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Environment

Our stories cover science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the natural world and the environment

Environment

Eco Art

Photographer Brandon Ballengee hunts for frogs with extra legs and missing eyes. Andrea Polli translates hurricane data into soundscapes. By seeking out these (sometimes bizarre) ecological phenomena, they hope to bring environmentalism to new audiences. Produced by Studio 360's Trey Kay.

Environment

Green goes to the boardroom

More and more companies are finding ways to make economic growth with environmental benchmarks part of their mandates. Fred Krupp, author of 'Earth: The Sequel' and president of Environmental Defense Fund, tells host Steve Curwood, the profit motive that helped create global warming can also help solve it.

Environment

Vision of a sustainable city

In honor of Earth Day, we revisit some of our favorite stories. When reporter Cecilia Vaisman visited Curitiba, Brazil in 1994, she learned how a city with a growing population and outdated infrastructure transformed into a sustainable and wonderfully livable city, with lots of green space, recycling programs, and an efficient rapid transit system.

Environment

Extra-terrestrial life

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with University of East Anglia professor Andrew Watson about his recent paper on the likelihood of finding intelligent life on another planet; his mathematical model says: not very likely.

Global Politics

Fuel or Food?

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that top scientists at the European Union are asking the EU to suspend a program that calls for increasing the use of bio-fuels.

Environment

Living Green

'To the Best of Our Knowledge' takes a look at how individuals are trying to do good for the planet.

Environment

Allergic reaction to climate change

Alaska used to be a great place to live if you have allergies as pollen counts are low on a tundra. But with climate change, n tundra giving way to flora and insects are moving in. Host Bruce Gellerman talks with Jeffrey Demain, founder/director of the Alaska Allergy Asthma and Immunology Center, about climate change and allergy development.

Conflict & Justice

Palestinian town in limbo

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on a Palestinian town that's been left a no man's land by the Israeli security barrier, while pollution from the village is also forcing Israelis and Palestinians to work together to solve the problem.

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