America's Relationship To The Natural World: WBUR

A special hour of Radio Boston, looking at the deep and complicated history of the relationship between Americans and the natural world. We check in on the Mystic River clean-up, take a kayak journey across the North Shore's Great Marsh, and explore how our relationship with nature is portrayed through film and what that tells us about our values.


EkOngKar Singh Khalsa, former executive director of the Mystic River Watershed Association.

Patrick Herron, Executive Director of the Mystic River Watershed Association. He tweets @patrickherron12.

Deborah Cramer, author of "The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, a Ancient Crab, and an Epic Journey."

Ty Burr, Boston Globe film critic. He tweets @tyburr.

This segment aired on July 4, 2019.