Hear Our Latest Aquacasts
“No, It’s Not Actually an Island”: What Studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Taught Me About Being a Science Communicator
Jennifer Brandon recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on July 24, 2019. Brandon has a Ph.D. in biological oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She recently completed an eighteen-month stint as the Price Postdoctoral Fellow in science communication and outreach at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
Climate Reality: Regeneration of the Landscape
Shawn Maestretti and Leigh Adams recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on July 17, 2019. Maestretti is a landscape architect, arborist, and principal of Shawn Maestretti Garden Architecture. Adams is a horticultural interpreter at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens.
The Sea Otter Survival Story: A Human Obstacle Course
Kim Steinhardt recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on June 27, 2019. Steinhardt is a former administrative law judge turned environmental writer and marine wildlife photographer.
Don’t Mess With Me: The Strange Lives of Venomous Sea Creatures
Paul Erickson recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on June 11, 2019. Erickson is a freelance writer and exhibit developer and works as an educator and aquarist on the Endeavour research vessel based in Salem, Massachusetts.
The Water Paradox
Edward Barbier recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on May 30, 2019. Barbier is a professor in the department of economics at Colorado State University and a senior scholar in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.
State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future
Dr. Manuel Pastor recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on March 26, 2019. Dr. Pastor is a professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California (USC).
Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research
Sam Muka recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on March 19, 2019. Muka is an assistant professor in the Science and Technology Studies program at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?
Joshua Goldstein recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on March 12, 2019. Goldstein is professor emeritus of international relations at American University in Washington, D.C.
Penguin Conservation in South Africa
Sara Mandel recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on February 28, 2019. Mandel is an aviculturist at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature’s Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs
Jessica Whited recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on February 19, 2019. Whited is an assistant professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University.
Shifting from Being Right to Doing Right for Animals
James Gesualdi recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on February 13, 2019. Gesualdi is an animal welfare attorney based in New York.
The Great Lakes Piping Plover: Conservation through Collaboration
Katie Finch recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on February 5, 2019. Finch is a mammalogist at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
Survivors on the Edge of Land and Sea: How Coastal Life Shaped the Evolution of Our Species
Curtis Marean recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on January 16, 2019. Marean is a professor at Arizona State University’s Institute of Human Origins and School of Human Evolution and Social Change.
Breakpoint: Reckoning With America’s Environmental Crises
Jeremy Jackson recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on January 9, 2019. Jackson is an emeritus professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and a senior scientist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution.
Aquaculture Innovations: Doing More With Less
Scott Nichols recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on November 13, 2018. Nichols is the founder of Food's Future, an aquaculture consultancy.