This week on the Coastal News Roundup -- how weather radar c an be used to count migrating birds. Plus, the state looks to increase the size of a major (and controversial) coastal restoration project. WWNO’s Travis Lux talks about the week in coastal news with environment reporter Sara Sneath from Nola.com | The Times-Picayune.
ARTS & CULTURE
Americans waste more than 373 Million pounds of food each day. That’s a pound per person. On this week’s show, we’re talking trash — in a productive way, of course! We meet a few individuals who are working to tackle the widespread problem of food and water waste.
Updated at 5:28 p.m. ET With negotiations over reopening the government at a standstill, President Trump offered to back temporary protections for some immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, many of whom are now adults, in exchange for funding for a wall on the Southern border. In a White House speech on Saturday, Trump also offered to extend the Temporary Protected Status program that blocks deportation of certain immigrants fleeing civil unrest or natural disasters. The...
FOOD & DINING
Voice activation is said to be the next big tech trend for shopping. Just announce what you want, call it out into the ether, and if you have the right device set up you just bought it. Sounds nifty, if maybe fraught with peril for the impulse buy. Well here’s the way I do voice activated ordering.