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terrestrial explores the choices we make in a world we have changed. Host Ashley Ahearn travels the country to bring listeners stories about people making personal choices in the face of environmental change.

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terrestrial explores the choices we make in a world we have changed. Host Ashley Ahearn travels the country to bring listeners stories about people making personal choices in the face of environmental change.

    If you gave up flying how would your life change?

    If you gave up flying how would your life change?

    There was a moment when Janisse Ray realized she couldn’t call herself an environmentalist and an activist and keep traveling by airplane.

    • 20 min
    When climate change makes it hard to breathe | terrestrial

    When climate change makes it hard to breathe | terrestrial

    Climate change isn’t just contributing to drought, super-storms, sea level rise and flooding. It’s also making it harder for many people to breathe,...

    • 17 min
    The secret history of Biosphere 2 | terrestrial

    The secret history of Biosphere 2 | terrestrial

    What if you looked at the world around you, saw where things are headed on this planet and said to yourself, you know what? I want to start fresh. A...

    • 26 min
    His fellow conservatives call him a 'green decoy.' Here's why | terrestrial

    His fellow conservatives call him a 'green decoy.' Here's why | terrestrial

    Ty Stubblefield self-identifies as a “red blooded conservative,” but he’s also an avid hunter who is frustrated with the Republican party’s efforts to...

    • 25 min
    For this teenager, rebellion means suing the government over climate change | terrestrial

    For this teenager, rebellion means suing the government over climate change | terrestrial

    Scientists believe that for the planet to continue to safely support life, the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere should be kept as close to 350...

    • 17 min
    'I just couldn't do it:' The ambassador who quit over climate change | terrestrial

    'I just couldn't do it:' The ambassador who quit over climate change | terrestrial

    When I met Dave Rank, he was just a normal guy on a road trip with his wife in a used Subaru. But not long before that, Dave had a very important job.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

Bryant Helvey ,

Thank you.

Thank you for bringing a broad range of topics, but especially for your coverage of Ty Stubblefield and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. The story of sportsman, their history of conservation funding, and their current high level of energy to protect the environment is not well enough publicized.

mercretas ,

Great storytelling

Compelling and well produced long-form journalism about the natural world. Definitely worth a listen.

CoachBetts ,

Essential

These are the topics that need our attention.

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