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Chickens cannot fly. That’s according to Air India, India’s national airline. It has just announced that it’s going to stop serving non-vegetaria...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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An innovative company in Iceland has developed a product from fish skin to treat chronic wounds so that new skin can grow. Called Omega 3 Wound, de...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Russian cruise ship, Svalbard, Norway, Credit: Thomas Hallermann, Marine Photobank
As Finland begins to outline its Arctic Council agenda for the next two years, Russian involvement and investment in the region continues to grow a...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
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India is one of the world’s biggest exporters of beef, even though much of India does not eat beef. New laws concerning animal welfare were seen a...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The ocean is continually and exhaustively over-exploited: over-fishing by international fisheries, sand mining for construction projects and artifi...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Not in My Name protest, Credit: Sandip Roy
On a rain-drenched monsoon evening recently a bit of old American history found new life on the streets of India.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Age old discoveries and scientific advances have long dispelled the belief that the earth is flat. Recent technological advances have moved recorde...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: Prime Minister Modi and Prsident Trump
A spate of lynchings in India has Sandip thinking that the U.S. and his home country are not so different.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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As a follow up to a World Ocean Radio episode from mid-May, we offer an overview of the Ocean Conference in New York last week which sought to reac...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: Release Date: October, 2017, Credit: Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm by Dr. Gregory Stone & Nishan Degnarain
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York in June, each attending delegate was presented with a new book by co-authors Dr. Gregory Stone a...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Paul Beatty at the Kolkata Literary Meet , Credit: Kolkata Literary Meet
If the polls had been right and Hillary Clinton had won someone could have written a great American satire of an America where Donald Trump wins. B...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Water conflict is nothing new. We have been fighting wars over the most valuable resource on the planet since thousands of years B.C. In this episo...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
Caption: 12 year old Ananya Vinay, Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
The Scripps National Spelling Bee has a new winner. 12 year old Ananya Vinay. Another Indian American. That’s not news anymore. But Ananya Vinay’s ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Dorset , Credit: Ryan Winterbotham @ryanwinterbotham for Unsplash
On June 8th we celebrate World Ocean Day, a day to recognize our relationship with the ocean through global connection and stewardship. In this epi...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:36
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Alex Tizon recently wrote about his family’s slave, Lola. Some praise Alex TIzon for his courage in confronting a dark chapter in his family’s hist...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “Silent Evolution.” Installation at MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Mexico.) The sculptural works of Jason deCaires Taylor serve as artificial reefs, providing habitat for fish and other ocean species. For more information visit his, Credit: Jason deCaires Taylor
In this week’s episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss the work of artist Jason deCaires Taylor, creator of underwater sculpture museums that explo...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:52
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Excerpts from Rachel Cohen's essay "Lost Cities" and segments of poetry by Fernando Pessoa and Constantine Cavafy examine the allure of one's home ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:20
Caption: The ensemble cast of Monsoon Wedding, Credit: Photo courtesy Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair was an unlikely hit in 2001. A movie set in India but not a British Raj nostalgia film. Nor a Passage to spiritual Ind...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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This mother’s Day I was thinking about a very particular mother. Not mine but a woman named Leila Seth. Leila Seth was the first woman to top th...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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On June 5th the United Nations General Assembly will convene for The Ocean Conference in New York City to set objectives, cultivate partnerships, a...

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Mangroves Near Waitangi, Credit: Gordon and Julia Gardner
We are living in a time of great environmental, social, and political change, and our outdated ways of living and governing are failing. The 21st c...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:52
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This week we talk about ad hominem, Soviet propaganda, and red herrings. We also discuss Pravda, logical fallacies, and hypocrisy.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 27:25
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This week we talk about chemical weapons, North Korea, and misspeaking on camera. We also discuss Yugoslavia, the MOAB, and Aleppo.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 48:15
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On this week’s episode we talk about chatbots, social media cheats, and robot lawyers. We also discuss logic trees, digital familiars, and the Mat...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 45:45
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On this week’s episode we talk about fossil fuels, the EPA, and the yoga industry. We also discuss the Carboniferous period, clean coal, and corpo...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 41:13