Celebrating Earth Day with WLRN
A Look At Extinction, Climate Change and How Human Impact Has Effected Our Environment.
9pm EXTINCTION: THE FACTS - David Attenborough explores the extinction crisis and how it drives pandemic diseases.
With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how this crisis of biodiversity has consequences for us all, threatening food and water security, undermining our ability to control our climate and even putting us at greater risk of pandemic diseases.
10pm CLIMATE CHANGE – THE FACTS - Host Sir David Attenborough takes us through one of the globe’s most pressing issues, our changing climate.
Scientists explore the impact of climate change and what could happen if global warming exceeds 1.5 degrees. Discover how the latest innovations and technology are posing potential solutions and what individuals can do to prevent further damage.
11pm TROUBLED WATERS: A TURTLE’S TALE – A WLRN Emmy Award Winning Original Production
A look at how human behavior has impacted our environment, seen through the lens of one of South Florida's most beloved and fragile underwater creatures-the sea turtle.
Featuring acclaimed actor and ocean activist Ted Danson and narrated by Peter Coyote, this one-hour film takes a critical look at the effects of global warming, water pollution and our “throw-away” plastic lifestyle on this keystone species...and inevitably ourselves.