Jon Hoekstra

World Wildlife Fund

Guest

Chief scientist and Vice President of Science for the World Wildlife Fund

Jon Hoekstra on KCRW

In the past 40 years, some populations of birds, fish, reptiles and mammals have been on the increase. That’s the good news.

World Wildlife Population in Steep Decline

In the past 40 years, some populations of birds, fish, reptiles and mammals have been on the increase. That’s the good news.

from To the Point

The rapid melting of Arctic ice has triggered political and economic competition among the world's great powers. Even China is getting into the act. Is the US holding its own?

Global Warming Reveals Oil, Gas and Rare Metals in the Arctic

The rapid melting of Arctic ice has triggered political and economic competition among the world's great powers. Even China is getting into the act. Is the US holding its own?

from Which Way, L.A.?

With Arctic ice melting at a record pace and faster than scientists ever expected, outposts once thought of as barren wastelands are becoming new arenas for superpower competition for…

Developing the Last Frontier without Destroying It

With Arctic ice melting at a record pace and faster than scientists ever expected, outposts once thought of as barren wastelands are becoming new arenas for superpower competition for…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

LA Mayor Karen Bass says the Supreme Court’s decision to allow bans on homeless encampments could lead to mass incarceration. Will it change the city’s strategy?

from KCRW Features

The solution to Trump's exploitable border crisis is to end the US trafficking of guns for drugs that turns productive Mexicans into desperate refugees.

from Scheer Intelligence

While the 13th Amendment is often revered for putting an end to American slavery, what many don’t realize is how it represented the middle of America’s continuous relationship with…

from Scheer Intelligence

A proposed half-cent sales tax would replace Measure H’s quarter-cent tax for homeless services in LA County, approved by voters in 2017.

from KCRW Features

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow cities to ban people from sleeping outdoors presents a major shift in the perception of poverty and homelessness in the U.S.

from Scheer Intelligence

Councilwoman Natalie Rubalcava faces a recall just a year into her term over accusations of corruption in Anaheim.

from KCRW Features

Silicon Valley has ‘wide and deep’ ties to Israel tech, R&D

from KCRW Features

Are Trump’s campaign promises a cause for concern? KCRW also discusses activism in journalism and the role of school vouchers in closing achievement gaps.

from Left, Right & Center

Will the GOP be more unified following the passage of a new foreign aid bill? What could shifts in support for RFK mean for the election?

from Left, Right & Center