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Caption: Alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus), Credit: John Burrows for MaineRivers.org
This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Indian Flag, Credit: Flicker user Yarat
When you are proud of your country, pride about its national symbols follows naturally. The Indian Court in its wisdom has flipped that equation pr...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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We continue the Earth Optimism Series this week, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
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A currency note is a promise. The Indian government is holding that promise in abeyance, even breaking that trust, by promising a better future.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bearded seal, Erignathus barbatus, Alaskan Arctic  , Credit: Marine Bio | Sharing The Wonders of the Ocean
This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
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Sandip visits another "returnee," Nguyen Qui Duc in Vietnam.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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President-elect Trump, a committed opponent to climate change mitigation, will likely appoint fellow deniers to key cabinet positions overseeing ai...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 05:55
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This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
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We enjoy many rights and privileges as citizens of a free and democratic society, and we we're asked to do is vote. Easy, right?

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:21
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In the 20th century, U.S. waterways had become dumping grounds for industrial, urban, and agricultural waste. Today many of these waterways are get...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Durga Puja and Diwali bookend our festival season in Kolkata. But there’s an ancillary festival that’s almost as important. It needs as much plann...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal to address oce...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Space Station View of the Chesapeake Bay, July 2016, Credit: NASA
With this edition of World Ocean Radio we embark on an informal partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Ocean Portal to address ocean soluti...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 05:33
Caption: Papua New Guinea, Credit: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies/Marine Photobank
This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Ocean Portal to address oce...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 05:07
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I don’t know how many shoes this old radio program sells. But it can never feel the same as hearing those voices, most of them long dead, bring a c...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
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After water, the largest volume of natural material used to support global growth is sand. Demand for sand has grown exponentially in the last two ...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:08
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On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. But his status as an icon of humanitarianism may be at risk.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In September the World Ocean Observatory was invited to attend the Our Ocean Conference hosted by the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C. Duri...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:30
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Most of us around the world wake up to alarm clocks or the clock radio turning on. For decades thousands and thousands of Indians around the world...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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World Ocean Radio is set to embark on a series highlighting optimistic projects, perspectives, and organizations helping to raise awareness at the ...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:05
Caption: A sample menu, Credit: Sandip Roy
In a world where consumer choice is deified, multi-cuisine’s stock keeps going up, no matter its quality.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sunita Kumar with her painting of Mother Teresa, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Many would say she’s just being officially canonized, she was always a saint. But over the past week as international media descended on this city ...

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Where does water come from? We know from science that water evaporates from the ocean reservoir, is captured in clouds, fog and rain, descends to s...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:47
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Last week Kolkata was busy celebrating a birthday with flowers, candles, cards and songs. It was Mother Teresa’s 106th birthday/ By the time the n...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 06:00