The songs and sounds of birds are all around us. What can we learn when we stop to listen?
Threatened will transport you to some of the most beautiful and remote places in North America — where birds are calling humans to take action. These stories about the enduring connections between birds, people, and landscapes are for the bird-curious, conservation-conscious, and travel-starved.
Join host and senior science reporter Ari Daniel for an escape to the natural world — and a glimpse into the lives of the people working to protect it.
1: A Riot of Nesting Seabirds
November 24, 2020
The series begins on the Pribilof Islands — tiny chunks of land in the middle of the Bering Sea — and home to nesting seabirds in summer.
2: Curlews, Sparrows, and the Ecological Trap
December 1, 2020
We head to Idaho in search of grassland birds, including the elegant Long-billed Curlew.
3: Watching Over Western Sandpipers
December 8, 2020
A proposed port expansion in the Fraser River Estuary has community members standing up for shorebirds.
4: Protecting Biodiversity in the Boreal Forest
December 15, 2020
We end our journey in Thaidene Nëné, a protected area spanning 6.5 million acres that’s home to billions of birds.
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Managing Editor/Host/Producer: Ari Daniel
Producer: Monica Gokey
Producer: Molly Segal
Editor: Allison Wilson
Additional Mixing: Mark Bramhill & Allison Wilson
Artwork: Clint McMillen at Braincloud Design
Music: Blue Dot Sessions
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