Author and conservationist Caroline Fraser talks about bringing the predators of the Pleistocene back to America and other efforts to restore wildlife habitat. Her book is REWILDING THE WORLD. It’s the last in our April 2011 series on the environment.
On the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster, author Carl Safina talks about the blowout, why it happened and its impact on the people and wildlife of the Gulf. His book is A SEA IN FLAMES: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout.
Journalist Mark Hertsgaard on HOT: Living Through the Next 50 Years on Earth and children’s book author and illustrator Thomas Yezerski on his picture book for children, MEADOWLANDS. It’s the inspiring story about how nature is healing itself in what was one of the most polluted places in America. Also, Maxine Kumin talks about writing poetry about nature.