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Commentary
4:40 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

March is for Melting in the Arctic

Davis Strait sea ice from 38,000 feet.
Credit Jennifer Pemberton

You're probably not thinking about the Arctic now that spring is here, but March is the month when the sea ice is at its maximum. UPR's Jennifer Pemberton flew over the Arctic this month and has this reflection on the season's melt and the more serious melt.


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Access Utah
10:57 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Utah Farmers Call for Immigration Reform on Monday's Access Utah

Credit immigrationimpact.com

We’ve been talking to various groups with a stake in the immigration debate and Monday on AU, Utah farmers will have their say.


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Programs
8:24 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

Fresh Folk- March 29

Hi, this is Blair Larsen, host of Fresh Folk. Get ready for a night of new releases in blues this week, as I feature the very talented Brooks Williams, and the master Texas guitarist Steve Howell. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Lowell Levinger, Guy Davis, and Damon Fowler, to name just a few. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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science questions
10:14 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Science Questions Explores Marijuana Policies And Prison Impact

Reverend Dr. Susan Thistlewaite

On Science Questions, producers Sheri Quinn and Suzi Montgomery explore marijuana policies and the long-term effects they have had on the U.S prison system...through the lens of theology from writer Reverend Dr. Susan Thistlewaite.  

Access Utah
9:57 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Conservation Writer Emma Marris On Friday's Access Utah

Credit twitter.com @Emma_Marris

 It is Natural Resources Week at Utah State University and the theme is "Go Wild, It's All Around you."  Nature writer Emma Marris was a featured speaker during this week's celebration and she joins us today on the program to talk about the latest wave in conservation and her new book, The Rambunctious Garden, that is changing and challenging our traditional views of conservation.  


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Access Utah
11:14 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Climate Change on Thursday's Access Utah

According to Reuters, a 29-page draft by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will warn that “Global warming will disrupt food supplies, slow world economic growth and may already be causing irreversible damage to nature” and “will also outline many ways to adapt to rising temperatures, more heatwaves, floods and rising seas.”


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The Zesty Garden
2:11 am
Thu March 27, 2014

The Zesty Garden - March 27

Book Author, Rick Stinchfield

Where does a love of plants, rugged canyoneering, scenic drives, and hiking combine? It’s with the book, Capitol Reef National Park, The Complete Hiking and Touring Guide. Author and park volunteer Rick Stinchfield helps you explore 38 different hikes. Also, Helen Cannon reads an essay about former CBS journalist Charles Kuralt and his love affair with daffodils.

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Access Utah
10:00 am
Wed March 26, 2014

What are you Reading? On Wednesday's Access Utah

It’s time again to build a UPR reading list. We want to know what you’re reading, whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, classic literature, young adult or children’s books. 


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Access Utah
10:20 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Can Coal Ever be Clean? Tuesday's Access Utah

Credit National Geographic

Michelle Nijhuis writes in the April edition of National Geographic (“Can Coal Ever Be Clean?”) that “During the next two decades several hundred million people worldwide will get electricity for the first time, and if current trends continue, most will use power produced by coal...Coal, to use the economists’ euphemism, is fraught with “externalities”—the heavy costs it imposes on society.  


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Access Utah
10:19 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Searching for Your Roots on Monday's Access Utah

Are you interested in learning your genealogy and researching your family's history? Have you already traced your lineage back hundreds of years? Or are you just beginning? 


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