A Blue View on WYPR From WYPR 88.1 FM in Baltimore. A Blue View, hosted by National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli. From the smallest plants and animals invisible to the human eye to entire ecosystems, every living thing depends on and is intricately linked by water.
A Blue View on WYPR

A Blue View on WYPR

From WYPR - 88.1 FM Baltimore

From WYPR 88.1 FM in Baltimore. A Blue View, hosted by National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli. From the smallest plants and animals invisible to the human eye to entire ecosystems, every living thing depends on and is intricately linked by water.

Most Recent Episodes

Trees Vs. Climate Change

As scientists work to address the worsening effects of climate change, one excellent solution is right over our heads – and easily expanded within our communities. Listen to learn how planting a tree is a step in the right direction!

Corals From The Florida Reef

Corals from the Florida Reef, one of the largest reef systems in the world, are so crucial to the health of their ecosystem and its surrounding region that it's illegal to remove or harm them. So, how did 100 Florida corals end up at the National Aquarium? Listen to learn about a special rescue project.

Mallows Bay

In November 2019, Calvert County's Mallows Bay, a stunning and ghostly ship graveyard now teeming with aquatic life, became America's 14th national marine sanctuary. Listen in to learn more about this fascinating Chesapeake treasure.

Atlantic Sturgeon (11-05-19)

Since prehistoric times, they have swum the depths of our nearby ocean. Then, they became an internationally sought-after delicacy. Join us as we check in on the fascinating Atlantic Sturgeon.

Oyster Reefs (Encore)

In the Chesapeake Bay, healthy oyster reefs perform much like coral reefs in the ocean, providing critical habitat for dozens of species and – as an added bonus – oyster beds make a big difference to the quality of the water around them. Listen in!

The Cormorant 10-22-19

They aren't from this area, but they have certainly made themselves comfortable along our shores. Learn more about the adaptable, carnivorous cormorant not at home around the Chesapeake Bay.

Trafficked Animals

International pet trade is a multi-billion dollar business that sees millions of animals transferred from place to place each year, but not all of this trade is legal. So, what happens when illegally traded animals are intercepted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? Listen to learn more.

Phenology: Timing is Everything 10-08-19

You may not be able to dance, but you do have rhythm. All humans have rhythm. It is the circadian clock, a 24-hour cycle that regulates our sleep-wake timing and other physiological processes.It is our response to our relationship with a star: The sun. All of nature has a rhythm, too.

Plastic Pollution

Single-use plastic bags are a lightweight product that produce a heavy environmental burden. As Baltimore City pursues a "bag ban", listen to learn more about the conservation challenges posed by the production and use of plastic shopping bags.

Pharmaceuticals

Our health and the health of our ocean are inextricably linked \u8211\u perhaps in more ways that you know. Scientists are looking to the sea for answers to medical concerns and finding some surprising solutions.

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