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Ben Goldfarb: Eager – The Life of Beavers

September 5, 2018

Beavers are remarkable creatures. They build complex dams, they have remarkable teeth and tails, and their fur keeps them warm all winter. Yet many people think beavers are a nuisance to get rid of. But beavers are a “keystone species” and the wetlands they create are critical for numerous other species of wildlife, including salmon. On this episode of Inquiry, we talk with award-winning environmental journalist BEN GOLDFARB about his new book: EAGER: THE SURPRISING SECRET LIFE OF BEAVERS AND WHY THEY MATTER. Can beavers help stave off some of the effects of global climate change? Tune in to find out.