April 30, 2002

Cueva De Villa Luz: Ecology

If the rotten egg smell of the Hydrogen Sulfide gas doesn’t get to you, then maybe the bats, spiders, or the dripping sulfuric acid will.

April 29, 2002

Cueva De Villa Luz

Every Spring in Mexico’s Cueva de Villa Luz, descendants of Zoque and Mayan Indians hold a rather remarkable ceremony.

April 26, 2002

Listener Initiative

Our listeners are invited to share their seasonal observances on our new toll-free number, 1-877-PULSE99.

April 25, 2002

Gribbles – Solutions

Wood borers are a challenge to researchers exploring environmentally safe ways to protect submerged wooden structures.

April 24, 2002

Gribbles – Importance

Gribbles are an essential “cleanup crew” for our oceans and estuaries.

April 23, 2002

Attack of The Gribbles

These tiny wood-boring crustaceans have plagued man-made structures since the days of Columbus.

April 22, 2002

Ventana: Spring Renewal

Every spring groups of city folk visit the Ventana wilderness of California to rediscover the natural world.

April 19, 2002

Ventana: We’re Still Here

The Ohaloni Rumsin people proudly practice traditions of generations past.

April 18, 2002

Ventana: Dances of Our People

A grandmother’s story inspires a young boy to seek knowledge and share wisdom about his Indian heritage.

April 12, 2002

Ecological Footprint: Reducing Demand

Reducing our consumption of natural resources is crucial for sustaining human life on earth.

April 11, 2002

Ecological Footprint: Overshoot

Humanity is expending the natural resources of our planet faster than they can be regenerated.

April 10, 2002

Wind Turbines – Harvesting the Wind

Crop farming and energy production are compatible, as wind turbines whoosh amidst corn fields of the Midwest.

April 9, 2002

Wind Turbines – How They Work

Wind mills dot rolling hills from South Dakota to Minnesota, harnessing wind for electrical generation.

April 8, 2002

Wind turbines – Windscape

Southwestern Minnesota is now home to a new generation of farms for harvesting wind power.

April 5, 2002

Ecological Footprint: The Role of Technology

Technology can help meet the challenge of ecological recovery.

April 4, 2002

Ecological Footprint: Only One Planet

Ecologists have found a way to quantify human consumption of our planet’s natural commodities.

April 3, 2002

Manatees in Belize – Conservation

Researchers study the ecology of Manatees looking for clues that might help save their dwindling populations.

April 2, 2002

Manatees in Belize – Hunted

Manatees have been harvested for food throughout four centuries of human history.

April 1, 2002

Manatees in Belize – Evolutionary Orphans

Off the coast of Belize, researchers are studying one of the last intact populations of West Indian manatees.