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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.

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  • 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.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
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 ...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Baluji Shrivastav, Credit: Sandip Roy
In India in the 1960s there were few options for a blind child. Blind people often begged in trains and railway platforms singing hymns. But Baluji...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dipa Karmakar in Rio
On Sunday night, much of India was watching television with bated breath. All for one young woman at the Rio Olympics. Her name is Dipa Karmakar an...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Fresh water troubles continue to make headlines everywhere. Issues large and small are adding up to a global water crisis which threatens all of us...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: A single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times, teems with life., Credit: Credit: David Liittschwager | National Geographic
A rebroadcast of a popular episode from August 2015: Life in a Drop About this episode: What do we see in a single drop of ocean water? An image ca...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
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e·thos / ??THäs noun. the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations. The environmental and...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Khizr Khan at the DNC Convention
Khizr Khan did something few have been able to do in this bitter and vulgar presidential election.

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
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Caption: Donald Trump & Shalabh Kumar
Whether or not Trump makes it to the White House he's already proving very useful to those who were until dismissed as the fringe.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"Are we training our best new minds in the worst ways?" In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill asks this question and more of...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: How much water is used in the growing of vegetables for prepared foods? Or the water used in the packaging? How is waste water from production of goods treated and disposed of? Where did the water come from? We don’t know, because packaging leaves off the
Product labeling is a thorough and complicated business, from nutrition facts and ingredients on food labels to non-GMOS, organics, recycling infor...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 05:08
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Every immigrant has a coming to the America memory. Nayomi Munaweera came to America when she was 12. It was the mid eighties. And Duran Duran.....

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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The Je Suis slogan, once a stirring call for a moment of coming together in protest and solidarity, is well-meaning but has a long lost its meaning.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: San Francisco skyline
Sometimes when I return to San Francisco from Calcutta it feels like I have two homes, the best of both worlds. But sometimes at night, jet-lagged ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: IISD Report: State of Sustainability Initiatives Review
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill discusses a recent report entitled "The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review: Standard...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
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World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill recently returned from the Arctic Circle Forum in Nuuk, Greenland, where he made some interesting observations a...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:39
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I am discovering not sports but the power of sports as a social glue, to bring a city together.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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The World Ocean Council is an international leadership alliance focused on ocean sustainability, stewardship and science. In this week's episode of...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:24