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House finches are pretty darned cute and that’s why pet stores back in New York City in 1939 were selling them as “Hollywood Finches”. The Migrator...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:43
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
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A recent video showing a torrent of plastic rushing down a river in Guatemala prompted World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill to respond this week with...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 05:23
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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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The Indian Science Minister tried to capitalize on Stephen Hawking’s death, but to what end?

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On Stay Human we celebrate March 14th, Albert Einstein's birthday.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:12
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Ocean technologies and exploration are expanding at a remarkable pace, giving scientists and casual observers more data by which to learn more abou...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:04
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Remarkable facts about the ubiquitous resident of our coastal regions, the harbor seal.

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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What if we were to accept water--in all its forms and functions--as the system around which we organize and calculate value as a contribution to pr...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:09

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 25:35
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What is the framework by which to outline our values, structures, and behaviors regarding the ocean, fresh water, and all the benefits of nature re...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:07
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Caption: Bleached Anemone at Gab Gab II, Guam, Credit: Corri Gobin
Something happened to one of my favorite places this year. On Wavelengths Ocean Podcast I take you to the island of Guam where coral bleaching impa...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 12:30
Caption: Fresh Water Ecoregions, Credit: conservationgateway.org
This week on World Ocean Radio we talk about springs, those fresh water seeps that serve as an integral part of the earth's water system. We introd...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Plastic pollution "confetti" mixes with baby blue velellas in the northern pacific plastic gyre., Credit: Karin Malmstrom, Marine Photobank
In this issue of World Ocean Radio we ask who benefits from current solutions to ocean acidification, co2 emissions, and plastic pollution, and if ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: Ocean surface model created using MATLAB
In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill outlines some of the various applications of the oft-times controversial artificial i...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Glacial Ice growler. New Alesund, Svalbard, Norway, Credit: Thomas Hallermann/Marine Photobank
This week on World Ocean Radio: part one of a four-part series on the Arctic. In this episode, host Peter Neill examines governance, oversight, res...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Crystalline materials similar to these can now harvest water vapor from the air. , Credit: Yaghi Laboratory at UC Berkeley
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill shares a technology first developed by a team of scientists from MIT and UC Berkeley that co...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
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After more than 430 episodes of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill takes this week to outline what the World Ocean Observatory does, and the ways ...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:37
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The Chicago Ship Canal is a major feat of civil engineering, and has been controversial and problematic since the beginning. Pollution from an ever...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:03
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Since the creation and ratification of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), many international experts have debated how be...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:33