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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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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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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Your Photos on QUEST TV – Call for Submissions

Your Photos on QUEST TV – Call for Submissions

View our original YPOQ pilot featuring photographer Russ MorrisDo 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? We're launching a call for submissions for our new series of TV shorts, "YPOQ: Your […]

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Exploring Crissy Field

Exploring Crissy Field

Crissy Field is a stunning park site within the Golden Gate National Parks. Crissy Field's 100 acres of wild, windswept shoreline are a favorite place for walkers, joggers, board sailors, bicyclists, thousands of birds and even the occasional seal.

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Exploring Mt. Diablo State Park

Exploring Mt. Diablo State Park

This park is one of the ecological treasures of the San Francisco Bay Area. Every season in the park has its special qualities. Discover for yourself the mountain's beautiful wildflowers, its extensive trail system, fascinating wildlife distinctive rock formations and fossils.

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Tune in: KQED's Forum live from the Buck Institute

Tune in: KQED's Forum live from the Buck Institute

On Tuesday, December 4th, 9-11AM PT, KQED's Forum goes on a live remote to The Buck Institute for Age Research in Marin County to look at the future of aging. QUEST explored the topic of age research on our Eat Less, Live Longer? TV story and Quest for Longevity radio report . The program will […]

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KQED extended coverage: SF Bay Oil Spill

KQED extended coverage: SF Bay Oil Spill

Oil boom at Crab Cove. Credit: gwenOil Spill update: get KQED's news reports, interviews, analysis and photos as well as links to more coverage, photos from the community, and ways to help in the cleanup efforts. Includes coverage by QUEST radio reporter Amy Standen, and QUEST Managing Editor Paul Rogers. Go to: KQED | News: […]

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Exploring Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Exploring Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Bothe-Napa Valley State Park stands as a reminder of the natural flora and fauna of the area before much of it was cleared to create vineyards. However, the soils and microclimates that have drawn grape growers for over 100 years remain. The park is also teeming with plants used by Native Americans in the region, who were likely the first people to use the Valley's bounties to make intoxicating concoctions.

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Anatomy of a Home Run (web only)

Anatomy of a Home Run (web only)

When you look at the physical breakdown of a home run, it's hard to believe it can ever happen. In fact some noted physicists have said that, on paper, hitting a home run is impossible. Let's look at what it takes.

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Lands End Facelift

Lands End Facelift

The land north of the Cliff House near the old Sutro Baths is getting a multi-million-dollar face life by the National Park Service and local philanthropists. The area, rich in history, and in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge will get new trails, catwalks and other features, making it more accessible to millions of […]

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