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6:30 am
Fri March 21, 2014

The Sixth Extinction

Latest book by Elizabeth Kolbert points to us as the cause of the next extinction.
Provided, Elizabeth Kolbert

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions,  when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring a predicted sixth extinction, which this time around, will be  caused by us. In her book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, author Elizabeth Kolbert describes traveling the world to document the mass extinction of species that seems to be unfolding before our eyes. She recently talked with Cincinnati Zoo’s Thane Maynard about her book, and what she’s discovered.

Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun March 2, 2014

American Exodus by Giles Slade

Giles Slade lays out a possible future caused by climate events in his new book.
Provided, newsociety.com
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Beekeeping and Honeybees

Honeybees
TwoHoneys Bee Company

  Where would we be without the honeybee? Our tea wouldn’t taste as sweet, sure, but honeybees also account for 80% of all insect pollination, so we’d have a lot  fewer fruits and vegetables to eat. Liz Tilton owner of TwoHoneys Bee Company, South Western Ohio Beekeepers Association (SWOBA) President Ray Babcock, and Beekeeper Sandra Murphy join us to explore the world of Honeybees.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Wintertime Birding and Project FeederWatch

Feeder station at the Cincinnati Nature Center show region's variety of birds.
Provided, Cincinnati Nature Center

  Our region is home to a wide range of interesting birds, and a migratory route for many others. And winter is the perfect time to view and enjoy them, either out in the woods or in your own backyard. But can you tell a Tufted Titmouse from a Black Junco or White-breasted Nuthatch?

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Protecting Ohio's Rivers and Streams

Rivers Unlimited, protecting Ohio's rivers and streams
Provided, Rivers Unlimited
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