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Caption: The Tsaobis Baboon Project in Namibia., Credit: Alecia Carter/Tsaobis Baboon Porject, CC-BY
Shy baboons are less likely to put what they learn from watching others to use.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Look out Bordeaux, Tuscany and California! Here comes British wines. Fish tagging in the Bosphorus and Spain's wild horses. Host: Saroja Coelho

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Young satellite tagged loggerhead turtle released off the southeast Florida coast., Credit: Jim Abernethy/NMFS Permit 1551
Scientists are using satellites to track the mysterious migrations of young sea turtles.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Benny McLean has been working in the Florida citrus industry ever since he was 10 years old. Today he is production manager for Uncle Matt’s Organ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: ASU Research Team
Advertisers love to talk about the art of engineering. But this week’s guests on Sea Change Radio truly are fusing their high-tech research with ar...

Bought by KVSC and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An offshore wind turbine., Credit: Hans Hillewaert/Wikipedia (Creative Commons 3.0 License)
Massive offshore wind farms could have a surprising fringe benefit: disrupting hurricanes.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Great Blue Herons, Credit: Gerrit Vyn Photography
Local citizens have organized to help protect and support a Great Blue Heron rookery in the middle of a busy Seattle neighborhood.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ben Hughey next to his largest map, Credit: E. O'Neil
25-year-old Ben Hughey is using maps to evangelize conservation projects in Washington State

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Amazon protectors murdered in Brazil. Kenya's digital farmers. Fake scorpions rescue sickly bees. And Eigg is to be the world's first self-sufficie...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 02, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Humans depend heavily on invertebrate animals -- those without a backbone—including earthworms and beneficial insects. In fact, one third of the ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! March winds bring surprising science facts. Dolphins on dope! A massive prehistoric val...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KSQM 91.5 FM, and KSKQ


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alicia Aguirre, former Mayor, Redwood City and member, Metropolitan Transportation Commission; Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director, SPUR; Larry Goldzband, Executive Director, Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC); Julian Potter, Credit: Ed Ritger
Swelling sea levels used to be a concern associated with future generations and faraway lands. But the problem is right on our shoreline, and it's ...

Bought by Capital Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Allen Hershkowitz
This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Allen Hershkowitz, is a pioneer in the greening of the sports industry and a senior scientist at the NRDC. D...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Grey Seal., Credit: (Mateusz Wlodarczyk/Wikipedia)
Melting sea ice allows marine mammal species that were once isolated to intermingle – and share diseases.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Drone aircraft could help teach endangered California condors where to find food.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:02
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Winter storms batter the US, floodwaters ravage Britain and locusts swarm crop fields in Madagascar. Who is going to pay as extreme weather smashes...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 23, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeremy Jones, Founder and CEO, Protect our Winters; Professional Snowboarder, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Today we explore how mountains and forests are being impacted by climate change and, in turn, affecting our health. An economist and a doctor conne...

Bought by WPSU-FM, KUNM, WBEZ, and KJZZ


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 4
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We’re told that genetically engineered Golden Rice is the answer to third world Vitamin A-related blindness, but is it? Join Food Sleuth Radio host...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: From L to R: Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council; Orson Aguilar, Executive Director, The Greenlining Institute; Catherine Sandoval, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission; Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One, Credit: Rikki Ward
Latinos make up the largest ethnic group in California. What environmental concerns do they have for their communities and their families? How can ...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Shalini Ramanathan
A couple of decades who could have imagined that a gust of wind wafting across a Wyoming plain could power an air conditioner as far off as Souther...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Working on the Borneo Reef
Profile of Australia's Felicity Finlayson puts aside fashion career to get involved.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Was it right to kill Marius the giraffe? UK floods trigger political backlash and a bureaucratic threat to alternative energy. Host Saroja Coelho

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You know the saying: you can’t judge a book by its cover. With magazines, it’s pretty much the opposite.

Bought by WBEZ, WNYC, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KFAI, Vermont Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Detail from Chicago Department of Health vaccination poster, produced by the Works Progress Administration, late 1930s , Credit: Library of Congress
It’s the height of the flu season, and federal public health agencies have been spending millions of dollars trying to keep this year’s virus under...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEZU, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3