Our nation's coastal parks and seashores will undoubtedly feel the effects of global climate change more than most others. From rising sea levels to ocean acidification to changes in ocean currents, parks such as Point Reyes National Seashore, which is situated on California's coast just north of San Fransisco, are facing some catastrophic changes in the years to come.
How are they dealing with this barrage of challenges? Part one of this two-part episode focuses on how changes in the California ocean current may be impacting the resources of Point Reyes National Seashore. Part two discusses the effects of our changing climate on the park's wildlife.
Climate Cast, Episode 4, Part 1: Point Reyes National Seashore (direct download , 5.5Mb)
Transcript: Episode 4, Part 1 (pdf)