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Caption: Brianna Boggan takes a water sample at Villa Angela-Euclid Beach, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Although a lot of beaches are tested for contamination in the water, many agencies use dated information to determine if it’s safe to swim. A new ...

Bought by WXXI, WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCMU, WCPN and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Lifeguards performing a drill at Silver Beach County Park, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
With lifeguards, warning signs, 911 phones and education efforts, beaches across the Great Lakes are preparing for emergencies. But how effective a...

Bought by WMUK, WXXI, WCPN, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Waves crash against pier near Silver Beach, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Berrien County, Mich., is a tourist destination because of its beautiful beaches and 50 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. But the community also ha...

Bought by WMUK, WXXI, WCPN, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 5
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Three potentially hazardous asteroids are discovered in rapid succession.

Bought by Radio Newark, KRWG, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An Earth approaching object once again comes within range of our telescopes.

Bought by Radio Newark, KRWG, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Climate scientist and MacArthur "Genius" award-winner Ben Santer says scientists don't yet know if climate change is affecting the timing of the se...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:24
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Climate scientist and MacArthur "Genius" award-winner Ben Santer on how scientists know that climate change is not just due to the Sun.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: Chuck Earnest's rice fields near Steele, Mo., are a waterfowl sanctuary during the non-growing season., Credit: Kristofor Husted
For such a small region, this sprawling landscape of the Bootheel has some of the most productive farmland in the U.S. A solid water supply and nut...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:50
Caption: Seed Academy at Seven Seeds Farm, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
The movement for GMO regulation is going local. And the seed and pesticide companies are fighting back. As part of “What the Fork”, a multi-media...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: A California Clapper Rail at Arrowhead Marsh, MLK Regional Shoreline, Oakland, CA., Credit: Len Blumin
The California Clapper Rail is a bird that likes to be heard, but not seen. But today, on this windy morning at Arrowhead Marsh in Oakland, they ar...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:13
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They’re called bunker up north, and Pogies here in the South, and are sometimes referred to as “The Most Important Fish In the Sea”. These are the ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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In today’s EcoReport feature, Kim Ferraro, Water and Agricultural Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, talks about the ag-gag or ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
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In today’s EcoReport feature, Kim Ferraro, Water and Agricultural Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, talks about the ag-gag or ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:41
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Hundreds of millions of years ago, tectonic plates were shifting and volcanoes erupted along the Eastern Coast of the United States. But discoverie...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1
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For years, a mysterious “colony collapse disorder” has been killing honeybees across the nation. This year, commercial beekeepers have reported los...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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This year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is breaking records, with over 1500 cases reported so far. One researcher believes that decreasing the ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
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CASPER, Wyo. - A federal study of the use of silica in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in oil and gas fields found that workers are sometimes ov...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 02:07
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CONCORD, N.H. - The risks to water and wildlife if tar sands from Alberta are sent through an existing, aging pipeline across Vermont, New Hampshir...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 01:34
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DENVER - A group of Front Range water providers is worried that the Bureau of Land Management's oversight of potential water use by oil shale compa...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2012
  • Length: 02:01
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New York, NY - The Cuomo administration appears to have a new "fracking plan" that would place geographic limitations on shale gas drilling in New ...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
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RALEIGH, N.C. - Fracking is on the fast track in North Carolina. A state Senate bill already has passed, and now the House, after making some chan...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 01:37
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FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The fast-moving High Park Fire sent a plume of choking smoke over the Front Range urban corridor on Tuesday morning - the mos...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:52
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) save energy and last longer than incandescent bulbs, but when they do burn out, disposing...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2012
  • Length: 01:13
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - It started in Texas a year ago: grassroots pressure on the nation's leading retailer to recycle hazardous electronic waste (e-...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 02:10
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When the state begins auctioning off cap-and-trade revenues next year, a new report suggests those dollars be put into California's clean-energy ec...

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 01:29