Environment

Does D.C. Relocate Its Rats To Virginia?

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats to D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) about wildlife protection legislation she authored that has become the subject of a national controversy.

Shaping the City: (Re)Building Sustainable Infrastructure

Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

We talk with architect Roger Lewis and George Hawkins of DC Water about the design and price-tag of green infrastructure.

Rising Sea Levels, Changing Coasts

Thursday, Jan 5, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

In many parts of the world the sea level is rising. We'll take a look at the global and local implications of the changes we've seen and what might come next.

The Chesapeake from Above (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Dec 29, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Photographer Cameron Davidson teams up with environmental reporter David Fahrenthold in a new book that documents in photos and essays both the beauty and the environmental challenges facing the Chesapeake Bay.

Into the Silence

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Hundreds of books have been written about British explorer George Mallory, who disappeared during an attempt to be the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1924. But behind this familiar tale are the riveting stories of the...

The Chesapeake from Above

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Photographer Cameron Davidson teams up with environmental reporter David Fahrenthold in a new book that documents in photos and essays both the beauty and the environmental challenges facing the Chesapeake Bay.

The Bounty of the Chesapeake Bay

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

We learn about new strategies to take on the Bay's old problems - and how they may involve your dinner plate.

Outdoor Destinations for Fall

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Labor Day's upon us and that means stashing bathing suits and beach chairs and lacing up the hiking boots or biking shoes. We explore outdoor recreation destinations for Fall.

Hurricane Irene

Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Hurricane Irene is heading for the East Coast...we'll get an update on the storm.

Keystone Pipeline Protests

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

It's being billed as 'the largest act of civil disobedience' in decades. Find out who is protesting outside the White House and why . . .

Summer Bugs

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011 at 1:32 p.m.

For some people the bugs of summer are pests to be avoided. For Mike Raupp, they're creatures to be celebrated and studied. They're also living sensors for our local environment. We explore the world of mosquitos, cicadas and "lightning...

Farm Subsidies and the Budget

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2011 at 1:23 p.m.

We look at the often misunderstood and always controversial policies around farm subsidies.

The Challenge of Pedestrian-Friendly Planning

Thursday, Jul 14, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

We look at some of the challenges our region faces in balancing the needs of pedestrians and cars.

Volunteer Tourism

Monday, Jul 11, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Can tourism make the world a better place? World travelers are setting aside days or weeks of their vacations to help build schools, teach courses, and volunteer in the local communities they visit. At its best, "voluntourism" creates...

America Before the Revolution (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Jul 4, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Daniel Richter explores America's cultural, environmental and natural history before the Revolution.

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