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The most serious, debilitating circumstance affecting the ocean today may be acidification, the changing pH or acid balance in the water column wit...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 05:55
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 33:00
Caption: Reverend Sally Bingham, founder of Interfaith Power and Light, and  Rabbi Yonatan Neril, founder of the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development., Credit: Ed Ritger
What can individuals can do at the mall or in church to clean up the climate? Many consumers wonder if tossing eco-friendly items into the shopping...

Bought by Nevada Public Radio and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Launching the waveglider on a test run., Credit:  Harold Cheyne
Engineers are developing “whale detectors” to help ships avoid striking them.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: The worm secretes blue slime in its natural habitat, but appears green under fluorescent light. , Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Glowing blue slime from the sea could be useful in biomedical research.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Cultivating orchids in the lab., Credit: Bob Hirshon
Scientists are bringing orchids back to Miami’s trees.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A diatom, or marine algae., Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Scientists have overcome a major challenge in the commercial production of biofuel.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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While countries like Japan, Italy and Germany begin to phase out their use of nuclear energy, the US aims to build the first new nuclear power plan...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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A discussion of the economic, social, and political consequences of environmental degradation on populations and governmental systems. Special gues...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 23:52
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A discussion of the economic, social, and political consequences of environmental degradation on populations and governmental systems. Special gues...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 33:04
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A discussion of the economic, social, and political consequences of environmental degradation on populations and governmental systems. Special gue...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 26:18
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Jim Hightower, political commentator and author of If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates; Thieves in High Places: Th...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 28:40
Caption: Chuck Leavell
This week on Sea Change Radio, we dip into the archives to reconnect with three timeless essentials – the sun, the trees and music. First, we hear ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eliot Schrefer
Eliot Schrefer, author of the young adult book “Endangered,” sat down with Northland College radio station WRNC to talk about his story of a young ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 29:04
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Cancer affects much of the animal kingdom, and we still have a lot to learn about it.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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Contributor Meg Cramer tells the story of the first electrically lit town in America -- Wabash, Indiana.

Bought by Radio Newark and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Graham Bergh
This week on Sea Change Radio, we hear from the Research Director of the Carbon Tracker Initiative, James Leaton. He discusses his organization’s o...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 29:30
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Richard Higgs and Dennis Bires trek out to the Osage Prairie, where they explore the legacy of Oklahoma's own Thoreau, John Joseph Mathews.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:08
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The "silk road" of Marco Polo's 13th century journey to the East is being revived, as is its ocean parallel, the "maritime silk road" which is fast...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 05:11
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 31:30
Caption: Kai is the youngest ever audience member to ask a question at Climate One., Credit: Ed Ritger, Photographer
As global carbon emissions continue to rise, some young people are getting anxious about their inheritance. In this hour, we will talk with student...

Bought by WCBE, KCPW, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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What are the environmental and public health effects of GMO crops, related herbicides and pesticides? How can we protect our loved ones and our foo...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Moira Hanes
Today’s show starts off in Zambia. Worldwide, an estimated 1.5 billion people do not have access to electricity. In Zambia more than 80% of the pop...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 29:50
Caption: The Clearwater Forest in 1925 (l) and present day (r), showing a rise in the tree line., Credit: Courtesy of the Mountain Legacy Project
Scientists are using the science of computer vision to document climate change in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins
Political opponents of the green movement have been depressingly successful not only in attacking the facts that underpin the struggle, but in knoc...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 29:30