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Fresh Water Springs and the Ocean
Clean
December 12, 2017 01:48 PM PST
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This week on World Ocean Radio we talk about springs, those fresh water seeps that serve as an integral part of the earth's water system. We introduce listeners to a new app, Hide and Seep, developed by the Spring Stewardship Institute in collaboration with the US National Parks Service Bureau of Land Management and ESRI. Hide and Seep is a mapping software tool that allows citizen scientists to locate water sources and add them to a vast database of fresh water springs.

Point Source Solutions for Solving Ocean Problems
Clean
December 04, 2017 01:10 PM PST
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio we ask who benefits from current solutions to ocean acidification, co2 emissions, and plastic pollution, and if there might be simpler ideas that involve investments in green technologies, demand for alternatives, and a shift in attitudes and behaviors away from a bankrupt system of fossil fuels toward one of sustainability and solution.

Artificial Intelligence and the Ocean
Clean
November 28, 2017 09:02 AM PST
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In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill outlines some of the various applications of the oft-times controversial artificial intelligence technologies employed at sea. And he asserts that since the ocean is a place of connection, we should be thinking of digital platforms as a way to design and integrate global systems for a successful and sustainable future.

Artificial Intelligence and the Ocean
Clean
November 28, 2017 09:02 AM PST
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In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill outlines some of the various applications of the oft-times controversial artificial intelligence technologies employed at sea. And he asserts that since the ocean is a place of connection, we should be thinking of digital platforms as a way to design and integrate global systems for a successful and sustainable future.

Arctic Futures, part five
Clean
November 15, 2017 09:58 AM PST
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This week on World Ocean Radio: part five of a multi-part series on the Arctic. In this episode, host Peter Neill discusses the ongoing debate over geological claims to the Arctic and who owns the rights to the natural resources in the vast outer limits of Arctic waters.

Arctic Futures, part four
Clean
November 08, 2017 08:47 AM PST
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Health and Welfare of the Indigenous People of the Arctic

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This week on World Ocean Radio: part four of a multi-part series on the Arctic. In this episode, host Peter Neill examines the rights of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic; their role in governance and their limited powers at the bargaining table; the realities of their health and welfare; and the myriad effects of management, policy, and outside interests by foreign governments.

Arctic Fisheries Management
Clean
October 31, 2017 10:30 AM PDT
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As fisheries worldwide are being depleted by over-fishing and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU), interest in an ever-expanding Arctic is growing exponentially. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill outlines a July 2015 meeting of five Arctic nations during which catch limits were imposed; and a follow-up meeting in April 2017 in which delegates from five additional countries took the agreement a step forward toward legally binding, an effort that would prevent commercial fishing in parts of the Central Arctic Ocean until science-based fisheries management measures could be put in place.

Global Scenarios for the Future of Ecosystem Services
Clean
October 24, 2017 08:15 AM PDT
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About this episode:
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill examines a variety of ecosystem services scenarios that look beyond current models and may help to formulate a new value equation for the future benefit of humankind and for healthy, functioning ecosystems.

Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm
Clean
October 18, 2017 01:25 PM PDT
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"Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm" is a new book by Dr. Gregory Stone and Nishan Degnarain, produced in association with World Ocean Observatory Publications. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill outlines the book and explains the ways in which it provokes the imagination, reveals the advantages of new technologies, calls for creative and talented young people to apply their knowledge and skill in the ocean world, and provides an optimistic platform for a future sustained by the capacity of the ocean.

Arctic Futures, Part Three
Clean
October 10, 2017 01:05 PM PDT
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This week on World Ocean Radio: part three of a four-part series on the Arctic. In this episode, host Peter Neill discusses the melting of sea ice, its causes, the adaptation of native Arctic people, and the potential for future exploitation and passage as sea ice continues to recede.

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