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This week on The Point
April 20: Cool Mammals
How mammals hibernate, and how it might be applied in medical treatments. Guest: Steven Swoap, Williams College
April 21: Gardening
Horticulturist and Entomologist Roberta Clark talks about the spring garden.
April 22: Earth Day
First we discuss a series of short documentaries highlighting people and organizations working towards a sustainable environment on Martha's Vineyard. Then Annah Edey joins us with ideas on lifestyle changes that can help reduce our impact on the planet- everything from growing food year round to wastewater management. We also talk with British adventurer Sarah Outen. She’s embarking from Chatham this spring to row across the Atlantic- The final leg of her solo circumnavigation of the globe completely under human power.
April 23: Whales
First we discuss the work of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Then Phillip Hoare talks about our relationship between humans and whales and other cetaceans. . He’s the author of several books including “Leviathan or, The Whale” and, most recently, of “The Sea Inside.”
April 24: News Roundup
Area Journalists discuss the regions top stories of the week.