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In The Moment ... Protecting Antarctica Marine Life

Dr. Ben Sharp

In The Moment ... March 1, 2017 Show 040 Hour 1

We begin our program with SDPB’s political reporter Lee Strubinger. Today he explains Senate Bill 54 as it makes its way through the state legislature. It’s a measure intended to rework the state’s campaign finance requirements.

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SDPB's Jim Kent talks with scientist Ben Sharp (from Hot Springs) who played a key role in bringing 24 nations and the European Union into agreement to protect Antarctic marine life. Ben Sharp spent 5 years convincing these countries to protect what's, in effect, the largest national park in the ocean.

  • This segment starts at 9:39.

As we kick off Women’s History Month, we return to a conversation with New York Times best-selling author Ayelet Waldman. Her latest book is called “A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life." We talk about the stigmas of mental health and the importance of research in treatment.

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Spearfish-based musician Heath Johnson joins Moment in Sound on Friday. We preview his live performance with a recording from early in his career, “Stuck in South Dakota.”

  • This segment starts at 29:31.

As the Arts Midwest World Fest finishes its two-year run in the state, Heather Kuhlman (executive director of the Brookings Arts Council) joins us to discuss the residency of Inner Mongolia’s Anda Union.

  • This segment starts at 33:51.