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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
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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
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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
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
On September 28, 1905 Einstein's paper on the special theory of relativity was published in Annalen der Physik. "Einstein's Sonnet" offered on t...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:26
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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
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
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The ocean is continually and exhaustively over-exploited: over-fishing by international fisheries, sand mining for construction projects and artifi...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Release Date: October, 2017, Credit: Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm by Dr. Gregory Stone & Nishan Degnarain
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York in June, each attending delegate was presented with a new book by co-authors Dr. Gregory Stone a...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
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How can sound heal a body? With our guides, Susan Rogers—who recorded albums for Prince and David Byrne—and hypnotherapist Daniel Ryan, we explore ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 35:28
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On June 5th the United Nations General Assembly will convene for The Ocean Conference in New York City to set objectives, cultivate partnerships, a...

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Ice breaks away from a frozen coastline near the Norwegian Arctic town of Longyearbyen April 23, 2007 , Credit: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Arctic ice is melting at record levels, revealing an ocean open and vulnerable to enterprise and extraction. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, ...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: April 21 - 23, 2017, Credit: Earth Optimism Summit, Washington, D.C.
In September of 2016, World Ocean Observatory began a collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal to promote the Earth Optimism S...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:42
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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 talk about the net-casting spider, space junk, and Kessler syndrome.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 42:04
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An audio postcard highlighting the magnificent Redwood trees of northwestern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
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An audio postcard highlighting two small mammalian predators of the Pacific Northwest: the marten and the fisher.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the diverse songs and calls of the marsh wren in northern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the springtime arrival of orange-crowned and wilson's warblers in northwestern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
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An audio postcard highlighting the early spring blooming flowers along the dunes in northwestern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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An audio postcard highlighting the amazing migration of Allen's Hummingbirds along the pacific flyway.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the Aleutian Geese that winter in northern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting nesting murre colonies along the northern California coast.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
Caption: A WORLD OF BLUE: Preserving the Ocean, Safeguarding the Planet, and Ensuring Human Well-Being in the Context of the 2030 Agenda. February 13 & 14, 2017. United Nations General Assembly, New York City
On February 13th and 14th Peter Neill, director of the World Ocean Observatory, will be in New York City to moderate a United Nations Inter-Parliam...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
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The sounds of: Dolphin echo locations, November 10th, 2016, Inter-coastal Waterway, St. Augustine, FL. Midday, about 1 pm. Warm. 75 degrees. *List...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:21
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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