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From the Field
37 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Entry 14: Indigenous Knowledge and Arctic Policy with Henry Huntington
In this episode of From the Field, Henry Huntington, an independent researcher and Arctic Science Director at Ocean Conservancy, explains how the combination of traditional knowledge and scientific knowledge regarding the ecology of marine mammals, use of sea ice and climate change can accurately and effectively influence policy. He further explains how indigenous knowledge must be accepted within in the scientific community and Indigenous Peoples must be credited for their long lineage of knowledge and work in the Arctic.
35 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Entry 13: How Living Shorelines Mitigate Storm Damage and Coastal Erosion with Rachel Gittman
Int this episode of From the Field, Dr. Rachel Gittman, a coastal ecologist and assistant professor at East Caroline University, explains how living shorelines like marshes and mangroves can lead to shoreline stabilization which prevents serious damage from natural disasters.
32 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
Entry 12: Paper Based DNA Kit Identifies Rare and Elusive Species with Natalie Schmitt
In this episode of From the Field, Dr. Natalie Schmitt, a conservation genetic scientist and documentary film presenter, discusses her journey of developing a paper based DNA kit which can identify rare and elusive species while out in the field, yielding immediate results. Her revolutionary kit could change the way scientists work in the field and assist in protecting endangered species that succumb to illegal wildlife trade.
33 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Entry 11: Understanding the Effects of Climate Change on Polar Bears with Andrew Derocher
In this episode of From the Field, guest Andrew Derocher, ecologist and a professor of biology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, discusses how the changes in sea ice create a shift in polar bear behavior over time and invites a trying element to their survival.
41 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Entry 10: Monitoring Climate Change Impact on Salmon Streams in Alaska with Sue Mauger
In this episode of From the Field, Sue Mauger, the Science and Executive Director of the Cook Inletkeeper in Alaska, discusses how climate and land use change have impacted the wild salmon streams. Learn how Sue applies water temperature monitoring networks and fosters education and science as a base for ethical stewardship of the Cook Inlet watershed.
31 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Entry 9: Who's Eating What? Urban and Scavenger Ecology and How Humans Affect Biodiversity with Alexis Brewer
In this episode of From the Field, our guest Alexis Brewer, a Ph.D candidate at the City University of New York, discusses the relationship between humans and wildlife and how we may affect their diets. Cue dumpster diving black bears and road kill loving vultures!
3 minutes | Jun 17, 2019
Final Entry: S1 - Thank You For Listening and Stay Tuned for Season 2
Thank you for listening to From the Field, Season 1! We're coming back with season 2, so stay tuned. In the mean time, look out for a mini-series where I will discuss intriguing field studies and interview volunteers and citizen scientists involved in projects benefitting the planet. For more information, visit www.fromthefieldpodcast.com
30 minutes | Jun 3, 2019
Entry 8: Combating Climate Change by Understanding Climate and Animal Migration Patterns Through Projection Models with Josh Lawler
In this episode of From the Field, guest Josh Lawler, an ecologist and professor, discusses how climate projections in relation to animal migration could show how and where landscapes need to be improved in order to ensure the survival of hundreds of species throughout the Americas.
34 minutes | May 27, 2019
Entry 7: Clean Drinking Water Depends on Conservation of Gravely Imperiled and Endangered Freshwater Mussels with Abbie Gascho Landis
In this episode of From the Field, guest Abbie Gascho Landis, Author of a book entitled “Immersion: The Science and Mystery of Freshwater Mussels,” explains how Freshwater Mussels perform ecosystem services by cleaning rivers and streams that eventually make their way into our water supply. One catch, 70% of Freshwater Mussels are gravely imperiled and endangered due to pollution, man made dams and a warming climate.
40 minutes | May 20, 2019
Entry 6: Understanding Coral Health and Immunity Could Restore Coral Reef Systems with Caroline Palmer
In this episode of From the Field, guest Dr. Caroline Palmer discusses how her research in coral immunology may be the key to resilience against coral bleaching and the loss of coral reef habitat that houses 25% of ocean life.
29 minutes | May 13, 2019
Entry 5: Geothermal Energy - An Everlasting Source of Sustainable Energy Right Below Our Feet with Christian Hardwick
In this episode of From the Field, guest Christian Hardwick explains why Geothermal Energy, sometimes a forgotten renewable, is the best sustainable resource to power the planet and combat climate change. For more information, visit www.fromthefieldpodcast.com
31 minutes | May 6, 2019
Entry 4: The Future of Cities Impacted by Climate Change with Timon McPhearson
In this episode of From the Field, guest Timon McPhearson discusses the adverse effects of Climate Change on our cities and how he combats heatwaves with a multifaceted approach.
26 minutes | Apr 29, 2019
Entry 3: The Data Deficient Killer Whales of Western Australia with Bec Wellard
In this episode of From the Field, find out why collecting data on Killer Whales in Australia is crucial to protecting not just the species itself but the entire ocean ecosystem - with guest Bec Wellard. For guest links and other info on Bec, please visit: www.fromthefieldpodcast.com/episodes
19 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
Entry 2: Combating Timber Theft Through Wood Chemistry with Kristen Finch
In this episode of From the Field, guest Kristen Finch explains why timber theft is more lucrative than Ivory Trade and how her study could halt illegal logging in the future. For show notes and other information about Kristen, visit: www.fromthefieldpodcast.com/episodes
19 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
Entry 1: Reintroducing Bison to the Tall Grass Prairie with Holly Jones
In this episode of From the Field, guest Holly Jones explains how the revival of tall grass prairie and the reintroduction of a pure-line of bison in Illinois benefits the ecosystem in a huge way. For show notes and other information about Holly, visit www.fromthefieldpodcast.com/episodes
2 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
Introduction to From the Field
Welcome to From the Field! Season 1 is full of eye opening stories about scientists and their fieldwork. This teaser explains what to expect throughout the season. Visit the From the Field website to learn more.
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