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The African Stenocara beetle has learned a thing or two about water conservation. Living in the Namib desert, it uses its wings to capture water va...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know it takes over 132 gallons of water to make a tortilla? No doubt, more than you thought. But it's also more than experts thought too!

Bought by WXDU and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Paper book or e-reader? Which is greener? Digital readers may save trees. But are they better environmentally overall than good ol' book books?

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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San Francisco, a lovely progressive earth-conscious city by the Bay, is coming out with a new web site listing products that meet the city's strict...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Looking for a five-star dinner tonight? Check out the greens. Not vegetable dishes, but supply chain color.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Our oceans have had their fill of carbon dioxide! So says a significant new study from Columbia University.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Carbon offsets are setting off controversy. Here's the gig: Airplane travelers, commuters or anyone generating carbon emissions, can pay a fee to b...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Tomorrow's electric cars could get smarter, thanks to artificial intelligence and...well, military tanks.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Here's a curious problem. What should you do with old ships, trucks, subway cars, and even military tanks?

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Ah, the path to a greener planet is paved with good intentions. A Yale and George Mason university study polled 1,001 American adults to determine ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Goodbye, Willy Wonka, hello sustainably farmed chocolate! Actually, that's increasingly the case, as chocolate manufacturers recognize the sweet ma...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Marine scientists recently launched a pilot study to track the elusive loggerhead turtle. Even though loggerheads are the most common sea turtle in...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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There's a move to put the "park" back in parking lots! Several universities have explored the idea, testing pavements that absorbs water but keeps ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Water conservationists might learn a thing or two from the oil industry. That's right! Groundwater experts at the University of Oregon say that mi...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yaupon tea is brewed from the leaves of Ilex vomitaria., Credit: Mary Vaux Wolcott
Can you get a caffeine fix without growing your carbon footprint?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Entrance to the Gates Co-op at Richardson Bay, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
From the outside, Richardson Bay in tony Sausalito looks like a manicured sea of floating million dollar homes, bobbing up and down in orderly rows...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: John Lovell checking his fog harvest, Credit: Leila Day
Lovell is a fog harvester. He’s obsessed with the fog, and the water resources that are floating right over our heads. He points at a little white ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:45
Caption: Listening to Music for a Changing Tide at Ocean Beach, Credit: Julie Caine
Every two years, San Francisco’s Soundwave Festival asks artists and musicians to focus their talents -- and their ears -- on one sonic idea. This ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:18
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You don’t have to be a vegetarian to appreciate delicious vegetable dishes. In fact, moving towards a more plant-based diet is consistent among die...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Judith Schwartz and the inherent wealth in our environmental economy. Fire-baked brie. Women farmers finally get counted. "Tamale Lady" Chef Erika ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! ‘Tis the season for holiday science tips: how to shop for the perfect tie…surprise the m...

Bought by KRPS and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 2
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"Project: Ice" views the Great Lakes through the prism of ice, at the crossroads of history, science and climate change. The film's director and ex...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 19:50
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An article published by The Guardian in October provides a stark exposé of one of the largest Chinese suppliers of premium tuna to the Japanese mar...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 05:16
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KCBX, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Deepak Chopra, M.D., Author, The Soul of Leadership, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Talks about protecting the climate are peppered with Megawatts and BTU’s; parts per million and fugitive methane; wind velocity and crop yields. Al...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1