Best of Distillations #9

This week we bring you some of our favorite segments from past Distillations episodes.

Episode 152 | July 23, 2012

Episode 152: Best of Distillations #9 by Distillations Podcast

This week we bring you some of our favorite segments from the past season. First, in a lush sound portrait from the show Our Chemical Landscape: The Wild, producer Diane Hope reveals how animals communicate in harsh climates using chemistry. Next, Bob Kenworthy explains how an old manufacturing town in Pennsylvania is attempting to clean up its tainted land from our Asbestos show.

Show Clock

00:00 Opening Credits
00:32 Introduction
01:15 Future of the Wild: Desert Communication
09:28 The Ambler Asbestos Waste Piles
14:21 Closing Credits


Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from Music Alley includes “Desert Moon,” by Moth Music. We also feature “Tom’s Lullaby (with Les Gauchers Orchestra).“ by Lee Maddeford, and “Pretty Little Dog,“ by Shake That Little Foot from the Free Music Archive.