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Michael Goldberg looks at the 4th of July through music, an interview with Brooke Gladstone and the winning essay in The Great American Think-Off b...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:18
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In her essay, "Chataqua", Lisa Joy Hesse plumbs the depths of deer, deer and more deer as well as our continuing fascination with them.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:21
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Moorhead poet Kevin Zepper explores animal ethos in his poem "Badger Poetics".

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:31
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Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen recites her poem "Carrying Water".

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:14
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In her poem "Chicken Without a Cause" Linda Back McKay brings us a surreal account of a transformation.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:20
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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
Caption: His profession was listed as  "farmer's son". They never saw their family again., Credit: Susan Cook
The US Senate bill to limit immigration by educational status ignores that opportunity is exactly what oppressive regimes deny. Opportunity -as ev...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
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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: Refinery Healing Walk, Credit: Isabella Zizi
We’ll meet Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow and environmental and indigenous leader Isabella Zizi. In this piece, Zizi talks about how ...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2017
  • Length: 11:16
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Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The highest production of greenhouse gases in the US comes from the West Jefferson, Alabama Miller Electric Plant. The parent company- The Southern...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
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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India is one of the world’s biggest exporters of beef, even though much of India does not eat beef. New laws concerning animal welfare were seen a...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
"What Do We Owe You?" This poetic tribute to the failure of the Republican sponsored bill to end healthcare for millions of Americans- could be sun...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:47
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Tales of teenagers who try to shed their awkwardness while on vacation -- thinking it would lead to the fling of a lifetime. The Mortified Podcast ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:05
Caption: His last words...Love as intense as ice..., Credit: Susan Cook
Liu Xiaobo has died. His 11 year imprisonment by the Chinese government for posting subversive articles on the Internet had not ended. 'No Enemies...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:13
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An Essay and Interview with Dr. Carolyn Finney on her vision of

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 25:26
Caption: Basswood Shoes (digital painting), Credit: Donald Whalen
A group of children worry about their Hispanic grandmother after the death of her only sibling, Uncle Lolo. Written by Michael Fidel Marquez, Narr...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 25:31
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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