16 episodes

From the Field is a science podcast that dives into the stories behind scientists around the globe and sheds light on how they combat threats to our environment, like climate change. Told in an immersive storytelling format, this podcast is dedicated to the curious minds. Walk away from each episode equipped with knowledge of how you can become involved in protecting our planet. For more information, please visit: https://www.fromthefieldpodcast.com

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    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

From the Field is a science podcast that dives into the stories behind scientists around the globe and sheds light on how they combat threats to our environment, like climate change. Told in an immersive storytelling format, this podcast is dedicated to the curious minds. Walk away from each episode equipped with knowledge of how you can become involved in protecting our planet. For more information, please visit: https://www.fromthefieldpodcast.com

    Entry 14: Indigenous Knowledge and Arctic Policy with Henry Huntington

    Entry 14: Indigenous Knowledge and Arctic Policy with Henry Huntington

    In this episode of From the Field, Henry Huntington, an independent researcher and Arctic Science Director at Ocean Conservancy, explains how the combination of traditional knowledge and scientific knowledge regarding the ecology of marine mammals, use of sea ice and climate change can accurately and effectively influence policy. He further explains how indigenous knowledge must be accepted within in the scientific community and Indigenous Peoples must be credited for their long lineage of knowledge and work in the Arctic.

    • 37 min
    Entry 13: How Living Shorelines Mitigate Storm Damage and Coastal Erosion with Rachel Gittman

    Entry 13: How Living Shorelines Mitigate Storm Damage and Coastal Erosion with Rachel Gittman

    Int this episode of From the Field, Dr. Rachel Gittman, a coastal ecologist and assistant professor at East Caroline University, explains how living shorelines like marshes and mangroves can lead to shoreline stabilization which prevents serious damage from natural disasters. 

    • 35 min
    Entry 12: Paper Based DNA Kit Identifies Rare and Elusive Species with Natalie Schmitt

    Entry 12: Paper Based DNA Kit Identifies Rare and Elusive Species with Natalie Schmitt

    In this episode of From the Field, Dr. Natalie Schmitt, a conservation genetic scientist and documentary film presenter, discusses her journey of developing a paper based DNA kit which can identify rare and elusive species while out in the field, yielding immediate results. Her revolutionary kit could change the way scientists work in the field and assist in protecting endangered species that succumb to illegal wildlife trade. 

    • 32 min
    Entry 11: Understanding the Effects of Climate Change on Polar Bears with Andrew Derocher

    Entry 11: Understanding the Effects of Climate Change on Polar Bears with Andrew Derocher

    In this episode of From the Field, guest Andrew Derocher, ecologist and a professor of biology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, discusses how the changes in sea ice create a shift in polar bear behavior over time and invites a trying element to their survival. 

    • 32 min
    Entry 10: Monitoring Climate Change Impact on Salmon Streams in Alaska with Sue Mauger

    Entry 10: Monitoring Climate Change Impact on Salmon Streams in Alaska with Sue Mauger

    In this episode of From the Field, Sue Mauger, the Science and Executive Director of the Cook Inletkeeper in Alaska, discusses how climate and land use change have impacted the wild salmon streams. Learn how Sue applies water temperature monitoring networks and fosters education and science as a base for ethical stewardship of the Cook Inlet watershed.

    • 40 min
    Entry 9: Who's Eating What? Urban and Scavenger Ecology and How Humans Affect Biodiversity with Alexis Brewer

    Entry 9: Who's Eating What? Urban and Scavenger Ecology and How Humans Affect Biodiversity with Alexis Brewer

    In this episode of From the Field, our guest Alexis Brewer, a Ph.D candidate at the City University of New York, discusses the relationship between humans and wildlife and how we may affect their diets. Cue dumpster diving black bears and road kill loving vultures!

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

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This is my favorite new podcast.

Great host, interesting guests and fascinating subjects.

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Looovee it so far!

Just started and very enlightening! I’m a fan already!

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Great new science show!!!

Interesting topics you don’t normally come across. I love this show, it educates me on a lot of new areas!

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