Ukraine requests military support, Biodiversity and land protection

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin. Liz Dohms-Harter/WPR

Ukraine’s president is continuing to ask the U.S. and other allies for more military support, while Russia claims it’s refocusing its invasion on the eastern part of the country. An expert on the region joins us to discuss the latest. We also look at how land protections can help boost biodiversity and where a loss of plant and animal variety is most likely.

Featured in this Show

  • Russia reportedly refocusing military efforts as Ukraine asks allies for more help

    More than a month into its invasion of Ukraine, Russia claims it will redirect its military toward the eastern part of the country. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s president continues urging the United States to provide more military support. An expert on the region gets us up to speed on the latest developments.

  • How land protections and biodiversity overlap

    The parts of the U.S. most at risk of losing plant and animal species are also the least protected. We take a look at the perils of biodiversity loss and efforts to stop it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Yoshiko Herrera Guest
  • Lisa Naughton Guest
  • Bob Boucher Guest