Archives: ecology

Tech Tuesday: Flying with Phones, Electronic Waste, Gadgets

A lot of us will get shiny new electronics this holiday season. So what happens to the old stuff? A new report shows the world will produce 65 million tons of electronic waste in 2017 alone. This hour we’ll talk about what’s being done to reduce that number. And we’ll learn more about airplane cell phone use– but don’t get ready to chat just yet.

Buckeye Rebirth / State of the Nation’s Wetlands

First up this hour, it’s a discussion about OSU’s undefeated season, their upcoming showdown with MSU, and what lies ahead for the Buckeyes. Then we’ll learn more about the recent mid-term report card grades given to six of the world’s largest-scale wetlands. We’ll talk about which natural areas are improving, and which didn’t pass muster.

The Twitter Revolution: Birding Around the World

This hour we’re all about twitter. And tweeting. And chirping. Did you know there’s an Audubon-designated bird center just south of downtown Columbus? Every year, thousands of migrating Central and South American birds take refuge in our own backyard. Grab your binoculars, we’ll talk all things feathered with two leading bird watchers.

The Twitter Revolution: Birding in Ohio

This hour we’re all about twitter. And tweeting. And chirping. Did you know there’s an Audubon-designated bird center just south of downtown Columbus? Every year, thousands of migrating Central and South American birds take refuge in our own backyard. Grab your binoculars, we’ll talk all things feathered with two leading bird watchers.

Olentangy River Resuscitation

The mighty Olentangy River stretches nearly 100 miles from Crawford County to downtown Columbus, but after a dam near the University was removed, a stretch of that waterway looks more like a construction site. This hour we’ll talk about why restoration of rivers can be so slow, and why some work so hard to bring them back to life.

Olentangy River Resuscitation

The mighty Olentangy River stretches nearly 100 miles from Crawford County to downtown Columbus, but after a dam near the University was removed, a stretch of that waterway looks more like a construction site. This hour we’ll talk about why river restoration can be so slow, and why some work so hard to bring them back to life.