2008 Radioshow Podcast Archives
December 1st, 2008
Roz Savage Rows the Pacific
Guest: Roz Savage, Ocean Rower
Back in the studio post row, Roz Savage has completed the first part of her 3 phase mission.... to
cross the Pacific Ocean in her rowboat. In September, 2008, Roz made it to Hawaii all the way from
San Francisco. Tune in to hear about Roz's journey, the message she is trying to generate through
her expedition, and where she's headed next.
Download the entire show 48 min (15.5 MB) here.
November 3rd, 2008
Guests: Rita Bell, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Meghan Marrero, US Satellite Lab
If over 70% of our planet is covered in ocean, why is it barely covered in the K-12 curriculum in
the US? An ocean literate person is defined as one who clearly understands the influence the ocean
has on themselves, and their influence on the ocean. Find out what these leading educators have to
say about this important ocean conservation topic.
Download the entire show 52 min (15.9 MB) here.
August 4th, 2008
Guest: Ed Ueber, former superintendent of Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries
Ed has recently retired from a formidable career with the sea and will share his perspectives and
stories from his hard working career. What do some of his colleagues have to say? Tune in to hear
from them as well.
Download the entire show 52 min (16.7 MB) here.
July 7th, 2008
Historical Ecology: Looking at the past to learn about the future
Guests: Hugo Selbie, CA Sea Grant Fellow, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Catherine
Marzin, Historical Ecology Program Manager, National Marine Sanctuary Program
How do we learn about our historic ecosystem health before we started collecting data?
Learn how historical ecologists are probing into historic documents to learn about behavior
modifications, shifting baselines, shifts in oceanographic productivity and more.
Download the entire show 56 min (16 MB) here.
June 2nd, 2008
Programa Restauracion de Tortugas Marinas (PRETOMA)
Guest: Randall Arauz
Randall Arauz is a Costa Rican biologist with Programa Restauracion de Tortugas Marinas (PRETOMA),
a Costa Rican non-profit which is a marine conservation and research organization working to protect
ocean resources and promote sustainable fisheries policies in Costa Rica and Central America.
Randall works in partnership with the Sea Turtle Restoration Network based out of Forest Knolls,
Download the entire show 47 min (15.7 MB) here.
May 5th, 2008
Humpbacks in the North Pacific
Guest: Dave Mattila
Dave Mattila is the science and rescue coordinator for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National
Marine Sanctuary where endangered humpback whales come every winter to breed, calve, and nurse in
the shallow warm waters around the islands. Dave is a specialist in whale disentanglement from
marine debris and conducts research on Humpback whales with a collaborative of scientists in the
Pacific ocean. The study titled SPLASH, (Structure of Populations, Levels of Abundance, and Status
of Humpbacks) is an international effort to understand the population structure of humpback whales
across the Pacific.
Download the entire show 54 min (22.5 MB) here.
April 7th, 2008
Oil Platform Habitat
Guest: Milton Love
Milton Love is the author of Probably More Than you Want to Know About the Fishes of the Pacific
Coast, and co-author of The Rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific. Dr. Love conducts research around
oil platforms to see how the platforms provide habitat for rockfish compared to natural habitats.
From fish parasites, to fish diversity around oil platforms, this is sure to be a lively
conversation you don't want to miss.
Download the entire show 50 min (18.3 MB) here.
March 10th, 2008
Guest: Sheila Bowman
When you buy seafood, do you know where or how it's been caught? How can you make responsible
seafood purchases that support sustainable fisheries. Hear from Sheila Bowman, Outreach Manager for
the Seafood Watch program run out of the Monterey Bay Aquarium about find out how consumers have a
role in being advocates for environmentally friendly seafood.
Download the entire show 44 min (15.6 MB) here.
February 11th, 2008
History of the Farallons
Guest: Peter White
Peter White, author of The Farallon Islands: Sentinels of the Golden Gate, talks about the vibrant
history of the Farallons 26 miles west of the Golden Gate bridge. Hear about Spanish galleons, the
egging days of the Gold Rush, shipwrecks, lighthouse keepers. What lessons can the past pave for
Download the entire show 59 min (25.9 MB) here.
Download Part 1 here.
Download Part 2 here.
January 14, 2008
California Marine Life Protection Act Update
Guests: Hear from Melissa Miller-Henson, Program Manager of the MLPA, Stakeholder Group representatives,
Irina Kogan, Resource Protection Specialist with Gulf of the Farallones NMS, Fred Smith with the
Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, and Tom Baty, local subsistence fisherman.
Learn about how the CA Marine Life Protection Act came to be, how its being carried out, how the stakeholder
group has been working with other groups to create draft proposals, and how you can learn more
about the process.
Note: this show is in two parts.
Download Part 1 (8.8 MB MP3) here.
Download Part 2 (7.8 MB MP3) here.