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Hindus adapt traditions and adopt new eco-friendly cremations, world religious leaders speak out on climate change, and Peru's Quechua religion co...

Bought by WFIU, Raven Radio, KMXT, and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Can you imagine a world without functioning antibiotics? Sadly, we’re headed in that direction due to overuse and misuse of these precious drugs, ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Isaac Cann, Credit: L. Brian Stauffer
Human gut microbes could break down grasses into sugars for biofuel production.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monarchs in flight., Credit: Sonia Altizer
Scientists have identified the genetic underpinnings of monarch butterfly migration.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jaeah Lee
There is a relatively unanimous recognition that we inhabitants of earth really need to break our addiction to coal. It's filthy and there are so m...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Fletcher Harper on GreenFaith; Katy Scrogin on The Man Within My Head.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 33:35
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Fletcher Harper on religious environmentalism; Katy Scrogin on Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 33:32
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Bob King of the Duluth News Tribune chatted with WTIP's Dave TerSteeg recently about meteors, meteor showers, how to take pictures of the night sky...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 19:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Felix Smith, Credit: Kerry Klein
Kesterson Wildlife Refuge had a little known problem back in 1982: selenium contamination was leading to birth defects and death in fish and birds....

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 16:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A deformed baby duck found at Kesterson NWR, Credit: U.S. Geological Survey
The internet has put whistleblowers in the public eye, and the government’s crosshairs. The world’s biggest institutions are running scared and cra...

Bought by WNJR and KMUN


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Central Asia commits to protecting the habitats of migratory species. Belgians set up city parks in vacant lots. NYC rebuilds itself after Hurrican...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., Raven Radio, WFIU, KMXT, and Accessible Media Inc. Station Account


  • Added: Oct 05, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Can we hack our way toward solutions for climate change? While governments dither, Congress negates and the world warms, how about deploying privat...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Jonathan Bloom's professional interest in food waste has crept into his everyday life. We look at food waste on the farm. Apple butter made from gn...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andrea Bowers, Credit: Courtesy the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Projects
This episode features Los Angeles-based artist activist Andrea Bowers, whose vivid work is featured in two North American biennials this year.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 17:58
Caption: Mark Schapiro
We hear a lot about putting a price on carbon but what does it really mean? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Mark Schapiro, an investigative ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KVSC


  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Peter Ladner
Our reliance on industrial agriculture has resulted in a food supply riddled with hidden environmental, economic and health care costs and beset by...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 19:11
  • Purchases: 1
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People take to the streets to demand global climate change. New Delhi struggles with the filthy Yamuna River. And, a Bolivian farmer who used to fe...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Antibiotics are given to animals living in concentrated feeding operations for two reasons: disease prevention and growth promotion/feed efficiency...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Illustration of a nose., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
If you asked people which of their senses they most feared losing, they'd probably say sight or hearing. But what about the ability to smell? We ex...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 43:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Minett
Nobody hitchhikes anymore. Back in the 1980s getting a ride with a stranger became decidedly un-trendy. Rugged individualism was in and ridesharing...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:40
Caption: Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director, Energy and Sustainability, Credit: Rikki Ward
The global energy economy is undergoing tectonic shifts. America is poised to be an oil exporter - something unthinkable a decade ago - and severe ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and WUIS


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Temples and Nathaniel Rateliff perform live in the studios of KDHX in St. Louis on April 30, 2014, and May 2, 2014.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 27:14
Caption: Adam Lowry of Method Products, Arun Majumdar of Stanford University, Katie Fehrenbacher of GigaOm, David Crane of NRG and Host Greg Dalton, Credit: Ricki Ward
Imagine you’re remaking “The Graduate” for today’s climate-challenged world. What would be the one word you’d whisper in Dustin Hoffman’s ear to s...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59