WORT 89.9FM Madison · Billions of Brood X Cicadas Emerge The high-pitched buzzing of the Cicada’s mating call is one of the most familiar sounds of summer. We see, or […]
The earth is a complicated place. Cause and effect often take circuitous routes, thanks to a variety of ecological, atmospheric and geologic feedback loops that often take surprising turns. That […]
Americans, Canadians and Europeans sure have some weird eating habits. We eat things like cows, eggs, potato chips and whatever it is that goes into hot dogs. Yet we turn […]
You should be aware that we have a health crisis! More and more bacterial diseases, such as Staphylococcus and Strep pneumonia, have become resistant to those antibiotics that previously killed […]
Patty Peltekos talks about insects with Thelma Heidel-Baker, a Conservation Biological Control Specialist with The Xerces Society. They talk about the decline of insect populations, the ‘difference’ between insects and pests, […]
MADISON (WORT) — University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Valerie Stull was not just driven buggy by the climate change crisis, she was driven to bugs for a solution.