Environment

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Environment

Carbon cowboys

Living on Earth's Ashley Ahearn heads out to the Montana range to take a look at how ranchers are using their land to absorb the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, and make some money on the carbon offset market in the process.

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Carbon trading gets personal

Some say that limiting industry's greenhouse emissions isn't enough; individuals need to be put on a cap and trade plan, too. Guest: Richard Starkey, a researcher with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the UK, about a number of personal CO2 trading schemes, and the challenges to putting limits on people's carbon emissions.

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Butterflies lose habitat in Mexico

The monarch butterflies of central Mexico are beginning their annual northern migration but this year, there may be a decline in the number making the trip, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with butterfly expert Lincoln Brower

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Daylight savings

Faith talks to Laura Grant, a PhD student at UC Santa Barbara, about why she thinks Daylight Savings Time actually uses more electricity, instead of less.

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Robot bouncer

Faith talks to Rufus Terrill, owner of O'Terrill's Bar in Atlanta, about the remote-controlled robot he's invented to fight crime in his neighborhood.

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Martin Riddle

Scientist Martin Riddle talks to Faith about his recent discovery of several new kinds of giant deep sea creatures on the ocean floor off Antarctica.

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Battling against climate change

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to one who isn't skeptical at all about climate change; Lester Brown is president of the Earth Policy Institute and the author of "Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

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