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Rather than gather any pollen in the vicinity, bumblebees carefully select it based on their nutritional requirements.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: An old female Barbary macaque is groomed by younger monkeys at La Forêt des Singes in Rocamadour, France., Credit:  (Julia Fischer/German Primate Center)
How do other primates’ social lives change as they age?

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Bernie Krause, soundscape artist, Credit: Rikki Ward
When talking about the natural world, we often refer to the beauty that we see around us. But what do we smell, touch, taste -- and most importantl...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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A tough rocky asteroid makes close approaches to the Sun.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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This batch of CurrentCast features science under sail, gravity and groundwater, beer brewers and water efficiency, mud puppies, and more...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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There was a time, back in the 1970s, when the United States was at the cutting edge of protecting human health and the environment. We passed somet...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKFI, and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 3
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Annual meeting and conference of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

Bought by WCPN, WILL, and WXXI


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: :47
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Hogg Island moorings., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands, and the waters and salt marshes that surround them, are among the most pristine coastal regions on the entire Eastern S...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 25:17
Caption: As sea levels rise, we may have to begin deciding which monuments and parks to save, and which to document and let go., Credit: NPS
Birthdays are a time to celebrate, but an opportunity to look forward as well. There are many challenges the national parks must face in the 21st ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:36
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The source of the Geminid Meteor shower each December is a strange little asteroid.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Nearby Earth like planets may orbit cool red stars.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sunset overlooking Mobile Bay in Fairhope, Alabama. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Imagine: crabs, fish, eels—a whole team of sea creatures—rushing towards the shore, and then sitting there, as if waiting to be caught. This isn’t ...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 22:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter B. Doran
Oil is one of the earth’s coveted substances. We love it and we hate it. Yet, it surrounds our lives every day.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:19
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This batch of Climate Connections features D.C. Universities team up for clean power, Christian values and climate change, finding uses for food af...

Bought by KPOV, KKWE Niijii Radio, WLRN, KRSC, WEMU and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Dangerous ‘Super Bacteria’ Found in Waters in Rio de Janeiro. That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKFI, and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 3
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The enormous implications of mining the floor of the deep sea. It's starting. It's calledr "squalene" and is in lots of beauty products. It's usual...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 18:27
Caption: Barry Truitt at the helm., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands and the waters and salt marshes that surround them represent the most pristine coastal region on the Eastern Seaboard. U...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
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An engineless glider will take two humans and scientific gear to the edge of space.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The discovery of an object which travels out to well beyond Pluto.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A Pipeline We Can All Support? That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKFI, and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 3
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-Pulitzer Prize winning author Dan Fagin on how a small town fought against pollution and the polluters. -Marc Edwards who helped uncover the water...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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-Pulitzer Prize winning author Dan Fagin on his book "Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation" that tells the story of a how small town fough...

Bought by WSKG, KEDT, and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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-Telemedicine is a tool that may actually deepen the relationship between specialists and patients in rural locations and around the world. -Analyz...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, WAMC, and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Did you know that “invasive” species have historically served as a driving process of evolution? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietiti...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1