The day before Hurricane Ida devastated Louisiana, the Gulf and then the Northeast we spoke with New Orlean’s Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Mark Schleifstein (now reporting on the wake of Ida) about his experiences during Hurricane Katrina, failed levees, coastal restoration and how sea level rise and flooding will impact the future of Louisiana and […]
We talk to long-distance adventure swimmer, author and activist Matt Moseley about his first-ever swims in the ocean, rivers and across Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, now hit with yet another catastrophic hurricane. He explains about feeling like a fish out of water and what running out of water could mean for 40 million people […]
From Iowa to an Oscar, Louie Psihoyos continues to engage people with his famed National Geographic photography, award-winning films including ‘The Cove’ and ‘Racing Extinction’ and projected images. His larger than life endangered species vying for our attention on the Empire State building and the Vatican and his evolving views on food and social movements […]
Dianna and Julia Cohen are two of the co-founders of the Plastic Pollution Coalition. Mixing lifetimes of art and activism they talk about the challenges of plastic pollution, including countering industry propaganda about recycling. Along with ocean and human health impacts and actions we can all take, they offer insights, opportunities and solutions to take […]
This week we speak with marine mammal veterinarian and disease pioneer Dr. Frances Gulland. One of three members of the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission, we speak to her about her decades of unique work from treating sick sea lions to studying dead whales (while avoiding hungry white sharks) to Flipper’s future in a changing world.