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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
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On Living Planet this week from Deutsche Welle... We splash into some of Europe's last remaining wild rivers, have a look at this week's decision ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Meera Subramanian
As major weather-related calamities like Hurricane Sandy are teaching us, decisions around where buildings are built and trees are planted are impo...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Tamin Pechet, Chairman, Imagine H2O, Credit: Rikki Ward
From Egyptian irrigation systems to Roman aqueducts to the dikes and canals of The Netherlands, the world’s civilizations have long found innovativ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Flying Blind book cover
When a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department approaches Middlebury writing professor Don Mitchell about tracking endangered India...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Satellites and unmanned aircraft could help shed light on the lives of one of the world’s most elusive eagles.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Sea turtle, Credit: Copyright Caroline Rogers
A global perspective is needed to cut down on the unintentional casualties of commercial fishing.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Saving Brazil's Golden Lion Tamarin. And Kenyan rejoice at the discovery of billions of liters of water in one of their driest regions. Meanwhile, ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patrick Hruby
Did you know that almost all NFL teams are profitable before a single ticket is sold? And did you know that for most of these teams it’s public dol...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by WMRA


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: U.S. Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, Credit: Rikki Ward
While scientists have growing certainty that burning fossil fuels is driving severe weather, acceptance by the American public of that science waxe...

Bought by WNPR, WPSU-FM, WGBH Radio Boston, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 4
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A Canadian forest protector shows us the healing power of trees, Pakistani fishing communties worry about life in the shadows of nuclear reactors a...

Bought by KMXT and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Saving Paradise , Credit: Book cover
IdeaSphere … Saving Paradise: Author and environmental activist Mike Bond uses fiction to tell the real story of Hawaii’s fight against corporation...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 20:41
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Caption: Jen Masengarb, Credit: courtesy of the Chicago Architecture Foundation
Jen Masengarb explains Chicago's rich architectural legacy and CAF’s role in bringing it public awareness.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 24:52
Caption: Abrahm Lustgarten
Imagine how you’d feel if instead of paying you the usual $5,000 a month, your employer suddenly whittled your paycheck down to $500 a month – in o...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:50
Caption: Malcolm Potts, Professor of Public Health at the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, Credit: Ed Ritger
Breathing, eating and consuming, an individual human being produces tons of carbon every year. The earth’s population is expected to near 9 billion...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Hawaiian Crow, Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Hawaiian crow is recovering from a devastating population crash, with help from us.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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We take a look at Britain's little known IT industry, which is to get exposure at tech expo CeBIT. And we head to Berlin to see why entrepreneurs a...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The future of nuclear power since the Fukushima disaster. Is olive oil the new power source for energy in Europe? And green economics in an island ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 16, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elephants respond to Maasai male playback., Credit: courtesy of Graeme Shannon
Elephants can discriminate between human voices that pose a threat to their safety and those that do not.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:01
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Revenge is the mother of invention.

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  • Length: 03:45
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with outdoors editor of the Duluth News-Tribune, Sam Cook. They covered lots of ground including ice fishing, f...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 17:08
  • Purchases: 1
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In December 2012, a two-ton instrument built to detect cosmic rays ascended into the Antarctic sky, carried by a balloon the size of a football fie...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 14:00
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Moving air feels colder than still air, but what does the thermometer say?

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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