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We live in an age of constant chatter, yet we are failing globally to communicate meaningfully on issues related to Arctic governance and its natur...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:38
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Sandip discovers the Parsee’s of India, and a forbidden fashion technique.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Call Me by Your Name is a gay love story without the angst, struggle, campiness, social comment, or outright tragedy that we have come to expect fr...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:04
Caption: The tree house
Sandip struggles with a “getting back to nature” trip.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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A recent east coast storm unearthed the remains of America's last slave ship in Alabama: the Clotilda. These remains, and the artifacts from anothe...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Amy Tan and Sandip Roy at the Jaipur Lit. Fest., Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip and writers Amy Tan and Rabih Alameddine explore what makes Jaipur one of the greatest literature festivals in the world.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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What if we were to accept water--in all its forms and functions--as the system around which we organize and calculate value as a contribution to pr...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:09
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This last year saw the release of Blade Runner 2049, a sequel to the 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner. It’s rather unusual for a sequel to...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:40
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On June 9th, 2018, a March For The Ocean (M4O) will take place in Washington, D.C. and in cities around the world. In this episode of World Ocean R...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Jaipur Lit Fest panel, Credit: Sandip Roy
Writer Sandip Roy experiences a deeper meaning to the 'Lit fest’ circuit.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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This week on World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill introduces podcast listeners to WORLD OCEAN EXPLORER: an ambitious new project to create a free vir...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: A jungle cat (aka not a Tiger), Credit: Sandip Roy
What's in a tiger sighting? For some it's more important than anything else.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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What is the framework by which to outline our values, structures, and behaviors regarding the ocean, fresh water, and all the benefits of nature re...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:07
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Sandip forgets to feed his social media stream, and reconnects with the world.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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On this segment of Sound Ecology, Ornithologist Mark Colwell features one of our dynamic coastal residents, the western snowy plover.

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marine Protected Areas conserve the diversity and abundance of marine life, the habitats they depend on and the integrity of marine ecosystems. Cal...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on World Ocean Radio we celebrate marine protected areas and discuss their importance to biodiversity, ecosystem resilience, and the miti...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:30
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At the end of each year, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill reads the poem "At The Fishhouses" by Elizabeth Bishop. This perennial favorite is chos...

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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I’m not sure I can add a whole lot more about jojoba (Simmondsia chinesis) other than what you hear in this show, except that it is now in its own ...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Fresh Water Ecoregions, Credit: conservationgateway.org
This week on World Ocean Radio we talk about springs, those fresh water seeps that serve as an integral part of the earth's water system. We introd...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Plastic pollution "confetti" mixes with baby blue velellas in the northern pacific plastic gyre., Credit: Karin Malmstrom, Marine Photobank
In this issue of World Ocean Radio we ask who benefits from current solutions to ocean acidification, co2 emissions, and plastic pollution, and if ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:13
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A work of art sparking protest is nothing new, but Padmavati takes the art of taking offence to another level.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Ocean surface model created using MATLAB
In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill outlines some of the various applications of the oft-times controversial artificial i...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
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Once the white man came to India to lift the natives out of their heathen darkness (and take their jute, iron and Kohinoor diamond). But in the fil...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker YAMAL. , Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Who Owns the Economic Rights to Arctic Resources? This week on World Ocean Radio: part five of a multi-part series on the Arctic. In this episode, ...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:12