Segment 110

Running Camp, Uranium Mining, Drowning Smith Island

State(s) featured in this episode: New Mexico/Oregon/Washington D.C.

With an appreciation for nature as part of their training, high school girls and boys get more speed at a running camp at Steens Mountain in Oregon. Renewed efforts to mine uranium in New Mexico cause concern among residents and former uranium miners.
Smith Island in the Chesapeake Bay is known for its unique culture, but climate change could force all its residents to evacuate by the turn of the century. Mother birds are under increasing pressure from habitat loss, taking a toll on their offspring.

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New Uranium Mining in New Mexico
Chesapeake Bay/Smith Island Climate Change
Make Way for Ducklings
Steen’s Mountain Running Camp

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