Whale Protest 

Staged by Humpback Whale Mom and Daughter!

Seek meeting with Governor Schwarzenegger

Bernadette Fees California Game and Fish Administration

Bernadette has been on site following the fate of Delta and Dawn and brings us the story of the wayward whales whichare  holding the country and the world in hope-filled suspense. May 24, 2007


"River Elk"

Reading from the book 

"All My Relations"

 by Susan Chernak McElroy


Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, New Sightings! (?)  

Dr. Geoffrey Hill: Ornithologist at Auburn University.  Recent sightings in Florida suggest The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker has "returned".


Yellowstone Wolf Update: Doug Smith. Yellowstone Wolf Project Leader, Yellowstone National Park. When we last talked with Doug Smith, the reintroduced packs of wolves in Yellowstone had been hit by a dangerous parvovirus that was setting back over 10 years of dedicated effort. Summer's here, how is the wolf population doing? 


The Death of the Amphibians? Dr. Andrew Blaustein, Department of Zoology / Oregon State University. As a whole class of animals, amphibians are facing a very uncertain future.  Dr. Blaustein provides an overview. 


Dr. Robin Moore, Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG). Working around the world, scientists, leaders and people are uniting to help save amphibians from extinction.


When Rattlesnakes Bite. Dr. Sean Bush

Staff Emergency Physician / Menlo Park, California. The truth is, we have to be aware of rattle snakes. Here is what you need to know when you see one, and what to do if ever you should be bitten.

  Michael Jasny, NRDC. This week, over 400 dolphins were found stranded, dead and dying on the coast of Tanzania. Many are speculating that this may be yet another disaster to the oceans' creatures resulting from the catastrophic sounds of submarine underwater sonar. This is just one of the many sonic assaults on the living ocean, struggling now to survive.

Starlings' Surprising Speech. Dr. Timothy Gentner, Assistant Professor, Psychology Department / University of California San Diego. Dr. Gentner has been studying the ability of the European Starling, one of the world's most accomplished singers and mimics, to understand and create complex patterns of song that indicate the capacity to utilize recursion. What's it mean?

They've got a lot to say, and they know what they're talking about.

  Dr. Bruce Freedman: Menhaden What kind of world is it that permits a family-owned business to drive a legacy fish species out of existence? It's the story of the Menhaden. 

Being Caribou Karsten Heuer and his wife Leanne set off on a 5-month, 1000-mile journey to walk in the footprints of the Porcupine Caribou herd, from Canada to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and back.     Available as PodCast


Bait Fishing Crows. Dr. Oren Hasson of Tel Aviv made some remarkable discoveries of Crows which use bread to lure and catch fish. Extraordinary new example of animals making and using tools.Video shows crows in Tel Aviv park tossing pieces of bread into pond to catch fish.


Sea Otters. Andy Johnson, Manager: Sea Otter Research. Monterey Bay Aquarium. Following 50 years of recovery, the population of Sea Otters along California's coast are showing signs of instability. 

  The Great Ape Trust: Dr. Duane Rumbaugh talks about his lifelong research into our closest animal relatives.

Sand Mountain Blue Butterfly vs the OHV with Karen Schambach, of California PEER

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. The Sand 

Efforts to keep the riders on the dunes and away from the surrounding Kearney Buckwheat, upon which the Sand Mountain Blues depend, is pursuing a legal confrontation to force the government  to apply the regulations designed to protect endangered species.

  Messing with the Endangered Species Act:  Host Sidney Wildesmith on Senator Pombo's attempts to disempower the EIA. 
  Monkey Trails - Forest Tales:  Kimberly Livingstone, San Diego Zoo 
  The Singing Life of Birds: Donald Kroodsma
  Be Friends to your BEST FRIENDS this 4th of July: Dr. Mark Goldstein, San Diego Humane Society
  The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker: Dr. John Fitzpatrick (in 2 parts)
  Pale Male Nest Restored: Lincolm Karim
  Blackie is Dead: Rod Adtkins / San Diego Scuba
  Toklat Wolves: Dr. Gordon C. Haber
  with Ted Danson
  Pale Male Nest Destroyed! Lincoln Karim from the street in NYC. . . LIVE!
  Pale Male settlement! David Miller/NY Audubon
  Apache. . . A Love Affair   Sidney Wildesmith
  Search and Rescue Dogs  Sam Heigh / High Country K9's
  Tsunami - 6th sense of animals in disasters. Dr. David Shepherdson/Oregon Zoo
  The Saga of Pale Male, continues. Frederic Lilien
  Yellowstone Wolves, 10 years later: Doug Smith

"Gender Benders"with Dr. Ethan Clotfelter

Canine Companions: Dave Ball and "Hawk" 


  American Museum of Natural History

Koalas: San Diego Zoo
How to Learn Bird Calls: Elliott Lang