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Caption: Lucas Benitez
Would you believe, here at the beginning of the 21st century, that every order of fast-food served with a slice of tomato is part of a system of sl...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Majora Carter
Just how dumb do they think we are? Who would believe that destroying the ecosystems on which all life depends, while dis-employing more and more p...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dune Lankard
For thousands of years, First Peoples have successfully managed the complex reciprocal relationships between biological and human cultures using Tr...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Fritjof Capra
Most American schools are flunking out when it comes to how well they integrate ecological literacy across the curriculum. And many are doing no be...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Janine Benyus, Credit: Tim Porter
Some of the best minds on the planet are busy cataloguing possible solutions to the crisis of climate chaos. Scientists, entrepreneurs, and educato...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Kelly Sorenson
The California Condor may not be the prettiest of endangered species, but that doesn’t make it any less important to the ecosystem. Our guest this ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 29:40
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Dwindling spaces for tigers in the Sundarbans in both India and Bangladesh. Shifting of boundaries in National Park to extract oil in Democratic Re...

Bought by KZYX, KPIP-LP, Radio Phoenix, Raven Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Microscopic gold and lead particles in a sewage sample., Credit: Heather Lowers/USGS
Is sewage worth mining for gold?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Laurence J. Brahm
We have problem. Over 40-percent of the world’s population lives in poverty. Add to that our natural resources are quickly disappearing. Now mix in...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Janine Benyus
Bathing suits modeled on sharkskin that win the Olympics. Low-energy display screen based on peacock feathers. Nature has done everything human soc...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by WCUW 91.3 FM and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kurt Billick, Bocage Capital; Anne Simpson, CalPERS; Anthony Hobley, Carbon Tracker Initiative, Credit: Rikki Ward
If you’ve got fossil fuel stocks in your retirement account – and most of us do, whether we know it or not – you could be in for a bumpy ride. Eng...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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Host Joan Kjaer and her guests explore the age of the Anthropocene through the lens of energy, investigating the global environmental transformatio...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2015
  • Length: 25:25
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From journalism to activism: the role of the media in the climate change debate. Plus, France’s wind turbines get a make-over, and discovering Rome...

Bought by KZYX, KPIP-LP, Radio Phoenix, Raven Radio, WFIU and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Host Joan Kjaer and her guests explore the age of the Anthropocene through the lens of energy, investigating the global environmental transformatio...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2015
  • Length: 24:12
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The skin of a newly discovered frog species transitions from spiny to smooth in a matter of minutes depending on its background.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mining in Minnesota has been going on for decades, but today, economic and environmental issues are raising important questions about the industry....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the drift of spray and dust from pesticide applications can expose people, wildlife, and the...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen Babine, an English professor who grew up in northern Minnesota, is just out with a book of essays exploring the meaning of place and identity...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:28
Caption: Jonathan Foley, Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences, Credit: Rikki Ward
Unpredictable weather has always been the farmer’s Achilles heel. And the weather is getting wilder, stressing water supplies and changing where cr...

Bought by KUNM, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMUD


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Harrison Dillon
What's it like to see an idea grow into something bigger than you ever imagined? This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise sits down with entre...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gary Cook, Greenpeace; Lori Duvall, eBay; Bill Weihl, Facebook, Credit: Ed Ritger
How much carbon is being consumed when you stream from Netflix, surf Youtube or weigh in on “what color is this dress?” And is there a way to take ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 58:58