Chris Clarke

Chris Clarke

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May 15, 2024

S3E15: The Surprising Longevity of Desert Plants

There are tens of thousands of plants more than a millennium old growing in the deserts of North America.

May 07, 2024

S3E14: Saving El Paso's Rio Bosque Wetlands

Chris Clarke interviews activist Jon Rezendes about the threats facing the Rio Bosque Wetlands in El Paso, Texas

April 30, 2024

S3E13: Why Protecting Cultural Sites is Important

Discover the widespread issue of looting and vandalism of archaeological resources in the Southwest US on this episode of 90 Miles from Needles. Shannon Cowell and Dusty Whiting from Archaeology Southwest discuss the impact of these crimes on Native American tribes and the importance of preserving...

April 25, 2024

S3E12: Our 50th Episode

The desert needs you more than ever.

April 16, 2024

S3E11: Desert Stories

A compelling perspective on the symbolic and literal connections between humans and the natural desert environment.

April 03, 2024

S3E10: Can the Wilson's Phalarope Save the Great Salt Lake?

The Great Salt Lake is in trouble, but a charismatic shorebird might provide a tool to save the lake, and the species that rely on it.

March 26, 2024

S3E9: How Avi Kwa Ame Transformed My Life

In this episode, host Chris Clarke reflects on the significance of the Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in Nevada. He shares personal stories of his deep connection to the desert landscape and the transformative power it holds. The episode also includes excerpts from the ceremony celebrating the monu...

March 19, 2024

S3E8: Border Wall: A Barrier to Wildlife and Humanity

In this episode, host Chris Clarke interviews Myles Traphagen, a conservationist and scientist with the Wildlands Network. They discuss the impact of the border wall on wildlife and the environment, as well as the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. Trapphagen highlights the need for a mo...

March 06, 2024

S3E7: Saving the Chihuahuan Desert with Frontera Land Alliance

Chris Clarke speaks with Janae Reneaud Field, Kathia Gonzalez, and Rocio Ronquillo from El Paso's Frontera Land Alliance, who share their efforts to protect the Castner Range National Monument and educate the community about the importance of preserving the Chihuahuan Desert's unique ecosystem.

February 27, 2024

S3E6: Joshua Trees and Family Trees

An excerpt from the host's forthcoming book on Joshua trees