West of 100
By High Country News
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West of 100 is a monthly podcast featuring environmental and cultural stories of significance to the American West. West of 100 is a production of High Country News, a nonprofit independent media organization that covers the issues and stories that define the American West. Through insightful, in-depth journalism, HCN strives to inform and inspire people to act on behalf of the West natural and human communities.
||CleanWest of 100: Droughts past, present and future||An oral history of the 1950s drought in West Texas, and a look at what the 2000 to 2004 drought could portend for the future.||8/28/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe ski industry, climate hawk?||Aspen Skiing Company Sustainability VP Auden Schendler, and professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones on why ski corporations and pro athletes should step up to the climate crisis -- and how they can do it.||7/23/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Excursions Episode||Thought-provoking jaunts to inspire your own Western wanderings this summer: a visit to Utah's Sun Tunnels; a peek into modern hobo culture; and a beginner's guide to hitchhiking.||6/19/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLost and found waterways||Rediscovering the forgotten rivers and streams of Los Angeles and Tucson.||4/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe sound of silence||The world is getting noisier. Should we worry?||3/28/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrad Udall on Australian water reform||Lessons from Australia for the Colorado River Basin||10/10/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA day among junk connoisseurs||San Juan County, N.M., is a haven for junk cars -- and for the guys who fix them up.||9/6/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJonathan Thompson on the West's Chinese 'stimulus package'||Jonathan Thompson talks with Cally Carswell about how foreign demand is influencing the West's latest extractive boom.||7/26/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAbrahm Lustgarten on fracking||An interview with ProPublica energy and environment reporter Abrahm Lustgarten.||6/27/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn interview with Carter Niemeyer, author of "Wolfer: A Memoir"||Emilene Ostlind talks with Niemeyer about his years tracking, capturing, relocating and removing wolves in the Northern Rockies, and his perspective on wolf management.||6/1/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeff Rice on documenting the West in sound||Hear the sounds Jeff Rice collects around the West and learn about why he does it.||2/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
For those who care about the west!
HCN provides the highest quality news regarding issues in the west: social, political, environmental and more. They also provide outstanding coverage of our Public Lands. This new podcast is high quality news but also enjoyable to listen to. I am very excited about this new edition to the HCN world. You should be to and should subscribe now... You won't be disapointed.