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One Species at a Time ~ The Encyclopedia of Life

Series produced by Atlantic Public Media

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From the Encyclopedia of Life: the wonders of nature—right outside your back door and halfway around the world. In our new season of audio broadcasts, we’ll be learning about life as small as yeast and as big as a bowhead whale.

Hear people's stories about nature and hone your backyard observation skills. We’ll be exploring the diversity of life—five minutes and One Species at a Time. Hosted by Ari Daniel Shapiro and brought to you by the Encyclopedia of Life, and Atlantic Public Media.

The host and producer is Ari Daniel Shapiro. Jay Allison and Viki Merrick edit.


73 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First

  • Added: Mar 03, 2010
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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A musical from the bottom of the food chain ... billions of these microscopic luminescent creatures in every bucket of the salty sea.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 13, 2010
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Apr 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Wiloughby Elementary School Field of Dreams Mural
Maybe painted wooden fish on a schoolyard fence can change human behavior and help clean up the ocean for the real salmon

Bought by WABE, WCAI / WNAN, and KUOW


  • Added: Jan 25, 2012
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 3
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Inside the very unique ecosystem where the ocean meets the land.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 25, 2012
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Where there is tuna, there are dolphins.... not always a good thing,

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 2
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There is a bat man in Mexico, and he has his own bat-cave...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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You don’t always have to venture into the heart of a rain forest to discover a new species. Sometimes all you have to do is look more closely, righ...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
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Learning to co-exist when there’s a croc for every man, woman, and child...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
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As they wing their way across North America, millions of migrating monarch butterflies form a living river of orange

  • Added: Jun 25, 2013
  • Length: 05:30

  • Added: May 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:31
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A lasting story between scientist and fisherman.

  • Added: May 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:28

  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:28
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There’s a snake in the grass—but the viper in this Hungarian meadow is more threatened than a threat, at least to people. As new ways of farming re...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:27