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What's the best way to capture a tiger? Carefully! That's sure true for scientist Ullas Karanth of the Wildlife Conservation Society. He's carefull...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Old-fashioned logic suggests that dead trees pose a greater wildfire risk. And with the pine beetle infestation in recent years leaving thousands o...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We've all heard about rising carbon dioxide levels. It's a major contributor to global warming. Now scientists say more CO2 may -- ironically -- be...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Britain's Navy, it was once said, ruled the waves! Someday the island nation hopes to command its tides, and generate clean electricity.

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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The environmentally polite thing to do in the future might be to give your battery the flu. That's right: Batteries may soon run on a virus.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Running with the wolves just isn't happening on upper Michigan's Isle Royale. That's because most wolves on the remote isle have advanced arthritis.

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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The animated character Spongebob Squarepants is running loose on the ocean floor everyday of the week after school on the Nickelodean channel. And ...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Forget using the Internet to track fashion trends. Internet chatter may actually be able to predict ecological changes.

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Time was, armies and rulers determined international boundaries. Today global warming does. That's what's happening between Switzerland and Italy, ...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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The flight from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic tops 9,300 miles. If you're a red knot, a dove-sized shorebird that makes that migration yearly, you...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Sharks, it seems, are not unpredictable nomads. They're more like commuters: As predictable in their travels as the office carpool. And that fact c...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Tracy Collier of Newport News, Virginia, was walking her boss's dog near her office, when she noticed the blob. She was walking around a man-made l...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Humans aren't the only ones collecting frequent flier miles. Turns out bugs, seeds and pathogens are frequently hitching rides on airplanes as stow...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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The black plague once decimated human towns in Medieval Europe. Today it's hitting prairie dog towns on the grasslands of the northern Midwest.

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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In today’s EcoReport feature, local biologist Marti Crouch talks about the reasons for the dangerous decline of monarch butterflies and the need to...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 09:28
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In today’s EcoReport feature, local biologist Marti Crouch talks about the reasons for the dangerous decline of monarch butterflies and the need to...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:45
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Vicki Basman says look down to find the best persimmons. Then, Daniel Orr mushes up persimmon jam. A tutorial on making bone broth. And, the local ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Science goes down a slippery slope… mice take a spin in the woods…and giant rocks on the...

Bought by KSKQ, KSQM 91.5 FM, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Rafting the Colorado River. Boat flips, boat floats away.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by KCBX, WXPR, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Caption: Goodfellow's tree-kangaroos inhabit the rainforests of New Guinea., Credit: (Liquid Ghoul/Wikipedia)
Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A cichlid fish strikes a bottom-weighted thermometer that would immediately right itself. , Credit: (Ann Hawthorne)
Some fish appear to play with objects in their tanks.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Reporter Martina Castro interviews a pigeon, Credit: Elizabeth Young
So what? I’m a little obsessed with pigeons. I’m not sure when it started exactly, but at some point I realized I couldn’t keep my eyes off of them...

Bought by WAMC, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:03
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The distribution of fresh water to meet growth and increased demand has historically relied on massive planning structures. The impacts of climate ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Wildlife biologist Doug Bell birdwatching at the Altamont Pass, Credit: Judy Silber
California entrepreneurs saw potential in the gusty winds that blew out at the Altamont Pass, between the Central Valley and Bay Area. By the mid-’...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:09