Environment

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling

May 13, 2010

The Gulf Coast oil spill calls into question future drilling plans: What the worst U.S. environmental disaster in decades could mean for new offshore drilling projects and prospects for a climate bill..

Environmental Outlook: Bird Conservation

Environmental Outlook: Bird Conservation

May 4, 2010

Bird conservationists describe Gulf Coast rescue efforts, the threats posed by climate change and habitat loss to many kinds of birds, and international projects under way to identify and protect areas along the astonishing paths of many...

Fallout From The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Fallout From The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

May 3, 2010

A spreading oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens shipping, wildlife, fisheries and tourism along the coast. Diane and her guests discuss how the government and the oil industry are responding.

E.O. Wilson: "Anthill"

E.O. Wilson: "Anthill"

April 22, 2010

The first novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist E. O. Wilson. It's the story of a boy transformed by an improbable love of ants. He risks everything, even his life, to save their pristine habitat in the wetlands of Alabama.

Sy Montgomery:  "Birdology"

Sy Montgomery: "Birdology"

April 14, 2010

A naturalist on her adventures with hummingbirds, hawks and other feathered creatures. Why birds are far stranger, more wondrous – and more like us than we imagine.

Nuclear Security Summit

Nuclear Security Summit

April 12, 2010

President Obama hosts an unprecedented two-day Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.

Ian McEwen: "Solar"

Ian McEwen: "Solar"

April 8, 2010

A novel from best-selling author, Ian McEwan, about a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident. How he uses the opportunity to extricate himself from a failing marriage, reinvigorate...

Environmental Outlook: Geoengineering

Environmental Outlook: Geoengineering

April 6, 2010

Manipulating the Earth's climate

Offshore Drilling

Offshore Drilling

April 1, 2010

Proposed new areas for off-shore oil and gas drilling

Jonathan Balcombe: "Second Nature"

Jonathan Balcombe: "Second Nature"

March 16, 2010

Humans aren't the only beings who communicate, feel emotions and have self-awareness. Drawing on the latest research, an animal behaviorist explains why people need to change the way they treat other living creatures.

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