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Economists these days are confirming what many already know – the gap between the haves and have-nots is widening. In the face of soaring productiv...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: A migratory bird without a home..., Credit: Susan Cook
Legislative ethics exist to put the brakes on political gamesmanship- whether it’s trading votes for to pass a bill, get a new job, or for financi...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:07
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the evolution of the petition concept and outline some of the most successful i...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
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We hear passionate views on nuclear power, seen by some as a low-carbon energy source and by others as an accident-prone technology.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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In Part 3 of a multi-part series on the final report released by the Global Ocean Commission, From Decline to Recovery, A Rescue Package for the Gl...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
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The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Marco Krapels
Governments and businesses are recognizing climate chaos as the threat multiplier from hell. The answer is not business as usual. How about crowdfu...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Tom Goldtooth
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtoo...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Joanna Macy
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecologica...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Osprey Orielle Lake
Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Sa...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Jason Mark
When was the last time you were really in the wilderness? Or, maybe you’re like the millions of Americans who’ve never even been in the wild before...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Hurricane Katrina ravaged the gulf coast in August 2005 and is considered the greatest single disaster in the history of the United States. Over 1,200 deaths resulted from the hurricane and over $40 billion in damages. Houses in this area have been repeat, Credit: David Helvarg, Blue Frontier Campaign | Marine Photobank
The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Adam Browning
solar-panelsThe signs of solar power becoming a truly self-sustaining industry are manifold: Solar manufacturing costs fell by between 70 and 80 pe...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Lewis Ziska is a plant ecologist at the United States Department of Agriculture. Ziska’s work examines the effects of carbon dioxide on plant g...

Bought by KGOU and KVSC


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Doug Fine
All of us have seen the explosion of hemp-based products – hemp seed oil and hemp clothing seem to be everywhere. But, up until now, all of these i...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For years, climate change activists avoided "adaptive" solutions because they thought it was admitting defeat. But with the reality of extreme weat...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
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Art and science meet at the crossroads in this program focused on climate change, sustainability, and the future of our planet and ourselves. This...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 24:31
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Noise pollution is a growing problem. Effecting everything from the lives of people living under airplane flight paths, to marine life. On this edi...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Larry Barker, Executive Director for the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District, spoke on January 22, 2014 about the benefits of a Material ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 56:43
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The following is a lecture presentation by Ann Coakley, Director of the Waste and Materials Management Bureau at the Wisconsin Department of Natura...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05:40
Caption: Ambassador Todd Stern, Credit: Rikki Ward
In 2015, world leaders will gather in Paris to address the global climate crisis. What is the role of the US in shaping an effective policy for ch...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Joseph Uehlein
Interview: Joe talks more about the programs of the Labor Network for Sustainability. He also states for the cost of the Afghanistan and Iraqi War...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 27:49
Caption: Bioneers Radio Series XIII
How extreme is wealth disparity in the US? Imagine every person in the economy walks by, in order of income from low to high, with heights proporti...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WRGY, WMRT, KMXT, and KSKQ


  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bioneers Radio Series XIII
As we enter what Paul Gilding calls the Great Disruption – it’s only a matter of when, not whether, the world will change course on the scale of a ...

Bought by WMRT, KZYX, KSKQ, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Two environmental activists were arrested in Oklahoma City last year on charges of simulating a terrorist attack. Originally produced for Radio Dis...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 10:57