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American Shoreline Podcast Network

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Roadblocks in Marine Science | All Swell?

January 27, 2023 02:00 - 40 minutes - 55.4 MB

Welcome to the New Year! Genevieve and Kyra discuss roadblocks they have encountered in their marine science careers. They have an open and honest conversation about studying and working in the marine science field. This is in an effort to help young marine scientists and voice concerns over work ethics. Pay, degree requirements, internships, and living arrangements are all discussed.

The Port of Cleveland Rocks! | North Coast Chronicles

January 26, 2023 02:00 - 57 minutes - 79 MB

North Coast Chronicles visits the Port of Cleveland with its President and CEO, Will Friedman.  Cleveland was founded in 1796 by General Moses Cleaveland along the mouth of the Cuyahoga River.  With the first commercial ship arrival in the early 1800's, Cleveland's location at the eastern side of the Great Lakes has put the port in the forefront of domestic and international shipping. Listen and learn about wind energy development, beneficial use of dredge material  and the Port's associatio...

Meet Katharine “KC” Stover: Connecting climate solutions with people and policy

January 25, 2023 02:01 - 51 minutes - 70.7 MB

Before diving into a new year of exciting ocean and water tech pioneers, host Tamara Kahn kicks off the new year with a chat exploring what kind of policy and support could accelerate these innovations, and why any of these matter at all.  Guest Katharine ‘KC’ Stover chats with Tamara about this as well as the work Hyphae Group is looking to do to connect the dots and further natural climate mitigation and adaptation solutions. Start local. Pick something you care about. And go for it! Let ...

Circulation Shut Down: The Impact of Climate Change on the World's Oceans

January 23, 2023 02:00 - 53 minutes - 73.3 MB

In our latest episode, co-hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Yi Liu and Dr. Keith Moore as our guests to discuss their recent paper, "Climate change could cause 'disaster' in the world's oceans: Deep overturning circulation collapses with strong warming." In the paper, Yi and Keith analyze projections from 36 climate models and find that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and the Southern Meridional Overturning Circulation could slow by as much as 42% by 2100, and ...

The Impact of Recent Storms on California's Coastline: A Discussion with Kiki Patsch and Ryan Anderson | Shorewords!

January 20, 2023 02:00 - 59 minutes - 82.2 MB

On this episode of Shorewords!, join host Lesley Ewing in conversation with Kiki Patsch and Ryan Anderson about their paper, Adapting to Shoreline Retreat: Finding a Path Forward. We spoke about this paper in September 2021, but in light of the recent series of devastating storms that have attacked the California coast in late 2022 and early 2023, it was time for another conversation. Certain events can become reference points for future decisions and these storms may be such a reference. As...

The Impact of Recent Storms on California's Coastline: A Discussion with Kiki Patch and Ryan Anderson | Shorewords!

January 20, 2023 02:00 - 59 minutes - 82.2 MB

On this episode of Shorewords!, join host Lesley Ewing in conversation with Kiki Patch and Ryan Anderson about their paper, Adapting to Shoreline Retreat: Finding a Path Forward. We spoke about this paper in September 2021, but in light of the recent series of devastating storms that have attacked the California coast in late 2022 and early 2023, it was time for another conversation. Certain events can become reference points for future decisions and these storms may be such a reference. As ...

Meet Rafeed Hussain: Kicking off the New Year with an Old Friend | Sea Change

January 18, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 107 MB

Tune in to the first Sea Change Podcast episode of the New Year to catch up with Jenna and her good friend, Rafeed Hussain. During this discussion, the two chat about their love for the ocean, photography, the importance of ocean planning, and so much more. In addition to being a friend of Jenna's, Rafeed is a Master of Arts in Marine Affairs Student at the University of Rhode Island, a talented photographer, and a former Ocean Planning Program Specialist for Ocean Conservancy. This episode ...

Sand Dune Showdown: North Wildwood vs. NJ

January 16, 2023 02:00 - 52 minutes - 71.6 MB

In this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, co-hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Mayor Patrick Rosenello of North Wildwood, New Jersey to discuss the ongoing legal battle between his town and the state of New Jersey. The town is suing the state for $21 million, claiming that it spent a decade trying to hold back the waves with trucked in sand, and that the state's refusal to allow emergency repairs is putting public safety and property at risk. The DEP counters that the...

Visitors come to see the King (Tides) | Big Tourism

January 13, 2023 02:00 - 41 minutes - 56.9 MB

Pack your bags and your camera because you’re about to become a citizen scientist. Visitors to the Oregon Coast are able to document the impacts of sea level rise during the highest winter tides each year; the King Tides. Listen in to Meg Reed, Coastal Policy Specialist with the Oregon Coastal Management Program,  discusses the program and partnering with unique organizations like the Oregon Coast Visitors Association to document our changing climate.

Looking into the Crystal Ball Down Under - Research Spotlight Series | Going Coastal

January 11, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 84 MB

In this episode of Going Coastal, Dr. Chris Leaman joins Marissa and Jon from Brisbane, Australia to talk about his PhD in the land down under.  Hear about how he identified his passion for fluid mechanics, sediments and structures as an undergraduate civil engineering student, and how that led him to pursue a PhD in coastal engineering. Chris discusses his recently completed PhD thesis on Coastal Storm Hazard Early Warning Systems.  Hear about the storm hazard matrix he and his colleagues d...

Ocean Outlook 2023: Exploring the Top Issues Facing the American Shoreline and Beyond

January 09, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 83.3 MB

In this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, co-hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham discuss the top coastal and ocean storylines to watch in 2023. They delve into topics such as offshore wind, aquaculture, and the Maine lobster fishery / North Atlantic right whale. They also address the debate between coastal armoring and retreat in the face of climate change, and discuss international efforts to combat climate change and protect biodiversity. Other topics of discussion include ma...

A New Understanding of Ocean Life with the Ocean Biomolecular Observing Network | Ocean Decade Show

January 06, 2023 02:00 - 48 minutes - 66.6 MB

Happy New Year, and happy 3rd official year of the Ocean Decade - and The Ocean Decade Show podcast. To kick off 2023, this month's episode features Taylor a bit out of her scientific depths discussing the Ocean Biomolecular Observing Network (OBON), an endorsed Ocean Decade Programme, which aims to develop a global system of biological observation that will allow science and society to understand ocean life like never before. Guests Dr. Sophie Seeyave - CEO of Partnership for Observation of...

FY23 Omnibus Appropriations and Legislative Changes in WRDA 22 | WaterLog

January 05, 2023 04:30 - 28 minutes - 26.3 MB

On the First WaterLog Podcast episode of 2023, Howard and Dan cover coastal funding in the FY23 omnibus appropriations and legislative changes in the Water Resources Development Act of 2022.

The Science and Ethics of Keeping Whales in Captivity

January 04, 2023 18:57 - 1 hour - 75.5 MB

In this rebroadcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Dr. Naomi Rose to the show to discuss the science and ethical considerations of cetacean (that's whales and dolphins, folks!) live capture, trade and captivity. Dr. Rose is the marine mammal scientist for the Animal Welfare Institute in Washington, DC. She has been a member of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee since 2000, where she participates in the subcommittees on environmental concerns, small c...

Honoring a Trailblazer: The USNS Robert Ballard

January 02, 2023 00:04 - 1 hour - 126 MB

In this special rebroadcast  of the American Blue Economy Podcast, we revisit our interview with renowned ocean explorer Dr. Robert Ballard. This rerun is particularly timely as the US Navy recently announced that their next oceanographic survey ship will be named after Ballard - the USNS Robert Ballard. In this episode, host Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet (Ret.) sits down with Ballard to discuss his incredible career and many innovative advances in the field of ocean exploration. From his role ...

The 2022 Reprise - Enjoy a Look Back and a Glance Forward | Wave Makers

December 30, 2022 02:00 - 14 minutes - 19.6 MB

Welcome to the last episode of the year! Host Tamara Kahn celebrates the first anniversary of Wave Makers with a mini recap of the guests that have graced the mic so far. She recounts what led her to launch the podcast and reflects on what she has learned about - and from! - the inspiring people behind the startups that have the potential to protect and even restore our oceans and waterways. Let Tamara know what you learn and what more you’d like to learn via LinkedIn or Instagram @LadyBlue...

Balancing Conservation and Human Interactions with Nature: The Red Knot and the Atlantic Horseshoe Crab | All Swell?

December 28, 2022 00:10 - 36 minutes - 50.2 MB

The Duke All Swell? team is joined by Dr. David Mizrahi, Vice President of Research and Monitoring at New Jersey Audubon. David is also one of the founders of the Horseshoe Crab Recovery Coalition, an organization dedicated to ensuring the future of the American Horseshoe Crab. In this episode we hear from David about the surprising connection between two species: the Atlantic horseshoe crab and an endangered shorebird, the Red Knot. We learn about Red Knot migration, their reliance on horse...

A Christmas Card for the Coast: Inside Jim Blackburn's Texas Coastal Holiday Newsletter

December 26, 2022 02:00 - 1 hour - 85.5 MB

In this holiday special, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham dive deep into Jim Blackburn's 2022 Texas Coastal Newsletter with Jim Blackburn himself! For over 30 years, Jim has authored his Texas Coastal Holiday Newsletter, a detailed rundown of the issues facing Texas's coastal resources ranging from the specific to the thematic. Jim is the CEO of BCarbon, a non-profit ecosystem services registry that catalyzes widespread ecological regeneration by leveraging the power of soil, forests...

The Water Walker: The Life and Inspiration of Josephine Mandamin | North Coast Chronicles

December 23, 2022 02:00 - 53 minutes - 73.3 MB

The December episode of North Coast Chronicles: Tales from the Great Lakes podcast honors the sacred water in this episode "The Water Walker: The Life and Inspiration of Josephine Mandamin" with Ms. Siobhan Marks, a narrator of the extraordinary life and legacy of Grandmother Josephine. Josephine Mandamin was an Anishinaabe First Nations grandmother, elder and founding member of the water protectors movement who was born on Manatoulin Island and lived with her husband and children in Thunder...

Artificial Intelligence in the Blue Economy: American Blue Economy Podcast

December 22, 2022 02:00 - 1 hour - 94.3 MB

In this month's episode of the the American Blue Economy Podcast, our host Rear Admiral, Tim Gallaudet, PhD, US Navy (ret) addresses the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the American Blue Economy. Drawing from his recent article 7 Technologies Revolutionizing Our Understanding of the Ocean | RealClearScience, he explores how AI is enabling a wide range of emerging blue technologies that are advancing our ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes based economies. He'll be joined 3 of his former ...

A Sea of Poetry: A Winter Solstice Special with the Portland Poetry Society | Sea Change

December 21, 2022 02:00 - 17 minutes - 24.4 MB

Tune into this special episode of the Sea Change Podcast to celebrate the winter solstice with Jenna, the Portland Poets Society, and a sea of poetry! A special thanks to the contributors from the Portland Poets Society for sharing their wisdom and art with us.

How the USGS Models the Coast with Patrick Barnard

December 19, 2022 02:00 - 58 minutes - 81 MB

On this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Patrick Barnard about the role that the U.S. Geological Survey plays on the American Shoreline. Patrick is the Research Director for the Climate Impacts and Coastal Processes Team, which includes overseeing the development and application of the Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS), coastal monitoring and process-based studies of beaches across California, and research investigating the link between climate variability an...

Gaelin Rosenwaks, author of Sperm Whales: The Gentle Goliaths of the Ocean, with a Forward by Carl Safina | Shorewords!

December 16, 2022 02:00 - 48 minutes - 66.1 MB

Gaelin Rosenwaks, marine scientist, filmmaker, and explorer, is no stranger to Shorewords listeners.  In June 2020 she talked about her passion for sperm whales that came from her experience as a two-year old who looked into the eye of a whale named Physty.  During Covid, she travelled several times to Dominica to swim with and photograph some of the sperm whales that congregate offshore.  The culmination of her trips to Dominica is a beautiful and interesting book about these ocean goliaths...

A Fresh Perspective to Science Communication - Coastal Policy Series | Going Coastal

December 14, 2022 02:00 - 57 minutes - 78.9 MB

In this episode of Going Coastal, Montana Denton joins Jon and Marissa from New Zealand to chat about writing and following your passions. Montana is a recent graduate from USC on a working holiday visa in New Zealand, exploring foreign coastlines while researching topics for her next article as a freelance writer. Join us as Montana shares her experience graduating college during a global pandemic and how her curiosities about coastal erosion and atmospheric science led her towards journali...

Building Tribal Leadership in Carbon Removal with Brad Warren

December 12, 2022 02:00 - 58 minutes - 80.3 MB

On this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Brad Warren a new program of Global Ocean Health, Building Tribal Leadership in Carbon Removal. To start, the new program has launched an Intertribal Working Group with participants representing a diverse set of Tribal Nations. The working group will assess the research, policy, and emergence of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas removal strategies, in order to advance promising solutions to address climate change. 

Ben Cosgrove: Exploring Themes of Landscape, Place, and Environment through Music | Sea Change

December 09, 2022 02:00 - 1 hour - 84 MB

During this episode, Jenna sits down with her friend Ben Cosgrove for a chilly but lively chat along the Maine coastline. Ben is a traveling composer-performer whose music explores themes of landscape, place, and environment. He has performed in every U.S. state except for Delaware, collaborated with groups ranging from rock bands to research scientists, and held residencies and fellowships with institutions including the National Park Service, the National Forest Service, Harvard University...

An update on Climate Action and Tourism on the Oregon Coast | Big Tourism

December 08, 2022 02:00 - 53 minutes - 73.5 MB

A follow up on the Oregon Coast Visitors Association’s work around tourism and climate action. Join Big Tourism’s host Arica Sears as she discusses COP27 with climate scientist Patty Martin and the reality of global climate work in local communities with Coastal Tourism Resiliency Coordinator Finn Johnson. Tune in for direct calls to action, the role of communications in climate work and how businesses can support the increasing consumer demand for sustainable travel.

The Lame Duck: GOP Earmarks, Disaster Reforms, Environmental Justice, and Offshore Wind | WaterLog

December 07, 2022 06:20 - 13 minutes - 12.5 MB

On the December Edition of the WaterLog Podcast, Howard and Dan talk about lame ducks, a recent GOP earmark vote, disaster reforms, environmental justice, and offshore wind.

River Diversions, Adaptive Management, and the Future of Watersheds on the American Shoreline

December 05, 2022 00:41 - 59 minutes - 82.3 MB

On this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with the Environmental Defense Fund's Rachel Rhode about the future of Mississippi River Delta, and how river diversions and adaptive management are playing an important role in the shaping that future. 

Fugro and the Ocean Decade with Jaco Stemmet | Ocean Decade Show!

December 02, 2022 02:00 - 58 minutes - 80.5 MB

In Part 2 of this episode of The Ocean Decade Show, the plan was to simply cover COP27 from a different perspective, but boy oh boy what a wide ranging conversation this episode turned into! Director of Africa at Fugro, Jaco Stemmet, speaks about his experience at COP27, but also his path to working for the world's leading geo-data specialist, Fugro's long partnership with the IOC on the Ocean Decade, and his work on the recently launched Africa Taskforce for the Ocean Decade. This is a grea...

COP27 from the Inside with Taylor Goelz | Ocean Decade Show!

November 30, 2022 02:00 - 21 minutes - 30.1 MB

For the first time, we have a two part episode of The Ocean Decade Show! In Part 1, Taylor gives listeners an inside look at the COP27 climate conference that was held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt November 6th through 17th. Taylor's hot takes include her opinion on Sharm El Sheikh itself, the many shipping decarbonization events she attended through her role with the Aspen Institute, and the excitement over the first ever Ocean Pavilion at a COP. Stay tuned for Part 2 where we gain additional i...

Maui Invents New Managed Retreat Revolving Fund

November 28, 2022 02:00 - 55 minutes - 76.8 MB

In this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham head out to Hawaii to speak with Maui Councilmember Tamara Paltin about the innovative Managed Retreat Revolving Fund the County of Maui recently adopted. The champion of the Managed Retreat Revolving Fund ordinance, CM Paltin has a long history of service on the Maui coast, having lifeguarded there for 20 years prior to taking office. During that time, the shorelines of Maui underwent tremendous change, both naturally due to sea leve...

Tales from the Seaway with Craig Middlebrook | North Coast Chronicles

November 25, 2022 02:00 - 1 hour - 98 MB

This month on North Coast Chronicles podcast: "Tales from the Seaway with Craig Middlebrook."  So pleased that our friend and colleague, Craig Middlebrook will join us to share the good, the bad, and the funny about his 27 years as Deputy Administrator of the Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.  [Seaway.DOT.gov] Until his retirement this fall, Craig was in the forefront of Great Lakes international shipping managing a huge portfolio that included invasive species, high...

Meet Daniel Kleinman: Empowering a new wave of Change Makers | Wave Makers

November 24, 2022 02:00 - 33 minutes - 45.5 MB

Happy Thanksgiving from the Wave Makers! Grateful you’re tuning and hope you’ll enjoy hearing host Tamara Kahn speaking with Daniel Kleinman of Seaworthy Collective.  On this episode Daniel talks about his experience in the ocean technology and robotics space and seeing the barriers to entry for entrepreneurs as well as the lack of funding for ocean innovation. Facing all this firsthand inspired him to start Seaworthy Collective and the nonprofit Seaworthy Foundation. Seaworthy empowers Sea ...

Solving Water Availability: A Case for Interdisciplinary Research | All Swell?

November 23, 2022 02:00 - 55 minutes - 76.1 MB

In this episode, Kyra from the ECU chapter of The Coastal Society is traveling to Golden, Colorado to attend the AGU Chapman Conference on Solving Water Availability Challenges through an Interdisciplinary Framework. While in Colorado, she met with three early career researchers, Bridget Bittmann, Master student at Boise State University, Nathan Bonham, PhD student at University of Colorado, Boulder and Edgar Guerron, PhD student at University of Southern Florida. They talk about their respe...

Life on the Rocks with Juli Berwald | Shorewords!

November 18, 2022 02:00 - 51 minutes - 71.4 MB

Join Lesley Ewing in conversation with Juli Berwald to learn of the importance of coral reefs in the marine environment.  Juli’s first book, Spineless, discussed jelly fish and the art of grow a backbone.  Life on the Rocks covers the assembly of plants and animals that make up coral reefs. Hear Juli explain why she considers corals to be the badasses of the marine world, learn about some of coral’s natural adaptations to warmer temperatures, and the experimental restoration and conservation...

Nature-based Solutions in the American Blue Economy | American Blue Economy Podcast

November 16, 2022 02:00 - 1 hour - 88 MB

In this month's episode the American Blue Economy Podcast, our host  Rear Admiral, Tim Gallaudet, PhD, US Navy (ret) explores nature-based solutions in the American Blue Economy.  We'll cover creative solutions in coastal resilience and hazard mitigation such as wetland restoration, coral reef conservation, eco-friendly construction components. Although our focus is coastal resilience, the term nature-based solutions refers to sustainable management and use of natural features and processes ...

2022 Midterm Election Impacts for the Ocean and Coast with Emily Patrolia

November 14, 2022 01:13 - 55 minutes - 76.1 MB

In this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham turn their attention to the impacts of last week's midterm elections with special guest Emily Patrolia. Emily is the Founder & CEO of ESP Advisors, a premier woman-owned, bipartisan lobbying firm with expertise in the ocean and coastal policy arena. There are major federal policy issues on the docket for the 118th Congress, and Emily leads us in a "wonk session," gaming out how the next Congress will (or will not) address ocean and co...

Exploring the National Estuary Program | Capitol Beach

November 10, 2022 02:00 - 52 minutes - 72.5 MB

The Capital Beach explores the National Estuary Program (NEP). The NEP is a place-based program at the US Environmental Protection Agency created to protect and restore the water quality and ecological integrity of estuaries of national significance. Currently, 28 estuaries located along the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts and in Puerto Rico are designated as estuaries of national significance. The Capitol Beach host Derek Brockbank welcomes three guests to the pod: Roberta Swann, the Dir...

The Importance of Mentorship: Professional Development Series | Going Coastal

November 09, 2022 02:00 - 51 minutes - 71 MB

In this episode of Going Coastal, Marissa and Jon talk to Matt Malej, a Research Mathematician at the US Army Corps of Engineers Coastal and Hydraulics Lab on the importance of mentorship to career and personal growth.  Matt shares his experience as both a mentor and mentee and offers up some advice on how to initiate and cultivate rewarding mentor-mentee relationships.  Hear Marissa's perspective on how Matt’s mentorship has helped her personally as an early career engineer at ERDC. For mo...

The Importance of Mentorship - Professional Development Series | Going Coastal

November 09, 2022 02:00 - 51 minutes - 71 MB

In this episode of Going Coastal, Marissa and Jon talk to Matt Malej, a Research Mathematician at the US Army Corps of Engineers Coastal and Hydraulics Lab on the importance of mentorship to career and personal growth.  Matt shares his experience as both a mentor and mentee and offers up some advice on how to initiate and cultivate rewarding mentor-mentee relationships.  Hear Marissa's perspective on how Matt’s mentorship has helped her personally as an early career engineer at ERDC. For mo...

Ocean Energy Skunkworks: How ARPA-E is Shaping the Future Tech of the Sea

November 07, 2022 01:46 - 55 minutes - 76.8 MB

On this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham connect with Simon Freeman and Dan Rogers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Not strictly focused on ocean technology, ARPA-E seeks to advance high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment. ARPA-E sees the tremendous potential of the ocean and coastal space to revolutionize energy solutions, and has a crack team of professionals adv...

The Intersection of Human Healthcare and the Health of the Ocean | Ocean Decade Show!

November 04, 2022 01:00 - 49 minutes - 68.2 MB

Taylor's podcasting and work lives collide in this month's episode of The Ocean Decade Show! Taylor met this month's guest, Dr. Richard Hixson, through her work at the Aspen Institute and, because the ocean world is small, it turns out that Richard is a member of the UK Ocean Decade National Committee! During this episode, Taylor and Richard chat about his organization Healthcare Ocean which works to amplify the crucial interconnection between our ocean and our human healthcare system and Ri...

Coastal Funding, Federal Lobbying, and WRDA Appropriations | WaterLog

November 02, 2022 05:20 - 16 minutes - 14.9 MB

On the November episode of the WaterLog podcast, Howard and Dan lay down the upcoming opportunities for federal funding for coastal communities. They will discuss the importance of lobbying the federal appropriations process and the relationship between WRDA and appropriations bills, and then have a brief discussion on all coastal federal bills in the 117th Congress.

Looking Back at the NOAA 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report with Dr. William Sweet

October 31, 2022 04:47 - 52 minutes - 48.6 MB

On this special rebroadcast from March of 2022, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with NOAA's Dr. William Sweet, the lead author of the 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report. The Sea Level Rise Technical Report provides the most up-to-date sea level rise projections available for all U.S. states and territories; decision-makers will look to it for information. This multi-agency effort, representing the first update since 2017, offers projections out to the year 2150 and informati...

Green Curls on the Water: Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes | North Coast Chronicles

October 28, 2022 05:25 - 1 hour - 83.6 MB

The October episode of North Coast Chronicles Podcast takes us into the secret world of toxic harmful algal blooms!   We know that this scummy surface algae is bad for people and animals with untold damage to our freshwater resource and not just a phenomenon in the Great Lakes. There is so much more to learn!  Dr. Silvia Elena Newell from Wright State University joins the podcast to help us understand what it is, the nitrogen cycle and is there anything we can do to prevent it?

Bonehenge Whale Center: Honoring the Lives of Marine Mammals through Education and Conservation

October 26, 2022 01:00 - 36 minutes - 50.3 MB

Rory, Nat and Kathryn from the Duke chapter of The Coastal Society meet with Keith Rittmaster of the Bonehenge Whale Center in Beaufort, NC. Keith shares his experience in the marine mammal sciences, how Bonehenge came to be, and champions the role of volunteers in conservation. Rory tells us about her volunteer work with Bonehenge and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. To learn more about Bonehenge or offer support for their awesome work, visit www.bonehenge.org or email bonehengewhalecent...

Entangled Together: The Death Spiral of the American Lobster Fishery and the North Atlantic Right Whale

October 24, 2022 14:54 - 58 minutes - 80.9 MB

On this episode, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham bring David Abel back to the show for an update on the ongoing saga between the Maine lobster fishery and the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale, a subject he covers in depth in his reporting with the Boston Globe and in his Emmy-nominated film ENTANGLED. Since Peter and Tyler started this podcast, the conflict between the lobster fishery and the Right Whale has been a topic of discussion on many episodes. Four years ago, when they...

Hooked on Foraging | Shorewords!

October 21, 2022 01:00 - 47 minutes - 65.3 MB

Join Shorewords host, Lesley Ewing, in conversation with Kirk Lombard, teacher, fisher, author, singer, poet and tuba-player.  Kirk’s book, The Sea Forager’s Guide to the Northern California Coast, is more than just a fishing guide and it has foraging wisdom for areas far beyond the Northern CA coast.  Described by Bill Heavey from Field & Stream, as ‘Frank Zappa meets Aldo Leopold,’ the Sea Forager’s Guide includes fishing tales, poetry, the where, when and how to foraging, and even recipes.

Meet Michael Arens and David Constantine: Deploying Robot Vacuums that Don’t Suck | Wave Makers

October 20, 2022 01:00 - 38 minutes - 52.3 MB

This month on Wave Makers, host Tamara Kahn gets to speak with two young entrepreneurs who figured out that while they were passionate about tackling ocean plastics, they had to start by solving the issue a little upstream:  Michael Arens and David Constantine are two of the co-founders of Clean Earth Rovers, and they’ve developed a robot to help do that. This Blue tech startup is using their ‘Plastics Piranha’ to catch plastic and pollutants in harbors, marinas and other waterways BEFORE it...

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