of mice.
 
Journalist and broadcaster Alok Jha talks to leading explorers, scientists, conservationists and artists about Antarctica’s fascinating past, present and future, to discover why the icy continent matters to us all. Created by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first sighting of Antarctica. UKAHT champions public understanding of, and engagement with Antarctica through the history of human endeavour in the region. UKAHT looks after British historic sites ...
 
We all want to be better people - and Christians want to be better servants of God. But often we find ourselves waiting to be forced into good service, rather than making the tough choices in our everyday lives. Thus, our protestations to the contrary, we are often "Waiting for the Whale" to come along, swallow us up, and force us to be good, bold Christians, like the reluctant Jonah.But what should we be doing? How ought we to live if we listened to God and acted without having to experienc ...
 
Speak Up For The Ocean Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conservation projects conducted all around the world. It educates you, the listener, on the different Ocean Conservation Projects that are happening around the world. By listening to our guests, I hope to inspire you to live an ocean-friendly life through their stories and the information I provide to guide you towards a living a life that will be healthy for the Ocean. On the podcast episodes, I discuss, sharks ...
 
This is the OverClocked PodCast, a weekly dose of video game music news and conversation from OCReMix.org! It's a one stop supersonic shop for everything you might have missed in and out of the community: recent ReMixes, current goings-on, artist interviews, you name it. We love video game music, and you probably do too-- so join in!
 
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This episode features brothers Jack and Brower Frantz, Iñupiaq hunters and whalers born raised in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. AK Natives on the Front Line is a special series of Coffee & Quaq highlighting the adaptability and resilience of the Iñupiat in the face of climate change, a project funded by the Putlizer Center Connected Coastlines program, done i…
 
Only three countries still hunt whales commercially. They do it despite little demand for whale meat and sometimes fierce international condemnation. So why do they continue?Emily Thomas finds out why Norway, Japan and Iceland still kill whales for their meat and discovers that tradition, culture and a strong sense of national identity can outweigh…
 
Dr. Ashley Scarlett has a wide-ranging discussion with Fabien Ritter from the history of whale watching in La Gomera, to the organization M.E.E.R. Their discussion covers topics on sustainable whale-watching, ship strikes, and the International Whaling Commission. M.E.E.R Website: https://m-e-e-r.de/?lang=en Speak Up For Blue Instagram Speak Up For…
 
Apple Silicon, Exploding Whale, TikTok Apple releases three new Macs based on the M1 chip. Should you buy them? Why the fact that MacBooks have a 720p camera doesn't matter Why Apple put the M1 chip in their low-end Macs first How Rosetta 2 works Is Apple really faster than 98% of PC laptops? These people should still buy an Intel-based Mac How App…
 
Marine Scientists, Volunteers, and the Navy were responsible for saving 120 pilot whales that were found stranded earlier in the week (on Monday). The stranding marked the largest mass stranding ever recorded in Sri Lankan history. The response was swift and successful as the Navy deployed small vessels that towed the whales out from the surf into …
 
We’ve got a deep-sea debate for you today, so put on your scuba gear and jump on in! It’s Giant Squid vs. Blue Whales. Former MPR News host Tom Weber goes up against science writer and stand-up comedian Kasha Patel in a fearsome debate battle. Which of these large and legendary beasts will take home the title of Smash Boom Best? After you listen, t…
 
Forget fake vampires and ghouls, here’s a real life zombie story from nature; The moon’s a wetter place than we thought, and that could be critical for exploration; How remora 'sucker fish' use physics to surf on their whale hosts; An argument for ‘evidence-based hope’ to help fight the environmental crisis; How have supercontinents affected the Ea…
 
The arrival of winter for many countries brings the threat of increased infections as people gather indoors to escape the cold. It’s also a time for celebrating religious festivals and holidays. Host Nuala McGovern shares conversations with an American family in Indiana about Thanksgiving, and two young women in Gaza relate their experiences of cur…
 
This week’s guest is Dr. Tony Orr, whose work is on the change and differences with age, classes, diet, oxygen capacity, diving behaviors, movement patterns and distribution, nitrogen and carbon level differences between young versus older California sea lions. His laboratory looks at sea lion scat and analyses stable isotopes to look at what the s…
 
Young Queer Candidates of Color are Changing the Bay Area Political Scene KQED podcast 'The Bay' is kicking off a series about expanding concepts of democracy and increasing representation in government. In the first episode, The Bay’s host Devin Katayama talks to KQED reporter Adhiti Bandlamudi about LGBTQ candidates of color who've recently been …
 
The UK government passed the landmark Disability Discrimination Act in November 1995. The legislation made it illegal for employers or service providers to discriminate against disabled people. Campaigners brought London to a standstill in the run up to the passing of the Act. Baroness Jane Campbell was at the forefront of that fight for equality a…
 
Bacteria are among the simplest forms of life on Earth. Each cell is identical to the one next to it, sharing the same DNA. So why do they all act so differently? Turns out, there’s a “cookbook” inside each teeny tiny bacteria cell, and every single bacteria has different ideas about the recipes it wants to make. Mary Dunlop is a biological enginee…
 
Could quick COVID ‘antigen’ tests break the back of the pandemic?;This gorgeous African rat combs poison into its fur to deter predators; Neuroscience suggests that yes, when you see purple, it's the same purple I see; The world's major climate zones - polar, temperate and tropical - are transforming as we watch; Why are the hottest temperatures me…
 
Sometimes you need a little help if you are an Ocean predator that is always seeking food. The Ocean can be a hard place to find breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Some animals are able to find their meal on their own. Others will latch themselves on another animal to feed off of them. And in the case of today's episode, some animals turn to stalk anoth…
 
After 804 days in jail in Iran, Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is finally free.The Iranian government says it's the result of a prisoner swap, but the Australian government isn't confirming anything.So what do we know about the secretive world of prisoner exchanges?And if Iran got what it wanted, will it lead to more hostage diplomacy?Feat…
 
Food Banks Face Enormous Need This Thanksgiving Many Californians confront incredible hardships this Thanksgiving because of the pandemic. Food banks all over the state are stepping in to fill in the gaps, including distributing Thanksgiving meals. They expect the need this year to be enormous. Guest: Amanda Green, Director, Union Station Homeless …
 
Today’s debate is between two totally adorable, extremely popular animals known for their fashionable fur and frolicsome feathers. It’s pandas vs penguins!! Comedians Katie McVay and Brandi Brown defend these charming cuties in an intense, delightful debate. Who are you going to vote for? Cuddly, bamboo-munching pandas? Or waddling, water-loving pe…
 
In 2012, the Rwandan sitting volleyball team became the first Paralympians from their country. The sport began in Rwanda after thousands of people were mutilated during the genocide of 1994, and there were emotional scenes in London when the Rwandan side eventually won a match. Bob Nicholson talks to Rwanda’s captain, Emile Vuningabo, and the side’…
 
Imagine walking up to a person who is enjoying herself at the beach in Costa Rica to ask them questions about poop in the water. A little awkward, isn't it? Now imagine asking 4,999 more people. That is the number of times Erin Symonds and her team surveyed people on Costa Rican beaches about water quality at the beach. The survey was for a larger …
 
The Mapuche are Chile’s largest indigenous group – a population of more than 2 million people. And, they are fighting for their right to heal. They want Chileans to value their unique approach to healthcare and give them control of land and their own destiny. But, it’s a tough sell when there’s so much distrust and violence between the two communit…
 
Incarcerated People Got Hundreds of Millions in California Unemployment Scam A group of California prosecutors says thousands of state prison inmates have scammed California's Employment Development Department out of hundreds of millions of dollars of unemployment benefits. Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, KQED Trump Gives Uber and Lyft Five Year Go…
 
Joe Biden will inherit a public health crisis beyond any US President's experience when he takes office on January 20th.At the moment, there are up to 180,000 new COVID-19 infections recorded every day, and many ICUs and morgues are overwhelmed.Holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving, is about to pour fuel on that fire, with very few restriction…
 
Throughout the pandemic Alan Dein has been hearing inspiring and moving accounts of how people’s lives have been transformed by the pandemic. Today, Alan connects with Sakie in Myanmar, who tells of a heroic 24-hour journey from his remote village in order to save his mother’s life. He also catches up with Maria Ester in Ecuador, who he first spoke…
 
In December 1995, the first disability rights legislation was passed by India's parliament. An estimated 60 million people, almost six percent of India's population, are affected by physical or mental disabilities. Farhana Haider spoke to Javed Abidi who led the campaign to change the law.Photo: Disability rights campaigners protest in Delhi, Decem…
 
My recent adventure with trying to get my Provincial Government from taking away powers from Conservation Authorities to protect floodplains and protected areas from developers made me realize that I had the ability to help my local environment by becoming a local advocate. As I feel inspired to become a local activist, I wanted to provide you with…
 
Health Officials Urge Californians to Scale Back Holiday Plans as COVID-19 Cases Surge New COVID-19 cases in the state continue to increase rapidly, with well over a million cases so far. In Los Angeles County, supervisors are contemplating a strict stay-at-home order, similar to the one implemented in the early days of the pandemic. Judge Denies R…
 
Since September, five delivery riders have died on the job in Australia, and none of their families has been entitled to compensation.These apps have been around for years now. So why has nothing changed?Today on The Signal, the underclass of foreign workers responding to Australia's dinner whims.Why doesn't our legal system offer them better prote…
 
For decades disabled people in the UK were offered tiny, three-wheeled, turquoise cars as their main form of transport. They were known as Invacars and they were provided, free of charge, to people who couldn't use ordinary vehicles. They were phased out in the 1970s because they were accident-prone and people were given grants to adapt conventiona…
 
Erin Symonds joins the MCHH Crew to discuss a recently published article on Water Quality at Tropical Beaches. Erin's study was conducted in Costa Rica, a tourist destination for many people around the world. The MCHH Crew discusses the importance of Water Quality and how poop should be included more in SciComm, or as Smash thinks of it: PoopComm. …
 
More and more COVID-19 vaccines are returning their clinical results, and it's good news.The latest development came from the Oxford University trial with pharmaceutical company Astrazeneca, which was found to be 70% effective in participants, although that figure rose to 90% when the vaccine was administered in a different dose.It comes hot on the…
 
L.A County Suspends Outdoor Dining As the state and counties put in place new coronavirus restrictions, California businesses try to survive. Guelaguetza is a well known restaurant here in L.A. known for its Oaxacan dishes from Mexico. Guest: Bricia Lopez, the co-owner of Guelaguetza, a restaurant in L.A Hospitals Brace for COVID-19 Surge Californi…
 
This is the story of Chido Govera aka The Mushroom Woman. It is a story about her home, Zimbabwe. And it is also a story about mushrooms. It never should have happened. Chido, an orphan, became the provider in her family aged seven. At 10 she was destined to marry a man 30 years older than her. But a chance encounter led her to discover the almost …
 
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