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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by KCBX and KSJE


  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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GM food law passes in European Parliament. Spain’s wolves making a comeback causing controversy. Green energy gaining ground in Poland, and Nigeria...

Bought by KVSC, Radio Phoenix, Raven Radio, KUOW, WFIU and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: If they survive to adulthood, these loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings will return to their natal beach to lay their eggs., Credit: (Blair Witherington/FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute/Flickr)
Loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth’s magnetic fields to find their way back to the beaches where they were born, many years later.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bar-headed goose in flight., Credit: copyright Nyambayar Batbayar
Reaching 7,000 meters, nearly the height of Mt. Everest, the world’s champion high-altitude migratory bird uses a unique “roller-coaster” flight st...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
Caption: Dolphins being butchered in Taiji, Japan. , Credit: Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/taijidolphinslaughter/5304070526/in/photostream/">Elora West</a>
17-year-old Elora West is riled up when she sees "The Cove," an Oscar-winning documentary about dolphin hunting in Japan. Then she gets the chance ...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aarti with a dress by Chrissy Wai-Ching
In Seattle, some in the fashion industry are going green. Aarti Chandorkar finds out how two young designers - Chrissy Wai-Ching and Renee Corrick ...

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Hosts Molly and Zoe are too busy coping with the tragic end of Summer Soundwave to fabricate a theme from two very different stories. First, we hea...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 17:23
Caption: Sketch of the design for the park, Credit: West Seattle Blog
A tour around a newly undergrounded reservoir with Mark Brands, the landscape architect who designed the park to be built above it.

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rue Mapp, founder of Outdoor Afro, leads a group on a white water adventure, Credit: Outdoor Afro
There's a mountain of statistics that suggest black Americans don’t go out in nature as much as people of other ethnicities, but one Bay Area organ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:22
Caption: Melanie Nutter
Many planners agree that a more centralized population is a good thing for long-term environmental responsibility. But as people all over the world...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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They are men. Men made of tubes. Tubes full of air.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KFAI, 90.5 WESA, and KUOW


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 13
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Julia, a young organic farmer in Berlin, says big companies that have nothing to do with food are buying up the land she needs to produce the local...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WAMC, Troy Public Radio, and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
  • Purchases: 4
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London’s iconic phone box gets a solar makeover into a 'Solarbox', Reef Checks gains local divers to help monitor coral reefs, Romania’s subsistenc...

Bought by KVSC, Raven Radio, WFIU, KUOW, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: These dolphins look like they're having fun, but they're really fighting. , Credit: copyright Vincent Janik
Dolphins’ seemingly adorable antics may not actually be all fun and games to them.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Polar bear genes have been moving northward for three generations., Credit: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Melting sea ice is has resulted in a recent northward shift in polar bear genes.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Can eleven billion people live sustainably on Earth, in the face of climate change? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda H...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Kate Sheppard
We have heard the warnings for years now: climate change will someday force people to move from their homes. Sea level rise will put places from Mi...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: A mountain of mattresses in West Oakland, Credit: Todd Whitney
For over a decade, Oakland has attempted to abate the illegal dumping of mattresses, electronics, furniture, and other large items onto city street...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:20
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Restoring Jamaica's threatened coral reefs, rescuing ugly fruit and vegetables from France’s rubbish bins, rebuilding Christchurch with climate cha...

Bought by Raven Radio, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rotating patties at Hamburgers
An audio journey into Sausalito through the nose.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 09:55
Caption: Dan Dicker
Last week we spoke with energy analyst Dan Dicker about the reasons behind the sudden drop in oil prices and the potential impact this could have o...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Women play a significant role in farming in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world. Women farmers have been able to create a model for c...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dan Matross, Trade Commissioner on Science and Sustainable Technologies, Consulate General of Canada, Credit: Rikki Ward
Wild weather is impacting Main Street. It’s also trickling onto Wall Street. The nasty polar vortex of 2014 compelled Wal-Mart and other retailers ...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:57