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The 2008 Kingston, Tennessee coal ash spill was disastrous at the time, but what came a decade later would reveal the full devastation of the tragedy.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 22:22
Caption: Josephine Mandamin began a movement of praying for the water., Credit: motherearthwaterwalk.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the be...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Tony Sholar of the Marine Corps stands in the abandoned headquarters of a Marine unit at Camp Lejeune. The building was damaged in Hurricane Florence, and rainwater still pours through damaged roof., Credit: Jay Price / American Homefront
The Marine Corps says Camp Lejeune, N.C. needs $3.6 billion in repairs, as scientists warn climate change will lead to more big storms and affect m...

Bought by KPBS, KRZA, WUSF, and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 4
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Wildfire victims rebuild all solar, all electric homes with help from their community energy program. Hear one family's story, learn what makes a h...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Peter Lent in Oatka Creek , Credit: Caitlin Whyte, WXXI
A look at citizen science, through a project in western New York.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3
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The stuff in Scotchguard and Teflon coatings is poisoning water supplies and never goes away It's even been found in animals on the North Pole! Wit...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Midshipmen from the Naval Academy depart the USS Higgins after a recent training exercise., Credit: Steve Walsh/American Homefront
The Navy is rolling out its latest plan to manage wildlife in its ocean training grounds from Southern California to Hawaii. But environmentalists ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Children protest at Love Canal, Credit: Center for Health, Environment & Justice
This week marked the 40th anniversary of the federal emergency declaration at Love Canal, the New York neighborhood endanger by industrial pollutio...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMC, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:32
Caption: The effects of erosion in Euclid, Ohio, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Great Lakes water levels are high right now – Lake Erie’s are two feet above average, which threatens coastal properties from Ashtabula to Toledo. ...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WKAR, WOUB, WDET Detroit Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 5
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Canada is moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, and officials predict that it’s likely to happen by the end of the year. As pot supplie...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WVBI-LP, North Country Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Downtown Manhattan Heliport in New York City
The helicopter crash in the East River that killed all five of its passengers renewed a call to ban helicopter tourism in NYC. But one group has be...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: Bobby Jones stand on the site of his old patio, which is now partially buried by last year's floods., Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
Last year, flooding along Lake Ontario caused millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses. Now, lake levels are several inches above norm...

Bought by WAMC, WKSU, WSKG, North Country Public Radio, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Denise Beyer of the Beyers Maple Farm in East Aurora New York, taps maple trees., Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Scientists say climate change affects everything from weather patterns to animal migrations. And now, a popular breakfast condiment could be at ris...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WORT, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rita McNamara is concerned about plan for landfill near her home., Credit: Morgan Springer
In northern Michigan, people who live near a landfill have been dealing with contaminated drinking water for decades. A new plan for the landfill m...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, and WCMU


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Water pipes are being installed near Foxconn site., Credit: Chuck Quirmbach
A huge factory -- as big as 11 football fields -- is triggering concerns in Wisconsin. Foxconn Technology plans to make liquid crystal display scre...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WXXI, WVBI-LP, WCPN, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dave Hurlburt of teh BayCreek Paddling Center, Credit: Caitlin Whyte
Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent to clean up the Great Lakes each year. And a federal law targets some of the most contaminated areas, tho...

Bought by WXXI, WAMC, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Different species of algae await testing in the ongoing fight against harmful algal blooms, Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
In the Great Lakes region, toxic algae blooms are a big problem. Every summer, they leave a green sheen on parts of the Great Lakes – and on many s...

Bought by KPIK-LP, WRVO Public Media, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: New York distillery and fish farm turns waste into supper, Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Two companies in the Great Lakes region are teaming up for an unusual experiment in sustainability. They’re starting an aquaculture business. And a...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, WAMC, WXXI and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Christmas tree berm at the Royal Botanical Gardens. , Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Canada’s Royal Botanical Gardens has a problem. Carp are trying to invade protected marshes, where they could destroy lots of plants. But scientist...

Bought by WXXI, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WCPN, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 7
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Indigenous communities are spread across Canada. Some are remote; others are close to the US border. But many have something in common – unsafe dri...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WOSU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Victor Small, 7, (center)  speaks with RN Julie Cicero about his asthma., Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Air pollution contributes to high asthma rates in many U.S. cities. And a recent study showed that blacks and Latinos are exposed to a lot more of ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WSKG, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Children playing next to Garden Valley [Bill Nehez/CSU Cleveland Memory Project]
Would you want an industrial waste dump near your house? Probably not. But across the country, environmental hazards like waste dumps tend to be lo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, WXXI, WCMU, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Drug Take Back Program / US Drug Enfocement Administration, Credit: PHOTO SOURCE: US Drug Enfocement Administration
As America confronts the opioid crisis, environmental scientists are warning about a related problem. Chemicals from pain-killers and other drugs o...

Bought by WCPN, WLPR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WDET Detroit Public Radio, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 14