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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...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 09:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rhett Butler
Monoculture. It displaces native plant and animal species, it leads to long-term soil quality degradation, and, in tropical areas, it often means t...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Charles Peale’s Mastodon skeleton , Credit: by Édouard de Montulé (1816)
30-second promo for "The Departed" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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"Virtual water" is used to produce everything that we incorporate into our lives each day but is not listed on labels or calculated into price. Whe...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
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
Caption: A still image from a remote camera trap shows a chimpanzee cracking nuts with a stone., Credit:  (Courtesy of Chimp & See/MPI-EVAPanAf)
A new citizen science project needs volunteers to watch video clips of wild chimpanzees and record their behavior.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New research reveals that careless bird feeding can harm native species.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Retailers are looking to the developing world to meet the growing demand for sustainable seafood.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Daniel Simons, Sven Thesen, Ann Edminster, Greg Dalton, Credit: Ed Ritger
Conservation begins at home – literally. And while designing and operating a home that generates as much energy as it uses used to be a theoretical...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Why did 12 seemingly healthy deer die off near a deer feeding station in New Hampshire in the middle of February? We explore answers to this questi...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:29:15
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Secret Trade Deal a Threat to Water? That and other stories on H2O Radio's weekly news report about water around the globe.

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:04
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A grim outlook for the world’s forests -- Uproar over Uganda’s plans for a hydroelectric dam -- Land erosion and climate change in the Sundarbans -...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, WOUB, WYAP, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 03, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Unicellular plankton turn toxic when they sniff nearby predators.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Filiz Cicek and Dan Withered speak with Public Interest and Environmental Lawyer Mick Harrison, and Retired Senior Greenpeace Scientist Pat Costner...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 08:42
From: WFHB
Series: EcoReport
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In today’s EcoReport feature, Filiz Cicek and Dan Withered speak with Public Interest and Environmental Lawyer Mick Harrison, and Retired Senior Gr...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 30:59
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How do you find water in California's drought stricken wine country? You can pay thousands for a scientific survey or — for about $500 — hire a "wa...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Daniel Kammen
Last week we spoke about the prospect of decentralized energy systems supplying clean electricity to the developing world with Daniel Kammen, a UC...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jana Wilson gives tips for raising chicks. What about birds at the end of their lives? Swiss chard plus cheese, with Daniel Orr. Why farmers burn t...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Guest Host Andy Mahler is joined by the musicians performing in “A Show of Hats," April 29th, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater: Dillon Bustin, Travis...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:32
Caption: A coal terminal in Eastern Kentucky., Credit: Photo: Reid Frazier
Can the Appalachian Mountains recover from centuries of mining? What will happen to the thousands of coal miners projected to lose their jobs in th...

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This round of CurrentCast features algal blooms, rain gardens, mercury poisoning, and more.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 20:00