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One part per billion is equal to two tablespoons of sugar dissolved in an Olympic sized swimming pool. Drugs used to treat children for ADHD are e...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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This batch of Climate Connections features climate change and frog breeding, fires in Colorado, a NFL player on solar energy, how art makes climate...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Rhode Island Public Radio, WLPR, WNIJ, KRSC and more


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Message to Obama? "Shell No!" That and other stories on H2O Radio's weekly news report about water.

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
Caption: toolik Lake on Alaska's North Slope. , Credit: Copyright John C. Wingfield
Like the pioneers of the American West, the birds that are now settling the Arctic frontier in response to climate change aren’t necessarily the bi...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Materials scientists are studying the structure of sea shells to design stronger materials.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Juvenile Chinook salmon., Credit:  Roger Tabor USFWS - Pacific Region CC BY 2.0, via flickr
Can a fish’s ears tell its life story?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If you send scientists to the beach, they may come back with the next way to produce biofuels. But it takes a lot of collaboration along the way.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:36
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It's like gang warfare, but with really tiny gang members. Some microbes provide their relatives with protection, emitting antibiotics that kill of...

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  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A bear in Yellowstone National Park in April 2013, Credit: . Jim Peaco, National Park Service
For some bears, weird spring weather was a wake-up call. For humans, not so much.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:47
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A visit to Oakland's Urban Promise Academy.

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:05
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Donnie at Waskowitz.

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 10:23
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"This is like a whole new world to me."

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Jasmine talks about "that one thing that hits you" when you get outside.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Missoula, Montana's Wild Walk 2015

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: :00
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Host Amy Martin welcomes you to this new podcast and converses with chickens.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What do these three words, inch, deal and peg, have in common? You might be able to answer more quickly if you've been spending time outdoors--it t...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 18:06
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Will the Great Lakes One Day Glow in the Dark? That and other stories on H2O Radio's weekly program about water in the news.

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:50
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Is Tesla’s home battery revolutionizing energy storage? Harnessing tidal lagoon power in the UK, chasing rare birds in West Africa, and are whale-w...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KRZA, KMXT, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 10, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Much more than just dirt, soils are complex ecosystems we can’t afford to lose.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: May 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Expansion of the ventral grooved blubber during a fin whale lunge., Credit: University of British Columbia
Baleen whales have rubbery nerves that allow them to stretch to twice their length when they feed.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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When University of Washington researcher David Rhoades discovered that plants could communicate with each other, he was laughed out of science. But...

  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 09:21
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Recently Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton ordered the MN DNR to stop the practice of radio-collaring moose, citing reports that collaring has caused ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 32:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Just five lakes contain more than half of the Earth's liquid surface fresh water. Dr. Robert Sterner, director of the Large Lakes Observatory (LLO)...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 17:37
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Mark Seeley, climatologist, meteorologist, and MPR commentator, is just out with the revised edition of his best-selling book, "Minnesota Weather A...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 26:13
Caption: Aerial view of Calaveras Dam Replacement Project, Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_hintsa/
Twice a week, the Heart of the City Farmers Market transforms San Francisco’s gritty United Nations Plaza with dozens of white canopies and trucklo...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:07