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The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has been dominating the news cycle for some weeks. The story points to tragic mismanagement of the city’s water...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:44
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Indian officials in Bangalore play 'racism dodge ball' over the attack of a Tanzanian student.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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It’s the great Western discovery of India all over again.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Fresh water is the topic of discussion once again on World Ocean Radio. In this episode host Peter Neill re-asserts the gravity of the global fresh...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Credit: nataji.org
The mystery of Subhas Chandra Bose has trumped the actual history of Subhas Bose.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: SeaLab III, Credit: Naval History & Heritage Command | www.history.navy.mil
The US Navy's SEALAB initiative is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, with now three pioneering aquatic living experiments under their bel...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:04
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There’s tea... and there’s Darjeeling tea.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Frozen tuna in the hold of a fishing ship. , Credit: Alex Hofford | Greenpeace | MarinePhotobank.org
World fisheries are in crisis, with many species pushed to the edge of extinction. The current system is a recipe for disaster: demand is up; exter...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:25
Caption: From the Mystic Aquarium's "Beluga Encounter" exhibit.  From their site: "Mystic Aquarium is a leader in beluga research, care and training. Through long-standing animal care and research relationships with other institutions across the nation, Mystic Aqu
There are many whale-related hot button topics being discussed today: hunting (particularly by the Japanese), seismic testing, inexplicable strandi...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Modi and Zuckerberg
Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better tha...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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At the close of each year, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads "At The Fishhouses" by Elizabeth Bishop. This poem was chosen not only for its ...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Migrants and refugees aboard a Turkish fishing vessel as they arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing part of the Aegean Sea. October 2015., Credit: Reuters | Fotis Plegas G
Record numbers of migrants are taking to the seas to escape political strife, sectarian conflict and war, crossing the Aegean and Mediterranean sea...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Maritime Museum on the Hong Kong waterfront.
In October of 2015 Peter Neill, Director of World Ocean Observatory and host of World Ocean Radio, attended the bi-annual conference of the Interna...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:32
Caption: Suzette Jordan
Justice has finally come for Suzette Jordan.Though she was not there to witness it. In 2013 she became the face of rape in Kolkata, India. Her att...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:59
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The Arctic conversation concludes this week with "An Arctic Vision." In this episode, host Peter Neill focuses on the indigenous Arctic community a...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Sanjay's Super Team, Credit: Pixar
Sanjay’s Super Team -- the first Pixar film directed by a person of Indian heritage. The first Pixar film with a central character who is a person ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The conversation continues this week about the future of the Arctic. In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill will argue that now is t...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
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Sandip Roy gets virtually stranded in Bangladesh at the Dhaka Lit. Fest.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: An Arctic mountain at the north west coast of Svalbard, Credit:  Thomas Hallermann | Marine Photobank
The conversation continues about the future of the Arctic this week with further outcomes from the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland. Du...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:16
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I will not overlay my Facebook profile picture with the French tricolor.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Diwali Sweets
It’s like saying "I don’t like Christmas." But Sandip Roy has never been particularly fond of Diwali.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: USCG cutter Healy in the Arctic , Credit: Courtesy of Mathis/NOAA
In a continuing conversation about the future of the Arctic, host Peter Neill shares his concerns about the disconnect between a strong commitment ...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
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On this edition of Making Contact we’ll meet individuals who went to prison, came out, and have since dedicated their life to changing the world.

Bought by WRIR and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In an India bristling with news about beef raids, vegetarian only housing societies and animal slaughter bans, being vegetarian has started soundin...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ,Map based on NSIDC sea ice extent data. , Credit: Climate.gov
The Arctic Circle, an assembly founded by the President of Iceland and held annually to help define the deliberations of the Arctic Council, was he...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 05:35