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Claire Wiley

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Claire is the Producer of This Green Earth and a volunteer DJ on Tuesday's 10am- 3pm

  • Andy Davis, research scientist at the University of Georgia, joins the show to talk about the life of a Monarch. For years, scientists have warned that monarch butterflies are dying off in droves. New research coming from the University of Georgia suggests that the population of monarchs has remained relatively stable over the past 25 years.Published in Global Change Biology, the study states that population growth during the summer compensates for butterfly losses duet to migration, winter weather and changing environmental factors.
  • Jordan Clayton, Supervisor with the Utah Snow Survey and Natural Resources Conservation Service about snowfall, rainfall, soil moisture and water storage levels throughout Utah.
  • On today's This Green Earth, hosts Claire Wiley and Chris Cherniak speak with Jordan Clayton (1:42), Supervisor with the Utah Snow Survey and Natural Resources Conservation Service about snowfall, rainfall, soil moisture and water storage levels throughout Utah.Then (24:49), we speak with Andy Davis, research scientist at the University of Georgia, about this data and the life of a Monarch. For years, scientists have warned that monarch butterflies are dying off in droves. New research coming from the University of Georgia suggests that the population of monarchs has remained relatively stable over the past 25 years.Published in Global Change Biology, the study states that population growth during the summer compensates for butterfly losses duet to migration, winter weather and changing environmental factors.
  • On today's This Green Earth, we rewind the tapes to play some of our most favorite recent interviews! First is (01:11) author and historian Elena Conis on how dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) was sold, mis-regulated and resold. Then, (28:30) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith on the hopes and hazards of climate intervention.
  • Biologist turned perfumer Elise Vernon Pearlstine turns our human centered perception of fragrance on its head and investigates plant evolutionary reasons for creating aromatic molecules. She joins This Green Earth to talk about her research, and her new book Scent: A Natural History of Fragrance.
  • On today's This Green Earth, host Chris Cherniak and guest host Claire Wiley will be speaking with (02:46) biologist turned perfumer, Elise Vernon Pearlstine, who turns our human centered perception of fragrance on its head and investigates plant evolutionary reasons for creating aromatic molecules. Her new book is called Scent: A Natural History of Fragrance. Then, (29:38) Chris and Claire will replay a recent favorite interview: Professor Emeritus William Lowry on National Parks in the Era of Climate Change.They conclude the show discussing Utah's drought.
  • Kate Mapp of Park City Library on their new Sustainability Resource Center, and the upcoming event celebrating the center on April 22.
  • Kelsey Christiansen, Summit County Storm Water Manager, joins This Green Earth to share about the Trails, Trash and Tunes event, which has been postponed to May 14th.
  • Rhea Cone, conservation coordinator at the Swaner Preserve and Ecocenter joins the show to talk about their upcoming events to celebrate Earth Day.
  • On today's episode of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak hosts with Claire Wiley, covering for Nell Larson. In honor of "Earth Week" and the local events happening in our community to celebrate, their guests on the show include, (01:13) Rhea Cone, conservation coordinator at the Swaner Preserve and Ecocenter, (21:12) Kelsey Christiansen, Storm Water Manager of Summit County and (33:52) Kate Mapp of Park City Library on their new Sustainability Resource Center. Chris and Claire have some round table discussion moments with all the guests throughout the show as well.