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Oil companies fight to drill in Africa's oldest national park, Chinese poachers face charges in Philippines and climate experts explain the Impact ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KRZA, and KUOW


  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 3
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
Caption: Smilodon fatalis, Credit: Sergiodlarosa/Wikipedia
New research sheds light on physical adaptations that allowed saber-tooth cats to hunt prey.

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Fresh produce can be hard to access and pricey for families facing economic hardships. But during World War II, school, home, community and workpla...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What would you do if you were headmistress of a school with no water--none for drinking, none for cleaning, none for flushing, none? Here is the st...

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 19:41
Caption: Dale Wannen
Today on Sea Change Radio we talk with two people working on very different fronts of the environmental movement. Our first guest is Dale Wannen, w...

Bought by KVSC and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Can Kenya bring power to 30 million people with homemade solar power? Is land being sold too cheaply in Romania? Will Turkey obey orders to halt un...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:50
  • Purchases: 1
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From fast and processed foods to common personal care items, palm oil is a common ingredient in thousands of household products. However, this “ch...

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  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We conclude our National Poetry Month reading series with Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea. He reads for the Writers Series sponsored by the litera...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adam Browning
solar-panelsThe signs of solar power becoming a truly self-sustaining industry are manifold: Solar manufacturing costs fell by between 70 and 80 pe...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Penguin protectors take to the streets, Ghana chokes on Europe's e-waste, and the UN asks if the oil era is ending. Producer, Presenter: Saroja Co...

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Like skydivers, some animals don’t need wings to maneuver in the air. , Credit: Douglas S. Smith/Wikipedia
Some animals took to the skies long before the advent of wings.

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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It may seem hard to imagine, but we have more microbial cells in our guts than we have human cells in our bodies. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and R...

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 28:01

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Doug Fine
All of us have seen the explosion of hemp-based products – hemp seed oil and hemp clothing seem to be everywhere. But, up until now, all of these i...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a beautiful audio production about the more profound nature of our relationships with animals and the natural world. Hosted by NY Times bes...

Bought by WCPN and WFSU


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 47:22
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Professor Wade Graham
The Western United States has entered a very difficult drought season. Nevada’s water supply is in danger. Realistically California is not any bett...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Alley Project, Detroit, Credit: Karpov the Wrecked Train
From pedestrian plazas to pop-up-parklets…cities are looking to create spaces for people to gather, interact and create. But are some people being...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Himalayan meadows are cut open for Viagra, Spain builds on its last pristine beach and China takes the lead on domestic climate protection. Produc...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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When it comes to love, jealousy is sometimes thought of as “natural” or even desirable. But a recent survey suggests that women who see jealousy as...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Allergy rates are increasing for reasons still under investigation. However, Amish communities have a lower incidence of allergies compared to th...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  John Englander, Author; Angela Fritz, Atmospheric Scientist; and Host Greg Dalton, Credit: Ed Ritger
The ocean is absorbing about a quarter of the greenhouse gases we emit from burning fossil fuels. One visible impact is the erosion of coastal pro...

Bought by WPSU-FM, KJZZ, 90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR News Station, and KUT


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 4
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 33:00