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Caption: Barry Lopez, Arctic Nature Writer, Credit: BarryLopez.com
Fourth in a four-part series on authors who write about the ocean and the natural world.

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Jeeja Ghosh
Somewhere between the Civil Aviation Authority, the airport authority, the airport security and the airline there is a communication gap. And Jeej...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: "The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot", Credit: Robert Macfarlane
In the third of a four-part series on writers who have shaped his interest in the ocean and the natural world, host Peter Neill reads from essayist...

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  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sunjeev Sahota
The book “The year of the Runaways” was shortlisted for a Man Booker. But Sunjeev Sahota is an unlikely storyteller, he’d never read a novel until ...

  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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
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Indians have no reason to feel left out anymore.  The Donald has noticed them and the Donald has mocked them.

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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It's FM91's 40th birthday! WGTE FM in Toledo began broadcasting May 2, 1976 and for four decades has continued to deliver the highest quality arts,...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
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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: Taher Shah
India and Pakistan have much in common but, lately an angel in purple has united the prickly neighbors in gobsmacked amazement.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Mr. Kohinoor meets the Royals
The British left India a few years ago. Well almost 70 to be precise. But for some Indians, it’s just like yesterday, and with WillKat otherwise kn...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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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
Caption: Nidhi Chaphekar, Credit: Ketevan Kardava
Kardava was doing what is her job as a journalist. The media is doing what they think is their job. The only person who has no choice in this is th...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Monica Liu
Most people who come to her restaurant and wash down golden fried prawn with cold beer have no inkling about her back story.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Deoli Internees in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
In 1962 a group of Indians were shipped off to internment camps during a war with China.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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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: a photo from the box
Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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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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In January of 2016 the UN General Assembly accepted a 1,752 page report entitled "The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assess...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:21
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This year saw the Academy Awards ceremony awash in racial controversy.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Academy Award and GRAMMY winning artist, Melissa Etheridge, will take the stage to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., as well as some ...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 7
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In October 2015 Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau overwhelmingly won the Canadian election for Prime Minister. In advance of the election, Premie...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: Kanhalya Kumar
Television is not just news. It has become the lynchpin of the lynchmob.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:00