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The arch diocese of Kolkata was set up in 1886. The Jesuit missionary St Francis Xavier who came to India in 1542 was made its patron saint. But th...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Interstate 45, submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which caused widespread flooding in Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. , Credit: Credit Richard Carson for Reuters (c)
Natural forces unleashed an epic scale of destruction on Houston and surrounding areas of Texas. Built upon consumption, unmitigated growth, and fo...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:28
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The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true story of a married couple in Warsaw, the owners and operators of a zoo, who rescued hundreds of Jews from the g...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:55
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When you put something on a pedestal, it becomes a prime target for pigeons. Or to put it another way – if a certain movie consistently shows up on...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:52
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This week, as promised, I’m continuing my discussion of Citizen Kane, Orson Welles’ famous debut film from 1941. Last time I talked about why the f...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Crystalline materials similar to these can now harvest water vapor from the air. , Credit: Yaghi Laboratory at UC Berkeley
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill shares a technology first developed by a team of scientists from MIT and UC Berkeley that co...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: MSG 2 Movie Poster
At first he was funny. A bearded man with flowing hair dressed in his garish best, his forearms curly with knots of hair. But Ram Rahim is no ordi...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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After a recent three-week sailing voyage in the North Atlantic, host Peter Neill returns to World Ocean Radio to share observations from being in a...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Gay Pride marchers in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
The Indian Supreme Court caught everyone by surprise, including Sandip Roy. Did the court unwittingly decriminalize being gay?

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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After more than 430 episodes of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill takes this week to outline what the World Ocean Observatory does, and the ways ...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:37
Caption: Amar Kapoor's Diary, Credit: Partition Museum
This August 15th marked 70 years of India’s independence. But this also marks 70 years of one of India’s greatest human tragedies. The partition ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip Roy reflects on India’s journey as it turns 70.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The Chicago Ship Canal is a major feat of civil engineering, and has been controversial and problematic since the beginning. Pollution from an ever...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:03
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Michael Goldberg shares memories of Paul Wellstone through essays and music on this segment of Stay Human.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:28
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On this segment Michael Goldberg gives us animal stories; a wolf, a donkey, a dog, animals teaching us something on how to stay human.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:02
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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 debated how be...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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A debate about whether Nolan’s Dunkirk whitewashes history is perfectly legitimate but seventy years after India’s Independence isn’t it also time ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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It’s the way that folks at the Bisbee farmers Market say, “Oh, you grow the bellota.” that makes me think of that common name as an honorific name ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:02
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This is all probably more than you wanted to know, but what the yucca moths tell us is that there are, no doubt, hundreds of thousands of pollinato...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
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Desert Rosemallow is the official common name I think, though I see it called Coulter’s Hibiscus as well.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:34
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Though Sonoran Desert millipedes are nocturnal, this is the time of year when you see them out and about on muggy overcast days.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:56
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Sometimes it seems 70 years after Independence India is just unable to shake off its suited and booted colonial hangover, as a recent Facebook post...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Chickens cannot fly. That’s according to Air India, India’s national airline. It has just announced that it’s going to stop serving non-vegetaria...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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An innovative company in Iceland has developed a product from fish skin to treat chronic wounds so that new skin can grow. Called Omega 3 Wound, de...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Russian cruise ship, Svalbard, Norway, Credit: Thomas Hallermann, Marine Photobank
As Finland begins to outline its Arctic Council agenda for the next two years, Russian involvement and investment in the region continues to grow a...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:07