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This week we discuss brachycephalic dogs, maize, and birth control.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 38:41
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This week we discuss hackers, video games, and Project Xanadu.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 32:10
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This week, we talk about self-driving trucks, Malthusian catastrophes, and human obsolescence.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 47:03
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This week we talk about the net-casting spider, space junk, and Kessler syndrome.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 42:04
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Waste and the management of it are new challenges in recent decades. How do we dispose of toxic waste, plastic packaging, electronics, and other di...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Sundrop Farms in South Australia is a growing leader in sustainable agriculture. They are using southern ocean seawater to grow high quality produce, including tens of thousands of tomato plants. , Credit: SunDropFarms.com
In this episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss two ideas--floating farms and saltwater agriculture--that are using ocean and renewable resources t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2017
  • Length: 04:40
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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 celebrate ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Boring!, Credit: Quinn Dombrowski
Like cigarettes or leaded petrol, it seems boredom is gradually being phased out. The mobile phones we carry everywhere allow for an infinite varie...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 21:27
Caption: GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans) A 3-d visualization of bathymetry data taken from the GEBCO 2014 Grid, Credit: GEBCO | www.gebco.net
In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill discusses the need for more funding and energy directed toward the vast unknown ocean, and th...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
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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
Caption: 90% of young adults use social networking sites., Credit: (C) Kaitie Pearson 2016
Whether you tweet, snap, like, or share social media is the way to communicate; but can it be used for more then just a home for dog memes? Report...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 05:48
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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
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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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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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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"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: 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...

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 1
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A Piano stands on a frozen lake in Northern Ontario. Steel wire connects its soundboard to an old camper two hundred feet away. Aeolian tones (.....

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 14:13
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Elected officials or politicians aspiring to be elected officials say things that would register on our Hackle o’ meters and our Politically Unfit...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:19
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
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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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
Caption: Royal Dutch Shell's conical drilling unit Kulluk, Credit: (Reuters / Zachary Painter) / Reuters
In late September Royal Dutch Shell announced it has terminated oil exploration and drilling efforts in the Arctic, citing disappointing explorator...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: A microphone on the dashboard of my car., Credit: Matt Croydon
It takes a lot of people and a lot of time to put together an episode of 99 Percent Invisible. A lot of the stuff they do can be scaled down to a o...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:13