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When composer John Cage talked about "The Silent Piece" he wasn't talking about 4:33. So, what was he talking about?

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 22:00
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Ospreys are the world’s most widespread raptor, found near water everywhere except Antarctica. Naturalist Ken Burton wrote this segment about the ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on the word epicenter. Depending on magnitude, the "dot on the map" may or may not b...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Small earthquakes really don't do much for stress release - but they do facilitate healthy discussions about preparedness. Dr. Lori Dengler share...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Wherever vacation time takes us, Dr. Lori Dengler encourages researching and exploring regional geology.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Remarkable facts about the ubiquitous resident of our coastal regions, the harbor seal.

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 25:35
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On this segment of Sound Ecology, Ornithologist Mark Colwell features one of our dynamic coastal residents, the western snowy plover.

Bought by KFOI Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Marine Protected Areas conserve the diversity and abundance of marine life, the habitats they depend on and the integrity of marine ecosystems. Cal...

Bought by KFOI Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
From: Fil Corbitt
Series: Van Sounds
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A Basque American cocktail and a bitter, brown western tradition.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 23:29
Caption: Howard Blackburn, Credit: Cape Ann Museum
Howard Blackburn should have been a statistic. Instead, he became a hero.

Bought by WMPG, WXAV 88.3FM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 13:20
  • Purchases: 3
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Look around. Change is happening. People you know and people you pass on the street are in transition. They are transforming their lives. Unless yo...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:10:04
Caption: Echoes in Dust, Credit: Henrik Stromberg 2017
Artipoeus visits Swedish artist Henrik Stromberg's "Echoes in Dust" at Galerie Aplus in Berlin.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 20:00
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How can sound heal a body? With our guides, Susan Rogers—who recorded albums for Prince and David Byrne—and hypnotherapist Daniel Ryan, we explore ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 35:28
Caption: Walter Price, 314th Combat Engineers
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of US involvement in World War I by accompanying Walter Price and the 314th Engineers on their tour of duty.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 08:19
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A visit, a cooking lesson and lunch with the celebrated chef Claudia Roden. Claudia discussed lost Jewish communities through their cuisines. Inc...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 14:46
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting the magnificent Redwood trees of northwestern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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This segment of Sound Ecology highlights the springtime arrival of orange-crowned and wilson's warblers in northwestern California. For air during ...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting nesting murre colonies along the northern California coast. For air during late spring and summer.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
Caption: Ruined sheepcote, Credit: F. Rheannon
Radio producer and writer Francesca Rheannon tells a story about one New Year’s Day in a tiny village in Provence, where past, present and future c...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: Sean and Sam Hurley on Welch Mountain., Credit: Sean Hurley
This is a parenting story and a story about time. I've been hiking with my son Sam since he was born. In this story, I contrast recordings I made...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Dave Ripka with two of his favorite stuffed animals, Credit: Deanna Kay
EVEN WITH THE RISE OF ONLINE DATING WEBSITES AND WAYS TO CONNECT, THERE IS STILL A LARGE DEMOGRAPHIC THAT THEY HAVE YET TO HELP. FROM GLEN BURNIE,...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:16
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There's a lot of talk about food these days, from farmer's markets to the local food movement. But in some communities, there's a whole different c...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 32:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 90% of young adults use social networking sites., Credit: (C) Kaitie Pearson 2016
Whether you tweet, snap, like, or share social media is the way to communicate; but can it be used for more then just a home for dog memes? Report...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 05:48
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A short radio documentary about the 1981 Memorial Day Flood in Austin, Texas that killed 13 people.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: :00