Seg. 1: Amazon Forest | Seg. 2: Emerging Artists | KBIA

Seg. 1: Amazon Forest | Seg. 2: Emerging Artists

Sep 23, 2019
Originally published on September 24, 2019 8:58 am

Segment 1: A KU researcher's studies provide context for news from the Amazon.

As global leaders gather for a climate change summit, a KU researcher shares new satellite-based data on the impact of deforestation in the Amazon, with particular insights into where this year's fire (which is still raging) fits in, both environmentally and politically. 

Segment 2: Is Kansas City a good place to get your start as an artist in 2019?

One of the ways young artists who are still making a name for themselves get started is through art collectives and non-commercial, DIY spaces. With a number of those venues announcing plans to close, we hear about the challenges and opportunities for young artists living and working here today. 

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