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The fish-farming of the future! Aquaculture specialists Jim Held and Chris Hartleb share their knowledge about this exciting trend in modern aquacu...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 21:28
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Yellow perch present significant hurdles to aquaculturists but also promise rich rewards for those who can master the art of raising them. Aquacult...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 17:10
Caption: Golden Holocaust cover, Credit: jacket design by Jackie Drooker
The CIGARETTE is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. Few discoveries have been so consequential. So begins the work by his...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: Janisse Ray
Across the country, a renaissance of local food, local farming and place based culinary traditions is taking hold. Yet, something small, critically...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
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The history of aquaculture from the mid-20th century to the present.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: Michael E. Mann
In its 2001 report on global climate, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations prominently featured the “Hockey Stick,” ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Bernice Osborne Pollard and her 74-year-old mother, Mary Osborne, who is in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, Credit: Deb Becker/WBUR
Alzheimer’s is the incurable disease that destroys memory, speech and function. Scientists say the number of Americans with Alzheimer's may triple...

Bought by KOSU, WNYC, KQED, KZYX, and Maine Public Broadcasting Network


  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jeff Hoffman working in the shuttle's cargo bay, Credit: Nasa
In an extended interview, former Nasa astronaut Jeff Hoffman reflects on 30 years of the space shuttle

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Hosted by Barbara Bogaev, and produced by Richard Paul, Sustainability looks at what is being done to address our energy needs and environmental c...

Bought by WAMC, KUOW, KGNU, WFPL News, WEKU and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 59:08
  • Purchases: 25
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An investigative look at Salvia, and it's potential as a drug

  • Added: Sep 09, 2008
  • Length: 10:26
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When we look at all the things that made America what it is, It's fair to say that for the last hundred years or so, America has been shaped, more ...

Bought by KZYX, WILL, Marfa Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2007
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 39
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As the world grows more concerned about the cost and supply of oil and about climate change, Iceland is beginning an ambitious proejct to wean itse...

Bought by KVNF and CKMO


  • Added: Nov 22, 2004
  • Length: 30:38
  • Purchases: 2