Ashley Ahearn is the host of terrestrial, a national podcast on the environment, produced out of KUOW in Seattle.
Ashley brings more than a decade of experience covering the environment at the local and national level. Her stories have appeared on Marketplace, Morning Edition, Here and Now, The World and other NPR and PRI shows. She holds a masters in science journalism from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California.
Check out terrestrial at: http://kuow.org/terrestrial
A new robotic vehicle hits the waves to gather data that could unlock some important secrets of the ocean.
Scientists are scrambling to find out if a deadly virus has spread to salmon in Pacific Northwest fisheries.
Scientists are looking at how best to restore fish populations in a river that’s been dammed for almost a century.
Some Republicans want to give the Department of Homeland Security blanket authority to waive environmental laws on all public lands within 100 miles of any US border.
Scientists continue to sound the alarm about some chemical exposures that may effect reproductive health and development. The endocrine disrupting chemical, atrazine has been found to feminize male frogs and is linked to an increased incidence of homosexu
Twenty years ago today the Iron Curtain began to unravel. Now, the fortified east-west border is just a memory. But not all vestiges have vanished. Ashley Ahearn reports, in some places the former no-man's land is being preserved as a green belt.
The California red-legged frog, threatened with extinction, survived forest fires in places last fall but may not have fared as well with recent rains and mudslides.
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A project in Iceland aimed at removing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it beneath the earth’s surface shows promising results.
There are two ways to reduce carbon dioxide. Emit less or remove it from the atmosphere by sequestering it below the earth's surface. As Ashley Ahearn reports, some of the most promising research in this field is happening in Iceland. On PRI's The World.
Dark-skinned African Americans are twice as likely to be vitamin-D deficient as white Americans, and that may have major health repercussions.