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Caption: Dr. Kathleen Dean Moore
Moral Philosopher and Environmental-Thought Leader, Kathleen Dean Moore, tells the hard, urgent truth about the state of Earth and calls out for mo...

Bought by WETS and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:32
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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...

Bought by WCPN, WCMU, WLPR, and WBFO


  • 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

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: New Bedford Harbor, Credit: Derek Hawkins (cc)
New Bedford Harbor ranks among the worst harbors in the country for surface oil spills. Harbor officials and environmental groups can’t even agree ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2013
  • Length: 06:50
Caption: Hussein Aladdin and Iman Ali arrived in the US in 2010 as refugees.  Aladdin has been living with lung cancer since 2009 but is unsure if it was caused by the environmental degradation from the recent wars in his home country., Credit: Photo: Ashley Murray
Hussein Aladdin is an Iraqi refugee who settled in Pittsburgh with his wife Iman Ali and their three sons. He is now managing lung cancer and memor...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:18
Caption: Harold Blackledge, a 79-year-old agricultural pilot, stands in front of his 1975 Piper Pawnee Brave in one of his hangars at the Watonga Regional Airport. The drought — the worst he’s seen — has dried up aerial spraying work in Oklahoma, he says., Credit: Joe Wertz
The drought that settled into Oklahoma last year is getting worse. And it’s hurting business owners such as Harold Blackledge, an agricultural pilo...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Marty Whiteman found himself in a struggle with Chesapeake Energy, which leased the gas under his farm. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
What happens when your land sits on top of a rich natural gas deposit, but you don't own the mineral rights. In Wetzel County, West Virginia, many ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:05
Caption: Unemployed oyster shucker Tam Nguyen , Credit: Barry Yeoman
For many of Louisiana's oyster shuckers, shrimp peelers, and deckhands, survival after the BP oil spill meant accepting one-time payments of $5,000...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 17, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ve Nguyen is one of three fishers who have filed test claims for subsistence loss., Credit: Barry Yeoman
Kenneth Feinberg, the Boston attorney in charge of reviewing claims for the BP oil spill, says he expects to start paying interim and final claims ...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Theresa Dardar says crabbers have replaces the forest in her back yard., Credit: Barry Yeoman
The 700-member Pointe-au-Chien indian tribe south of Houma, Louisiana was one of the first communities to take a direct hit from the BP oil spill. ...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The BP oil spill triggered an outpouring of volunteer energy. Concerned Americans lay boom, picked up tar balls, and performed mundane tasks like a...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: For Byron Encalade, oysters and culture are inseparable., Credit: Barry Yeoman
In Pointe-a-la-Hache, Louisiana, the oyster harvest feeds widows, sustains relationships, and keeps the rural economy humming. But the BP oil spill...

Bought by KUT and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 07:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Darla Rooks looks out over the oiled marshland of Bay Jimmy. , Credit: Barry Yeoman
It has been over a year since the Deepwater Horizon blowout, but it’s still too early to measure the complete cost of the ensuing disaster. Despite...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 11:47
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Historic Legislative Hearing on the Toxic Legacy of the Gold Rush

  • Added: Mar 04, 2008
  • Length: 13:50
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A look at BLM round-ups of wild horses and whether they are necessary

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 02, 2007
  • Length: 17:52
  • Purchases: 1
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The diaper debate is not limited to disposable or cloth.

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2007
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Junked electronics from the US are being sent overseas, where they threaten the environment and health of the people.

Bought by KUOW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KRUA


  • Added: Jun 26, 2007
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A midnight run on a giant oil tanker

  • Added: Apr 07, 2007
  • Length: 06:39
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Remembering an invader's destruction

  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 03:38