The Science of Sustainability

Craig Rosa

Craig Rosa is KQED's Senior Interactive Producer for Science & Environment. Prior to joining KQED in October of 2006, he spent 11 years with The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, where he worked to create innovative educational visitor experiences online and within the museum space. He was also responsible for the museum's Information Services operations. He began his informal science interpretation career at the Brooklyn Children's Museum as an Assistant Exhibit Developer and Greenhouse Program Coordinator. Craig has a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA, and an M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University.

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Our Latest 'Your Photos on QUEST' Contest Winner: Harold Davis

Our Latest 'Your Photos on QUEST' Contest Winner: Harold Davis

Congratulations to Harold Davis, the winner of our most recent YPOQ contest, for his photo set "Miracle Worlds of Nature". He will be featured in a TV segment next month.

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Exploring Muir Woods National Monument

Exploring Muir Woods National Monument

You may not think of salmon when visiting the redwoods in Muir Woods, but it's home to a population of Coho Salmon. Redwood forests provide ideal salmon habitat, providing woody debris to protect young salmon in the creeks and keeping them shaded and cool. But the Coho in Muir Woods' Redwood Creek are endangered, and local biologists and volunteers are working to protect the salmon and restore their habitat.

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KQED's Health Dialogues launches discussion on health care reform

KQED's Health Dialogues launches discussion on health care reform

In his 100th day press briefing a few days ago, President Obama reiterated his desire to enact health care reform by the end of 2009 and called on all Americans to submit our ideas. So, Health Dialogues decided to let Washington know what Californians think.

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Exploring the Natural Bridges State Beach Tidepools

Exploring the Natural Bridges State Beach Tidepools

The intertidal rocks at Natural Bridges State Beach are covered in life: sea stars, seaweeds, urchins, and crabs are just some of the area's intertidal inhabitants. Visit them in their tidepool homes down in Santa Cruz, California.

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Web Extra: Sights and Sounds of the Natural Bridges SB Tidepools

Web Extra: Sights and Sounds of the Natural Bridges SB Tidepools

The intertidal rocks at Natural Bridges State Beach are covered in life: sea stars, seaweeds, urchins, and crabs are just some of the area's intertidal inhabitants. Visit them in their tidepool homes down in Santa Cruz, California.

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How do you use QUEST?

How do you use QUEST?

How do you use QUEST? Take our 10 minute online survey and be entered to win a $50 Amazon certificate.

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Kicking off 2009: the Year of Science

Kicking off 2009: the Year of Science

This week we welcome guest blogger Judy Scotchmoor, Assistant Director (Education and Public Programs) at the University of California Museum of Paleontology, and co-founder of the Coalition on the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS).

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Exploring Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Exploring Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Less than an hour’s drive north from San Francisco, the 2,882 acres of Samuel P. Taylor State Park is within easy driving distance of some of northern California’s most dramatic outdoor scenery. The park features a unique contrast of coastal redwood groves and open grassland.

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Your Photos on QUEST #3: and the winner is…

Your Photos on QUEST #3: and the winner is…

Flickr photo community member jalbersmead (John Albers-Mead) will be collaborating with KQED staff on our next 2-minute YPOQ segment for broadcast and web distribution. It will air on November 18, 2008.

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QUEST Quiz: Water

QUEST Quiz: Water

How much water does it take to produce a steak? How much water does a leaky toilet waste? Test your water knowledge in this quiz.

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YPOQ 3: Your Photos on QUEST TV – Call for Submissions thru 8/21/08

YPOQ 3: Your Photos on QUEST TV – Call for Submissions thru 8/21/08

Do you love photographing Science, Environment and Nature in Northern California? Would you like to collaborate on a 2-minute QUEST TV short about your photography for an audience of over 100,000 viewers?

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Exploring Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

Exploring Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

As sure as the earth moves in Berkeley, there's a volcano just off Skyline Boulevard. Not just any volcano. This one's laying on its side with its guts exposed. At Sibley Regional Volcanic Preserve, you'll find the rocky body and layered underpinnings of one of the largest volcanoes that once dotted our geologic neighborhood.

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Web Extra: Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

Web Extra: Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

As sure as the earth moves in Berkeley, there is a volcano just off Skyline Boulevard. Not just any volcano, mind you. This one's laying on its side with its guts exposed. At Sibley Regional Volcanic Preserve, you'll find the rocky body and layered underpinnings of one of the largest volcanoes that once dotted our geologic neighborhood.

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Web Extra: California Newts of Briones Regional Park

Web Extra: California Newts of Briones Regional Park

Briones Regional Park is home to a wide variety of species – including the charismatic California Newt. Learn more about them and the local habitat – a transitional zone between coastal and central California. Join us and naturalist Meg Platt of the East Bay Regional Park District on our latest Bay Area science hike.

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Exploring Briones Regional Park

Exploring Briones Regional Park

Just a 10-minute drive from Berkeley, Briones Regional Park is home to plentiful East Bay wildlife, including birds, snakes and newts. The park's ridge tops offer stunning views of Mount Diablo and the San Francisco Bay.

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Web Extra: Interview with Professor Tyrone Hayes

Web Extra: Interview with Professor Tyrone Hayes

Watch an interview with Tyrone Hayes, Professor of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley, about his research into the effects of the pesticide Atrazine on frogs.

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Squid, squid and more squid from Ocean Adventures

Squid, squid and more squid from Ocean Adventures

It's just been all squid, all the time this week here at KQED. If you were a sucker for our TV story on Humboldt Squid, don't miss the new PBS web original video of the last orgiastic hours of Market Squid, also known as Inia geoffrensis. The squid, along with pink dolphins and matamata turtles […]

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Suggest a Story idea for QUEST

Suggest a Story idea for QUEST

We want to hear from you if you have a great idea for a QUEST story. Review the submission guidelines and fill out this form. If we use your story idea in whole or in part, we would be glad to recognize you in the credits of the piece as a Contributor. Thanks in advance […]

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Exploring Alum Rock Park

Exploring Alum Rock Park

Just a few minutes outside of San Jose, you'll find a place to explore 100 million years of history. Alum Rock Park, created in 1872 as the first municipal park in California, offers both ancient rocks and new geologic changes (and lots of nice trails and wildlife, too). Despite its longevity and proximity to a populous urban area, it remains one of the less-visited jewels in the Bay Area's crown.

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Your Photos on QUEST: and the winner is…

Your Photos on QUEST: and the winner is…

Congratulations to Flickr community member Erin Malone (erin_designr) of San Francisco, CA! Windy Grass – by Erin MaloneErin will be collaborating with KQED staff on our 2 minute Your Photos on QUEST segment for broadcast and web distribution. Her stunning set of Alviso Slough pinhole images wowed our KQED QUEST editorial staff. Her winning submission […]

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