Richard Ziglar

  • Username: ziglar
  • Independent Radio Producer
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent


Caption: Louisiana blues diva Carol Fran performs at her 76th birthday party., Credit: Photo by Barry Yeoman

Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana (55:00)
From: Richard Ziglar

Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana features musicians in New Orleans and South Louisiana who continue to perform the blues—often despite poverty, ill ...
Caption: Kirby Verret recalls when Dulac had more land and more people., Credit: Barry Yeoman

At the Edge of the Gulf, Dulac Re-learns Resilience (11:05)
From: Richard Ziglar

The Houma Indians and Cajuns who live in in this Terrebonne Parish fishing village have watched its population drop by more than 50 percent since 1990. Now they're calling ...
Caption: For Byron Encalade, oysters and culture are inseparable., Credit: Barry Yeoman

An Oystering Community Contemplates Life Without Oysters (07:23)
From: Richard Ziglar

In Pointe-a-la-Hache, Louisiana, the oyster harvest feeds widows, sustains relationships, and keeps the rural economy humming. But the BP oil spill shut down the oyster ...
Caption: Rosina Philippe wonders whether Grand Bayou can survive as a subsistence community., Credit: Barry Yeoman

Grand Bayou, Self-Sufficient and Shrinking, Prepares for a Fisheries Collapse (06:55)
From: Richard Ziglar

Members of the Atakapa-Ishak tribe have found a creative use for a high-tech fencing material that has protected soldiers in Iraq and strengthened levees outside New Orleans: ...
Caption: Torbjörn Törnqvist says sea-level rise will overtake natural subsidence as a cause of land loss., Credit: Barry Yeoman

Researchers Call Oil Spills and Climate Change a Devastating Combination (04:36)
From: Richard Ziglar

Most of us shudder to imagine the impact of another large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and for good reason. A spill in future decades could have even more far-reaching ...