Living On Earth
Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by National Public Radio. This year marks Living on Earth's Twelfth anniversary. Every week over 302 National Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues. The show airs in 9 of the 10 top radio markets and reaches 80% of the US.
Oil and Protecting the Arctic
President Obama wants millions of acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the oil-rich Coastal Plain, protected as wilderness. Meanwhile, he's opening other parts of the Arctic and Atlantic coast to energy development. Alex Taurel, deputy legislative director of the League of Conservation Voters, discusses the importance of these developments with host Steve Curwood.