Radio Appearances, Podcasts, Op-Eds, Blogs and other Media

Science in Action

The BBC World Service interviews Sandra about building resilience against floods and droughts, as Cape Town, South Africa, counts down to Day Zero when it turns off its taps.

Water: The Stuff of Life

BBC Newshour

Sandra Postel joins an international panel of water experts to discuss the dimensions of global water risks and what it will take to build water security.


The journal Science conducted a Q&A with Sandra about Replenish, and published this podcast.


Mind Over Matters interviews Sandra about Replenish.


RadioCafe interviewed Sandra about Replenish and published this podcast in its series Down to Earth.

Freshwater Under Threat

Sandra Postel discusses threats to freshwater in the United States and around the globe, as well as the effect climate change is having on our water supply.  Later in the show, she is joined by Abbie Gascho Landis to talk about the importance of, and threats to, freshwater mussels.

Nat Geo Blog: Water Currents

Sandra hosts and is a regular contributor to National Geographic’s blog Water Currents. Her blogs cover many topics related to freshwater challenges.


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Additional Media

The journal Nature has a brief review of Replenish here.

Circle of Blue interviewed Sandra about Replenish and published this podcast.

Food Tank published this excerpt from Replenish, titled “Texas Ranches Manage Cattle to Improve Habitat and Watershed Health.”

The journal Civil Engineering published a review of Replenish in its January 2018 issue, noting that Postel is “the perfect guide through (water’s) many interlocking issues, and that Replenish is “as readable as it is informative.”

Water Deeply published this excerpt from Replenish, titled “Creative Solutions to Save Vital Arizona River.”

National Geographic published this Book Talk interview about Replenish.

International Rivers published this interview about Replenish.

Island Press and River Network hosted this webinar about Replenish and Abbie Gascho Landis’s book Immersion.

Smithsonian draws on Replenish and an interview with Sandra in this piece on the Cape Town, South Africa, water predicament.

Get in touch

To arrange an interview or guest appearance with Sandra Postel, please contact us.