Our guest this month is Drew Harvell, two-time author and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. We have her on to talk about her recently released book Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease and to discuss her experiences with an outbreak close to the Salish Shes home, the sea star wasting disease. Hope you enjoy!
The new, monthly Salish Shes podcast will explore the environment, people, politics, scandals, history, and creatures of the beautiful and economically vital Salish Sea, which includes Puget Sound. Episodes will feature guest experts on an array of topics with fun and informative discussions.
You may browse individual episodes of Salish Shes below.
For episode 10 of Salish Shes, Raye and Beth speak with the Dean of the Seattle Maritime Academy, Sarah Scherer, on what brought her to her position and she informs us on happenings at the academy.
Experience Seattle Maritime!
In this episode Raye and Beth talk with Chris Howard of OceanGate about their newest technologies in manned -submersibles and their work on the Salish Sea.
Raye and Beth do a special episode with the Seattle Aquarium by interviewing two of their employees for Octopus Week! Come learn about what it's like to work at the aquarium and fun facts about the octopus. Pictures up on facebook and instagram.
In episode 6, Raye and Beth bring in a specialist Casey Mclean of SR3 to talk about the recent 2018 Sea lion shootings around Puget Sound. We ask about the normalcy of these shootings, the possible reasonings behind them and learn some information on her wonderful organization helping these hurt creatures.
In this episode of Salish Shes, we have special guests from Open Communications for the Ocean or OCTO with us. OCTO is a Washington State based organization with a marine management focus, it also happens to produce this exact podcast. What luck! Come hear about Raye and Beth's other work!
In this episode, it's just Raye and Beth! To celebrate the time of the year festivities, Raye and Beth kick off the season with telling listeners what they're thankful for, Salish Sea edition. Want to share what you're thankful for? Find us on Facebook!
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In one of the most exciting episodes for Raye and Beth, they dive into the poo-litics over the Victoria Sewage Treatment Plant on Vancouver Island. Featuring two guest experts: Jim McIsaac of the T. Buck Suzuki Foundation and Mr. Floatie the former turd persona and spokesman for the sewage treatment plant, we know this episode will certainly not stink.
Raye and Beth talk to Dr. Deborah Giles, scientific expert on the Southern Resident Killer Whale population, about the health of the resident orcas and discuss the latest news surrounding the population.