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    • Florida Has Seen Bad Effects from Trump-Like Climate Gag Orders

    • By: John McQuaid
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Kristina Trotta was working for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Miami in 2014 when she and her colleagues were called into a staff meeting. “We were told by the regional director that we were no longer supposed to say ‘global warming,’ ‘climate change’ or ‘sea level rise,’” says Trotta, who works on coral reef conservation. “We were finally told we are the governor’s agency and this is what the governor wants, and so this is what we’re going to do.”

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    • Tasty

    • The Art and Science of What We Eat
    • By: John McQuaid
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tasty explains the scientific research taking place on multiple fronts: how genes shape our tastes, how the mind assembles flavors from the five senses and signals from the body's metabolic systems, why something disgusts one person and delights another, and what today's obsessions with extreme tastes tell us about the brain.

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    • The Science of Flavors, or Why I Love Hot Sauce

    • By SAMA on 11-26-17
    • The Art and Science of What We Eat
    • By: John McQuaid
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 01-13-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 23 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59