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Apr 29, 2019

Three teenage advocates for the Gila River died in a plane crash while monitoring the wilderness area. Their mothers took a kayak trip down the river to honor their kids, and it was documented in the film "Hearts on the Gila." We talk to mother Patrice Mutchnick, who founded the non-profit dedicated to the river and its...

Apr 25, 2019

Heddy Honigmann is an award-winning Peruvian-Dutch filmmaker, whose new film "Buddy" explores the lives of six disabled people and their assistance dogs. And Jill Felice, founder of Assistance Dogs of the West, tell us what goes into the making of assistance dogs—and the many places they work. 

Apr 22, 2019

Laura Fortunato, Evolutionary Anthropologist at the University of Oxford and the Santa Fe Institute, talks about the prevalence of polygamy—not monogamy—in the history of society. We discuss how a deeper understanding of the diversity of marriage and family structures around the world can help us understand and...

Apr 18, 2019

For over a hundred years, projects have been proposed to dam and divert the Gila River, and so far all of them have failed. Now, New Mexico is at a crossroads: do we take federal money and build a diversion, or do we use the money for other water infrastructure projects? Two longtime river observers weigh in. 

Apr 15, 2019

We talk to U.S. Congresswoman Debra Haaland, youth activist  Hannah Laga-Abram, and veteran climate activist Craig O’Hare about climate disruption, the Green New Deal, and Ms. Haaland’s upcoming Town Hall meeting in Santa...