Science on the range: studying wide open landscapes in the American West

Geographer Nathan Sayre talks about homesteaders, hubris, and healing … and the challenges facing public and private lands and the people and creatures who inhabit them. He is a professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley and the author of the book, The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science.

How to Listen

iTunes • Sticher • I heart Radio  • Google Play • Blubrry • Player FM • RadioPublic

More Episodes

Episode 44 – A regenerative farmer in Kenya

Episode 44 – A regenerative farmer in Kenya

Industrial agriculture looks like it’s alive, but often the soil is dead, animals are living in excruciating conditions, and the food looks good but is not as nutritious as food grown from living soils in humane circumstances.
read more
Episode 41 – Zombie Agriculture

Episode 41 – Zombie Agriculture

Industrial agriculture looks like it’s alive, but often the soil is dead, animals are living in excruciating conditions, and the food looks good but is not as nutritious as food grown from living soils in humane circumstances.
read more