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Scientists propose a chilly start to the molecules that form the basis of all life.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Plankton extend their survival by digesting their own internal constituents when nutrients become scarce.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sleeping king penguins respond to recorded sounds of orcas., Credit: Tessa Van Walsum
Just because they’re sleeping doesn’t mean penguins let down their guard.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Not enough to eat – no clean air to breathe – too much traffic – and dirty, polluted water. The challenges facing us on World Population Day: Food ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WOUB, WNMU-FM, KZYX, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Did you know that the citizens of Montgomery County Maryland passed an ordinance banning county-wide use of “cosmetic” pesticides in public and pri...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It's one thing to not eat toxins, it's another to keep them out of your clothes. Learn about how companies like Puma and Adidas have committed to d...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:28
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You may have heard the acronym but what on earth are GMOs, exactly?

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:46
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Detox your shopping - is there an app for that? If you are trying to shop ethically it’s confusing and hard to keep up. Smartphone apps Ethical Bar...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 12:27
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JP Davidson sorts through apps designed to help you shop ethically. What GMO means and why you don't want it in your food. Manufacturers agree to g...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 20:03
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Mark Floegel walks us through the basics of setting up a compost bin, the best way to recycle organic matter.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:04
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Programs in the US & Canada are recycling medicines, which keeps them out of the water table and landfills and puts them into the hands of those wh...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:48
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A creative solution to keeping plastics out of the ocean: hire a guy with falcons. Emily Wilson reports on how the San Francisco dump uses falcons ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 07:58
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Keeping plastic out of the ocean can begin at the dump. Recycling medicines is a win-win, but it's pretty rare. And composting 101.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 16:29
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Keith Stewart describes tailings ponds, a deadly byproduct of the tar sands exploration of Northern Alberta.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: :48
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You may take long showers but you are not the big water waster...find out who is. A “Tailings Pond” is a dead lake. Who killed it? Tricky convos: W...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 22:45
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Watching out for "squalene" in your food and beauty products.

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:46
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The enormous implications of deep sea mining. Kasia Gladki looks at mining the ocean and an oceanographer talks about the effect of this on marine ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:42
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The enormous implications of mining the floor of the deep sea. It's starting. It's called "squalene" and is in lots of beauty products. It's usuall...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 18:27
Caption: Getting every last drop out of a shampoo bottle can be a daunting task., Credit: Susanne C Bard
Materials scientists develop a way to easily remove excess shampoo, conditioner, and laundry detergent from plastic bottles.

Bought by KENW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ashley Boren, Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation, Credit: Ed Ritger
Does this year’s wet winter mean we can go back to having green lawns and eating almonds in the shower? History suggests people quickly snap back t...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by KMUN, KCBX, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Rather than gather any pollen in the vicinity, bumblebees carefully select it based on their nutritional requirements.

Bought by KENW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: An old female Barbary macaque is groomed by younger monkeys at La Forêt des Singes in Rocamadour, France., Credit:  (Julia Fischer/German Primate Center)
How do other primates’ social lives change as they age?

Bought by KENW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Genome sequencing for world’s rarest parrot / UN task force hunts bird-killing villains / On the scent of ivory smugglers in Kenya / The young Brit...

Bought by WYAP, KRZA, WMUU-LP, WOUB, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Bernie Krause, soundscape artist, Credit: Rikki Ward
When talking about the natural world, we often refer to the beauty that we see around us. But what do we smell, touch, taste -- and most importantl...

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1