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Our home planet was formed after a period of chaos in the solar system.

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Climate change, failing infrastructure and growing inequality add up to a perfect storm that is poised to hit the nation's poor, says Megan Mullin....

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  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Loren Eiseley
In the first of a four-part series on writers who have shaped his interest in Nature and the ocean, host Peter Neill highlights the work of 20th ce...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:11
Caption: 2012 All Species Day Parade, Credit: http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/2012-all-species-day-25179253.jpg
Celebrating life on Earth every day of the year!

  • Added: Apr 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:45
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As of late March the Obama Administration is no longer considering Cashes Ledge in the Gulf of Maine for national monument designation. This news, ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: An Oregon lawsuit, spearheaded by Our Children's Trust, could force the state of Oregon to take a more aggressive stance against the carbon emissions warming the earth and destroying the environment., Credit: Our Children's Trust
The public trust doctrine is designed to protect our natural resources for the benefit of future generations. Plaintiffs in a number of legal cases...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: Rocky Ocean Drive on the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park, Maine. The Park Loop Road allows visitors to experience Acadia by car. , Credit:  Kristi Rugg / National Park Service
I’m often asked, “What’s your favorite national park?” It’s a question that gets me excited, thinking about all the parks I’ve been fortunate to vi...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:32
Caption: Six million-acre Gates of the Arctic National Park was established in 1980. , Credit: Ben Minteer
There were national parks even before there was a National Park Service. Yellowstone National Park was the first in 1872. More big western parks fo...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Denali Star Trails as seen from Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce, Utah. Increasingly, the sky above national parks is considered as much a resource to protect as the land below., Credit:  Jacob W. Frank | The National Park Service
It’s an understatement to say that the views in the national parks are striking. Take Bryce Canyon National Park, for instance, with its legions of...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:37
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Environmental issues are mounting, and the stakes are huge. So how might big data be used to tackle the issues of sustainability, climate change, h...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 34:51
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Since the creation and ratification of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), many international experts have been debating ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Cover image from "The Once and Future Ocean: Notes Toward a New Hydraulic Society" by Peter Neill, Credit: NASA "Perpetual Ocean"
The age of unlimited growth driven by fossil fuels is over. A new world view is required now, one around which we can organize our values and behav...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: The iconic blue footted booby, Credit: Rod Mast | Marine Photobank
W2O Director Peter Neill recently spent time in the Galãpagos Islands and is back to share his observations from a long-anticipated trip to the UNE...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
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Mark Floegel from GPUS slices through the fog of confusion over organic, free range or nasty eggs.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:51
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Simon Clydesdale of GPUK describes fugitive emissions and the prank GPUK pulled trying to frack the PM's house

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Design Editor at Treehugger.com, Llloyd Alter tells us what makes a building a LEED building. (Hint: bike racks help.)

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:38
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Veteran forest campaigner Richard Brooks shows how easy it is to go green when renovating.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
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Gill Deacon hosts a CBC radio program and decided to write a book about toxins in makeup.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:17
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We hear who really came up with the name Greenpeace and why.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:09
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In this third of four episodes dedicated to outlining the complexities contained in the United Nations World Ocean Assessment, host Peter Neill exp...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Tom Truelove of Truelove Farms, Credit: Lindsay Rush
LEDE: “Organic,” “Locally-grown,” “Certified Humane,” “GMO-Free." We've all seen the labels stamped on packages of chicken breast at the grocery ...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 2
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It's hard to let go of owning a car. What passes through those pipelines we hear so much about?

  • Added: Mar 13, 2016
  • Length: 14:05
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In this second of four episodes dedicated to outlining the complexities contained in the United Nations World Ocean Assessment, host Peter Neill ex...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
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How SLAPP lawsuits like the one brought by Resolute are used to silence environmentalists.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:11
From: WFHB
Series: EcoReport
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EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:51