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Caption: Lee Newgent, Building Trades
Interview by Mark Lowry: Lee explains the complex Sound Transit 3 and why we should vote for the ballot measure.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:52
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Three women share their first hand perspective of the pipeline protest at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 13:09
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Fresh water troubles continue to make headlines everywhere. Issues large and small are adding up to a global water crisis which threatens all of us...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: A single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times, teems with life., Credit: Credit: David Liittschwager | National Geographic
A rebroadcast of a popular episode from August 2015: Life in a Drop About this episode: What do we see in a single drop of ocean water? An image ca...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
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e·thos / ??THäs noun. the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations. The environmental and...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
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"Are we training our best new minds in the worst ways?" In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill asks this question and more of...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: Alex Ramel, Stand
Interview by Gary Kanter: Alex explains how ending the use of fossil fuels can be a ‘Just Transition.’

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:26
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Opals from space are likely to have brought some of the water we drink to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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With gamma ray eyes one half of your sky would be dominated by two huge bubbles coming from the center of the Milky Way.

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: How much water is used in the growing of vegetables for prepared foods? Or the water used in the packaging? How is waste water from production of goods treated and disposed of? Where did the water come from? We don’t know, because packaging leaves off the
Product labeling is a thorough and complicated business, from nutrition facts and ingredients on food labels to non-GMOS, organics, recycling infor...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 05:08
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You will need long woolies and a spacesuit to survive on Mars.

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Should humans hide from ET or should ET hide from us?

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A small asteroid has become a third partner in the Earth-Moon dance.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: IISD Report: State of Sustainability Initiatives Review
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill discusses a recent report entitled "The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review: Standard...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
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World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill recently returned from the Arctic Circle Forum in Nuuk, Greenland, where he made some interesting observations a...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:39
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A tough rocky asteroid makes close approaches to the Sun.

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Katz about his book, "The Big Truck that Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster."

  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 30:56
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The World Ocean Council is an international leadership alliance focused on ocean sustainability, stewardship and science. In this week's episode of...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: As sea levels rise, we may have to begin deciding which monuments and parks to save, and which to document and let go., Credit: NPS
Birthdays are a time to celebrate, but an opportunity to look forward as well. There are many challenges the national parks must face in the 21st ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:36
Caption:  Parks such as Washita Battlefield National Historic Site and Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site have been established and interpreted to tell the difficult stories of atrocities against indigenous people. , Credit: NPS Archives
Though the national parks have famously been called “America’s best idea”, this sentiment is not universally accepted. Native Americans were dispos...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Bison along Rose Creek in Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park. Often the boundaries of parks are defined by politics more than ecological realities., Credit:  Neal Herbert / NPS
Visitors to our national parks may notice that the boundaries of many parks are marked by straight lines. These lines are political boundaries that...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alaska's Gates of the Artic Wilderness encompasses more than 7 million acres — more than three times the size of Yellowstone National Park., Credit:  Sean Tevebaugh / NPS
The 1964 Wilderness Act was a milestone in American environmental history. After hundreds of years of clearing away the wilderness, the official po...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: National park boundaries that don’t comport with ecological realities make it challenging to protect animals that range outside the parks. It's just one of the challenges facing the National Park Service., Credit:  Tim Rains / NPS
The National Park Service finds itself in a seemingly paradoxical circumstance: widely admired, but increasingly uneasy about its ability to carry ...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Deep Ravine Trail at Little Big Horn National Monument in Montana., Credit:  Brandon Blackburn / NPS
National parks have famously been called “America’s best idea." This expression is commonly interpreted as meaning preservation of America’s iconic...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ncreasingly, Distance learning centers like this one at the Grand Canyon National Park are giving students around the country a window into the national parks., Credit:  Mike Buchheit / Grand Canyon Association
American education is embracing "high-impact” practices such as engagement with real places and problems, experiential and service learning, intera...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:45