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The Political Edge
Clean
February 12, 2019 09:02 AM PST
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We continue our thematic overview of the ocean edge this week with a conversation centered around coastal and offshore zones and the politics that define them. The Political Edge is part 6 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

The Security Edge
Clean
February 04, 2019 10:39 AM PST
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss the natural security provided by the ocean edge: the barrier effect of mangroves, beaches, cliffs, bluffs atolls and more, and the ways that these places became and remain military and defense installations for protection of national interests. The Security Edge is part 5 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

The Leisure Edge
Clean
January 29, 2019 10:15 AM PST
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We have long enjoyed the ocean edge for leisurely ends: as a place to gather with family and friends to enjoy surf and sand, and to relax in the freedom and solace that being near the ocean provides. In this episode of World Ocean Radio we argue that we must reclaim the spaces near the ocean edge for recreation, for coastal protection and for authentic connection to the sea. The Leisure Edge is part 4 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

The Leisure Edge
Clean
January 29, 2019 10:10 AM PST
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We have long enjoyed the ocean edge for leisurely ends: as a place to gather with family and friends to enjoy surf and sand, and to relax in the freedom and solace that being near the ocean provides. In this episode of World Ocean Radio we argue that we must reclaim the spaces near the ocean edge for recreation, for coastal protection and for authentic connection to the sea. The Leisure Edge is part 4 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

The Working Edge
Clean
January 22, 2019 08:51 AM PST
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This week we begin to present the ocean edge in thematic ways with The Working Edge, outlining the various social structures, industries, exchange, trade, globalization and more that were shaped by early settlement near the sea. The Working Edge is part 3 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

The Soft Edge: Part Two of the Ocean Edge Series
Clean
January 15, 2019 01:43 PM PST
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How do we protect ourselves and our properties from storm surge and sea level rise? Last week we discussed the hard edge strategy of dikes, dams, gates and walls as barriers to the ocean. This week we continue our series with Soft Edges, offering examples of more flexible ways to absorb the oceans powerful force. Soft Edges is part 2 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

The Hard Edge
Clean
January 08, 2019 08:50 AM PST
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This week with "Hard Edges" we kick off a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic. In this episode we'll take listeners through the history of the industrial development and management of ports, wetlands and watersheds. And we'll share some modern examples of hard-edge engineering and the challenges for existing structures in the face of projected sea level rise, storm surge and coastal flooding.

The Movement of the Ocean: Thoughts for the New Year
Clean
January 02, 2019 07:51 AM PST
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The ocean, in its constant motion, offers solace and support for the human spirit and provides an immersion in nature for renewal and regeneration. In this episode of World Ocean Radio we offer thoughts on the dynamic character of the ocean as a celebration of vitality, recreation, and renewal. World Ocean Radio offers you, our listeners, very best wishes for a healthy and happy new year.

At the Fishhouses: The Holiday Episode
Clean
December 26, 2018 10:43 AM PST
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'Tis the season for our end-of-year episode. Each year at the holidays, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads At The Fishhouses, a poem by Elizabeth Bishop. This perennial favorite is chosen for its relevance for the New Year and because it distills years of Bishop's seaside meditations, evoking the meaning contained in personal encounters with the ocean.

The Earth Law Center
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December 18, 2018 10:05 AM PST
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss The Earth Law Center, a New York-based environmental non-profit organization that is dedicated to the concept that Nature, as an ecosystem, deserves the same rights as humans to exist, thrive, evolve and be protected by law. We share the scope of their work and advocacy, their programs and values, and the communities that are served by their involvement in American and international environmental court cases, laws, briefs and resolutions.

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