Shira A's Podcast Playlist
Topic Environment & Science

1. Environment: NPR Podcast
This is a useful news podcast that analyzes developing trends in technology and recent news stories that have impacts on the environment. The podcast series is organized into episodes that download with subscriptions, and each episode contains a different news story. Each story is consistantly descriptive about effects on the environment and news trends. The homepage is categorized by different episodes and news stories. Each episode has specific relevance to a subcategory involving the environment.

2. Environment Podcast
This podcast series is organized into several episodes that varry based on the issues they discuss. The podcast homepage includes a summary of the podcast and several links to different subscriptions for mp3 players. The trends in the podcasts include several news events that relate to the current political climate and effects on the environment and science.This is relevant to my area of impact because it discusses important issues such as stem cell research and global warming what directly effect science and the environment

3. Scientific American Podcast
This podcast series is organized into episodes, each of which discusses a different important issue regarding scientific analysis of every day occurrances. For example, one episode deals with "peeing in the pool" and the scientific effects, while another deals with the swine flu epidemic and its impacts. The podcast homepage is organized into subcategories having to do with science, and provides brief summaries of the most recent episodes of the podcasts. The trends in content are that each episode deals with the effects of a certain experiement, trend or discovery on the earth and modern science. This podcast has relevence in my chosen area of impact because it explicitly deals with science and the environment with respect to every day life.

4. Science Update: The Science Radio News Feature of the AAAS Podcast
This podcast series is organized into episodes that deal with new analysis and discoveries in the scientific world. The episodes varry from Cosmic Life to dieting and eating. The podcast homepage provides summaries of a few past podcasts and has a downloadable link for this week's episode. The website also has archives and a description of the entire podcast series. The trends in the content are consistant in that each episode deals with science and talks about a discovery or new viewpoint and its effects. This is relevant to my area of impact because it deals with Science and the Environment directly as a result of its analysis of it.