National Geographic Radio Programs

National Geographic Weekend


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October 13, 2007

This Week's Guests:

• Boyd joins National Geographic Explorer in Residence Sylvia Earl to dive on the Aquarius underwater habitat off the Florida Coast. They visit the habitat and talk about Sylvia’s career of underwater exploration.

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• Boyd talks with Lisa Truitt, producer of the new Imax 3-D National Geographic movie called Sea Monsters. The film brings back to life the ancient reptilian creatures that swam the seas millions of years ago.

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• Biologist Lisa Dabek directs the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program. Dabek studies these kangaroos that have hopped into the trees in Papua New Guinea.

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• Seth Bauer, Editorial Director of the Green Guide talks about being a green consumer.

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• In a rugged knot of mountains, in the remote reaches of northern British Columbia, lies a stunningly beautiful valley known to the first nations as the Sacred Headwaters. National Geographic Explorer in Residence Wade Davis is fighting to protect this land he considers home. Boyd talks to him about this region and the struggle to conserve it.

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• Bernice Notenboom faced the Matterhorn for the first time at age 10. Thirty years later she returns to repeat her endeavor with the same guide, Roni Inderbinenir, but he tragically died the day before the climb. Notenboom recounts her story, told in the October issue of National Geographic Traveler.

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• Salman Ahmed has been called the Pakistani Bono. He shares some of his music and talks with Boyd about writing and performing rock music in his Muslim homeland.

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• Seth Bauer, Editorial Director of the Green Guide, says we can conserve by buying less.

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