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Chinese paddlefish, golden toads and Canarian oystercatchers: local poet explores the effects of climate change through poetry


April is National Poetry Month, a month to promote the importance of poetry and its significance to society and culture. On this episode of “Island Interviews,” we talk to local poet Randy Shinn. Shinn tells us about his poetry, his inspiration and his current work, which focuses on species extinction and climate change.

Lauren is a longtime resident of Unalaska. She started her time at UCB working in television production for Channel 8 in 2002. Lauren was promoted to station manager in 2006, and enjoys working with an excellent staff and board to provide public radio and television programming to the community of Unalaska.