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2014 Radioshow Podcast Archives

December 1, 2014
Updates from the Pacific
Guests: Russ Bradley, Point Blue Conservation Science, Lance Morgan, Marine Conservation Institute, Pete Raimondi, UC Santa Cruz

Some speed interviews highlighting various topics: Seabird Die off on the West Coast of the US, the creation of the largest marine protected area in the world in the Pacific Ocean, and an update on seastar wasting disease.
Listen (18.6 MB) here.

November 3rd, 2014
What does the future hold for Abalone in CA?
Guests: Jack Likens, Sonoma Coast resident, Abalone Diver

Jack Likens talks about the history
of abalone in CA including harvesting and management challenges.
Listen (16 MB) here.

October 6, 2014
Ocean Wonders Ocean Wellness: An Exhibition at the Bolinas Museum
Guests: Jennifer Gately/Director of Museum
Chris Jordan/Artist,
Isabella Kirkland/Artist

Ocean Wonders Ocean Wellness is an exhibition that just opened at the Bolinas Museum that focuses on ocean wonders and health/wellness. Artists featured include Judith Selby Lang, Chris Jordan and Isabella Kirkland. This show provides an overview about the show and features interviews with Chris Jordan and Isabella Kirkland who have a collection in the show.
Listen (16 MB) here.

July 7, 2014
Free Diving and El Nino 2014
Guest: Francesca Koe and Logan Johnson/NOAA

Free diving is diving without air on your own breath. There is a global recreation and competition that focuses on free diving. Learn about the physiology and technical aspects of this activity that has been happening for centuries.
Listen (21 MB) here.
Read the transcript here.

May 5th, 2014
California Coastal National Monument
Guest: Richard Burns, Bureau of Land Management

California' Coastal National Monument protects the striking CA Coast that attracts not only wildlife, but also millions of visitors to enjoy the vistas. This episode introduces us to the background, history and current activities of the California Coastal National Monument, including the most recent addition of the Stornetta Public Lands to the Monument in Point Arena, CA.
Listen (21 MB) here.
Read the transcript here.

April 7, 2014
Kelpwatch 2014, monitoring the west coast of CA for radiation from Fukushima
Guests: Dr. Kai Vetter, UC Berkeley; Dr. Steven Manley, Cal State University-Long Beach and Normal Jellison, docent with Stewards of Coast and Redwoods

Following the tragic earthquake that hit Japan in 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant suffered major damage and released large amounts of radioactive material into the air and sky. 3 years later, scientists and the public along the west coast of the United States are curious as to what effects this could have. Kelpwatch 2014 is a comprehensive study to learn about the impact through collecting and analyzing kelp. Listen to hear what studies are taking place and how to stay tuned into current science studis and their results.
Listen (14 MB) here.
Read the transcript here.
(181 kb)

March 3, 2014
Monitoring Marin's Marine Protected Areas, Sea Star Wasting Event, SF Int. Ocean Film Festival
Guests: Amy Trainer, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, Dr. Pete Raimond, UCSC,
Ana Blanco, SFIOFF
Monitoring usage/compliance of CA's MPAs in Marin, Sea Star Wasting event on western seaboard of US, San Francisco Internatinal Ocean Film Festival highlights 2014
Listen (19 MB) here.
Read the transcript here. (181 kb)

January 6, 2014
Diving Cordell Bank
Guests: Matt Vieta, Bay Area Underwater Explorers

rockfish Matt Vieta talks about the 2013 dive mission to Cordell Bank carried out by the Bay Area Underwater Explorers, a group of highly trained technical divers.
Listen (15.4 MB) here.
Read the transcript here. (181 kb)

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