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We travel to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan, where officials are finding dozens of dead birds washed onto the beach. Scientists...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Harvester amid the cattails, Credit: Sam Corden
Researchers are harvesting invasive cattails, and seeking commercial uses for them

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
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By sending pipe from a moving ship roughly three miles down to collect sediment and rocks a third of a mile beneath the sea floor in an ocean trenc...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:22
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Our world is undergoing an alarming warming.

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Angie Coiro, author Beth Pratt Bergstrom and California mountain lion P-22, Credit: Gordon Whiting
Did you know that a mountain lion, known as P-22, lives in the middle of Los Angeles, that the Facebook campus in Silicon Valley provided a home fo...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Did you know that organic farming systems can reduce nitrate pollution, improve soil and food quality, all while providing bountiful yields? Join F...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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stories from the natural habitats of the next generation

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 03:47
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Nine students from Oakland's Urban Promise Academy take you on a guided meditation on finding nature close to home and finding themselves in the wild.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 18:32
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A visit to Oakland's Urban Promise Academy.

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:05
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Donnie at Waskowitz.

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 10:23
  • Purchases: 1
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"This is like a whole new world to me."

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jasmine talks about "that one thing that hits you" when you get outside.

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Missoula, Montana's Wild Walk 2015

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: :00
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Host Amy Martin welcomes you to this new podcast and converses with chickens.

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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High schooler William Whittenbury attacks the dire situation of the endangered porpoise - the vaquitas. William hopes to change the fate of the vaq...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
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They rock and roll them. We're talking about those boulders we all see in the woods. Geologists call them "erratics."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:53
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For the past fifty years physicists around the world have been trying to create a fusion power reactor, harnessing the processes deep inside of sta...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Conservationists in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica describe their relationship with birds. Excerpted from "Pura Vida: Costa Rica's Culture of Conservation."

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  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2013
  • Length: 07:38
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Mining provides the resources for many products we use every day, but it's more than just a big corporate enterprise. Listen in for a look at some ...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:34
Caption: Mr Naipal at work in the rainforest, Credit: Anton Foek
Suriname heeft voor verdere economische ontwikkeling energie nodig. Dat brengt een dilemma teweeg en het land in een spagaat. Dr. van Dijck praat o...

  • Added: May 19, 2013
  • Length: 19:01

  • Added: May 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: Fishing guides spend their days reading the water, seeing fish., Credit: Susan Cook
The strident opponents of a rapid, unregulated re-introduction of alewives to the St. Croix believe that at one important juncture in the river, ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2013
  • Length: 04:40
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Civilization was built by the sea. The 20th century waterfront was an accumulation of functions that were best placed on or near the coast. As popu...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:45
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Paul Ehrlich, author of the iconic book The Population Bomb, reflects on the history of environmentalism and his gloomy outlook for the future. [Ep...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 46:21