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Caption: Sacred water of Gosainkunda Lake at the headwaters of the Trishuli River, soon to be changed by mega-projects such as the Rasuwaghadi dam. , Credit: Yosarian via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY).
The Rasuwaghadi Dam project in Nepal, severely damaged by the recent earthquake, is mired in controversy. One of many mega-projects along the Tishu...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:33
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Because of persistent drought and water crises due to unsustainable practices, California is facing many challenges to its very existence. It is wa...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:23
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"Virtual water" is used to produce everything that we incorporate into our lives each day but is not listed on labels or calculated into price. Whe...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Abhishek Bachchan and Keith Vaz
In the last decade Bollywood has snuck into America. Bollywood aerobics. Bollywood theme parties. It even snuck into the Oscars via Slumdog Million...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza tells the story of how that phrase, and the movement came to be.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Four competing essayists debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think Off" in New York Mills, Min...

Bought by KUOW and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Author and journalist Susan Katz Miller is both an interfaith child and an interfaith parent. Her book, Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Competing essayists Jennifer Nelson and Jason Steck debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think ...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mono Lake, located in California's Eastern Sierra, an oasis in the dry Great Basin , Credit: WaterEducation.org
What would the American landscape look like if we had no legislation? Would it be habitable today? In this episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 05:34
Caption: "Downward Dog" or adho mukha shvanasana
It's safe to do yoga in American schools, so says the 4th District Court of Appeals. Its great that an Indian tradition has found an American home,...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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After wrapping up the multi-part “Planning with Water” series, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill returns to the fresh water discussion with a wate...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: Gioia Timpanelli
Gioia Timpanelli tells fables from India and the Middle East: "Fables of Bidpai" and "The Kallila and Dimna," and recites a poem by Robert Bly, "On...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 1
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If you think Asian-Amerian man, chances are you don’t think of sweaty guys pushing, shoving and shouting on a court. But that’s exactly what 9-Man ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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The “Planning with Water” series continues this week with discussion of the current water crisis in Brazil. In this episode of World Ocean Radio ho...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill continues discussion of the global water crisis. This week he talks about water audits conduc...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
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The Partition of India uprooted 10 -15 million people, the largest mass displacement of the 20th century. 250,000 – two million died. Yet no museu...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bujagali Falls, The Nile River, Uganda, Credit: Used courtesy of UNEP
In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill continues a discussion about the most important issue facing the world today: the global wate...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:32
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CAFÉ ACOUSMATIC: the finest blend of electroacoustic music, sound art, and 3D binaural audio.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:07
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill discusses the most important issue facing the world today: the global water crisis. Is it pos...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:13
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Once there was a great hue and cry about racial profiling by law enforcement in America and it resulted in a landmark called Driving while Black. T...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill discusses the most important issue facing the world today: the global water crisis. This epis...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: Tent Show Radio
After working as a songwriter, in 2001 at the age of 22, Isbell joined the rock band Drive-By Truckers while they toured in support of their album ...

Bought by WUMB, KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio, WPCA-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill will discuss the shift away from oil dominance and will attribute it to a number of factors, ...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:37
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"Did you see a tiger?" The first question asked of anyone who comes back from Jim Corbett National Park was asked of Sandip Roy recently. Here is ...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Japanese word "Mottainai" refers to the essence of things, and suggests that objects do not exist in isolation, rather that they are intrinsica...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:31