Monkeys Get Creative | Origin Stories Podcast
Producer and scientist Kevin McLean travels to an island off the coast of Panama where researchers have found an isolated group of monkeys with a creative approach to surviving in a challenging environment.
Knock on Wood | Science Diction
Journalists Kevin McLean join the Science Diction team for a round of Diction Dash, where Johanna tries - and usually fails - to guess the true meaning or origin of a word or phrase. This week's phrase is "Knock on Wood."
PRI's The World
Monkey see, monkey do: Islands in Panama offer a glimpse into animal innovation | PRI's The World
In Coiba National Park off the Pacific coast of Panama, scientists found capuchin monkeys using stone tools. Earlier this spring, researchers went back to learn more about the monkey's innovation. Produced for the Livable Planet Desk at PRI's The World.
Roadkill in California | The Pulse
When wildlife and cars meet, the results can be gruesome — and expensive. Injuries, damages, and clean up can all add up. Aired on the "Shifting Gears" episode of The Pulse from WHYY.
KALW San Francisco
The Bay Area is a Roadkill Hotspot | Crosscurrents
California is home to lots of wild animals, but one of the most likely places to encounter them is on the road. Thousands of collisions are reported every year, and some of the deadliest stretches of highway are in the Bay Area.
Eucalypts aren't from the Bay Area, but they're probably here to stay | Hey Area Short
Reporter Kevin McLean tracked down a real Australian botanist with a real Australian accent to answer this listener's question about why there are so many Eucalyptus trees in the Bay Area.
Peaches Christ | Sights & Sounds
Peaches Christ is an icon in the San Francisco drag scene. Hear her picks for upcoming events in the Bay Area. Hosted by Jenée Darden, produced by Kevin McLean and Bo Walsh.
Basic Millennial | My Mixtape
San Francisco resident Katie Taylor talks about her love of "Everywhere" by Fleetwood Mac...and her disappointing discovery that her generation agrees with her way too much.