Environment

"Truth In Seafood" Labeling

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

Lawmakers in Maryland are debating a new proposal that would make it illegal for restaurants and markets to mislabel the food they sell and require them specifically to note where the origins of crab meat they offer to consumers.

CSX Rail Project Faces Opposition In Southeast

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

A proposal to retrofit and expand a decaying railroad tunnel in Southeast D.C. is pitting Capitol Hill and Navy Yard residents against one of the largest rail companies in the country. We explore how this complex local project fits into bigger shifts in the national rail network.

DC Water Proposes Green Infrastructure

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

DC Water is building huge tunnels to comply with a court order to end sewer overflow into local rivers. Now permeable-pavement bike lanes and green roofs could join the mix.

Political Showdown Over Fishing Season In Maryland

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The Maryland General Assembly is deeply divided over a proposed law that would transform fisheries management in the state. We get the latest from Annapolis.

The Future Of The Past: New Frontiers In Exploration (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Explorers of the past spent years investigating sites in far flung corners of the world. Kojo talks with National Geographic Explorers about the innovative tools they're using and what they're finding.

Shaping The City: Transportation Transformation In 2014

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Architect Roger Lewis and Arlington County Board member Chris Zimmerman explore how new streetcars and a new Metro line will will re-shape transportation in our region in 2014.

An Ancient Sea Under The Chesapeake

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:28 p.m.

We explore the discovery of an ancient sea deep below the mouth of the Chesapeake with one of the lead scientists on the project.

The Future Of The Past: New Frontiers In Exploration

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Explorers of the past spent years investigating sites in far flung corners of the world. Kojo talks with National Geographic Explorers about the innovative tools they're using and what they're finding.

National Aquarium

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We talk with John Racanelli, CEO of the National Aquarium.

Labeling GMO Foods

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Around the country, the debate over GMO foods is shifting from questions of safety to the issue of labeling requirements. We look at a ballot initiative voters take up this week in Washington State on the issue.

Drinking Water From The Potomac River

Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Three-fourths of our region's drinking water comes from the Potomac, but there are new concerns about contaminants in the river. Kojo examines the challenges facing the source of our drinking water.

Getting Outdoors This Fall

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 1:32 p.m.

If you're looking to get outdoors this fall, there are endless opportunities to paddle, hike, bike or stay in the city and explore a new neighborhood. Join us for tips on ways you can connect with nature or a new neighborhood.

Re-Imagining The Anacostia River

Thursday, Sep 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Long known as a polluted and unsightly tributary, the Anacostia River is in the midst of a makeover. We explore the effort to transform it into Washington's Central Park.

Boosting Public Access To The Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The Chesapeake Bay has more than 11,000 miles of shoreline but only 2 percent of it offers swimmers, boaters and fisherman access to the Bay. We explore the push for more public access.

Shaping The City: The National Mall As America's Gathering Place

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, we explore the role of the National Mall in hosting landmark events past, present and future.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.