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A strange object consisting of two mile diameter asteroids surrounded by a gas cloud is orbiting our Sun.

Bought by KSFR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A photo captured by Ansari 9-24, Credit: Dr. Rafat Ansari
Algae blooms continue to color western Lake Erie a deep green. Now researchers and scientists want to know more about toxins produced by the algae....

Bought by WBFO, WOSU, WAMC, WDET Detroit Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 8
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An animal welfare researcher calls the study of the biological basis of boredom in animals.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Elephant seals recognize each other by rhythm and pitch of their calls.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tabby's star varies in brightness suggesting that it swallowed one or more of it's planets in the very recent past.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A photo of the finished Euclid Creek Tunnel, the first of 7., Credit: Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
Combined sewer overflows are common in over 700 cities and towns in the country. Several cities are under consent decrees to solve this problem --...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, WXXI, WCPN, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 5
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Large dangerous asteroids can still appear out of nowhere.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KRWG, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: With Rollback of Obama Climate Regulations, Trump Declares War on Planet E...

Bought by WMUU-LP and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lorry Wagner, CEO of LEEDCo, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
The nation's first offshore wind farm recently began operating in New England, and developers now are eying vast body of water: the Great Lakes. Pr...

Bought by WXXI, KUVO, WCMU, WRVO Public Media, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 8
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Challenging Elite Bipartisan Consensus: Primary Election Results Reflect G...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: New U.S. -China Carbon Targets Fall Short of Reductions Needed to Avert C...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change with Host Greg Dalton and audience, Credit: Ed Ritger, Photographer
Today we are looking at the impacts of climate disruption at home and abroad. Forest fires, floods, droughts and other extreme weather events are h...

Bought by Maine Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2013
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ellen Lou, Director of Urban Design and Planning, Skidmore, Owings & Merill LLP, Credit: Rikki Ward
Tough economic times and increasing awareness about resource constraints are causing some entrepreneurs to rethink one of the basic tenets of capit...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA Scientist James Hansen
Earthbeat Host and IPS Fellow Daphne Wysham conducted a special one-hour interview with Dr. James Hansen, NASA's top climate scientist.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2011
  • Length: 52:53
Caption: Julian Baggini, Credit: Julian Baggini's blog
We attempt to explain 'the self' with Julian Baggini; Tim Flannery tells us how love can save the environment; Brian Cox answers the 'Hannaford que...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 34:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: An equation graph, Credit: websters-online-dictionary.org
Bowing to popular demand, here's our mathematical special; plus Brian Cox, the most famous man in science, pops into the Guardian. No calculators a...

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 51:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Beagle 2, Credit: Nasa
Colin Pillinger, the man who lost a spacecraft, tells us whether he still holds out hope of finding Beagle 2; Lester Brown discusses food bubbles; ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 39:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Science Weekly podcast from guardian.co.uk, Credit: guardian.co.uk
We dial up researchers investigating climate change in Antarctica; plus, internet guru Clay Shirky explains his answer to this year's Edge Question

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 20, 2011
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Heinberg
Riki Ott, marine biologist, fisherwoman, spill expert, reports from New Orleans. Antonia Juhasz, Global Exchange, on BP & D.C. lobby. Peak Oil guru...

  • Added: May 06, 2010
  • Length: 53:00
Caption: Dr. Helen Caldicott, Credit: Heide Smith
Following "Climate Denial Crock of the Week", we mix pro-nuke green Shelly Thomas with warnings from anti-nuke Helen Caldicott. Plus "Meet Your New...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2010
  • Length: 24:00
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1