GROUNDWATERWhat's Up and Underground in Las Animas County?
Homeowners in Southeast Colorado have water wells contaminated with a chemical known as "Tert-butyl alcohol" or "TBA." TBA is a man-made substance found in many household items such as perfumes, cosmetics and paint removers— and is sometimes used in fracking. Could nearby gas drilling be to blame?
AGRICULTURETank to Table: Growing Food Sustainably With Aquaponics
Aquaponics is a system for growing food that combines aquaculture (raising fish in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. It’s a growing movement in Colorado where years of drought have caused residents to view their water differently.
RADIO POSTCARDThe Channel Islands of California: "The Galapagos of North America"
Just off the southern California coast lies a magical place of leaping dolphins, towering sea caves with painted ceilings and long stretches of isolated beaches. Only 60 miles away from over 18 million people who call the greater Los Angeles area home a remote archipelago beckons. Described as a "Living Laboratory" it attracts scientists and outdoor enthusiasts alike to see its wildlife and environment found no where else on earth.
March 22, 2015
UN Report Forecasts 40% Worldwide Water Shortfall
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