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2006 Radioshow Podcast Archives



December 18, 2006
Humboldt Squid in the CA Current
Guests: Dr. William Gilly from Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford, CA and Ken Baltz from NOAA Fisheries
Discussion of the recent movement of Humboldt squid up the coast of California, into Oregon, Washington, and even Alaska.
Download the entire show (30.4MB MP3) here.
Read the transcript here.


November 20, 2006
Management Plan Review for Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones, and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries
Guests: Dan Howard and Maria Brown
Sanctuary Superintendents from Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries in California discuss the draft Joint Management Plan while its open for public comment in 2006.
Download the entire show (24.5MB MP3) here.
Read the transcript here.


August 28, 2006
Plastics Are Forever
Guest: Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation
The alarming rate of plastics in the ocean. Plastic in the ocean may be one of the most alarming of today's environmental stories. Plastic, like diamonds, are forever! Because plastics do NOT biodegrade, no naturally occurring organisms can break these polymers down.
Download the entire show (29.1MB MP3) here.
Read the transcript here.


July 31, 2006
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument
Guest: Andy Collins
Aloha from the newly designated Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument. Some of the healthiest and most extensive coral reef habitats in the world, and the small atolls and islets that they surround. Claire Johnson from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary program also called in to highlight the recent research cruise she returned from.
NOTE, First 2 minutes of show were not recorded, show starts shortly after introduction.
Download the entire show (26.2MB MP3) here.
Read the transcript here.


July 3, 2006
Minke Whales
Guest: John Stern, co-founder of the Northeast Pacific Minke Whale Project
Minke whales in the Pacific. He discusses Minke whale research, and the recent International Whaling Commission's annual meeting outcomes.
Download the entire show (29.6MB MP3) here. Read the transcript here.


June 12, 2006
Tracking Pelagics
Guest: Dr. David Hyrenbach, with Duke University
Visiting scholar at University of Washington, Parrish Lab, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences talks about how to research far ranging predators such as seabirds and current tagging technologies. How do we learn about animals we can't see every day?
Download the entire show (29MB MP3) here. Read the transcript here.


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