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Oral historian Blanche Girouard talks to the Hon Timothy Palmer about his enthusiasm for dung beetles.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:25
Caption: Sylvie Rokab, San Francisco, CA 4/14/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sylvie Rokab talks unexpected relatives, the hidden dangers of city life, and dancing with Liam Neeson.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 20:50
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stream and download available at http://aaronleeder.bandcamp.com/album/variations-on-a-shell facestogether.com

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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May Highlights • Monitoring pollution – with butter! • In praise of the lowly dung beetle • Are we fertilizing the ocean with nanoparticles? • Plus...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 40:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever wondered how natural gas is used to make electricity?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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We haven’t heard much about nuclear power recently. Is anyone still building nuclear power plants?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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We hear a lot these days about “smart meters.” Just how smart are they?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:30
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If the power goes out in a city, traffic lights stop working and traffic quickly snarls. Is there any way to avoid that?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Are we doing better today than on the first Earth Day 45 years ago?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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My friend in New England heats her house with a renewable fuel - wood. Should we all be doing that?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
Caption: Andrew Revkin
This week on Sea Change Radio we hear from noted environmental journalist, Andrew Revkin, about a recent Yale/Utah State survey and mapping project...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Saving forests, elephants and rhinos by making paper from poo, Easter Island tries to correct mistakes from the past, and hundreds of owls have set...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KRZA, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Striped dolphins swim through emulsified oil in the Gulf of Mexico on April 29, 2010., Credit: NOAA National Ocean Service/flickr/Creative Commons BY 2.0
How are animals coping 5 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mountain gorilla, Virunga National Park, Credit: Joseph King/flickr/Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0
The genome of the critically endangered mountain gorilla provides clues to its genetic past as well as its prospects for future survival.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we go inside the Texas state legislature and hear from the author of a bill that would remove all crimin...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today, about half of all Americans believe in human-caused climate change, and yet, few Americans modify their behaviors in any serious ways. Allis...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 1
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are the "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by KAWC, WTJU, KUNV, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 4
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are our "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by WKCC, Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Charlotte Brody with Terrence McNally
There is a fundamental need to restore a female perspective to the male-dominated world of science. Is it any accident that the first person to so...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Annie Leonard
As the consumer feeding frenzy has gone global, each seemingly innocuous purchase of stuff we make today leaves behind a devastating legacy of wast...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Janine Benyus, Credit: Tim Porter
Some of the best minds on the planet are busy cataloguing possible solutions to the crisis of climate chaos. Scientists, entrepreneurs, and educato...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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The Grand Portage National Monument area has higher levels of mercury than other parks around the Great Lakes. In this edition of the Lake Superior...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The moose population in northeast Minnesota has been in decline over the past decade. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, Dr. Seth Moore ...

Bought by KFAI and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:36
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sampled water from the north pacific garbage patch, Credit: Dale Selvam
Billions of pounds of plastic can now be found on about 40 percent of the world’s ocean surfaces. In this radio documentary, KVNF's Ali Lightfoot...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:04
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Dwindling spaces for tigers in the Sundarbans in both India and Bangladesh. Shifting of boundaries in National Park to extract oil in Democratic Re...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Raven Radio, KUOW, WFIU, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5