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Despite scientific research linking meat consumption to health complications and environmental burden our society's hunger for meat is growing. On ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 32:55
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Newsweek named "How to Change the World" one of 2015's top 15 documentaries to watch. Listen to clips from the film and revisit the 1971 Amchitka f...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 16:13
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Ancient forests and oceans are both huge "carbon sinks". But what does that mean, really?

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
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What is going on in in the world’s largest democracy? Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 09:52
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What is going on in in the world’s largest democracy? Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 14:25
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Smog is full of "particulate matter". The Air Quality Index measures the particulates in the air. That is our environmental word of the month: "par...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:29
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Dr. Jessica Ware explains how dragonflies are the world's new climate "canaries", showing us what we can expect as climate change continues to shif...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
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The World Health Organization said air pollution is the single largest environmental issue facing us. Chai Jing's YouTube video, UNDER THE DOME, ha...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 09:36
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Chai Jing's YouTube video about the air she's breathing had 200 million views within days, and was later taken down by the Chinese Government; drag...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 18:10
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How our perception of the world changes, from generation to generation. We talk about "Shifting Baseline Syndrome" with the man who coined the phrase.

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:03
Caption: Dr. Kalpana DePasquale and Warren Miller
"The Empowered Patient" (TEP) is a new health program -- feature-length for public radio stations, and each segment available in as a podcast -- th...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 20:21
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Chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans exhibit a very “human” trait: an awareness that others can act on false beliefs about reality.

Bought by WLPR and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We've all heard the Earth is running out of water... but how is that measured? Is there a better way to gauge water scarcity? Dr. Kate Brauman thin...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 19:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Food is the door to a lot of conversations about how we live. The Worst Foods Game Show shares some ideas about how to eat and sustain the planet, ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 07:03
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Food is the door to a lot of conversations about how we live. The Worst Foods Game Show shares some ideas about how to eat and sustain the planet, ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 16:05
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The proposed pipeline for moving tar sands oil across Canada and closer to Europe is called Energy East. Robert Van Waarden is a photographer who d...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
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When is dirty oil not dirty? When you call it something else and thus change the rules. That's how tar sands oil is being sold to Europe, despite t...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 07:54
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When is dirty oil not dirty? When you call it something else. Europe is the new market for tar sands oil. What people think about living next to ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 17:14
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Fish factory trawlers are the modern face of industrial fishing: a vessel that can stay on the oceans for months and whose destructive fishing meth...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:40
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When Interpol held their 1st conference on slavery, they invited Farah Obaidullah of Greenpeace to speak because we have ships, she has seen the wo...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:11
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Fish factory trawlers are the modern face of industrial fishing. A vessel that can stay on the oceans for months and whose destructive fishing meth...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 18:16
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Ever hear of forest bathing? It's an idea that comes from Japan, of literally immersing yourself in nature to improve your mental and physical heal...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 19:57
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With gamma ray eyes one half of your sky would be dominated by two huge bubbles coming from the center of the Milky Way.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KENW, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Happiness [is an inside job]...
Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on the science of h...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 49:28
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It's one thing to not eat toxins, it's another to keep them out of your clothes. Learn about how companies like Puma and Adidas have committed to d...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:28