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Fabien Cousteau: Continuing a Legacy of Ocean Adventure and Activism

Host Sean Daily talks with Fabien Cousteau, grandson of world famed explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, about his efforts to preserve our oceans for future generations. The discussion covers rising sea levels, seas of floating plastic garbage, ocean pollution and disappearing marine life species and the resultant effects on the ecosystem and his new initiative Plant a […]

November 12th

River Deltas Sinking Around the World

Major river deltas around the world are sinking. A recent study published in the journal Nature Geoscience concluded that 24 of 33 major river deltas around the world are sinking. Deltas are formed when rivers deposit the sediment that moving water loosened and carried from the riverbed. Dams and water diversions mean that less sediment […]

September 30th