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Planet Earth Scores Two Major Victories; That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:15
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By sending pipe from a moving ship roughly three miles down to collect sediment and rocks a third of a mile beneath the sea floor in an ocean trenc...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:22
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Experience the age old sense of wonder which happens when a human looks into deep space and thinks about what might be out there.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Buffalo State scientists are using a new gene-based technology to identify the source of pollution in Lake Erie.

Bought by WXXI


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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-The number of human cases of Lyme disease is on the rise. -Are our pets making us sick? -The uses of Big Data in solving real world problems. And ...

Bought by WAMC, WXDU, and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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-The number of Lyme disease cases in humans is on the rise. -Work on a vaccine against Lyme disease. -Can our pets make us sick?

Bought by WNMU-FM and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How horses read our minds…who’s winning the evolutionary race…new ways to combat global ...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 33:00
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by KMUN, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 32:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Humans have been altering the climate for a long time – but how long, exactly? This question is central to the Anthropocene debate. When did the hu...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 24:11
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Developing fungi that help to recycle old batteries.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Gasoline-powered cars run cleaner than ever, but still belch toxins when they start.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Diver prepares to head into waters of Lake Huron, Credit: Ben Thorp
Scientists are trying to figure out how Earth developed an atmosphere rich in oxygen. The answer to this billion-year-old mystery may lie in an unl...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, WXXI, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: David Abel
Since 1992, fish’n’chips fans may have noticed that there was no cod in their classic fried dish. That’s the year that the Canadian government issu...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:20
  • Purchases: 2
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charity: water provides clean water to communities in developing countries. Scott launched charity: water in 2006 after raising $15,000 from his fr...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 32:00
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One third of the world population does not have access to reliable electricity. D.light sells solar lighting and power to consumers in developing c...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00
Caption: Dr. Nick Haddad catches a St. Francis' satyr on a habitat near the Fort Bragg artillery range. He's working on a project to restore the butterfly's population., Credit: Jay Price/American Homefront
The U.S. military has joined forces with environmental groups to preserve natural habitats. More than 400 threatened and endangered species are ben...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPCC, and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 3
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A Town Gets Water after Three Years of Going Without. 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: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 3
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An Australian bird’s special call warns its unhatched chicks of a hot climate.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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A trendy outfit has never been cheaper than it is today. Not only that, the fashion industry is churning out new styles so quickly that the entire ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 18:44
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There are billions of microbes both in and on our bodies. These invisible organisms form complex ecosystems, which are passed on to us as infants t...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 39:46
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We tend to think of the world in terms of our relationship with it: as individuals, communities, civilizations. It’s harder to think about the eart...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:39
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We all need food to stay alive, but when we’re filling up our grocery carts, it’s not like survival is the primary motivator. If you’re listening t...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 17:07
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Think of the Anthropocene as a science fiction thought experiment. We imagine future geologists looking back into the rock record, and trying to pi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 36:22
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As cities around the world absorb more and more people, many urbanites want to reconnect with local food. This has led to the rise and spread of ur...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 34:13
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When we think of space, we typically think of beautiful images taken by powerful telescopes and interplanetary rovers. We think of the rings around...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 31:19