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Caption: Dekila Chungyalpa
Religion is the oldest, most compelling moral framework for social action. As director of World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth Program, Buddhist Deki...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Joanna Macy
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecologica...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Osprey Orielle Lake
Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Sa...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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In Japan, insects (or "mushi") are pets, medicine, and even vehicles for spirits. Plus: A robot that kills ticks. And more...

Bought by WTJU and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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In Japan, insects (or "mushi") are pets, medicine, and even vehicles for spirits. Plus: A robot that kills ticks. And: A poem about the insect know...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WMNF, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Rick Hutchinson
Shared mobility – it’s a concept that might be a little foreign to the millions of Americans who get in their cars by themselves everyday and embar...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Over the past century, plastic has revolutionized the way we live. So far, we've produced about 6 billion tons of plastic - and most of it has ende...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, KMUD, Raven Radio, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Hawaii’s birds face multiple threats, but one small thrush on the island of Kaua’i is a success story – so far.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: (A) Overview of a nest. Individual brood cells are separated by thin walls of soil material. (B) The nest is closed by a vestibular cell filled with dead ants. (C) Contents of a vestibular cell. (D) Female bone-house wasp. , Credit: Merten Ehmig (A, B), Michael Staab (C, D).
Bone house wasps place dead ants in their nests to ward off predators and parasites.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Historically, home, school and community gardens have proven vital to national security and resiliency. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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An all-American tradition on July 4 -- eating contests! Ryan Nerz gives us the scoop from the inside. Daniel Orr prefers vegetarian recipes with co...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Working as a trail supervisor for Maine's Acadia National Park, Christian Barter isn't your typical poet. He talks about the mentorship he received...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Nalini Nadkarni
“Queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni is riding a new current of innovative scientists uncovering previously unexplored wonders in the fores...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Adam Werbach
Our guest today is Adam Werbach who could already have been called an environmental activist when he was just in high school. At the ripe young age...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Julene Bair
JuleneBairHow much junk do you own? You're probably not technically a "hoarder" but like most Americans, you may have way more stuff than you know ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Breeding and sterilizing male mosquitoes with radiation to decrease their populations and the spread of diseases. Plus Egypt's Zabaleen garbage col...

Bought by KMUD, WYAP, WFIU, KMXT, Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Gulf Stream was essential to the early exploration of the New World and continues to influence our climate, weather, environment, and shipping ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KVSC, WEZU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mike Tinskey
If you own an electric vehicle and you have solar panels on your house, you can drive around powered entirely by renewable energy. But what can EV ...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:50

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: David Gottfried
When David Gottfried come up an idea for green environmental building 20-years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles. The building industry had been...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 34:30
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As the latest round of United Nations climate change talks winds up, find out why a leading climate activist is positive about the progress being m...

Bought by KMUD, Raven Radio, KUOW, XRAY.fm, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jason deCaires Taylor
A one-of-a-kind blend of art, nature, and conservaton, Jason deCaires Taylor provides a dazzling photographic tour through his under ocean sculptur...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 12:07
Caption: Paul Deiro, Energy Lobbyist, KP Public Affairs, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has changed the energy landscape across America by making natural gas abundant and cheap. To some it’s a blessin...

Bought by WPSU-FM, KUNM, Nevada Public Radio, and WCQS


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 4
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There's still graffiti on the New York City subway. We can't see it.

Bought by MPR News Stations, Rhythm & News Service, 90.5 WESA, Spokane Public Radio, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 10