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Five things you may not know about phosphorus (but probably should): 1) It’s an essential element to all life on Earth – so it’s a critical ingredi...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Anthropocene is characterized by exponential global change driven by human activity. But humans have been impacting the planet since the very e...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 26:34
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Trash. Garbage. Refuse. Waste. Call it whatever you like, this is the stuff we deal with everyday that we no longer want in our lives. It’s not tha...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Perhaps you’ve noticed recently that there’s been a shift in way experts are approaching climate change. While much of the focus (rightly) continue...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 34:40
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“Oil is the blood; steel is the body; but rare earth elements are the vitamins of a modern society.” While many of us can’t even pronounce elements...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 30:16
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Four young women set out from Seagull Lake May 29 to canoe to Hudson Bay. Called Journey 4 Renewal, the trip was a fundraiser for Wilderness Canoe ...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 18:28
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Population growth won't be the only reason for increased food demand in the years ahead--the changing diets of the world's growing middle class, fr...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 20:14
Caption: David Mount, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Today’s American homes are dotted with Internet-connected devices that allow you to manage your home from your smart phone. You can open your fron...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Tom Hayden
In times of massive social change, personal biography can coincide with historical epochs to produce leaders who embody the spirit of the times. Li...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Disney movies have captured the imaginations of children and adults for decades. The endearing characters, the colorful landscapes, and the epic ta...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:45
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A core tension at the center of many environmental debates has to do with our relationship to technology. After all, the environmental movement tha...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 12:26
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The microbiome is the term doctors use to describe the countless organisms each one of us carries in and on our bodies. In the last few years there...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 10:12
Caption: Prairie smoke, a grassland species that disappears when native prairies are converted to cropland. , Credit: Susanne Bard
Market forces have recently converted large areas of sensitive North American prairies to cropland.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Beneath Cambodia’s troubled history with the Khmer Rouge lies a complex agricultural legacy that reaches back centuries. Once the symbol of a thriv...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 26:27
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Student reporter Reade Levinson travels to Mongolia in hopes of witnessing a practice known as sky burial, in which bodies of the dead are prepared...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 18:49
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For alpinist Ben Clark, scaling the world’s toughest mountains was a source of pride and peace; for his parents it was a source of constant worry. ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 18:44
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Fresh water troubles continue to make headlines everywhere. Issues large and small are adding up to a global water crisis which threatens all of us...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:46
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Scientists search for an arboreal African rodent that’s changed little in over thirty million years.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times, teems with life., Credit: Credit: David Liittschwager | National Geographic
A rebroadcast of a popular episode from August 2015: Life in a Drop About this episode: What do we see in a single drop of ocean water? An image ca...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
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Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he has taught political philosophy since 1...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:12:35
  • Purchases: 1
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You’ve heard of explorers discovering new lands, but new… fruits? In this episode of Gravy, a couple of young fruit explorers scour the South on a ...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 26:09
  • Purchases: 1
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State Epidemiologist Quits Over Water Safety Issue. That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KRZA, and KKFI


  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 3
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DNA analysis reveals the origin of horses with an odd gait and a smooth ride.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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The longest-lived vertebrate hangs out in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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This is the story of the big one that got away.

Bought by KALH and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2