WAMU 88.5 : The Diane Rehm Show

Environmental Outlook: Wildlife In Suburbia

In some parts of the United States, humans and animals are living in closer proximity than ever before. While this presents an opportunity for people to experience the natural world closer to home, for many, these animals are little more than a nuisance. Diane and her guests discuss backyard wildlife and how well we are managing our animal neighbors.

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Adapted from the book "Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds" by Jim Sterba. Copyright © 2012 by Jim Sterba. Published by Crown, a division of Random House, Inc.

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Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that use all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
NPR

Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that use all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

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Hokule'a, The Hawaiian Canoe Traveling The World By A Map Of The Stars

A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, star and waves.

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