Under Our Feet

Under Our Feet is a podcast that dives deep into the Earth and deep into time to explore the ways geologic events have shaped our experience of the world. Follow along to discover how we‘re intricately connected to the world beneath our feet! More at www.uofpod.org

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Episodes

PFAS: Seeping Through

Thursday Oct 19, 2023

Thursday Oct 19, 2023

We learn how PFAS forever chemicals escape from the places they're supposed to be, and start their journey to places they're not. We'll explore landfill history and design, and the story of open-ground training and testing with aqueous film-forming foams in Peshtigo, Wisconsin.
 
Find more on our website: uofpod.org, and support the show on Patreon (patreon.com/rudymolinek). Music for the show is by the Blue Dot Sessions (session.blue).

PFAS: Spreading Out

Monday Nov 20, 2023

Monday Nov 20, 2023

Episode three of our series about PFAS forever chemicals. In this installment, Chris Zahasky, Maureen Muldoon, and Christy Remucal guide us through the hidden groundwater systems that let PFAS spread through the environment and into our drinking water. 
 
More information, and a link to support the show on Patreon, at UOFpod.org. Music by the Blue Dot Sessions. Under Our Feet is a production of Meandering Media.

BONUS: Seeing the Unseen

Wednesday Dec 13, 2023

Wednesday Dec 13, 2023

In this bonus episode, originally only available for subscribers on Patreon, we hear how the scientists in the PFAS: Spreading Out episode see invisible molecules like PFAS and processes like groundwater flow.
 
To get early access to bonus content like this and more, you can join our Patreon community for as little as $1 a month. There's a link at our website: UOFpod.org. 
 
The music in this episode is by the Blue Dot Sessions. Under Our Feet is a production of Meandering Media, LLC.

PFAS: Speaking Up

Tuesday Jan 09, 2024

Tuesday Jan 09, 2024

This episode we hear directly from people living with acute PFAS contamination in Peshtigo and Marinette, Wisconsin. We also hear how industrial contamination impacts the site of the Menominee Nation's origin: the mouth of the Menominee River in Marinette.
 
Support Under Our Feet by subscribing to our Patreon page - there's a link on our website, uofpod.org. The music in this episode is from the Blue Dot Sessions and Wade Fernandez (more at wadefernandezmusic.com). UOF is a production of Meandering Media, LLC.

PFAS Bonus: Public Trust

Monday May 13, 2024

Monday May 13, 2024

This week, we share the first episode of Public Trust, a podcast about PFAS in Wisconsin from Midwest Environmental Advocates and Wisconsin Sea Grant. Thanks to Bonnie and Richelle for sharing! Learn more at midwest advocates.org/podcast.
More Under Our Feet soon, in the meantime, learn more at UOFpod.org.

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