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Caption: World Oceans Day is June 8th
On June 8th we celebrate World Oceans Day to recognize and celebrate our relationship with the ocean through global connection. In this episode of ...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: The future of nuclear power? All at sea. , Credit: Jake Jurewicz/MIT-NSE
Researchers have presented a paper on the concept of floating nuclear power stations, the results of which are outlined in a recent article in The ...

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Claude Vivier
A survey of the art and tragically brief life of the French-Canadian composer Claude Vivier (1948-1983)

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
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Tent Show Radio welcomes from Nashville, Tennessee, Grammy Award bluegrass Nominees Della Mae.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KUMD, KSRQ, Wisconsin Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
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For Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we revisit best-selling memoirist and fiction writer, Anchee Min. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From patrolling the streets of Sunset Boulevard to infiltrating prostitution rings, this female police officer has seen it all. Patty Corso’s persp...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
Caption: Mewat, India, Credit: Sandip Roy
A small unknown town in India has a history that makes it worth stopping in to have a look.

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Learn more about the Ocean Exchange online at the OceanExchange.org.
The Ocean Exchange, founded in 2010 and based in the United States, offers a platform for identifying, accelerating and promoting the solutions and...

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Tent Show Radio
A selection of songs performed by some of our favorite artists up at the tent including Brandi Carlile, The Pines, Punch Brothers, Cloud Cult, Taj ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WRNC-LP, KFOK-LPFM, and KMXT


  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
My Indian mother-in-law and I didn't have an exact recipe to follow as we forged our relationship. At times it seemed like we might never understan...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Jevne lives, works, and talks about himself in the third person in the greater Jacobson area. This manner of speaking is most likely an outg...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio essays recorded in the writer's own voice about topics related to northern Minnesota art, culture and history. Made possible in part by the M...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A "sun dog" - a phenomenon caused by the refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere. , Credit: Photographer: Mike Dunn, NC State Museum of Natural Sciences Credit: NOAA Climate Program Office, NABOS 2006 Expedition
We may be at the edge of our climate moment. Public opinion appears to be turning toward a fuller understanding of the impacts of climate change an...

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:44
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In this humorous piece, Nick, a music teacher, tells the story of two Celine Dion songs and how they have helped him understand the value of music ...

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:38
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Liberal Human Rights Perspectives

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Hurricane Katrina ravaged the gulf coast in August 2005 and is considered the greatest single disaster in the history of the United States. Over 1,200 deaths resulted from the hurricane and over $40 billion in damages. Houses in this area have been repeat, Credit: David Helvarg, Blue Frontier Campaign | Marine Photobank
The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, Credit: Sandip Roy
Amethi is the pocket borough of India’s most powerful family, the Gandhi's. This time it’s different.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Courageous Endeavors, Credit: Bryan Belcher
It's the first Courageous Endeavors CD, and they're showcasing songs from the CD at the Ice House in Minneapolis, Friday night May 9 at 11 PM

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It can take your breath away.

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:36
Caption: Bappi Lahiri at an election rally , Credit: Sandip Roy
The Times of India newspaper called this Indian election a "Dance of Democracy." But for Sandip Roy it's more of a 'Disco' Dance of Democracy.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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In 1999, The Band officially called it quits. In this hour long audio essay, Don McIver looks at the history of The Band to examine the nature of ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 58:03
Caption: Tuna purse seiner: illegal fishing by an Ecuadorian tuna boat in Panamanian waters., Credit: CONAMAR Foundation | Marine Photobank
Fish supplies are being rapidly depleted due to overfishing, especially in the deep ocean outside of national jurisdiction. The EU has developed ac...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
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Expert canoe paddlers know that a predictable sign that swimming is imminent when the canoe starts to tip in rough water is the grabbing of the can...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:03