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Caption: Unbeknownst to most commuters, ferns grow at the Van Ness-UDC Metro station in Washington, D.C.., Credit: Andy Baldwin
What's the perfect environment for a fern species dating back 65 million years? Look no further than Washington, D.C.'s subway system.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1
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“There's one on the ground there. Are there two? No way! Are they mating?” I turn to ask longtime monarch sanctuary volunteer, Barb Thomas. We hove...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
  • Purchases: 1
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THIS WEEK: Is it a bird…or a cowboy boot? Help is on the way for the Wood Thrush, but will it arrive in time? And we answer a listener's question a...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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A Chicagoan deals with an interesting beach situation and Londoners deal with a growing population of parakeets.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 23:07
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This year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is breaking records, with over 1500 cases reported so far. One researcher believes that decreasing the ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vegetables!
You've probably heard of 'Meatless Monday,' but have you tried it? The idea of 'Meatless Monday' goes back to World War I, as a way to conserve re...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Animals and insects aren’t being altruistic when they pollinate a plant. So how do plants attract and reward them for their services?

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 07, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Trees seem scarce in the Chihuahuan Desert. But soapberry trees manage to thrive throughout our region and can even be used to wash your hands. How...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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As all hay-fever sufferers will tell you, this has been a bad year for pollen. What's all that pollen good for besides making you miserable?

Bought by KENW and KENW


  • Added: Feb 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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What we call a mushroom is only the fruit of a much larger, subterranean organism. How do mushrooms know when to grow? Of course they need rain, su...

Bought by PRX Remix and PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Jun 22, 2010
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 2
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brewing beer in the driveway

Bought by WABE, KUT, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: May 17, 2008
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 5
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Some people make their living from the underground...literally.

  • Added: May 03, 2008
  • Length: 04:07
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Simple and environmentally friendly ways to green your lawn.

Bought by KWCW


  • Added: Jul 03, 2006
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 1