September 5, 2002 One of America's most arid regions, the great Sonoran Desert, turns into an amphibian wonderland during the brief summer rainy season. For Morning Edition and Radio Expeditions, NPR's John Burnett follows biologist Cecil Schwalbe on his annual trek to observe the frenzied courtship of native frogs and toads.
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June 19, 2001 In the second of Radio Expeditions' series from Nepal, John Nielsen reports on conservationists' attempts to save wildlife in increasingly populated areas. A plan to connect Nepal's major parks would help the Bengal tiger population, but also introduces the potential man-eaters into areas where Nepal's people collect fuel and food.
June 18, 2001 NPR's John Nielsen reports from Nepal on the Terai Arc, a revolutionary ecological project to create migration corridors between the country's wildlife preserves. In the first part of this series from Radio Expeditions, Nielsen gets a first-hand view of rhino preservation, on the back of an elephant.
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