On this edition of Your Call, scientist and environmental activist Marcus Eriksen discusses his book Junk Raft, his voyages exploring the impact of plastic on our oceans, and his vision of a world free of plastic.
The Monday December 5, 2016 broadcast of Your Call
On the December 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation about marine sanctuaries. In August, President Obama created the largest marine protected area on the planet. He expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine Monument to include half-a-million-square-miles of waters in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Whales: their intelligence, size and elegance grab people’s attention. But few people get to experience them close up and in the wild. Here's the story of a one-of-a-kind whale encounter off the coast of the San Francisco Bay, brought to us by WNYC’s Radiolab. It asks the question - just how much of a connection can humans and whales have?