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Restoring River Flows, Welcome Back Monarchs (Episode #701)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Managing irrigation demand in the upper Colorado Basin: collaborating with landowners, water managers in Gunnison County are developing innovative, more efficient systems to conserve water and restore flows to rivers. In Oklahoma, removing invasive cedars and reviving essential prairie habitat for migrating monarch butterflies. In White Sands, New Mexico, researchers study lizards to learn how changing habitats influence evolution.

Protecting Bristol Bay, A Billion Oysters, Dryden, NY, Just The Facts On Fracking (Science Nation) (Episode #502)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Protecting Bristol Bay - A new decision by President Obama supports fishermen and local communities that oppose the prospect of offshore oil and gas drilling that would threaten the Southeast Bering Sea's incredibly rich seafood harvests. A Billion Oysters - In a project sponsored by the Captain Planet Foundation, high-school students in are restoring oyster beds in New York Harbor with a hatchery and artificial reefs that allow oysters to grow, reproduce and colonize new ground, leading eventually to the return of a self-sustaining oyster population. Dryden, NY - A Town That Stopped Fracking - The chronicle of Dryden's grassroots campaign to ban fracking inside the town's boundaries, a decision upheld by New York's highest court (produced with Earthjustice). Just The Facts On Fracking (Science Nation) - Making and enforcing policies about hydraulic fracturing are often steeped in politics, but scientists are studying the impact of this drilling process on air, water, and human health - without all the shouting.

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