Jul. 20, 2012
Now that federal funds have dried up, Florida's Aquarius undersea lab faces an uncertain future.
Apr. 20, 2012
James Cameron, Sylvia Earle, and John McCosker talk about the sights and creatures of the deep ocean.
Jun. 04, 2010
Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?
Nov. 06, 2009
Ira talks with ocean explorer Sylvia Earle about the state of the world's oceans, and what actions need to be taken to protect them from catastrophic damage.
Feb. 06, 2009
An update to the Google Earth program adds new data on the rest of the planet -- the oceans.
Jun. 27, 2008
A worldwide effort is underway to perform a census of the world's oceans, pulling into one location information about species from around the world. We'll check in on the progress of the project.
AVAILABLE IN ITUNES
Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food
We are fascinated by them, frightened by them, and can't live without them -- so...
- Surprise: Cockroaches Are Fastidious Groomers!
Why do cockroaches spend so much time cleaning themselves?
- Insects May Be the Taste of the Next Generation, Report Says
Can entomophagy, the eating of insects, help improve the world’s food resources?...
- The Superorganism
Ira talks with eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler about ants...
- Tracking an Amphibious Caterpillar
Several newly-discovered species of caterpillar in Hawaii function equally well ...
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Age of Wonder
Ira talks with Richard Holmes, author of 'The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science.'