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Sea Grant Podcasts

 

Many Sea Grant programs host or support podcasts that highlight ocean, coastal and Great Lakes topics. Some of the podcasts offer a quick overview of relevant science and others feature conversations with coastal residents, researchers or other experts. Explore Sea Grant podcasts below to find the perfect podcast--whether for a lesson plan or entertainment on your morning commute.

 

 

 

 

Coastal Cafe 
Washington Sea Grant
~25 minutes

Coastal Cafe is a science-based radio program produced in partnership with KPTZ 91.9 FM in Port Townsend, WA. The series brings the latest in marine science information directly to listeners. Hosts Aaron Barnett and MaryAnn Wagner explore science with researchers, policy experts and people who live and work on the coast about issues impacting Washington State coastal communities and the natural environment.

 

 

 

Coastal Cafe

 

 

 

Coastal Conversations 
Maine Sea Grant
~58 minutes

Coastal Conversations explores current issues facing Maine’s coastal communities through conversations with people who live, work, and play on the coast. From fisheries to tourism, from energy to environment, from economy to ecology, Coastal Conversations probes into complex issues facing the coast and the creative solutions Maine people are using to solve them.

 

 

 

Coastal Conversations

 

 

 

Hawai'i Sea Grant Podcasts 
Hawai'i Sea Grant
~5 minutes

Hawai'i Sea Grant podcasts cover research supported by Hawai'i Sea Grant and is hosted by their communications specialist, Rachel Lentz. On each podcast, Rachel asks the researchers to define three words relating to their research, discuss the importance of their research in two minutes and share one fun fact about themselves.

 

 

 

Hawaii Sea Grant podcasts

 

 

 

Jamaica Bay 
New York Sea Grant
~10 minutes

Jamaica Bay highlights the people that work, live, and play in and around Jamaica Bay, New York City. The podcast brings awareness to work that enhances the resilience of the urban coastal ecosystems and communities. The series is hosted by extension specialist Helen Cheng, and is produced by New York Sea Grant and the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay. 

 

 

 

Jamaica Bay

 

 

Law on the Half Shell 
National Sea Grant Law Center
~15 minutes

Law on the Half Shell is a podcast about the who, what, where, why and how of shellfish aquaculture, including the many different legal challenges that can arise. 

 

 

 

Law on the Half Shell

 

 

 

Sea Talk 
Delaware Sea Grant
~1 minute

Sea Talk features minute-long highlights of ocean and coastal news. Delaware Sea Grant brings these episodes to listeners throughout the area on local radio stations and archives them on YouTube.

 

 

 

Sea Talk

 

 

 

The Sea Grant Files 
Minnesota Sea Grant
~5 minutes

The Sea Grant Files audio series focuses on aquatic science and water-related challenges in Minnesota and across the Great Lakes. Minnesota Sea Grant partners with KUMD Radio (103.3FM), an independent public radio station on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus, to produce The Sea Grant Files. 

 

 

 

Sea Talk

 

 

Teach Me About the Great Lakes 
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
~35 minutes

Each month, an Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant co-host and host Stuart Carlton learn about Great Lakes science from the scientists themselves. 

 

 

 

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Wisconsin Sea Grant Podcasts 
Wisconsin Sea Grant
~time varies between podcasts 

Wisconsin Sea Grant offers several podcasts, which can are categorized by 11 different topics including aquaculture, fisheries, climate change, coastal resilience and more. 

 

 

 

Wisconsin Podcasts

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